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'Absolutely illegal' for khap panchayats to stall marriage of two adults: SC
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'Absolutely illegal' for khap panchayats to stall marriage of ...

In a relief to inter-faith or inter-caste couples who often face threat to their lives due to their relationship, the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned any interference by illegal assemblies like khap panchayats into their marriages, terming the intrusions as "absolutely illegal." A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud also laid down guidelines to prevent such interferences and said the norms laid down by it would remain in force till a suitable ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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'The PM will have to answer questions about Nirav Modi'

‘The political atmosphere in Karnataka is in favour of the Congress’ ‘Hindutva is not an issue in Karnataka’ With months to go for the Karnataka assembly elections, the man in the hot seat, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah says he’ll make billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and the Punjab National Bank scam an issue in the upcoming Karnataka elections . In an interview to CNN-News18’s Deepa Balakrishnan, the CM also says that Hindutva is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

BJP leaders are no custodians of temples: Dinesh Gundu Rao

By questioning AICC president Rahul Gandhis visit to temples, the BJP is insulting Hindu religion, said KPCC Working President Dinesh Gundu Rao. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a programme organised to mark the silver jubilee of an amendment to ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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UP BJP MLA calls WB CM Mamata Banerjee 'Surpanakha'

Just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's advice to partymen to refrain from making controversial statements, Surendra Singh, a BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh, targeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calling her 'Surpanakha' while comparing opposition Congress to 'Ravana'.  Surpanakha is the sister of demon king Ravana in Hindu epic 'Ramayana'. The first-time MLA from Bairia, made the controversial remarks against Banerjee while raising questions over the law and order ...
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Muslim rally: Nitish's masterstroke, or miscalculation?

The Deen Bachao, Desh Bachao conference in Patna on April 15 was attended by lakhs of Muslims.Will the electoral dividends from this rally be reaped by Nitish Kumar, the BJP (through Hindu consolidation), by both Nitish and the BJP or will it be reaped more by the anti-BJP forces, asks Mohammad Sajjad. IMAGE: The Deen Bachao, Desh Bachao rally held in Patna's Gandhi Maidan, April 15, 2018. Photograph: PTI Photo One of the most appropriate definitions of communalism in modern India is given to ...
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'Build ramps, not barriers, for Dalits'

'The police will give weightage to the socially strong.''The dominant caste is usually a powerful person, while the scheduled caste is normally powerless.''That is why FIRs are not registered.''Most of these complaints are by very poor people against very rich powerful people.' IMAGE: Dalit children in Bibipur, a village inhabited by Dalits in Muzzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Seema Pant for Rediff.com Paul Divakar, general secretary, National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights, tells ...
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India, Pak must talk to revive ceasefire for peace in Kashmir

In view of the rise in cross-border firing between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) decided to visit some of the affected area and also hold ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

UP: 64 couples participate in mass marriage event

[India], Mar. 09 (ANI): Under the Mukhyamatri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana (mass marriage scheme), 64 couples tied the knot in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. "34 couples belonged to Muslim community while 30 are of Hindu community. They were given a ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Honour killing hearing: SC refuses to take note of Ankit Saxena's case

The Supreme Court, hearing a plea on honour killings, today refused to take note of the recent killing of a photographer by the family members of his girlfriend in Delhi. Twenty-three-year-old Ankit Saxena was stabbed to death by the family members of his ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Kasganj violence: Security forces intensify vigil; 80 arrested

More then 80 persons were arrested while Rapid Action Force and Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel intensified vigil on Sunday in strife-torn Kasganj which continued to be tense on Sunday. Explosives were found during house to house searches following which the state police chief said that the stringent National Security Act would be invoked against the culprits. The Yogi Adityanath government, meanwhile, emphasised that none of the mischief mongers would be spared.   Deputy Chief ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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