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“India quit Jammu and Kashmir” march commences from Chakothi

Kashmir Media Service 03 Feb 2023
The participants of the march, holding black flags, are raising high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans ... They also expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in different jails of India and the occupied territory and demanded their immediate and unconditional release.

Indian gay couples begin legal battle for same-sex marriage

Journal Review 03 Feb 2023
Homosexuality was yet to gain a degree of acceptance in deeply conservative India, with many gay couples facing stigma and isolation ... Now, 15 years into their relationship, they have set out for a bigger challenge and filed a petition to India’s Supreme Court that seeks the legalization of same-sex marriage ... Same-Sex Marriage in India and the West.”.

Hate tracker 2022: A list of anti-Muslim incidents across India

The Siasat Daily 03 Feb 2023
A major event that reverberated across India was when a flurry of anti-Muslim attacks was reported during the Ram Navami processions across the country ... Move over UP, Karnataka is India’s new anti-Muslim hate factory ... The UP police also arrested Welfare Party of India activist Javed Mohammad accusing him as the key conspirator for violence.

‘Probe, punish them’: India tells Australia on attacks by pro-Khalistan groups

Hindustan Times 02 Feb 2023
India has already lodged a protest with Australian authorities over attacks by Khalistani activists on people of Indian origin who were protesting against a so-called “Khalistan referendum” organised by the outlawed Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in Melbourne over the weekend.

Adani debacle casts a cloud over India’s model

Straits Times 02 Feb 2023
... India’s regulatory regime and even its growth model.

Indian journalist released on bail 2 years after arrest on conspiracy charges

La Prensa Latina 02 Feb 2023
... of India, a controversial Muslim organizations since accused of having terror links and backing extremism ... It has become common in India for activists and journalists to be arrested under such laws, and civil rights groups and the opposition have termed them an attack on dissent.

Gautam Adani, one of India's most powerful men, suffers a rare defeat

Hindustan Times 02 Feb 2023
India's Gautam Adani, the school dropout who rose to become one of the world's richest men, suffered a stunning defeat on Wednesday when his flagship firm withdrew a blockbuster share sale after an attack by a small U.S ... Adani, from Gujarat in western India, built his empire from scratch after starting out as a commodities trader.

Telangana: Don’t fall pray to BJP’s political tricks again in Karimnagar, says KTR

The Siasat Daily 01 Feb 2023
ABVP activists halt KTR’s convoy in Karimnagar ... ABVP activists halt KTR’s convoy in Karimnagar, detained ... NSUI (National Student Union of India) activists raised slogans demanding fee reimbursement, scholarships and mess charges.

India to raise spending on job creation before election

Al Jazeera 01 Feb 2023
India’s economy is projected to grow 7 percent in the fiscal year ending in March ... India’s economy surpassed that of the United Kingdom last year to become the world’s fifth-largest ... But it slashed spending by 30 percent on India’s rural jobs programme, a boon for the country’s most vulnerable, triggering criticism from activists and the opposition.

Indian guru Asaram given life sentence in second rape case

CNN 01 Feb 2023
Asaram, 81, described on his website as a “spiritual revolutionist” and “great teacher,” is one of India’s best-known spiritual gurus ... The latest ruling against him comes at a time when India’s poor track record on violence has been under the spotlight ... On average, there is one rape reported every 17 minutes in India, according to government figures.

India to raise spending on job creation ahead of election

Fox31 Denver 01 Feb 2023
India’s economy is projected to grow 7% in the fiscal year ending in March ... “India is on the right track,” she said ... But it slashed spending by 30% on India's rural jobs program, a boon for the country's most vulnerable, triggering criticism from activists and the opposition.

Article: BBC Documentary on Narendra Modi tries too hard to balance ‘both sides’

Kashmir Media Service 01 Feb 2023
Aakar Patel, the activist and India chair of Amnesty International, fighting the good fight relentlessly ... The BBC in effect took India’s best activists, writers, and journalists who are pulsating, alive, and dynamic, and clipped them together into flat, repetitive tropes that make them look as if they’re standing still.

SC seeks Centre’s stand on having statutory body for elephants

Hindustan Times 01 Feb 2023
Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by journalist Prerna Singh Bindra and two other activists, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud said, “We direct that within four weeks the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change ...

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | CAA not the real problem, but NRC is open to abuse

Deccan Chronicle 01 Feb 2023
Recalling the stormy protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, it was not surprising to learn that a young Jamia Millia Islamia activist, Safoora Zargar, says in the BBC’s controversial documentary, India ... Shorn of hyperbole, the real challenge concerns Bangladeshi Hindus, some 15 million of whom escaped to India in 2001 alone.

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