SC favours government by announcing committee to mediate: Farmers unions

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday put stay on the contentious three farm laws until further notice and set up a committee comprising experts to facilitate talks between the Union government and farmer unions.  However, farmer leaders bluntly said the court has favoured the government by announcing the committee to mediate and they are not willing to appear before the committee. When Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde Monday expressed disappointment over the government’s mishandling of the consultations with Farmers unions it took everyone by surprise. Everyone cheered and praised…

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Delhi violence : Court casts serious doubts on Police witnesses, gives relief to Mohammad Tahir and Shahrukh

New Delhi:  A Delhi court Tuesday granted bail to seven persons in a case related to the February North-East Delhi anti- Muslim violence   while casting doubts on the credibility of the two police witnesses in the matter. The pre-planned riots claimed 54 lives mostly Muslims and injured over 400 people and properties worth crores were looted and damaged. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav granted the relief to Mohammad Tahir and Shahrukh on furnishing a bail bond in the case of alleged vandalism and torching of a shop by a riotous…

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Arab politics post Qatar-Saudi rapprochement

By Asad Mirza The recent rapprochement between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and other GCC members may have positive fallout on the regional relations and balance of power. With Saudi Arabia and Qatar signing a friendly bond that ended the three-year long economic blockade, which Riyadh had imposed on its tiny Gulf neighbour, regional observers see it as a springboard for achieving a greater regional partnership in which other regional players could be brought in to stabilise the Middle East. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE),…

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Congress runs awareness campaign about fund collection for Ram Mandir

The party put up a photograph of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on its pamphlets and posters in order to indicate that Mr Gandhi had laid the foundation stone of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in 1989. By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: Congress party workers in Bhopal launched an awareness campaign about fund collection for the Ram Mandir that is being built on the site where the Babri Masjid stood till its demolition by Hindu extremists on 6 December 1991. The campaign, led by former minister and incumbent MLA P C…

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British MPs demand inclusion of human rights clauses in trade deals with India

New Delhi: Several British lawmakers on Tuesday flayed the persecution of Muslims, Christian and other minority groups in India. Speaking in the UK parliament, they called on the British government to include human rights clauses in any future trade deal with India. ”True friendship requires not turning a blind eye to each other’s faults and we must protest persecution of minorities in India,” Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh said. Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP Jim Shannon called on the UK government ”to ensure that robust human rights provisions are included in…

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