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Muslim boy jailed in UP for Facebook post shows why Section 66A must never come back

It’s hardly a coincidence that we are hearing and reading reports of an 18-year-old Muslim boy, Zakir Ali Tyagi, being locked up in an Uttar Pradesh jail for 42 days because of a few “galat” Facebook posts, and the imminent ...

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Grumeet Ram Rahim’s aides threaten mass conversions to Islam, say Dera chief was jailed since he is Hindu

Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson caught encouraging Dera followers to convert to Islam. The Hindu Right Wing organizations slam Dera chief for misusing religion to hide wrongdoings. In a bid to divert attention from the charges of ‘mass rapes’ that have ...

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Jailed 21 times in 23 years, he is now a star performer at Tihar

NEW DELHI: On Independence Day, Tihar Jail inmates watched a theatrical performance about drug abuse. Many in the audience knew the main actor, Akram, and the fact that he was putting up the play was an inspiration. Akram was, till a couple of years ago, more ...

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After June 15, power thieves in UP to be jailed for 5 years

AGRA: The amnesty programme of the UP government against power thieves ends on June 15. The state administration has decided that anyone caught stealing electricity after that will face a jail term of up to five years. If caught for ...

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