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Due to Heavy Rains and Flooding, Estate Workers in Wayanadu Starved for Weeks

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Additionally, the flood has isolated the workers completely and now they are in dire need of food and other necessary supplies

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Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu and Kashmir

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

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Article 35-A Row: Joint Resistance Leadership Devise Strategy for its Protection

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle for  the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state

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Dalit Research Scholar Arrested from Central University of Kerala, Students Alleges Foulplay

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier he was slapped with a memo accusing him of having instigated the protest carried out by the people from Kalam Nagar, who were displaced for the construction of the University

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Kashmir Valley Under Tight Security Ahead Of Independence Day

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Along with the police, the paramilitary and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have intensified patrolling, checking and frisking of vehicles at various flash-points in Srinagar and other places of the valley

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Chharanagar Victims Offer Roses in Return for Police Brutality: Say They are Artists, not Thieves

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

This kind of vengeful behaviour from the part of the police, however, is just a part of the discrimination the community faced. “When I tell people that my surname is Indrekar, they ask me, ‘so you are a Marathi?’ and I tell them, ‘no, I am a Chhara.’ Then their attitude changes. The way they interact changes,”

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Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife’s sister in law

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Kerala Child Welfare Board Announces Literary Awards

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

9-year-old Aila’s next book is set to publish next year. It will contain her poems and stories. Alia said, her teachers encouraged her to write more. One of her poems is addressed to Rohit Vemula, whose institutional murder shook Indian political sphere. She named it “koodappirappu” (sibling).

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RSS Goons Attacks Muslim Youth In Palakkad

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Muneer from Thrithala was brutally attacked by RSS goons in Puthoor on Sunday night. He was standing in front of the house of his student and speaking to her father by phone.

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Student Commits Suicide In University Of Hyderabad: 3rd Suicide in 3 Months

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Parmar had written in his diary that he is unable to share his problems with people in the University and his family is not willing to listen to his issues. The letter which was found in the room was addressed to the Chief Warden asking for permission to vacate the hostel.

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Lawyer and Activist Ajit Nayak’s Murder Related to Land Dispute Case Victory, says Police

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Additional SP, Uttar Kannada, K. G. Devaraju told TWJ that the murder was related to a land dispute that Nayak was fighting in court. Nayak’s client had won and this had enraged Kamble. He murdered the lawyer with the help of a few others who also have been arrested.

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TISS Mumbai Denies Student Clearance to Student For Refusing To Accept MPhil Degree From S. Ramdorai

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

“They are saying this is disrespectful. Then what about the disrespect they are showing to the marginalised students?” Fahad asked. He said that his representation asked an important question of why the Tata trust that gave more than 200 crore rupees to Oxford University could not give 2 or 3 crores required for the financial aid to marginalised students.

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Furore Over ‘Meesha’ By Hindu Extremists In Kerala

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Upholding the right to freedom of expression, the Supreme Court of India has refused to ban Meesha, a Malayalam novel authored by S Hareesh which courted backlash from Hindu extremist outfits for allegedly hurting Hindu religious sentiments.

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RSS Extremists Murder CPIM Worker in Kasargod

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

A member of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Aboobucker Siddique of Sonkal was stabbed to death by Rashtriya Swayam Sevak workers in Uppala, Kasargod. He was 21 years old. The murder took place on Sunday late night. Siddique was attacked by assailants around 11:30 pm and was rushed to the hospital to no avail.

