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Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Once Adityanath became the chief minister, convincing members of the minority community to change their faith was easier, says RSS activist. With Adityanath’s elevation as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh creating a climate of uncertainty among the state’s minorities, activists of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are finding greater success in their programme to persuade […]

Gau Rakshaks Stop Train, Beat Up Railway Staff, Men Transporting Cows In Bhubaneswar Railway Station

Gau Rakshaks Stop Train, Beat Up Railway Staff, Men Transporting Cows In Bhubaneswar Railway Station

In yet another case of mob justice by self-appointed ‘gau rakshaks’ a group of more than 20 people raided the parcel van of the Kochuveli-Guwahati Express in Bhubaneswar railway station alleging cattle smuggling The vigilantes attacked the loco pilot train and his assistant along with two persons who were legally transporting 20 milch cows. The […]

Indian Government Needs To Stop Targetting NGOs That Criticise It, Human Rights Watch Tells United Nations

Indian Government Needs To Stop Targetting NGOs That Criticise It, Human Rights Watch Tells United Nations

Days before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) reviews India’s human rights record, international advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked the UN to “condemn the crackdown on rights” in the country. “United Nations member countries should call on India to stop targeting nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and others who criticize the government or […]

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