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Crowds gather for London pro-Palestinian rally as police brace for clashes

Crowds gather for London pro-Palestinian rally as police brace for clashes

London: Protesters gathered in central London on Saturday ahead of a pro-Palestinian march expected to attract hundreds of thousands of people, with police launching a major operation due to fears of clashes on the day of remembrance for war veterans. The “National March for Palestine”, due to start after 1200 GMT, is the latest in […]

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Delhi LG sanctions prosecution against Arundhati Roy, Sheikh Showkat Hussain in 2010 case

Delhi LG sanctions prosecution against Arundhati Roy, Sheikh Showkat Hussain in 2010 case

New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor, VK Saxena, has granted sanction for the prosecution of author Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain in a case relating to their speeches at a public function in 2010, an official statement by LG office said on Tuesday. “The FIR in the matter was registered vide orders dated November 27, […]

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Gujarat court acquits two Kashmiris in 2006 terrorism case

Gujarat court acquits two Kashmiris in 2006 terrorism case

Srinagar: A court in Gujarat has acquitted two clerics from Baramulla district in north Kashmir in a 2006 terrorism case. The duo was accused of spreading terrorism by receiving training under the Lashkar-e-Toiba to carry out terrorist attacks in Gujarat. Ahmedabad City Additional Sessions Court Judge Prashant Sheth ordered the acquittal of the two clerics […]

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Tribal woman stripped naked, paraded in Rajasthan; 8, including husband, detained

Tribal woman stripped naked, paraded in Rajasthan; 8, including husband, detained

Jaipur: Rajasthan Police have detained eight people, including the husband of a 20-year-old tribal woman, after she was allegedly stripped naked and paraded at a village in Pratapgarh district, officials said on Saturday. After the video of the shocking incident on August 31 went viral on social media Friday night, the police have said that […]

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Delhi HC orders Omar Abdullah to pay ₹1.5 lakh monthly maintenance to estranged wife

Delhi HC orders Omar Abdullah to pay ₹1.5 lakh monthly maintenance to estranged wife

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday ordered former chief minister Omar Abdullah to pay ₹1.5 lakh per month as maintenance to estranged wife Payal Abdullah, the Bar and Bench reported. Justice Subramonium Prasad further directed Abdullah to pay ₹60,000 per month for the education of his son. The order was passed on a […]

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Abrogation of Article 370 fraud on Constitution: Dave to SC

Abrogation of Article 370 fraud on Constitution: Dave to SC

New Delhi: Senior advocate Dushyant Dave on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the exercise of abrogating Article 370 suffers from “fraud” on the Constitution and was done “completely contrary” to the provisions of the Constitution. He emphasized that the exercise of the power by the President or Parliament has to be done under the […]

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CPI(M) demands restoration of democracy, elections in Jammu & Kashmir

CPI(M) demands restoration of democracy, elections in Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] has adopted a resolution urging the immediate restoration of democracy in Jammu & Kashmir and the prompt conduct of assembly elections in the region. This comes as the fourth anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 and the dissolution of the state […]

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England’s Alex Hales retires from international cricket with immediate effect

England’s Alex Hales retires from international cricket with immediate effect

London: England cricketer Alex Hales has announced retirement from international Cricket with immediate effect on Friday. The powerful top-order player represented England in 156 matches across all three international formats — Tests, one-day internationals and T20 internationals. The 34-year-old’s last international appearance came in England’s T20 World Cup final win against Pakistan in November 2022. […]

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Terrorists using dark-net to hide identity, spread radical material: Amit Shah

Terrorists using dark-net to hide identity, spread radical material: Amit Shah

Gurugram: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday raised concern at the two-day G-20 Conference here regarding terrorists using the dark net to hide their identity and spread radical material, while stressing the need to understand the pattern of these activities. The minister also warned of a cyber-attack threat which he said is hovering over […]

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Terror funding case: Delhi HC lists Zahoor Watali plea against charges framed on August 3

Terror funding case: Delhi HC lists Zahoor Watali plea against charges framed on August 3

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday listed for August 3, 2023, Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali’s plea challenging charges framed by the trial court against him in a terror financing case being investigated by National Investigation Agency (NIA). The Division bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Talwant Singh on Tuesday while […]

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