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Feature: Hindutva Group Calls Namaz Room at railway station in Karnataka ‘Threat to National Security’

(The Wire) An unused porters' resting room in Bengaluru's KSR railway station had been used by Muslim workers and patrons to offer namaz for a long time. However, the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has recently taken objection to the practice, calling it "part of a conspiracy".

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Video: ‘If ‘Upper’ Caste People Lived Here, There Would Be Development’

Siroli (Agra, India), February 03 (KMS): In this ground report ahead of the elections in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the situation from Siroli village in Agra is awful where villagers believed that they are being discriminated against just for being Dalits. A number of protesters said that if upper …

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6 journalists killed, 108 attacked, 13 media houses targeted: Journalism in India in 2021

New Delhi, February 03 (KMS): At least 6 journalists were killed, 108 journalists were attacked and 13 media houses were targeted in 2021 while the spotlight on the denial of media freedom continued to be on Jammu and Kashmir where journalists are often summoned to police stations, booked, manhandled and …

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‘For first time, free media in India faces serious existential threat’ 

New Delhi, February 03 (KMS): Prominent senior journalists have flagged that the media in India never faced such a serious danger to its survival as it does today. Speaking at an event to mark the Press Club of India’s 64th  Foundation Day, they claimed attempts are being made to muzzle …

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Delhi High Court seeks Modi govt’s response on PIL seeking total ban on cattle slaughter

New Delhi, February 03 (KMS):  The Delhi High Court has sought Centre’s response on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking “total prohibition” on the slaughter of old bulls and buffaloes. A Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued a notice in the matter and asked the …

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Shri Ram Sena chief makes Islamophobic remarks about Hijab wearing students

Hubballi (Karnataka, India), February 03 (KMS):  Shri Ram Sena Chief Pramod Muthalik’s statement that students fighting for their rights to wear a hijab in the classroom showed their “terrorist mindset” and they should be kicked out of the schools, has triggered a controversy in the Indian state of Karnataka. Muthalik …

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Kerala HC extends stay given to MediaOne TV Channel

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala, India), February 03 (KMS): The High Court in the Indian state of Kerala has extended, till next Monday (February 7), its interim order, staying the Indian government’s decision to cancel the permission to telecast Malayalam TV news channel MediaOne. A bench of Justice N. Nagaresh had on January …

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Nationwide timeline of events on Kashmir Solidarity Day

Islamabad, February 03 (KMS):  The Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed on Feb 5 to express wholehearted support of the Pakistani nation to the just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right to self-determination under United Nations resolutions. It will be a public holiday and preparations are in full …

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Article: Kashmir at the UNGA

Azim M Mian In his first UNGA address of the year 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mentioned five urgent priorities for 2022. Calling it ‘five-alarm global fire’, he pointed out that the Covid-19 pandemic, the climate change crisis, the unequal and corrupt global financial system, lawlessness in cyberspace, and the …

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IIOJK court orders jailed Parra’s medical examination

Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): A special court in Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), has directed the Srinagar Central Jail’s Superintendent to get People’s Democratic Party (PDP), leader, Waheed Parra, examined by a specialist doctor after he was found unconscious in jail. Parra is currently detained under black law, …

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