Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: Pune

”Are you a Muslim?”: Student beaten up, abused with ‘love jihad’ slurs on Savitribai Phule university campus

A 19-year-old Muslim student at Savitribai Phule Pune University was beaten on campus by Hindutva men who accused him of “love jihad” and threatened to kill him.

BJP workers attack journalist Nikhil Wagle’s car in Maharashtra’s Pune

A vehicle carrying journalist Nikhil Wagle, activist Vishwambhar Choudhary and human rights lawyer Asim Sarode was attacked in Pune by alleged Bharatiya Janata Party supporters...

Hindutva men barge into FTII Pune, burn ‘remember Babri’ banner, attack students

A group of over a dozen Hindutva men barged into the campus of the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune on Tuesday afternoon, launching an attack on students, including females.

NIA raids 44 locations in Karnataka, Maharashtra in ISIS conspiracy case; 13 held

National Investigation Agency (NIA) is currently conducting raids at around 44 locations linked with several Muslim men in Karnataka and Maharashtra in connection with the ISIS terror conspiracy case.

Hindutva campaign: Pune institute revokes award for Kashmiri journalist amidst last-minute

Kashmiri journalist Safina Nabi, who had been chosen as the recipient of a media award established by the journalism school at Pune's Maharashtra Institute of Technology-World Peace University (MIT-WPU), received an unexpected disappointment when her award was abruptly revoked just before the scheduled presentation ceremony at the institute.

Pune Symbiosis teacher arrested after class lecture about Hindu deities spark Hindutva outrage

Ashok Sopan Dhole, a professor of Pune’s Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, was arrested on Thursday on charges of hurting religious sentiments hours after the institute suspended him for making alleged ‘objectionable remarks about Hindu deities’ during a class.