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Malayali Ghazal Artiste Umbayee Passes Away

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Popular Malyalam Ghazal singer Umbayee passed away on Wednesday at the age of 68. His unique style had earned him fans around the world

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Only President can Apply Constitutional Provisions for Article 35 A: Says Bar Association of Kashmir

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The High Court Bar Association Kashmir (HCBAK) filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking directions for participating as “interveners” in the proceedings of the case about Article 35 and assist the court in arriving at a conclusion

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Amendment in Public Safety Act Unacceptable: National Conference of Jammu and Kashmir

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra, had amended the Public Safety Act (PSA) to allow the government to detain people in jails outside the state, which was seen as a tough measure to regulate the protests in favour of freedom in Kashmir

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Jharkhand Government is now Charging Activists With Sedition for Publicising Laws and Rights of the Adivasis

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Pathalgadi movement in the highly miltarised villages of Jharkhand saw activists erecting green stone slabs on which constitutional provisions were carved. At the heart of the movement, however is a bigger demand. The tribals are asserting their right for self-rule. People joined the movement emphasising the fact that the customs and practices of their community can never be accepted or understood by the state. They stressed that rule of the state would only lead to violations of adivasi practices.

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Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Victim was heavily sedated

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The drugs believed to be local cannabis as well as Epitril with the composition of 0.5mg were given to the victim. Besides that, she was forcefully given five tablets of Clonazepam of 0.5 mg each which is higher than the safe dosage.

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Joint Resistance Leadership Threatens Mass Agitation over Article 35 A

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government has brought the focus back on the legal battle for the protection of Article 35-A.

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TISS Student Body Election: Victory of Democracy say Leaders

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier, in February, the students of TISS, Mumbai began striking, protesting against the administration’s decision to withdraw a fee waiver offered to SC, ST and OBC students who are eligible for the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship (GoI-PMS). The election held on Friday saw many leaders of this strike win and take positions in the Students’ Union.

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Demands Met, 14 Day Hunger Strike Ends at Calcutta Medical College

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

14-day long hunger strike at Calcutta Medical College and hospital comes to an end after authorities accepted the demands of students on hostel accommodation. The hunger strike was called off on 23rd July after receiving a written assurance from college authorities.

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Manipur University Protest: All You Need To Know

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Imphal: Manipur University was shut down for the past few weeks due to the ongoing protests of students demanding the removal of Adya Prasad as the Vice Chancellor. The protest that started on May 30, 2018 is perhaps the largest of student agitations that Manipur has seen in recent years. Here is all that you […]

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Who will cry when you die?: The Brutal Murder Of A Young Student Leader in Kerala

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

To everyone visiting his house, Parijit was showing the two books that Abhimanyu had in his bag. “Motorcycle Diaries” of Che Guevara and a Malayalam translation of a self-help book of Robin Sharma “Who will cry when you die?”

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Kerala Govt Announces two Reservation Seats for Transgenders in all Courses

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Thiruvananthapuram: Higher Education Department of Kerala has issued a GO(Govt Order) asking all Higher Educational Institutions in the state to reserve two seats, for all courses across colleges and Universities, for Transgender Students. The Social Justice Department, along with other departments, initiated this major step towards inclusive education. The Government Order was addressed to the […]

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Imran Khan sends a Positive Message to Kashmir

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: Separatist leaders on Wednesday welcomed the statement of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and Prime Minister in-making Imran Khan where he said that Kashmir is the core issue between India and Pakistan and the two countries should resolve Kashmir dispute through dialogue. Khan, who is set to be the next prime minister of Pakistan, said […]

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Kashmiris are looking forward to the Parliamentary Poll Results in Pakistan

 Thursday, July 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Politicians in Kashmir have pinned their hopes on the new government in Pakistan, believing that the new government might way for better relations between India and Pakistan in the context of the Kashmir dispute

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Shujaat Bukhari Case: J&K Government wants International Probe

 Wednesday, July 25, 2018  |  No Comments

he veteran journalist, who was the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was killed by gunmen outside his office on June 14 while boarding his vehicle for Iftaar Party

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Foreign Journalists Cannot Visit Jammu and Kashmir without Special Permission from India

 Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Venkat Narayan, president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) opposed the order and stated that India is the largest democracy in the world so the government shouldn’t be imposing any restriction on the media

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Kathua rape and Murder Case: High Court issues notice to government over dismissal of accused Cop

 Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  No Comments

The accused, Tilak Raj, a constable, was first placed under suspension on March 8, 2018, after his involvement in the brutal rape and murder case of the eight year old girl of Rassana (Kathua) came to the force.

