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Many actors and Bollywood celebrities participate in protests against CAA , NCR

Many from the film fraternity including actors Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub, Farhan Akhtar, Parineeti Chopra, Richa Chadha, veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, filmmakers Reema Kagti, Vishal Bhardwaj and Anurag Kashyap, and Hollywood actor John Cusack expressed solidarity with the students against the police action amid protests against the contentious Act.

Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 clears Rajya Sabha test with 125 votes for, 105 against it

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 with 125 members voting for it and 105 voting against it. The bill seeks to fast-track citizenship to persecuted minorities coming to India from three neighbouring countries - Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan excluding Muslims.

Indefinite curfew in Guwahati, Mobile, internet services cut

Curfew was imposed in Guwahati for an indefinite period and mobile internet services was suspended in 10 districts in Assam as protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) continued to rock the state on a day the legislation was introduced in the Rajya Sabha.

Fadnavis resigns as chief Minister of after 80 hours, dramma ends

 Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis handed over his resignation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday evening, a sharp contrast to the quiet oath ceremony held at Raj Bhavan less than 80 hours earlier that had marked the beginning of his short-lived second term.

Maharashtra: ‘Vulnerable’ democratic institutions fiddled to keep BJP happy

As a student of political science, writing on political whodunits is not easy for this writer. But when the mystery intersects with political institutions and democratic norms, it becomes necessary to separate the comically mysterious from the serious political questions.

Telangana Expatriates Celebrate Bathukama

NAPERVILLE - Chicago Telangana Association (CHITA) celebrated 17th Bathukamma festival in Chicagoland in a very grandeur way. The celebrations were organized on September 28th 2019 in Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. Bathukamma—“Come alive mother goddess”—is Telangana region’s age old festival. Like every year, CHITA has been phenomenal in bringing the community together and facilitating the celebrations. In fact, CHITA is the first organization to coordinate and celebrate Bathukamma in North America.

Ganesh Kar’s Grand NACHA Design Raises The Bar

CHICAGO - At Chhattisgarh NRIs’ maiden US convention, their President Ganesh Kar spread out a grand-plan that weaves them into the most empowered, and a ‘step-ahead-of-others’ community. Addressing the Chhattisgarh expatriates—who had congregated in Chicago under the NACHA-banner—Ganesh Kar termed NACHA as the “parent of all Chhattisgarh associations.” The NACHA has just recently been instituted at the initiative of Ganesh Kar.

Ex-Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah benefited monetarily in encounter cases

Amitabh Thakur, former Superintendent of Police in the CBI, Gandhinagar, and chief investigating officer in the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in November 2005, said then Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah had benefited politically and monetarily from the case.

Statue is of a man who had not wanted to make a claim to be taller

I cannot help but feel depressed when I hear people exclaiming in delight about the height of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue in Gujarat, and worse, at the comparisons with the other tall statues of the world.

Angered by "no" from mother, man rapes one-year-old

 A 20-year-old man, who was arrested for allegedly raping a one-year-old girl and molesting her four-year-old sister in Indore on Friday night, wanted to have a relationship with the girls’ mother and targeted her daughters in revenge after she spurned his advances, police said on Sunday.

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Gauri Lakesh was murder for her "anti-Hindu" views

The charge sheet in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, says the journalist and activist was killed for her ‘anti-Hindu views’.