Farmers’ protests Unite Muslims, Jats, Gujjars in Western Uttar Pradesh

Both communities have always shaped the politics of western UP. Together, we can solve our problems and create a vast vote base,” said Mehru Zaman, a local lawyer MUZAFFARNAGAR — The communal divide that was created in the Muzaffarnagar riots in 2013, is now filling up with the ongoing farmers’ agitation. Muslims, along with Jats and Gujjars, are slowly wiping off differences and joining hands for the ongoing farmers’ agitation. “The communal differences are now history. Farming is our profession and the problems we are facing, do not differentiate between communities.…

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Custodial death not acceptable, is crime against society: Supreme Court

When the protector of people and society himself, instead of protecting the people adopts brutality and inhumanly, beat the person who comes to the police station, it is a matter of great public concern,” said the apex court. NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court on Thursday said that death due to custodial violence is abhorrent and not acceptable in a civilised society. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and Ajay Rastogi said: “The custodial violence on the deceased which led to the death is abhorrent and not acceptable in the civilised…

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