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₹ 50,000 Fine As Supreme Court Dismisses "Frivolous" Petition On Quran

April 12, 2021
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A petition asking for some verses to be removed from the Quran was dismissed today by the Supreme Court, which also fined the petitioner ₹ 50,000 for filing a "frivolous" request. Petitioner Sayed Wasim Rizvi, a former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman, had called for removing 26 verses in the Quran that he said | Read more|

₹ 50,000 Fine As Supreme Court Dismisses "Frivolous" Petition On Quran

April 12, 2021
Newsdesk

A petition asking for some verses to be removed from the Quran was dismissed today by the Supreme Court, which also fined the petitioner ₹ 50,000 for filing a "frivolous" request. Petitioner Sayed Wasim Rizvi, a former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman, had called for removing 26 verses in the Quran that he said | Read more|

₹ 50,000 Fine As Supreme Court Dismisses "Frivolous" Petition On Quran

April 12, 2021
Newsdesk

A petition asking for some verses to be removed from the Quran was dismissed today by the Supreme Court, which also fined the petitioner ₹ 50,000 for filing a "frivolous" request. Petitioner Sayed Wasim Rizvi, a former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman, had called for removing 26 verses in the Quran that he said | Read more|

Clashes At Farmers' Protest Site After Group Barges In, Cop Injured

January 29, 2021
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A group of around 200 people, threw stones and vandalised tents erected by farmers at the Delhi-Haryana border in Singhu, the epicenter of farmers' protests since over two months. A police official was injured in the violence. The sudden violence this afternoon at the protest site, which has been tense since the Republ | Read more|

Delhi-Jaipur Highway Shut As Farmers Begin March

December 13, 2020
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Farmers agitating against the centre's farm laws began a tractor march from Shahjahanpur on the Rajasthan-Haryana border Sunday morning, in efforts to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway and intensify protests that began in September, and have included previous attempts to occupy highways and last week's "Bharat bandh". A h | Read more|

Farmers sit-in at Noida-Delhi border, key route to Delhi closed for vehicles

December 2, 2020
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Farmers protesting against the new farm laws continued their sit-in at the Noida-Delhi border for the second day on Wednesday, leading to closure of a key route that connects Uttar Pradesh with the national capital. The Noida Traffic Police has advised commuters travelling to Delhi to avoid using the Chilla route and i | Read more|

Border Clashes Fueling Larger Conflict Can't Be Discounted: General Rawat

November 6, 2020
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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat warned today that a "larger conflict" with China cannot be ruled out amid border confrontations and unprovoked military actions. General Rawat also said China and Pakistan acting in collusion meant an omnipresent danger of regional instability with potential for escalation. | Read more|

India Buys Winter Gear From US On "Urgent Basis" Amid China Row: Report

October 19, 2020
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India has bought high altitude warfare kits from the U.S. on an urgent basis, officials with the knowledge of the matter said, a sign that the country is preparing for an extended winter deployment after talks to ease tensions along its border with China stalled. The Indian Army used an agreement which allows the two m | Read more|

BSF kills 5 intruders along India-Pak IB in Punjab

August 22, 2020
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The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior BSF officer said. This is the highest number of intruders killed in a single incident along the over 3,300 km-long border with Pakistan in more than a decade, officials said. | Read more|

Pakistani troops fire at border posts along LoC

August 10, 2020
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Pakistani troops opened fire on forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday in violation of a ceasefire agreement, a defence spokesman said. | Read more|