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Day January 25, 2020

Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji actress Sejal Sharma found hanging; left behind a suicide note

A television actor Sejal Sharma was found hanging in her flat at Mira Road on Friday. She left behind a suicide note. The Kashimira police has registered a case of accidental death. Two of her friends, including a room mate who were… Continue Reading →

Fisherwomen from a Tamil Nadu town use food to fight Adani’s port expansion

Pulicat’s fisherfolk are fighting against Adani group’s port expansion, which will convert 1145 hectares of land and seawater to industrial real estate, possibly erasing close to 50 villages. NEWS ENVIRONMENT  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020 – 19:31Sreedevi Jayarajan Uma peers into the iron… Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh’s Police Mitr: A militia in the guise of community policing?

SAGAR25 January 2020 On 20 December 2019, amid protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the Uttar Pradesh police shot at 12 people in Kanpur. Three of them later died at a hospital. The police also cracked down on protestors—vandalising homes and… Continue Reading →

The Economist – ‘Modi’s sectarianism eroding India’s secular democracy’

RISING INTOLERANCE IN INDIA INVITES GLOBAL CRITICISM The Economist criticises PM’s ‘divisive and discriminatory’ policies like the CAA, NRC that ‘imperil the idea of India as the world’s largest democracy’ #NEW DELHI Days after India fell10 places on the global… Continue Reading →

NIA takes over Bhima-Koregaon probe

Case taken away from the police after Pawar wrote to Uddhav seeking SIT probe into arrests of writers, activists The 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence case has been taken away from the Pune Police and handed over to the National Investigation Agency… Continue Reading →

To protest Hindu Rash­tra agenda, Pun­jab Bandh on Jan­u­ary 25

Pos­ing a di­rect chal­lenge to the ra­bidly com­mu­nal right-wing ide­o­logue Rashtriya Swayam Se­wak agenda of turn­ing In­dia into a Hindu coun­try, sys­tem­at­i­cally be­ing pur­sued by the pre­sent Naren­dra Modi-led Bhar­tiya Janata Party gov­ern­ment, two Sikh po­lit­i­cal par­ties -Dal Khalsa and… Continue Reading →

Slumdog Millionaire star back in slums

The rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Azhar After falling on hard times, Azharuddin Ismail, who played a young Salim in Slumdog Millionaire, sold off the flat he was given by the Jai Ho Trust to move into a 10X10 ft room |… Continue Reading →

Soon, bill to link voter card with Aadhaar?

New Delhi: The law ministry is working on giving shape to an EC proposal to link voter ID with Aadhaar number through an amendment in the Aadhaar Act as well as Representation of the People Act. In a communication sent… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC questions Centre on selection process as critical films are left out

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Friday called for records pertaining to the selection process of three documentaries at the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) after a petition alleged that the three were rejected as they are critical of the… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – Farmer suicides in state rise first time in 4 years

Priyanka.Kakodkar# Mumbai: Farmer suicides in Maharashtra have risen for the first time in four years. The state recorded 2,808 cases in 2019, as per revenue department data, higher by 47 than in 2018. The rise is significant because since 2015,… Continue Reading →

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