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Huge Karnataka Protests Ahead Of Court Hearing On Hijab

February 8, 2022
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A massive crowd of students, one group in the hijab and another wearing saffron scarves, protested at a college in Karnataka this morning in a snowballing confrontation just before a High Court hearing on hijab restrictions on campus. | Read more|

Another Attack At Farmers' Protest Site, 1 'Nihang' Member Arrested

October 22, 2021
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Days after a group of Nihang Sikhs brutally killed a daily wage labourer at the farmers' protest site near the Delhi-Haryana border for allegedly desecrating the Sikh holy book, another man has been attacked at the Singhu protest site. A man from the Nihang community has been arrested. | Read more|

"Right To Protest Cannot Be Anytime, Everywhere": Supreme Court

February 13, 2021
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The right to protest and express dissent comes with certain duties and cannot be held "anytime and everywhere", the Supreme Court said in an order, dismissing a review petition on the anti-citizenship law protests held in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh in 2019. Twelve activists had filed a review petition on the last year ruling | Read more|

Day after, Trudeau office says he spoke to Modi on ‘recent protests’

February 12, 2021
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that he held a “good discussion” with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on many important issues, including on the “two nations’ commitment to democratic principles, recent protests, and the importance of resolving issues through dialogue”, a statement from t | Read more|

Peaceful Protests, Internet Access Democracy's Hallmark: US On Farm Row

February 4, 2021
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Unhindered access to information, including the Internet, and peaceful protests are a hallmark of a thriving democracy, the US said on Wednesday in comments on the farmer protests that also backed "steps that can improve the efficiency of India's markets". The US State Department made the remarks to questions on the fa | Read more|