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Student Strike Continues At Manipur University. In Conversation with MUSU President M.Dayaman

 Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Its been 53 days and neither the central nor the state government has taken any concrete steps regarding the issue. The first sitting of the legislative assembly of the monsoon session happened yesterday. There wasn’t any discussion about this campus agitation. This isn’t just an issue that should be confined to the campus. This is an issue of the state. It has received national importance. 86 affiliated colleges are affected by the agitations. We are going to kharao the second sitting on Monday, the 23rd. We will march to the legislative assembly. This is the plan of action as of now.

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Attempts made to Change India’s Secular Fabric: Farooq Abdullah

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Conference leader also expressed concern over the worsening situation in the state saying there were forces working against peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

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“Why should we leave? We belong here” In Conversation With Gomati Akka

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

The land issue is one major problem that we are facing. After Pembulai Orumai protest, in 2015, the issue was not given any further importance. I’m waiting for the weather to clear up. I’ll fight alone. This land belongs to us. It doesn’t matter who joins and are not joining. I’ll fight.

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Defense Lawyer of Kathua rape and Murder case appointed as Additional Advocate General

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Sawhney was the counsel of the main accused in the Kathua rape and murder case, and his appointment as the Additional Advocate General by Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has led to a backlash in the Valley

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Governor Orders Cable Operators to Shutdown 30 Channels in Jammu & Kashmir

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The order states that in order to maintain law and order, it is necessary in
larger public interest and for the maintenance of peace and tranquility, to prohibit cable operators from transmitting TV channels not permitted by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

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Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Key Evidence disappears from Forensic Science Laboratory

 Wednesday, July 18, 2018  |  No Comments

In a shocking turn of events, the sealed envelope of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) which was supposed to have the key evidence in the Kathua rape and murder case, was empty when it was opened before the court in Pathankot Punjab

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Sedition Case Filed Against Mehbooba Mufti

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The case was filed by Viresh Shandilya, spokesman of Shree Hindu Takht (SHT) and President of Anti-Terrorist Front India in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Ambala under sections 121, 124 A and 153 of Indian Penal Code

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Security Cover Downsized for Jammu Legislators

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The new move came after the change of ministerial status of 25 legislators after the breakdown of alliance between PDP/BJP

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For the First Time, 105 Couples Marry in a Mass Ceremony in Srinagar

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  No Comments

On Sunday, a mass marriage ceremony was held in Srinagar for the first time where 105 couples from various districts of the valley assembled at Amar Singh Club Srinagar and tied the knot

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Shutdown and Restrictions Marks the Martyrs’ Day in Jammu and Kashmir

 Saturday, July 14, 2018  |  No Comments

A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Friday to commemorate martyrs’ day while separatist leaders were barred from offering tributes to the martyrs

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Government Employees Can’t Work Under A Coop: Shah Faesal

 Saturday, July 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Faesal had earlier tweeted that “Patriarchy+ Population+ Illiteracy+ Alcohol+ Porn+ Technology+ Anarchy= Rapistan” and was consequently charged for violating the All India Service (Conduct rules).

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Kashmiri Journalist Summoned by NIA in Asiya Andrabi Case

 Friday, July 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Ironically, Auqib had earlier interviewed DeM Chief Asiya Andrabi for a local weekly magazine where Andrabi had spoken on elections, militancy, Kashmir dispute and separatist politics

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Ireland Boycotts Israeli Goods, Becomes the First European Union Nation to do so

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Even though the move might not cause any significant economic dent for Israel, it is now being seen as a precursor to more boycotts from EU.

