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2002 Gujarat riots case: SC to hear plea against clean chit to PM Modi on Nov. 19 National Herald

The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of Gujarat The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of…

Top Court To Hear Zakia Jafri Plea Against PM In Gujarat Riots On Monday NDTV

Zakia Jafri is the widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was among the 69 people massacred at Gulbarg Society in Ahmedabad during the Gujarat riots. NEW DELHI: 2002 Gujarat riots victim Zakia Jafri’s petition challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday. The…

सीतामढ़ी दंगों के पीछे साज़िश बिहार के सीतामढ़ी में भड़के दंगो पर एक विस्तृत जांच रिपोर्ट

बिहार में सांप्रदायिक तनाव लगातार बढ़ रहे हैं। हाल ही में सीतामढ़ी के मधुबन गाँव में दुर्गा विसर्जन को लेकर भड़की हिंसा ने पूरे जिले में भय का माहौल पैदा कर दिया। इस हिंसा को अख़बार और मीडिया ने दो गुटों में विसर्जन को लेकर झड़प बताया, पर जब ऑल इंडिया मुस्लिम बेदारी कारवां की…

“Genocidal intent” in Human Rights violations committed against Rohingya in Myanmar: UN UN Fact-Finding Mission raises serious allegations against Myanmar authorities

Days after the first anniversary of a bloody crackdown by Myanmar security forces that forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the United Nations released an in-depth report outlining the vast scale of human rights violations in the country. It is a damning indictment of the actions of the Myanmar authorities, even as…

Hate Watch: CJP files complaint over hate-filled speeches at Dharm Sansad Seeks action against statements inciting violence, disharmony

A recent religious conclave, or Dharm Sansad, held in July, became a platform for multiple individuals to deliver hate-filled speeches inciting violence against sections of Indians, particularly those from marginalised communities. CJP took note of this event, where a whole host of measures ostensibly to protect Hindu culture in India were proposed. Multiple controversial matters…

Does India’s Far-Right Government Officially Approve of Lynching As a Political Tool? Alternet

Most of the victims are Muslim. Most Americans, one hopes, would today feel deeply ashamed and embarrassed by a dark chapter in their history. Perhaps even a white supremacist might today flinch at the mention of the word lynch. It’s what the White Man frequently did to the Black Man in “the land of the…

Shades of Saffron Politics of Polarisation in Coastal Karnataka

Mangalore has always stood for modernity, enterprise and a liberal way of life. But in the last three decades, post the Babri Masjid demolition, there has been continuous targeting on minorities by the right wing. Mangalore is one of the best examples of Sangh Parivar’s communal polarisation politics. They have made Dakshina Kannada a violent,…

Muzaffarnagar riots: UP govt to challenge 39 acquittals in HC

Feb 22 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Ishita Bhatia Meerut: After uproar over the recent acquittal of 39 ac cused in the 2013 Muzaffara nagar riots cases, the UP gov ernment has said it will chal lenge the verdict in the Alla habad high court. District magistrates of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli said they…

Muzaffarnagar riots case: VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi surrenders in court

The court had issued a fresh warrant against her after she failed to appear before it on January 23 despite an earlier warrant that directed her to appear in connection with the same case on December 18. By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Updated: February 18, 2016 5:18 pm VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi on Thursday surrendered…

Muzaffarnagar case: Families of boy, woman killed in 2013 riots turn hostile

While Muslim leaders blamed poor police investigation for the acquittals, Rana said that the families of the two victims turned hostile during the trial. And for reasons they don’t explain, the families no longer wish to pursue the case. Written by Manish Sahu , Kaunain Sheriff M | Lucknow/muzaffarnagar | Published:February 10, 2016 3:05 am…

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