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India

Mizoram, Nagaland assemblies pass resolution against Union’s move to fence India-Myanmar border

The Nagaland Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution urging the Union government to reconsider its decision to fence the Indo-Myanmar border and suspend the free movement regime with the neighbouring country. On Wednesday, the Mizoram Assembly had also adopted a similar resolution.

8 days on, Shubhkaran Singh laid to rest after filing of murder FIR, completion of autopsy

Eight days after he died of a fatal head injury suffered during the police firing against Dilli Chalo protest at the Khanauri border on February 21, 22-year-old farmer Shubhkaran Singh was cremated in his native village Thursday afternoon.

Hate against Muslims: Regulator asks Aaj Tak, News18 India, Times Now Navbharat to take down shows

On February 28, the News Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) ordered television news channels News18 India, Times Now...

RTI: Delhi HC overturns information commission order to reveal tax exemptions sought by Ram temple trust

The Delhi High Court has overturned an order issued by Central Information Commission (CIC) order directing the Central...

In Haldwani UAPA case, jailed Muslim businessman claims framing, denies presence at scene

Abdul Malik (64), a resident of Haldwani, Uttarakhand, who was arrested on 24 February by the Uttarakhand Police under the draconian UAPA in connection with the Haldwani protest, in which half a dozen Muslims were killed in police firing, alleged that he is falsely implicated in the case as he was not even present during the incident.

Indian among 23 convicted for deaths in Uzbekistan due to contaminated cough syrup

On Monday, a court in Uzbekistan handed down jail sentences to 23 individuals, one of whom is Indian, in connection with the deaths of 68 children caused by contaminated cough syrup manufactured by Marion Biotech Limited, a company based in Noida.

Rajasthan: Muslim teachers suspended following Hindu group’s campaign, students protest against suspension

Several students from Higher Senior Secondary School in Khajuri village in Rajasthan’s Kota gathered outside the Sub-District Magistrate’s (SDM) Office on Monday, February 26, demanding the revocation of the arbitrary suspension of three Muslim teachers from their school.
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ECI teams up with banks and post offices to boost voter awareness ahead of Lok Sabha elections

In preparation for the Lok Sabha elections, banks and post offices are all prepared to contribute to the Election Commission of India's voter awareness initiative by disseminating informative content across their digital platforms and physical locations, said the Election Commission of India (ECI), following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) and the Department of Posts.

Anti-Muslim hate saw increase in India amid Israel-Gaza war – US research group

India Hate Lab's report, released Monday, concluded that anti-Muslim hate in India increased by 62% in the second half of 2023, compared to the first six months of...
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275 custodial rape cases filed in India between 2017-22; Uttar Pradesh tops

At least 275 cases of rape in custody were registered from 2017 till 2022, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.

“BJP hatao, desh bachao”: Akhilesh Yadav joins Rahul Gandhi’s Yatra in UP

Days after Congress and Samajwadi Party finalised their seat-sharing pact for the Lok Sabha elections, SP chief and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav with a large number of party supporters joined former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' in its final 'UP-leg', in Agra on Sunday.
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Allahabad HC rejects plea against puja in Gyanvapi mosque

The Allahabad High Court Monday dismissed a plea challenging a district court’s order allowing puja in the southern cellar of the Gyanvapi mosque complex.

Acclaimed academic of Kashmiri origin, Nitasha Kaul, not allowed to enter India, detained and deported to London

Nitasha Kaul, a British writer of Kashmiri descent and a politics professor at the University of Westminster in London, alleged that she was denied entry to India on the orders of the Union government, “for speaking on democractic and constitutional values.”
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Another IIT Delhi student dies by suicide; Casteism, inequality, institutional harassment continues to claim lives

On 16 February, the Indian Institutes of Technology-Delhi community mourned the loss of Varad Sanjay Nerkar, marking the third student suicide incident within the institute recently.

2024 Elections: AAP-Congress alliance to face BJP in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat

On Saturday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress confirmed their alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, revealing their seat-sharing agreements for Delhi, Gujarat, and Haryana.
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Union govt to implement 3 new criminal laws from July 1

The union government on Saturday declared that the three criminal law amendments that will completely alter the country’s criminal justice system will come into force from July 1. A gazette...

30 firms who donated Rs 335 Cr to BJP faced actions by ED, IT, reveals TNM, Newslaundry report

A report by The News Minute and Newslaundry has uncovered that over the past five financial years, at least 30 companies, contributing nearly Rs 335 crore to the Bharatiya Janata Party, faced actions from central agencies like Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax department.
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