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Remembering Srebrenic Genocide: The Worst Massacre in the history of Europe

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

It was 23 years ago that about 8000 men and boys of Sebrenica, a Muslim populated town, were massacred by Serb troops

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Jawaharlal Nehru University Asks Students to Surrender Their Right to Protest

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

According to the order, students have been asked to give an undertaking stating that they “will not indulge in any strike or dharna or agitation or coercive action in future in connection with the issue as per the direction of the Hon’ble High Court in the aforesaid order” 

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Thanks to BJP, India now has its own Mega Bitcoin Scam

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

“Blackmoney and extortion – its epicentre is BJP and platform is Gujarat,” Gohil alleged. It is said that the absconding former BJP MLA Kotadiya has threatened the party saying that he would reveal names of higher level BJP officials who were involved in the scam if he was arrested.

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SC Reserves Verdict on Nambi Narayanan’s Plea for Action Against Police Officials who Slapped False case on him

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

The Supreme Court of India has reserved the verdict on Nambi Narayanan’s petition against former police officials who wrongly implicated him in the ISRO espionage case.

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No Progress in Government Probes Ordered for Civilian Killings recorded in 2016

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: For Kashmir, 2016 is an unforgettable year as it saw the highest number of civilian killings after the death of the militant leader, Burhan Wani. Back then, the coalition government of BJP/PDP had ordered a probe in this regard. However, after completing two years, except for one case, none of the others have been […]

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Dissolve State Assembly to end Horse trading: Omar Abdullah to Governor N.N Vohra

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday demanded the dissolution of Legislative Assembly to put an end to rumour mongering over government formation and horse trading of legislators. While addressing the media persons at party headquarters, Omar Abdullah said that there is no development under the governor rule and the situation is getting worse […]

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Jadavpur University Protest Sees First Victory, Fight not Over, say Students

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Students and teachers of Jadavpur University, (JU) Kolkata who have been protesting against changes made in the admission procedure saw their first victory on Tuesday (July 11, 2018) when authorities decided to bring back the admission test system for admission to six undergraduate courses. Vice Chancellor (VC) Suranjan Das declared his resignation as a response to this decision taken by the Executive Committee (EC).

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Activists Fined by Court for Protesting Kudamkulam Nuclear Plant in Thrissur

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Social activists who led a protest march in Solidarity with Kudankulam Anti-nuclear Plant protest on 5 July to the Additional Director General of Police (AG)’s office was fined 200 rupees by the court. They were also arrested and held in court for a day over charges of public nuisance and unlawful gathering

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Brahmin Student Beats up Dalit Professor in Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University – Other Professors Involved, Say Students

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

The problem lay in the fact that if Dr. Mallaiah was promoted to the post of ‘Professor’ from the current post of ‘Associate Professor’, according to seniority rules, Dr. Mallaiah would become the Dean – a position that is now held by N M P Verma. “They don’t want to work under my Dean-ship. They cannot tolerate me as an associate professor, then how can they tolerate me as a professor?” Dr. Mallaiah asked.

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SC orders transfer of Kathua rape and murder accused to Punjab Jail

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

The top Court rejected the objections raised by the Government of India and the lawyers representing the accused over the shifting and said that their transfer was being done due to “exceptional circumstances”.

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Militant’s Father die due to Cardiac Arrest in Shopian

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Shopian: Father of a militant died due to cardiac arrest soon after hearing that his son was trapped in an encounter with government forces at Kundalan, Shopian. Reports said that Mohammad Ishaq Naikoo, father of Zeenat Naikoo, who had joined militant ranks two months back, suffered a heart stroke soon after hearing rumours that his […]

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Live Streaming of Court Proceedings from now on: SC favours PILs by Indira Jaising and Swapnil Tripathi

 Monday, July 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Jaising’s litigation stated that false reporting of cases and misinterpretation of them that happen during live tweeting could be curbed with live streaming. It also stated that citizens had a constitutional right to access the court proceedings.

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Kulgam Killings: Army shoots 12 year old dead

 Monday, July 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: Three teenagers including a 12 years old girl Andleeb were killed and five others injured in army firing during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Hawoora area of Redwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. Andleeb, a 7th standard student, died on the way to the hospital.  According to Andleeb’s family, she had […]

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Removal of Article 370 is the first Priority of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir

 Sunday, July 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: After breaking the government with PDP in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP renewed its ideological demands of electing a Hindu Chief Minister and revoking Article 370 and Article 35-A. While speaking during the function of the birth anniversary of Mukherjee at party headquarters, the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina said “Now […]

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DEM Chief Aasiya Andrabi and her Two Aides arrested by NIA on Sedition Charges

 Sunday, July 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Aasiya Andrabi, the chief of Dukhtaran-e-Milat (DEM) and her two aides were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday on charges of sedition and waging war against government of India.

