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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Issues of Youth is the first priority in Jammu and Kashmir:...

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.

SIT Suggests Involvement of top 4 Leaders of Pro-Hindutva Outfit in...

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.

Internet Shutdown in Aligarh After Hindu Fundamentalists' Attack on AMU Students

While Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students are still staging protests against the attack on them by Hindu fundamentalists under the banner called Hindu Yuva Vahini, an internet shutdown has been put in effect in Aligarh. Yuva Vahini supporters had entered the campus with guns and other weapons with the support of the police on Tuesday

Goodbye to Race, Study Proves all Humans Have African Ancestors

After many theories of racial superiority and much debate and research on whether humankind has race based differences, a study has provided the much sought after answer. All human beings originate from African ancestors. In other words, race does not exist

The Most Recent Victim of RTI Murders is a Social and...

Poipynhun Majaw, a 38 year old social and RTI activist in Meghalaya was found murdered on March 20 in Khliehriat, a little over 90 km southeast of the state capital Shillong.

Sitaram Yechury Re-Elected as CPI(M) General Secretary, Green Signal for Congress...

Senior leader Sitaram Yechury has been re-elected as general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) in Hyderabad

UGC has Contradictory Opinions Regarding Cutting Down of Funds for Women's...

Earlier in March 2018, a report was published stating that the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS) had expressed concern over the future of 167 women’s studies centres in universities and colleges across the country following a University Grants Commission (UGC) notice that made funding for them after September 30 uncertain

AFSPA Removed From Meghalaya

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been removed completely from North Eastern state of Meghalaya. The Union Home Ministry said that the decision was made after consultations with the state government. In addition to this, the Act has been diluted in some regions of Arunachal Pradesh

Remembering Noida's History of Violence Towards African American Students

On 24 March, 2017, more than fifty people invaded a house where five African students stayed in Greater Noida, India. People were told that they were suspects in a case of kidnapping and murder. The accusation turned out to be false after the repeated searches and jailing of the African students. The incident turned a year old today

Two Sisters Found Dead With Gunshot Wounds in Uttar Pradesh

Two sisters from Shakya (OBC) community were found dead in village Kailamau of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The girls were 12 and 15 years old. Both the girls were shot to death

It’s Time to Understand the Universe Without Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. He was one of the greatest scientists of 21st century and had inspired and guided people all over the world in a manner that is not very common for scientists in our times. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim announced the death.

Prominent Journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s Murder In Srinagar Overshadows UN Report on...

Shujaat Bhukari has survived multiple attempts to his life earlier in his career. On Thursday June 14, 2018, he was shot dead in close range as he stepped out of his office in Srinagar. He was the Editor-in-Chief for 'Rising Kashmir'.

13 More Children Dead in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath Asks Protestors...

In another incident of serious lapse from the part of government and railways, 13 more school children died in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning. Subsequent social media reports said that Chief Minister Adityanath asked the protesting crowd not to stage 'drama' when he was questioned regarding the incident.

BJP Karnataka Leader Yediyurappa’s Lingayat Stance Remains Murky

BJP state President, B. S. Yeddyurappa's stance on the demand for a separate Lingayat religion is under the lens. A document from 2013 that has been leaked in which he supports a separate Lingayat religion. This is contrary to his current public political stance that Lingayat are Hindus and that there is no need for a separate religion status for them

UGC has Contradictory Opinions Regarding Cutting Down of Funds for Women’s...

Earlier in March 2018, a report was published stating that the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS) had expressed concern over the future of 167 women’s studies centres in universities and colleges across the country following a University Grants Commission (UGC) notice that made funding for them after September 30 uncertain

Shwetambri Sharma, Speaks About Deliberate Attempts to Derail Asifa Investigation

Ms. Sharma revealed how the right wing Hindu forces along with the police, tried to topple the investigation.

It's Time to Understand the Universe Without Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. He was one of the greatest scientists of 21st century and had inspired and guided people all over the world in a manner that is not very common for scientists in our times. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim announced the death.

Saudi Arabia Moving Towards Another Change in Rules Regarding Women?

A statement from Prince Mohammad bin Salman regarding women's dressing in Saudi Arabia might just have ushered in another big change in the country. The Prince, in a TV interview said that women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya as long as their attire is "decent and respectful."

CBI Alerts Airports About Foreign Travel ban on Chanda, Deepak and...

Look out circulars have been issued to all airports against CEO of ICICI bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband and businessman Deepak Kochhar and promoter of the Videocon group of companies, Venugopal Dhoot.

JNU Violates Reservation Policies, Students Demand Action

The Indian Constitution provides reservation for Dalits, Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Adivasis in education and employment. Statistics now show that JNU has been violating these rules.

Remembering Noida’s History of Violence Towards African American Students

On 24 March, 2017, more than fifty people invaded a house where five African students stayed in Greater Noida, India. People were told that they were suspects in a case of kidnapping and murder. The accusation turned out to be false after the repeated searches and jailing of the African students. The incident turned a year old today

13 More Children Dead in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath Asks Protestors...

In another incident of serious lapse from the part of government and railways, 13 more school children died in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning. Subsequent social media reports said that Chief Minister Adityanath asked the protesting crowd not to stage 'drama' when he was questioned regarding the incident.

Leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador Claims a Historic Victory in Mexican...

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.

Tanmaya Weekly April 9 2018

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