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Arrests of BJP activists for Imam’s murder shows how the party is looking to replicate “UP Model” in Kerala

Arrests of BJP activists for Imam’s murder shows how the party is looking to replicate “UP Model” in Kerala

The murder of an Imam in Kasargod and the subsequent arrests of three BJP activists has once again highlighted the growing attempts by the Sangh Parivar to disturb the communal harmony in the region. Riyas Moulavi, a 34-year-old Moulvi who had been teaching at Issathul Islam Madrasa in Choori for nine years, was found murdered […]

China finally agrees to import buffalo meat from India

China finally agrees to import buffalo meat from India

China has finally agreed to remove restrictions on beef export from India. A top official in the Commerce ministry said Beijing, which has sent quality inspection team to India earlier to examine buffalo meat facilities, has cleared 14 abattoirs for importing meat from here. Making China agree for direct import of bovine meat from India has […]

Professor Beaten Up, Arrested, For Questioning Why Shivaji’s Birthday Celebrated Twice A Year

Professor Beaten Up, Arrested, For Questioning Why Shivaji’s Birthday Celebrated Twice A Year

A 38-year-old professor from Maharashtra has been arrested after questioning why Chhatrapati Shivaji’s birthday was celebrated twice a year. A report in Mid-Day says that professor Sunil Waghmare, the head of department of commerce at the KMC college in Raigad, had posted the question on a WhatsApp group which also had teachers on it. Shivaji’s exact date-of-birth […]

Kuldip Nayar journalism awards: First winner Ravish Kumar says journalists ‘have to rise above flattery of establishment’

Kuldip Nayar journalism awards: First winner Ravish Kumar says journalists ‘have to rise above flattery of establishment’

For his contributions in the world of journalism, eminent TV journalist Ravish Kumar on Sunday was honoured with the first Kuldip Nayar journalism award. He was conferred with an award plaque along with a cash amount of Rs 1 lakh. In the event organised by the Gandhi Peace Foundation at the India International Centre, veteran journalist […]

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