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Burhan Anniversary: Kashmir under Tight Security

 Sunday, July 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: This year, Kashmir was kept under tight security a week earlier to maintain law and order in the valley. The authorities tightened the security on Friday to prevent large scale demonstrations on July 8 that marks the second death anniversary of the slain militant. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) gave the protest call on Sunday in […]

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TISS Is Now Denying Fellowship To Students Who Participated in Protests

 Saturday, July 7, 2018  |  1 Comment

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is now refusing to sign Junior Research Scholarship forms of those students who protested against the institute’s move to cut scholarships to underprivileged students.

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BJP’s Letter Stating ‘Price’ of MPs Out – Majority Was Manufactured in Jharkhand Elections?

 Saturday, July 7, 2018  |  No Comments

New details regarding the state assembly elections of 2014 show that the BJP ‘bought’ MLAs of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha – Prajatantrik by paying them crores.

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Kerala Saleswomen Win Protracted Battle For Their Right To Sit, Fight Not Over, Says Leader

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  4 Comments

The protests against these conditions started even before 2010. In Kozhikode, a small movement started when women employees working at Kozhikode’s famous S. M. Street got together under the name ‘Penkoottu’ under the leadership of Viji, who worked at a tailor shop in S. M. Street. The women who got together included cleaners, sweepers and saleswomen who demanded toilets in S. M. Street, one of the busiest centres of business in Kozhikode.

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Jammu and Kashmir Government Invokes Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.

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Issues of Youth is the first priority in Jammu and Kashmir: Governor N N Vohra at the First Convocation of Central University of Kashmir.

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Governor Narinder Nath Vohra on Wednesday said that if the issues of the State’s youth were not addressed, then Jammu and Kashmir would encounter more problems. Delivering the presidential address at the first convocation ceremony of the Central University of Kashmir, Vohra said that the youth of Jammu Kashmir would face relatively more problems compared to other states.

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SIT Suggests Involvement of top 4 Leaders of Pro-Hindutva Outfit in Gauri Lankesh’s Murder

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh suspects the role of four top leaders, including a retired Indian Army Colonel, of a right-wing organisation in the murder. SIT probe suggest the involvement of these men in conceiving the plot to kill Gauri and other rationalists. The outfit is asserted to be the extremist cult known as the Sannatan Sanstha.

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88 Years After The First Malayalam Film, A Group Of Women Demand To Recognise Cinema As A Workplace

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Speaking about the formation of an Internal Complaints Committee for cinema, actor Padmapriya said, ‘the power of an ICC is equal to the power of a lower court, so the point is, whom do we entrust this responsibility?’ One thing is certain, a group of women are trying to make members of the film community understand that it is not a private land owned by a few males, but a workplace where, whether they like it or not, women have rights.

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Modi’s Amnesia Strikes Again On The ‘No Country For Women’ Report

 Thursday, July 5, 2018  |  No Comments

Rekha Sharma’s claim points at another trend from the BJP government itself – that of disparaging war torn countries and countries so far away from a democracy to establish the superiority of India. The survey data and US’ presence in the top ten countries is more than enough to figure out that the measurement has been done taking into consideration the progress a nation has achieved as a whole while ignoring women’s rights and safety.

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India Denies Pakistani Scholars Visa to Participate in Academic Conference Which Triggers Protest From Academics

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian government has instructed not to allow Pakistani scholars to participate in the conference which has sparked protests from academics

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Cracks in PDP: Three MLA’S Revolt against Mehbooba Mufti

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

After the breaking of PDP-BJP Alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the ruling party PDP is mired in  controversies.

