Shivpal-Owaisi pact likely to take place in Uttar Pradesh

Shivpal Yadav had a long meeting with All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi in Azamgarh on Saturday. LUCKNOW — Even as Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav dilly-dallies over his pact with his estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL), the latter is wasting no time in making new friends in politics. Shivpal Yadav had a long meeting with All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi in Azamgarh on Saturday. The occasion was a wedding in the family of AIMIM Uttar Pradesh chief Shaukat Ali and both…

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Puducherry CM resigns as Cong-led govt falls ahead of floor test

“What is happening in Puducherry now is political prostitution. But the truth will prevail,” Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy said. PUDUCHERRY — Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Monday resigned after his Congress-led government collapsed just before facing the floor test in the Assembly. After the dramatic walkout by Narayanasamy and his MLAs, Speaker V. P. Sivakozhundu announced that the government has lost its majority. Narayanasamy later submitted his resignation to in-charge Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundarrajan. “We have submitted the resignation to the Lieutenant Governor. It is now for the Lieutenant Governor…

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Over 400 academics, activists call for release of Disha Ravi, Nodeep Kaur, others

”Indeed, students and young activists, especially from minority communities, have been facing persecution by the Central Government for a long time now, simply because they chose to speak up as conscientious citizens of this country,” reads the statement By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: In a joint statement, more than 400 academics, and activists have said that the arrests of environmental activist Disha Ravi, labour rights and anti-caste activist Nodeep Kaur and others are the Narendra Modi government’s tactics of repression. ”Various Indian law enforcement agencies and state governments have sought…

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Japanese companies mull to cut ties with China over persecution of Uighur Muslims

Global pressure on Uighurs’ forced labor yields results as Toshiba to terminate links with Chinese partner by year’s end Ankara: At least 12 major Japanese companies are mulling to cut their business ties with Chinese firms as the global pressure over allegations of forced labor involving ethnic Uighurs is yielding results. A Kyodo News investigation found that several companies in Japan are mulling to end their business relations with Chinese companies over the issue, while at least 12 major companies are “ceasing business deals.” China is accused of persecuting ethnic Uighurs,…

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Delhi HC grants bail to three Muslim men in Delhi pogrom case, says hard to believe police theory

New Delhi: ”It is hard to believe that a communal riot can be used to cause death of person of their own community,” the Delhi High Court observed while granting bail to three Muslim men accused of killing Shahid Alam during the Delhi pogrom in February 2020. Justice Suresh Kumar Kait granted bail to Junaid, Chand Mohd. and Irshad vide a common order. The Delhi High Court said, “There is no evidence whatsoever, either direct or circumstantial, or forensic against these three people who were accused of killing one Shahid during…

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