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Delhi riots: India court grants bail to activists held over citizenship law protests

BBC News 15 Jun 2021
A court in India has granted bail to two female activists arrested in May 2020 over an anti-government protest ... Ms Narwal and Ms Kalita were among many students and activists who took part in peaceful protests against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) across India ... But the law sparked massive protests across India.
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Climate activists expect more 'concrete' actions from world leaders

Anadolu Agency 15 Jun 2021
Atlas Sarrafoglu, Licypriya Kangujam and Elijah McKenzie-Jackson, climate activists from Turkey, India and UK, respectively, spoke to Anadolu Agency about their expectations from 2021 regarding climate change and their opinions on digital activism. "Of course, the nature of activism requires us activists to be on the street.
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Indian court grants bail to activists arrested over Delhi riots

Al Jazeera 15 Jun 2021
A court in India has granted bail to three young activists arrested under a stringent terror law in connection with the deadly anti-Muslim riots that erupted in the capital New Delhi last year ... Tanha is a student at New Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia, a university founded by Muslims during India’s freedom movement against the British.
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Aakar Patel | Civil society & NGOs: Why they matter in run-up to 2024

Deccan Chronicle 15 Jun 2021
In India we usually use the term “civil society” almost exclusively for the NGOs and activists, because professional associations are quite afraid of confronting the government ... It is the NGOs, activists and indigenous groups who represent the people and their interests outside the framework of politics.
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Concern voiced over anti-democratic trends in India at US Congressional hearing

Urdu Point 15 Jun 2021
... South and Central Asian Affairs, reviewing the situation in the region, said that increasing restrictions on freedom of expression and the detention of human rights activists and journalists in India have raised concerns as that they were inconsistent with the democratic values.
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Santhal Pargana div accounts for only 10% of Jharkhand’s virus caseload, Pakur records lowest mortality rate

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021
It was because of infrastructure shortfalls that the Medical Council of India had restricted fresh admissions in the college. A Dumka-based social activist, who had extended help to families during the peak of the pandemic, said the death rate in the district is less because the government has recorded only institutional deaths ... India.
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How a giant bird stands in the way of India's green goals

Live Mint 15 Jun 2021
It has poor frontal vision, and an unfortunate habit of scanning the earth while flying across the flat grasslands of India’s western borders ... Premium Premium India and Kenya discuss possibility of JVs in pharma ma .... Pity also, if you will, the plight of India’s renewable energy developers ... Adani Group, BHEL, Coal India, SBI Car ....
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A giant, poor-sighted bird stands in the way of India’s green goals

Business Line 15 Jun 2021
It has poor frontal vision, and an unfortunate habit of scanning the earth while flying across the flat grasslands of India’s western borders ... Pity also, if you will, the plight of India’s renewable energy developers ... Ranjitsinh Jhala, a former bureaucrat turned wildlife activist.
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2020: Monsoons weakening. 2021: Monsoons strengthening. Which is it?

Principia Scientific 14 Jun 2021
Ramesh, a former director of the India Meteorological Department ... For example, in a 2015 article, the climate activist group India Climate Dialogue asserted researchers found in a peer-reviewed study that “the monsoon is weakening, at least since 1990, as researchers have now proved.”.
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About 700 kilograms of cannabis en route to ‘notorious’ dealer seized by authorities in India

Canoe 14 Jun 2021
While mangos may help elevate your high, it turns out they are not a good disguise for hiding cannabis, as four people in India found out last week ... About 700 kilograms of cannabis en route to ‘notorious’ dealer seized by authorities in India Back to video ... Activists in India are so against smoking trees that they’re planting them instead.
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Kerala government red-faced as tree felling on revenue land snowballs into row

Indian Express 14 Jun 2021
As environmental activists red-flagged the controversial order, in February, the previous LDF government withdrew the order ... For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App ... India Monsoon Live Updates ... Coronavirus India Live Updates ... Home World India North East India ...
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Populism and Pakistan

Dawn 14 Jun 2021
A second spillover, though less obvious, has been the delegitimisation of what one can broadly call the liberal foreign and cultural policy segment in Pakis­tan, represented by groups and activists seeking greater normalisation of ties with India, and improved people-to-people contact.
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Suu Kyi’s trial set to start in Myanmar, junta rejects UN rights chief’s statement

Business Line 14 Jun 2021
Myanmar’s security forces have killed at least 862 people during their crackdown on protests since the coup, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, an activist group, though the junta disputes the number ... Also read.S-E Asia turns to India for maize on Myanmar unrest, surging freight rates.
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Why Lakshadweep must choose leap of progress over dark agenda of faith

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jun 2021
Let us begin with the story of Malda and Lakshadweep, two places on the eastern and western extremities of India. When Malda burned in 2016 after Hindutva activist Kamlesh Tiwari called Prophet Mohammed names, India's 'liberal-secular' media and intelligentsia were largely mum, barring a few pro forma noises of condemnation.
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Ellyn Mary O’Toole

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 14 Jun 2021
Ellyn Mary O’Toole, 74, of San Mateo, California, died peacefully at home on Monday, May 10 ... Ever the avid traveler, Ellyn rarely visited the same place twice, though she always found time to return to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India. In 2005, Ellyn retired, and settled into the life of activist and artist ... .

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