Saturday, December 2, 2023


Students demand caste census, anti-discrimination cell in Ashoka University

Ashoka University students initiate a campaign to persuade the administration to  conduct a comprehensive caste census of students and employees. The demand is presented as a first step to understand the composition and diverse needs of the campus population.

“Innocent beyond doubt”: 10 Muslims acquitted in NE Delhi pogrom case

The Karkardooma Court on Wednesday acquitted 10 Muslim men accused in the 2020 northeast Delhi pogrom case of alleged arson, trespass, and setting shops on fire, maintaining that the charges against them were not proven beyond a doubt.

Election Commission changes counting date for Mizoram assembly polls to December 4

The results for the Mizoram Assembly polls will now be declared on Monday (December 4) instead of Sunday (December 3) as the Election Commission deferred the counting of votes

Karnataka: Elderly blind Muslim allegedly assaulted, forced to chant “Jai Shri Ram”

In another hate crime that unfolded in Karnataka's Gangavathi, a blind Muslim man was brutally attacked by individuals...

NMC logo change: IMA, doctors slam use of Hindu deity, ‘Bharat’ in emblem

Indian Medical Association and several medical practitioners said they are outraged with the National Medical Commission's new logo, which features Dhanvantari, the Hindu physician of the gods, and the word 'Bharat' above it, replacing the previous Ashoka emblem.

Pro-Palestine pitch invader arrested during Cricket World Cup final

Gujarat Police's Crime Branch on Sunday has arrested a pro-Palestinian supporter who allegedly breached security to enter the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, where the India vs Australia final match is being held at present.

Jindal university asks scholar to express regret for drawing parallel between Zionism and Hindutva

The OP Jindal Global University in Haryana has asked political scientist and veteran author Achin Vanaik to express regret for the remarks against Zionism and Hindutva that he made during a lecture on the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
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UP government bans Halal-certified food products

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday, 18 November, imposed a ban on halal-certified food products in the entire state.

Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: rescue efforts continue to reach 41 workers trapped for nearly a week

Rescuers on Saturday continued their efforts to reach workers trapped for nearly a week in a collapsed highway tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district. The disaster management office has updated...
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Manipur Police book Kuki leader after his ‘self-rule’ ultimatum

The Manipur Police on Thursday filed a case against Indigenous Tribal Leaders’ Forum General Secretary Muan Tombing after he warned the Union government that the organisation will establish “self rule” in areas dominated by Kuki-Zos if its demands for a separate administration are not met in two weeks.

Rs 11.50 lakh cash seized from Chhattisgarh BJP candidate’s vehicle a day before polls

The Chhattisgarh Police seized Rs 11.50 lakh in cash from a vehicle belonging to a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate in the Korba district on Thursday, a day before the state’s second phase of the Assembly elections.
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Kalamassery blasts: Death toll climbs to 6 as 26-year-old succumbs to burns

The death toll in the blast at a convention centre in Kerala’s Kalamassery touched six after one more person who was undergoing treatment died at a private hospital here on Friday.

“Threatens journalistic independence”: Maktoob condemns FIR over it’s story on police bias

On 16 November, National Press Day, the Editor of Maktoob Media, Aslah Kayyalakkath, was summoned and interrogated by Kerala Police in connection with a First Investigation Report over a...
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Manipur: ITLF gives two-week ultimatum for separate administration

The Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum (ITLF), a coalition of tribal groups in Manipur, on Wednesday, gave the Union government two weeks to decide on its demand for a separate...

Pilot project on caste census began in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Government on Wednesday began a comprehensive caste census on a pilot basis.
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India reach World Cup final as Shami claims seven wickets, Kohli makes record 50th ODI ton

If Virat Kohli was the star for India with the bat, Mohammed Shami was undoubtedly the hero with the ball. He has the most wickets in this tournament so far, 23 and counting.

Israeli forces raids Al-Shifa second time within 24 hours, conduct strip searches

Israeli occupation forces tonight raided the Al-Shifa hospital, west of Gaza City, for the second time within 24 hours, Wafa News Agency reported on Thursday morning. The Israeli military has...
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