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Indian authorities using laws to stifle freedom of expression: Amnesty 22.2.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The report also speaks about issues like a threat to journalists and killing of Gauri Lankesh
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Mob lynches 2 men accused of raping, killing minor 20.2.2018 General News
A mob barged into a police station, dragged out two men accused of raping and killing a minor and then lynched him on the streets in a town in Arunachal Pradesh's Lohit district, police said today. The two had been arrested for the alleged rape and murder of a five-year-old girl at Namgo village in the district, the police said. The mob yesterday overpowered the police personnel at the Tezu police station and pulled the two accused -- Sanjay Sobar and Jagdish Lohar of Assam -- out of the lockup. The crowd then stripped the men, dragged them through the streets and beat them to death, the police said. Chief Minister Pema Khandu has ordered a police inquiry and also a magisterial probe into the incident. The body of the girl, who had been missing since February 12, was found near a tea garden, a few kilometres from the village, on Sunday. The police claimed the two accused had confessed to the crime. Three policemen including the in-charge of the Tezu station and a woman sub- inspector .
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Olivia Wilde set to make directorial debut 17.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Actress Olivia Wilde will make her directorial debut with "Booksmart", which will feature Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein.
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Rajasthan lynching: SC asks CBI to seek instruction on widow's plea 16.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the CBI to seek instructions from the Central government on conducting a probe and providing adequate compensation to the widow of a Muslim labourer, who was hacked and burnt alive in Rajasthan last year.
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A Matter of Trust, Not Honour 14.2.2018 The Wire

The most beautiful possibility between Hindus and Muslims lies in their men and women falling in love with each other.

The post A Matter of Trust, Not Honour appeared first on The Wire.

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Script gone awry 13.2.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
The political content of the protests around the film Padmaavat cannot be ruled out in a State where caste leaders pick issues that stoke communal sentiments rather than problems that affectpeople’s lives. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Valentine's Day vandalism and the political economy of policing in India 13.2.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Another Valentine's day is upon us and young men and women across India will risk head shavings, face blackening, public thrashings and forcibly solemnised marriages
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Valentine’s Day Vandalism and the Political Economy of Policing in India 12.2.2018 The Wire

India’s police leaders and policy makers need to understand how acts of vandalism on Valentine’s day are a reflection of what is fundamentally wrong with our police today.

The post Valentine’s Day Vandalism and the Political Economy of Policing in India appeared first on The Wire.

