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An Indian billionaire’s son is married after lavish celebrations that spotlight his global clout

North Shore News 13 Jul 2024
The lavishness has also led many to raise questions about rising inequality in India, where the gap between the rich and poor is growing and the number of billionaires has shot to over 200.
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Colin Gonsalves writes: Under proposed ‘urban Naxal’ law, I could be arrested for fulfilling my duty

Indian Express 12 Jul 2024
In these meetings called by a wide spectrum of groups, I take the invitation at face value, participate in the meeting and advise social activists on the course they can take to engage in social movements within the contours of the rule of law.
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Capital’s only African elephant and a tale of captivity, solitude

Hindustan Times 12 Jul 2024
Shankar was named after India’s ninth president Shankar Dayal Sharma, while Bombai was named after the wife of the Zimbabwe ambassador who came to India in 1998 ... In 2022, a 16-year-old activist from the group filed a petition in the Delhi high court.
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Promenade pathway on Aksa beach caves in many areas

Hindustan Times 12 Jul 2024
Kumar, who along with Mumbai activist Zoru Bathena, had moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT), a statutory body in India that deals with expeditious disposal of cases related to environmental ...
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IAS officer Puja Khedkar’s WhatsApp chat goes viral amid controversy over demands for separate cabin and staff

Live Mint 11 Jul 2024
If it is not possible let me know, I will talk to collector sir accordingly…,' Khedkar said in another message sent four days later.On Thursday, July 11, she was transferred to Washim to complete the ...
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Being targeted as I am from backward class, says CM Siddaramaiah on MUDA scam

Suryaa 11 Jul 2024
Nadda also do it ... Replying to a question on social activist T.J. Abraham’s complaint to the Election Commission of India (ECI) in this regard, CM Siddaramaiah said that whenever the Commission seeks clarification, he is ready to provide answers.
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India Anti-dam activists detained ahead of Union Minister visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Jurist 10 Jul 2024
Indian local authorities detained two anti-dam activists as a precautionary measure on Monday Hours before Union Minister of Power and Housing and Urban Affairs, Manohar Lal, embarked on his maiden ...
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MHA extends ban on Gurpatwant Pannun's Sikhs for Justice by 5 years

Hindustan Times 09 Jul 2024
The SFJ has been accused of “being in close touch with militant outfits and activists, and is supporting violent form of extremism and militancy in Punjab and elsewhere to carve out a sovereign Khalistan out of the territory of Union of India.”.
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Govt extends ban on pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice for 5 years

Hindustan Times 09 Jul 2024
It said that the SFJ is in close touch with the militant outfits and activists, and was supporting violent forms of extremism and militancy in Punjab and elsewhere to carve out a sovereign Khalistan out of territory of India.
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US asks India to probe Stan Swamy’s custodial death

Kashmir Media Service 09 Jul 2024
The US lawmakers raised the matter of killing of Father Stanislaus Lourduswamy, known as Father Stan Swamy, a human rights activist who died in custody and asked India to pursue an independent ...
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SC releases guidelines to prevent stereotyping of differently abled

Hindustan Times 09 Jul 2024
The petition in the matter was filed by Nipun Malhotra, a disability rights activist, who complained against movie “Aankh Micholi”, produced by Sony Pictures Films India, arguing that the film ...
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South Africa drops probe of J&J after it agrees to lower price of TB drug ...

Fox31 Denver 09 Jul 2024
Last year, activists in countries including India, Belarus and Ukraine protested against efforts by J&J to protect its patent on bedaquiline, but obtained little response.
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Relief in South Africa after J&J reversal allows key tuberculosis drug production at lower prices

North Shore News 09 Jul 2024
Last year, activists in countries including India, Belarus and Ukraine protested against efforts by J&J to protect its patent on bedaquiline, but had little response.
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South Africa drops probe of J&J after it agrees to lower price of TB drug and withdraws patent

North Shore News 09 Jul 2024
Last year, activists in countries including India, Belarus and Ukraine protested against efforts by J&J to protect its patent on bedaquiline, but obtained little response.
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Indian lawyers and activists demand suspension of new criminal laws

Arab Times 08 Jul 2024
NEW DELHI, India, July 8 ... The new laws, which came into effect on July 1, replace India’s longstanding criminal justice framework—the Indian Penal Code of 1860, the 1973 Code of Criminal Procedure, and the Indian Evidence Act of 1872.
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