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"Laws Won't Help": Nitish Kumar Counters BJP's Population Control Push -Manish Kumar According to Nitish Kumar, it was a "Eureka moment" for his government when data showed that the more educated the women of the family, the lesser the fertility rate. Patna: As BJP-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh and Assam push laws to control population, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bihar ally Nitish Kumar has once again publicly voiced his strong disagreement. "States can do whatever they want. But I clearly believe that it is...

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What Indians think about religion and religious differences, in five charts -Rukmini S The coexistence of people of multiple faiths, often in close proximity, is often seen as one of the successes of modern India. A new report shows that deep suspicion and even antipathy underlies this coexistence. Indians profess respect for all religions but want to live their own lives among co-religionists, a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Centre shows. A majority across religions believe that stopping inter-religious marriage should be...

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Sedition Cases Against People Seeking Help Is Curtailment Of Freedom Of Speech: Former SC Judge

-Outlook India Justice Madan B Lokur cited a recent incident in UP involving a man who tweeted for help-seeking oxygen for his 88-year-old grandfather and the Amethi police booked him. Former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur on Friday said that sedition cases against people seeking help during the pandemic, and blocking of news and social media channels reporting failure of authorities, is curtailment of freedom of speech and expression. Speaking at...

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The fight over the Matua vote bank in West Bengal overshadows the sect’s anti-caste roots -Dipanjan Sinha

-The Hindu The Matuas became a significant political entity after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2003, came into being On a sultry April day, Thakurnagar, the holy site of Matuas in the Bongaon sub-division of West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district bordering Bangladesh, sizzles with banners of rival political parties asking for votes. As if indifferent to the ongoing political tension and the pandemic threat, a boisterous religious rally makes its way through...

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The Rule of Law is indeed backsliding in India, says Justice Madan B Lokur

-Press release by Common Cause dated 19th April, 2021 New Delhi: There are silences and gaps in the law that the questionable elements in the police take advantage of and undermine the rule of law, said Justice Madan B Lokur, former Justice of the Supreme Court of India. Delivering the Keynote Address on ‘Is the Rule of Law Backsliding in India?’ at the launch of the Status of Policing in India Report...

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