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Leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador Claims a Historic Victory in Mexican Presidential Election

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Lopez Obrador, a leftist who campaigned to transform Mexico and oust the “mafia of power” ruling the country, rode widespread voter anger and discontent with the governing Institutional Revolution Party.

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#EqualInReelandReal, 14 More Women Artists Reject A.M.M.A

 Wednesday, July 4, 2018  |  No Comments

“Cinema being a medium that Malayalis immensely love, we are obliged to open all possible ways for the future generation to create cinema that transcends caste, gender and religious disparities” closes the statement.

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English Dalit Poet Chandramohan S selected for International Writing Program of University of Iowa

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Chandramohan considers the IWP-University of Iowa as a great opportunity to showcase talent. He will be considered a “writer of the future.” The selection to the program has made the poet happy as well as now responsible regarding what he says. though Dalit-Bahujans make up a large share of the population, there aren’t many who write literature in the English language. He believes that the Dalit-Bahujans are on the cusp of a big change and more and more voices such as his are being registered these days. The Dalit-bahujans get to alter the national discourse significantly.

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Governor Rule and the Defense of Article 35-A: A Wave of Fear in the Kashmir Valley

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: With the collusion of BJP-PDP government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 19 th June 2018. The state came under the governor rule from 21 st June. The break-up of PDP- BJP government has brought the focus back on legal battle for protection of Article 35-A, which empowers J&K legislature to define […]

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Another Win For Thuruthi Struggle As The Court Orders Stay On The Land Acquisition Move on Temple

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kerala High Court has issued a stay order on the National Highway development through Sree Puthiyil Bhagavathi Kshetra, a kottam/ temple of the Pulaya community. The court has directed to stop all further actions regarding the land acquisition of  Sree Puthiyil Bhagavathi Temple and its properties.

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Sathyasri Sharmila of TamilNadu Becomes India’s First Transgender Lawyer

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Sathyasri Sharmila has made history as the first transgender lawyer of India. Born as Udhayakumar in Paramakudi of Ramanathapuram district, Sharmila walked out of her home at the age of 18 following harassment by her neighbours. She subsequently changed her name to Sathyasri Sharmila.

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Protestant Pastors Manhandled and Threatened by RSS Terrorists in Kodungalloor

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  2 Comments

A group of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak terrorists attacked and threatened three protestant pastors in Kodungalloor on June 8, 2018

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SFI activist stabbed to death at Maharajas College, 3 held by police

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  1 Comment

In his opinion, the fact that CFI are not even ready to condemn the issue shows their true self. “Even if a verbal fight happened, is this how you respond? What historical context can they lay down to justify this act? Both his parents are plantation workers from Idukki. He comes from an economically and socially underprivileged section. He is one of the first person to pursue higher studies from his village. It is all those struggles which went vain yesterday”, he added.

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WhatsApp Rumour Based Lynching in the Name of Child Trafficking Continues, 23 Arrested in Maharashtra’s Dhule

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

In yet another incident of mob violence, 5 men belonging to OBC community were beaten to death in Maharashtra’s Dhule district. They were accused of being child kidnappers, a reason that is often used as a pretext for mob violence across India along with cow slaughter.

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Government Declared Floods in South Kashmir: High Alert in Srinagar

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Srinagar: The government on Friday declared floods in parts of south Kashmir and  Srinagar as the water levels continued to increase in Jhelum due to the incessant rains that lashed Jammu and Kashmir since Wednesday evening. As per fresh initials from Irrigation and flood Control Department, the gauge at the Sangam point crossed the danger […]

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RSS Goons Attack Three People in the Name of cow Vigilantism in Kollam

 Monday, July 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Three meat traders got attacked by cow vigilantes in Kottarakkara, Kollam for cow trade. The attackers alleged them of smuggling cows in unsafe conditions.The police have arrested two RSS workers in relation to the incident. Vishnu and Gopakumar, both from Puthoor got arrested and charges of attempt to manslaughter have been slapped on them

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