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Our ties with India have grown stronger: Bangladesh minister

The Times of India 07 Dec 2021
Our ties with India have grown stronger ... All major disputes were resolved with India without a single bullet being fired ... Indian high commissioner in Bangladesh, Vikram K Doraiswami, said December 6 will be remembered as Moitree Diwas as 50 years ago the sovereignty of Bangladesh got legal and global recognition from India and Bhutan.
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Over 56 percent feel discrimination against Muslims has increased

The Siasat Daily 07 Dec 2021
New Delhi. More than 56 percent felt that discrimination against Muslims had increased in the last several years as per an IANS-CVoter snap poll ... In recent times, liberals, activists and human rights bodies in India as well as overseas have accused the current government of discriminating against minorities, particularly Muslims ... .
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Urgent Call for Lifting Sanctions on Iran

GlobalResearch 06 Dec 2021
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India’s gender balance tilts but huge challenges remain for women

The Irish Times 06 Dec 2021
For the first time in more than three decades India’s gender ratio appears to have tilted in favour of women ... India’s last census in 2011 found there were 940 women for every 1,000 men ... The National Crime Record Bureau in Delhi recorded 6,966 dowry-related female deaths across India in 2020, averaging 19 each day.
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PFI forced school kids to wear ‘I am Babari’ badge: BJP

The Times of India 06 Dec 2021
The state BJP has alleged that Popular Front of India (PFI) activists had waylaid school students and forced them to wear a badge that carried the slogan ‘I am Babari’ superimposed on the picture of Babri Masjid, in Pathanamthitta on Monday, which was the 29th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition.
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Lesson from India farmers’ victory: United mass struggle can win

People's World 06 Dec 2021
Activists and farmers celebrate news of the repeal of farm laws in Hyderabad, Nov ... Here, Hyderabad police detain activists of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and supporters of the All-India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) protesting against the killing of four farmers in Uttar Pradesh Oct.
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56% say discrimination against Muslims has increased

Suryaa 06 Dec 2021
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) More than 56 per cent felt that discrimination against Muslims had increased in the last several years as per an IANS-CVoter snap poll ... In recent times, liberals, activists and human rights bodies in India as well as overseas have accused the current government of discriminating against minorities, particularly Muslims ... ....
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Why India will be scrutinised at Summit for Democracy

Indian Express 06 Dec 2021
For India, the summit comes at a piquant moment ... Only last week, the UN Human Rights Office castigated India for the arrest of rights activist Khurram Parvez in Kashmir, and the “increasing” use of the UAPA to “stifle the work of human rights defenders, journalists and other critics in Jammu & Kashmir and other parts of India”.
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India has 80 million homeless dogs, cats; higher abandonment rates, global survey informs

Indian Express 06 Dec 2021
In what may come as a shock to animal lovers and animal welfare activists, a new global survey has said that 80 million cats and dogs are estimated to be homeless in India ... Notably, India scored below countries like Mexico (3.9), South Africa (4.0), China (4.8), Russia (5.2), and Greece (5.4).
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SMC Barrett Gallery Presents “Barrett Boxes” Art Installations

Santa Monica Daily Press 06 Dec 2021
... advocacy throughout Los Angeles and abroad, James is a Somatic Communal Consultant who has trained with Resmaa Menakem through the organization Education for Racial Equity, and a Climate Justice Activist connected with the Emergence Network envisioned by Bayo Akomalafe in India.
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Babri Masjid demolition anniversary: How the events unfolded?

The Siasat Daily 06 Dec 2021
... – and its claim to the land on which the historic Babri Masjid stood for centuries before it was demolished by Hindutva activists and leaders in 1992 – in exchange for the Centre guaranteeing that all other places of worship in India would be protected from similar encroachment.
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2 arrested for beating community dog to death in Tuticorin

The Times of India 05 Dec 2021
+Text Size ... ARTICLES ... Some took up the issue with the animal welfare board of India and to animal rights bodies. Lakshmi Arun, an animal welfare activist said that similar killing of community dogs by shepherds by beating them and poisoning them is happening in Tirunelveli region ... India's Omicron tally pushed to 21; states step up surveillance ... .
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Two arrested for beating community dog to death in Tuticorin

The Times of India 05 Dec 2021
TUTICORIN ... The accused then dragged its body along the Musalaikulam road in full public view ... Some took up the issue with the animal welfare board of India and to animal rights bodies. Lakshmi Arun, an animal welfare activist said that similar killing of community dogs by shepherds by beating them and poisoning them is happening in Tirunelveli region.
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In a first, India revokes Pepsico's patent on potato

International Business Times 04 Dec 2021
Accepting a farm activist's application to revoke the varietal registration of Pepsico India Holding on potato variety FL-2027, The Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers' Rights (PPVFR) Authority on Friday revoked the registration the multinational company had.
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No plan to ban NSO group, don’t know whether it has been blacklisted in US: ...

Indian Express 04 Dec 2021
... Pegasus spyware, which has been used to maliciously target journalists, embassy workers and activists; (b) If so, the details thereof; (c) Whether the Ministry has also banned the NSO Group in India; (d) if so, the details thereof; and (e) if not, the reasons therefor?”.

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