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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 […]

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 […]