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G-20 event in disputed Kashmir will be futile, misleading exercise, says Farooq Rehmani

Islamabad, June 28(KMS): Ex-Convener of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter، Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has appealed to the G-20 countries to read real intentions of India in her motive to call G-20 summit in the occupied territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement …

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Police on alert in Rajasthan’s Udaipur following tailor’s murder

Jaipur, June 28 (KMS): Police in Udaipur city of the Indian state of Rajasthan are on alert following the murder of a tailor in Maldas area. Shops have been shut, the police are on alert and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed for peace. Calling the situation “painful” and “shameful”, …

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31% of Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report

New Delhi, June 28 (KMS): About 31 per cent of sitting Rajya Sabha MPs have declared criminal cases against them while the average assets of the Upper House members are Rs 79.54 crore, says a report released by ADR-National Election Watch. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch …

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VHP, BJP, Bajran Dal leaders behind 2002 Gujarat riots, says ex VC

Ahmadabad, June 28 (KMS): Indian businessman and former Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Zafar Sareshwala, has said that leaders of Hindutva parties were behind the 2002 Gujarat riots. Speaking exclusively to media in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, he said Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia, Bajrang Dal’s Babu Bajrangi, …

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Two non-Kashmiri labourers, teenage boy die in IIOJK incidents

Srinagar, June 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two non-Kashmiri labourers died after falling off a roof of cold store in Pulwama district. The labourers were identified as Ladau Kumar (18) and Jugal Kumar (25) fell off the roof of cold store in Lassipora area of the …

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‘Decide within 1 week’: Indian SC to IIOJK High Court on plea of man seeking to perform last rites of son

Srinagar, June 28 (KMS): The Supreme Court of India has asked the high court in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) to take a decision, within one week, on a father’s plea to perform last rites of his son who was killed in “Hyderpora encounter” in Srinagar in November …

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Article: Teesta Setalvad Arrest: Zakia Jafri’s Case is reminder of how the guilty of Gujarat subverted law

(The Wire) Twenty years after an estimated 300 incidents racked Gujarat, Zakia Jafri's case was again heard before the Supreme Court on June 24. However, this time there were consequences leading to the arrest of Teesta Setalvad.

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Protest in Delhi against arrest of Teesta Setalvad, voice of victims of Gujarat massacre

New Delhi, June 28 (KMS): Students, teachers, activists and civil society members staged a protest in New Delhi against the arrest of Teesta Setalvad by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad, calling it a “pre-planned conspiracy” and an attempt to “silence” other activists. Teesta Setalvad is an Indian civil rights activist and …

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Targeting human rights activists unacceptable, Amnesty on Teesta Setalvad’s arrest

New Delhi, June 28 (KMS): Prominent human rights group Amnesty International has strongly condemned the arrest of human rights activist Teesta Setalvad by the Gujarat Police. It called Indian authorities to release her with immediate effect. Detention of prominent human rights activist @TeestaSetalvad by the Indian authorities is a direct …

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Article: Hindu nationalists write school textbooks; Increasing presence of RSS at curriculum committee

Farha Shareef V and Hiba V The Indian Express led investigation revealed that individuals involved in the restructuring of the National Curriculum Framework for schools have direct links with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the paramilitary volunteer organisation of Hindu nationalists. At least 24 members are with RSS links and some of …

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