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Feature: J&K Police affidavit shows Army made contradictory claim on Hyderpora ‘encounter’ intelligence

(The Wire) In a tweet, the Army’s Srinagar-based 15 Corps had claimed that the joint operation was carried out on intelligence inputs of J&K Police. Police say it was the Army’s 2nd Rashtriya Rifles which gave intelligence inputs.

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Article: Yogi’s report card: Five years of crumbling health infrastructure

Arshi Qureshi According to the fourth edition of the Niti Aayog’s State Health Index (2019-20), Uttar Pradesh ranked first out of 19 large states, with year-on-year incremental performance in health outcomes and overall status. In December 2021 – Rajiv Kumar, the chairman of the NITI Aayog, congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief …

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Feature: Sharjeel Imam completes two years in prison

Maktoob Media  28 January 2022 marks the two years of incarceration of Sharjeel Imam, a research student at Jawaharlal Nehru University and one of the country’s rights defenders who were targeted by the Hindu nationalist BJP government for their disagreements and dissents. In January 2020, during the historic agitation against …

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Article: Kashmir policy to counter Indian atrocities in IIOJK

Dr Muhammad Khan Kashmir, not the Kashmiris, is what India wants in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). At the time of operationalization of its Constitution in January 1950, India tried to entice Kashmiris of IIOJK through Article 370 (a special status), later reinforced through Article 35-A in 1954. …

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Article: Inside India’s Clubhouse of Islamophobia

Mohammad Asif Khan Clubhouse started as an app for social interaction through live audio, but now it’s a breeding ground for communal hatred and Islamophobia in India. The Clubhouse app gives Hindutva factions an open platform to spread hatred against minorities, particularly Muslims. Popular Clubhouse groups such as “Hind Hindu …

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Feature: 90 days in jail, for cheering cricket

Bhat Yasir After the Indian cricket team lost in the T20 World Cup match to Pakistan last October,  three Kashmiri students in Agra Showket, Arsheed Yusuf, and Iniyat Altaf were accused of celebrating the win of the Pakistan cricket team, following with the three were suspended by college authorities. After …

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Article: America’s simmering Hindutva extremism problem

CJ Werleman       The Biden administration, whether aware or not, is aiding and abetting the reach and influence of Hindu nationalist groups through associated charity organisations. After nearly a full month of domestic and international pressure, Yati Narsinghanand, one of the Hindu extremists who organised an event in Haridwar, India, that …

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