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UN Spl Rapporteurs raise bulldozing issue with Govt of India, say it is against any law

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the demolition of houses of protestors in states, United Nations Special Rapporteurs have taken up the matter with the Government of India urging it to stop what they called these…

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IMPAR writes to PM against illegal use of force by states against Muslim protestors

New Delhi: Indian Muslims for Progress and Reform (IMPAR) has writtten a letter to Prime Minister against the excessive and disproportionate use of force against protestors by some states, and communal and divisive agenda pursued…

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Hill Women of Uttarakhand join forces to claim Land Rights

Bageshwar, Uttarakhand: In remote regions of the country where women are still unaware of or hesitant to claim their right to family property, Maya Devi’s struggle to wrest back the farm land her estranged, unemployed…

Punjab farmers end protest on Chandigarh borders; consensus on demands

Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) The stalemate between protesting farmers and the Punjab government led by Bhagwant Mann ended on Wednesday with a consensus on most of their demands, comprising beginning paddy sowing from June 10.…

TN seeks legal advice to grant refugee status to Sri Lankans

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has approached legal experts to provide refugee status to the Sri Lankan Tamils who have reached the state in the wake of the ongoing economic crisis in the island nation.…

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Hijab: A cultural rights issue communalised for political gains, says noted scholar Rahat Abrar

Aligarh: Describing the wearing of hijab as a matter of cultural choice, noted scholar and AMU movement historian Dr Rahat Abrar has said the issue has been deliberately communalised and politicised as the tradition of…

Hijab verdict: It’s a blow to fundamental freedom of choice, say Owaisi, Omar & Mehbooba

Hyderabad: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi and two former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the Karnataka High Court’s judgment on Hijab has struck a blow to the…

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Dalit activist beaten up, forced to drink urine in MP

Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh police has booked seven people and arrested two persons for allegedly beating up a Dalit activist and forcing him to drink urine in Gwalior district. The victim, who has…

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Dalit women in Punjab shun caste vocations to knit a different life

Barnala: It wasnt easy for Gurmeet Kaur, a Dalit Sikh from Punjab, to smash the long legacy of caste-based discrimination. The 55-year-old, like many other Dalit women, worked at the homes and farms of upper…

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Aurat march & religious parties come face to face in Pakistan

Lahore: The Women March, famously known as Aurat March has been taking out rallies for the past five years in Pakistan, demanding equal rights for women, LGBTs and other matters related to the empowerment of…

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