Clampdown on Kashmir

The outcome of Modi’s biggest political gamble is being held in abeyance by brute force, reports Ankita Mukherjee Last July, the government sent additional forces into the heavily-militarised Kashmir valley in anticipation of militant attacks on Hindu devotees making the annual Amarnath Yatra there. The deployment took everyone by surprise including the leaders of the […]

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When Women Showed the Way

The protests against the Citizenship Act amendment have unified the Muslim community like never before By Tamanna Yasmin The Shaheen Bagh protest, which started as a blockade of a six-lane highway bordering the Muslim-dominated neighbourhood of Shaheen Bagh in Delhi on December 2019 to protest the government’s controversial amendment of the Citizenship Act, 1955, is […]

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Nikhil Kumaraswamy gets married despite of the lockdown

Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumarswamy’s son gets married in a lavish wedding. The guests were seen forgoing the social distancing mandated during the lockdown. Harshith V 17th April 2020, Despite the lockdown imposed in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of H D Kumaraswamy, former Chief Minister of Karnataka, […]

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Anand Teltumbde surrenders before the NIA

Anand Teltumbde surrendered before the National Investigation Agency for his alleged involvement in the Bhima-Koregaon case. By Pradnya Desai and Ishika Dangayach April 14, 2020 On the 129th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, grandson-in-law Anand Teltumbde surrendered before the National Investigation Agency at Cumbala Hill, following the Supreme Court’s order last week. Teltumbde was one […]

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Bitter border brawl gets a break

Despite the anti-migrant sentiment and demand for the passage of the Person of Goan Origin (POGO) bill, migrants in Goa get welfare benefits. By Pradnya Desai Bengaluru, April 14, 2020 Karnataka migrants stranded in Goa breathe a sigh of relief on receiving a helping hand from the Goa government, despite the bitterness between the two states following […]

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No legal representation for Amulya

Lawyers have denied representing Amulya in the Magistrate’s court. Muskaan Agarwal Amulya Leona, the 19-year student who was arrested for raising ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans is unable to get any legal representation as no lawyer is willing to represent her. Manjula, a lawyer in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court said, “She will not get any representation. Every […]

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Student protesters lathi-charged; atleast 40 arrested

In a separate protest at Gandhi Bhavan, supporters of freedom fighter, Doreswamy, resolved to submit a memorandum against BJP MLA Yatnal. By Shivani Verma, Apoorva GS Bengaluru police have arrested at least 40 students who were a part of a rally that marched to Raj Bhawan to meet the governor. They were part of a […]

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