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JKSA seeks amnesty for Kashmiri students

JKSA seeks amnesty for Kashmiri students

Agra: The Jammu and Kashmir Students Association has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the dropping of sedition charges and FIR against three Kashmiri students booked in Agra for allegedly posting “pro-Pakistan” chats on social media after the T20 World Cup India-Pakistan match on October 24. According to a statement, the Jammu […]

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Mathura lawyer to defend three Kashmiri students charged with sedition

Mathura lawyer to defend three Kashmiri students charged with sedition

Agra: A Mathura lawyer has accepted the brief to represent three Kashmiri students charged with sedition after they allegedly praised Pakistan on WhatsApp after the Indian cricket team’s defeat in a T20 World Cup match in Dubai on October 24. The Mathura lawyer, Madhuvan Dutt Chaturvedi, has come forward despite Agra lawyers deciding not to […]

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Kejriwal leaves meeting as farmers quiz Delhi CM on supporting Article 370 revocation

Kejriwal leaves meeting as farmers quiz Delhi CM on supporting Article 370 revocation

Jalandhar: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal left a meeting with a farmers’ delegation after having been repeatedly asked to clarify his stance on the Union government’s decision to read down Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Kejriwal was on a two-day visit to Punjab during which he visited Mansa […]

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10 Kashmiri students in Punjab assaulted after India lost to Pak in T20 World Cup

10 Kashmiri students in Punjab assaulted after India lost to Pak in T20 World Cup

APSCC urges Punjab govt to act against those who attacked Kashmiri students

Chandigarh: At least 10 students from Kashmir studying in two private educational institutes in Punjab on Monday alleged that they were assaulted, threatened and their hostel rooms vandalised after India lost to Pakistan in a T-20 World Cup cricket match by 10 wickets on Sunday night. One incident was reported in the Bhai Gurdas Institute […]

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Taliban name new Afghan government

Taliban name new Afghan government

London/Kabul:  The Taliban drew from its inner high echelons to fill top posts in Afghanistan’s new government, including an associate of the Islamist militant group’s founder as premier and a wanted man on a U.S. terrorism list as interior minister. World powers have told the Taliban the key to peace and development is an inclusive […]

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Congress puts forth 5 demands, including full statehood for J&K

Congress puts forth 5 demands, including full statehood for J&K

New Delhi: After the Prime Minister’s meet on Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress said that it has put forward five demands including restoration of statehood. Former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad speaking to reporters at his residence said, “We have made five demands including grant of full statehood, conduct of assembly elections to restore […]

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Twitter removes 50 tweets critical of India’s COVID management

Twitter removes 50 tweets critical of India’s COVID management

New Delhi : Twitter has pulled down at least 50 tweets at the behest of the Indian government, criticizing it for the poor handling of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The data available on Lumen database shows that the micro-blogging platform has deleted more than 50 tweets that belonged to people like Revanth Reddy, an MP […]

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No Hajj without two vaccine doses: Hajj Committee of India

No Hajj without two vaccine doses: Hajj Committee of India

Agencies Mumbai: In a major development, the Hajj Committee of India (HCI) has said that no Indian Muslims shall be allowed to go for the annual Hajj pilgrimage unless they have taken the two vaccine doses. The HCI CEO Maqsood Ahmed Khan made the announcement late on Thursday following the latest directives from the Saudi […]

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Guptill leads New Zealand to series win

Guptill leads New Zealand to series win

Wellington: Martin Guptill hit 71 runs as New Zealand cruised to a seven wicket victory over Australia at Wellington Stadium on Sunday to win the nations’ fifth Twenty20 international and secure a 3-2 series win. Guptill hit seven fours and four sixes to amass 71 runs off 46 balls as the New Zealanders bounced back […]

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Editors Guild expresses concern over Centre’s new media ethics code

Editors Guild expresses concern over Centre’s new media ethics code

Says it ‘undermines media freedom’

New Delhi: Nearly a week after the Centre’s notification of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, the Editors Guild of India (EGI) Saturday said these regulations will “fundamentally alter” and put “unreasonable restrictions” over digital media and therefore urged the government to take back these rules. In the name […]