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ED arrests AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in Waqf Board money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested Aam Admi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan in connection with a money laundering case linked to the Delhi Waqf Board. The arrest comes...

ED alleges CM Kejriwal deliberately eating mangoes, sweets in jail to raise his blood sugar level to get bail

The Enforcement Directorate in a Bizzare allegations, told a Delhi court that jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was deliberately eating mangoes and sweets and taking tea with sugar so as to raise his blood sugar level and use that as a ground to secure bail on medical grounds, Bar and Bench reported.

SOAS graduate, SP’s Iqra Hasan takes on BJP, poised to win Kairana Lok Sabha seat in UP

“Iqra Hasan is winning the Kairana seat of western Uttar Pradesh in this Lok Sabha polls,” said Ahsan (40), Pradhan of Bhura village in Kairana’s Shamli.

Why is Rajput community revolting against Bharatiya Janata Party in Western UP?

With only a few days left until voting begins for the first phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, it has become a huge hurdle for the Bharatiya Janata Party as the Rajput community, a significant and loyal vote bank of the party, has expressed its resentment over being ignored in ticket distribution.

Photos: Modi’s outreach to Pakistani Hindu refugee camp through CAA

A 50-year-old woman at the Pakistani Hindu refugee camp who chooses to remain anonymous says, “We get to live in the Hindu Rashtra that Modi ji has made for us. Water, food, and electricity problems would persist even after getting citizenship, but what matters to us is living in our Hindu Rashtra.”

Representation, reservation, caste census: Ashoka University students’ battle for social justice

Slogans of “Brhamanwaad, Baniyawaad Murdabad”, echoed at the Ashoka University (AU) campus on March 22 as a part of the ongoing sit-in protests while student groups managed to disrupt...

“Institutional murder”: Leaders, family raise concerns over Mukhtar Ansari’s death in jail, demand probe

From opposition leaders to his family members, many took to social media to mourn the death of Mukhtar Ansari, a five-time former MLA from Mau in eastern Uttar Pradesh and one of the senior Muslim politicians in the state, who died in jail on Thursday, and demand an independent investigation into it.
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‘My family and I have suffered injustice’: Released Muslim activist Javed Mohammed speaks out

When Javed Mohammed left for the police station on his scooter on the night of 10 June 2022, he never imagined that it would be the last time he...

Former MLA Mukhtar Ansari, who alleged slow poisoning in UP jail, dies

A five-time former MLA from Mau in eastern Uttar Pradesh and one of the senior Muslim politicians in the state, Mukhtar Ansari, who alleged that he was being administered...
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No interim relief for Arvind Kejriwal from Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to pass any interim order to release Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who was arrested and is under the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy scam case.

AAP’s lone Lok Sabha MP joins BJP

The lone Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Jalandhar, Sushil Kumar Rinku on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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“Lost all hope of ever living in clean habitat,” say residents of Delhi’s Rangpuri Pahari

Batto sits on her haunches, overlooking the flooded home made out of old worn-out bricks. The 72-year-old, who goes by her first name, laments the plight her family has to...

Convicted former MLA Mukhtar Ansari, who alleged slow poisoning in UP jail, hospitalised

Convicted politician from Uttar Pradesh and former Member of the Legislative Assembly Mukhtar Ansari was admitted to Uttar Pradesh's Banda Medical College last night in a serious condition after he...
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JNU Students Union: Left alliance wins three of four seats, BAPSA secures one

In the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union Elections, the United Left coalition, consisting of AISA, DSF, SFI, and AISF, swept three out of four central panel positions, including president, vice president, and joint secretary. BAPSA emerged victorious in the general secretary race, with the RSS-affiliated ABVP securing the runner-up position across all positions.

INDIA alliance to hold ‘maha rally’ in Delhi on 31 March to ‘safeguard democracy’

The INDIA alliance will hold a “maha rally” at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on March 31 to “safeguard the country’s interests and democracy,” AAP leader and Delhi Minister Gopal Rai announced on Sunday.
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Jaipur: Congress removes Sunil Sharma from candidate list after outrage over his Hindutva links

Congress on Sunday removed Sunil Sharma, who is known for his right-wing stands, as its Lok Sabha election candidate from Rajasthan's Jaipur, and replaced him with Pratap Singh Khachariyawas following an uproar over the candidature of Sharma.

“This is a 70-year-old tradition,” shout Holi-celebrating men while harassing Muslim family in UP; one arrested

One person was arrested and three minors were detained by police in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor in connection with a viral video that shows a Holi celebrating Hindu men and teenagers harassing a Muslim family.
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