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Law will take its course: Siddaramaiah on Amnesty International India row

Updated: Aug 16, 2016 15:57 IST      
Law will take its course: Siddaramaiah on Amnesty International India row

Bengaluru (Karnataka), Aug 16 (ANI): After a sedition case was registered against Amnesty International India, in connection with the alleged raising of independence slogans by pro-freedom Kashmiris, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state police is probing the case.

"The FIR has been registered. The police officials are probing the case. After the investigation, law will take its own course," said Siddaramaiah

Meanwhile, reacting to the First Information Report (FIR) filed by the ABVP group, Amnesty International India' said, that the allegations mentioned in the complaint are without substance and that it is an attempt to prevent the families of victims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir from having their stories heard. And at the same time, the authorities are also stopping civil society organisations from enabling these families to exercise their constitutional right to justice.

"Amnesty International India's vision is for every person in India to enjoy the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, other international human rights standards, and the Constitution of India. We are independent of any political, economic or ideological interests," said a statement from Amnesty International.

According to reports, The FIR has been registered under IPC sections- 142 (being member of an unlawful assembly), 143 (whoever is a member of an unlawful assembly), 147 (rioting), 124A (sedition), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony).

The event was organised by Amnesty International India at United Theological College. (ANI)

Chhota Rajan's sharp shooter Khan Mubarak arrested

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 15:55 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jul 22 (ANI): Khan Mubarak, sharp shooter of underworld don Chhota Rajan, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force on Saturday in Lucknow.

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Raman Singh rubbishes assault charges against security forces

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 15:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday rubbished rape charges framed against security force personnel by locals, but said they will be probed of verified.

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Rajya Sabha MP Tulsi bats for Centre on Army's ammunition

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 15:42 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament and senior advocate KTS Tulsi on Saturday termed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the state of ammunition in the Indian Army as concerning and said the Union government is taking all necessary measures.

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Rahul sure shot route to 'Congress Mukt Bharat', says BJP

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 15:13 IST     

New Delhi [India] July 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on launched scathing attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and said he is the sure shot route to Congress Mukt Bharat (Congress Free India).

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Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday rebuked National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's remarks on Kashmir issue and said that the situation in Kashmir Valley would be same as Syria and Afghanistan if America starts intervening.

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Inauguration of 'All India Bakery' at Uri

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 13:54 IST     

Uri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI): All Women Bakery was inaugurated at Chinar 9 Jawan Club Uri today. The bakery has been set with the 'joint initiative of Aseem foundation, a Pune based NGO and the Uri Brigade.

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Telangana government caps weight on school bags

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 13:40 IST     

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 22 (ANI): The Telangana Education Department has passed a new government order which caps the weight of school bags for students in primary schools. According to the order, no student up to class five should be carrying bags weighing more than five kilos.

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Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): India's plans to create 100 new 'smart cities' to support its rapidly growing urban population could hurt the environment unless greater emphasis is placed on providing new supporting infrastructure and utilities, according to a major new study.

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Two Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 13:14 IST     

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Jul 22 (ANI): Two Naxals were arrested on early Saturday morning from Peddapalli village in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday expressed confidence about returning to power in the state for a third consecutive term.

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Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI):Six policemen were injured in a scuffle with army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

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Sasaram (Bihar) [India], July 22 (ANI): At least one labourer was killed and two others injured after an under construction flyover fell on railway track in Bihar's Sasaram on Saturday.

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Akhilesh reviews Samajwadi Party membership drive

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 12:32 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] July 22 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav is chairing a meeting here to review the ongoing party membership drive in the state.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has started a new citizen-friendly initiative in the Karol Bagh Zone to place urinal locations on GPS mode.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday said there has been a considerable decline in Naxal activity in the state and believes demonetisation has been a key factor for this.

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Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 22 (ANI): A new form of protest was witnessed in Coimbatore, when members of the Revolutionary Youth Front attempted to parcel sanitary napkins to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a sign of agitation against the levying of 12 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on it.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi slammed the Centre by digging out issues including the Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday mocked the former for 'all that he does.'

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New Delhi [India], Jul 22 (ANI): Senior Indian analyst and a fellow of Observer's Research Foundation (ORF) Ashok Malik has been appointed as the Press Secretary to President by the Union Cabinet.

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Lankan Navy apprehends eight TN fishermen

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 09:17 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their boat near Delft Island.

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J-K school severely damaged by heavy shelling by Pak

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 09:10 IST     

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI): Bearing the brunt of the heavy shelling and ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops, a school premise was heavily damaged here.

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