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Golechha Global Finance to announce Quarterly Result 9.2.2018 General News
On 13 February 2018
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Aasia Bibi family appeals for early hearing of her case 8.2.2018 General News
The family of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan has appealed to the Supreme Court to hold an early hearing as she been on the death row since 2010. Aasia Bibi, 51, has been on the death row since November 2010 after being convicted of committing blasphemy. In 2014, the Lahore High Court upheld her death sentence. She challenged it in the Supreme Court which stayed the execution in July 2015. Since then no progress has been made in the case and Aasia is languishing in jail. Her case gained prominence after the then Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer pleaded for her retrial and was subsequently murdered by his police guard, Mumtaz Qadri, in January 2011. Aasia's family, including her husband and two daughters, along with her lawyer Saiful Malook yesterday visited the Supreme Court. They met Additional Registrar (Judicial) and asked for a meeting with Chief Justice Saqib Nisar so that they could request him to fix an early date for hearing, The Express ...
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Ramgarh ke Sholay: It’s BJP vs BJP over Alwar hotspot 8.2.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Gyan Dev Ahuja, BJP MLA from Ramgarh in Alwar, on Wednesday trained his guns on the home minister while expressing concern over deteriorating law and order situation in his home district. During question hour, he demanded that home minister Gulab Chand Kataria should order a probe against the Alwar SP, who Ahuja also accused of indulging in corruption.   Ahuja said he had apprised home minister and top officials of state police of the misconduct by the SP, but no action was taken. He did not named the SP.  In reply, Kataria said he himself had seen improvement in the law and order situation in Alwar. But Ahuja repeatedly questioned him on the issue of ordering a probe against Alwar SP. Kataria responded by assuring the House that the government would not spare anyone found guilty. But no one could be held guilty on the basis of allegations alone, said Kataria. For ordering a probe against the officer, written and detailed information was required. Incidentally Alwar is the district where Pehlu Khan was ...
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Govt urges, Swamy withdraws cow slaughter ban bill in RS 2.2.2018 General News
A contentious bill to ban cow slaughter and ensure stabilisation of the population of the Indian breed of bovines was today withdrawn by BJP member Subramanian Swamy in the Rajya Sabha, after the government urged him to do so. While withdrawing his Cow Protection Bill 2017 during the private members' business, Swamy said he would like the government to put a voluntary cess to ensure that the cows are looked after they cease to give milk. During a 2-hour discussion on the bill, the Upper House witnessed heated exchanges when members of the Opposition objected to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal standing up and saying that such an important issue was being "made fun of", after Samajwadi Party member Javed Ali Khan spoke on it. Khan said cow should be immediately declared the national animal and provisions made whereby the government is held responsible for rearing and nourishment of cows. He also said India must end its diplomatic ties with countries which trade in ...
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Armed criminals barge into UP jail to kill SP; bid foiled 1.2.2018 General News
Over a dozen armed criminals forcefully entered the Bhondsi jail here early today in a bid to kill the superintendent of police over the latter's cracking down on criminal activities in the area, police said. The incident took place at around 2.30 am when the accused, including a woman, came in three vehicles and tried to enter the jail's inner campus on the pretext of an urgent meet with Jai Kishan Chillar, the superintendent of police (prison). A CRPF personnel advised them to talk to Chillar over phone, but the accused said they forgot to carry their mobile phones. Suspecting their behaviour, the warden asked them to come next day as Chillar was sleeping. The accused then offered bribe to enter the jail. When the permission was not granted, they pulled out their pistols and forced him to remove the barricades. The jail warden, however, swiftly alerted other security officers through intercom, which made the criminals escape from the spot in their SUVs, a police ...
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Will perform 'jauhar' if Padmaavat releases: Jauhar Kshatriya Manch 18.1.2018 General News
Women from the Jauhar Kshatriya Manch here have threatened to perform "jauhar" or mass self-immolation on January 24 upon the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmaavat'.Equating Bhansali to Sultan Alauddin Khilji, a member of this committee said this was their "last resort" to protect their heritage and dignity of Rani Padmini."We have been protesting against the release of this film ever since we came to know of it. However, the government did not pay heed to our demands and decided to favour Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Hence, we have decided that some women will perform Jauhar on January 24. We are not afraid of death," the head of the committee told ANI.Meanwhile, another member of the committee argued that banning the film was not an unreasonable demand, and cited the example of Kamal Haasan's flick Vishwaroopam."If Kamal Haasan's film can be banned, why not Padmaavat? It is not just about changing the name; the facts have been tampered with. We have very high ...
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‘There is a misconception about triple talaq’ 17.1.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
Interview with the women’s rights activist Flavia Agnes. By ANUPAMA KATAKAM
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Deneuve apologises to sex abuse victims but stands by letter 16.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Veteran French actor Catherine Deneuve has apologised to the victims of sex abuse after she signed a letter denouncing the MeToo movement and claiming that it unfairly punishes men for flirting "insistently or clumsily". The actor had denounced the #MeToo movement and its French equivalent, #Balancetonporc (Call out your pig), in a letter, signed by over 100 French actors. The letter said the movements have created a totalitarian climate by publicly prosecuting private experiences. In a personal statement, published in newspaper Liberation, Deneuve apologised to victims of "odious acts" but stood by the statement while distancing herself from a number of other female signatories. "I am a free woman and I will remain so. I greet fraternally all the victims of odious acts that may have felt aggrieved by this forum published in the World, it is to them and to them alone that I apologise," Deneuve wrote in the new letter. Deneuve said she signed the statement because she is opposed to the "media lynching" of ...
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Deneuve apologises to sex abuse victims but stands by letter 16.1.2018 General News
Veteran French actor Catherine Deneuve has apologised to the victims of sex abuse after she signed a letter denouncing the MeToo movement and claiming that it unfairly punishes men for flirting "insistently or clumsily". The actor had denounced the #MeToo movement and its French equivalent, #Balancetonporc (Call out your pig), in a letter, signed by over 100 French actors. The letter said the movements have created a totalitarian climate by publicly prosecuting private experiences. In a personal statement, published in newspaper Liberation, Deneuve apologised to victims of "odious acts" but stood by the statement while distancing herself from a number of other female signatories. "I am a free woman and I will remain so. I greet fraternally all the victims of odious acts that may have felt aggrieved by this forum published in the World, it is to them and to them alone that I apologise," Deneuve wrote in the new letter. Deneuve said she signed the statement because she is
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Kshatriya women threaten 'jauhar' if 'Padmaavat' release not stopped 13.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
In a new twist to the ongoing controversy over release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie "Padmaavat", female members of Kshatriya community in Chittorgarh on Saturday threatened to perform "jauhar" (self-immolation) if the screening of the film is not stopped by the government.
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Watch Out for Rahul Gandhi in 2018 13.1.2018 Rediff: Columns
'Gandhi and the party he leads must remember that picking holes in the BJP's story won't go far.'
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Goa Police asks state govt to ban 'Padmavat' in peak tourist season 10.1.2018 General News
The Goa Police have written a letter to the state government asking to ban the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', now titled 'Padmavat', in the state during peak tourist season.As per intelligence reports, the police asked to bar the film's screening during the tourist season as it would put pressure on them.Earlier, a women-wing of BJP's Goa unit demanded a complete ban on the film stating that a tourism-oriented state like Goa cannot afford law and order issues.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had also said they would "look into" their demand citing Goa could not afford law and order issues in the tourist season.'Padmavat' will hit the big screen on January 25.The movie, based on the legend of Hindu Rajput queen Rani Padmini, has been facing protests from various groups, particularly Shri Rajput Karni Sena, for allegedly tampering with historical facts.The CBFC suggested few modifications in the controversial movie, which included changing of the film's title, in ...
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