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Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence
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Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence

After fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi on Tuesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels asking them to be cautious about content that may incite violence or promote "anti-national" attitudes

Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases
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Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases

The survey results show that of the total households surveyed in Delhi, 10 percent respondents witnessed crimes in the city, of which 57 percent did not report it to the police.

Crime, courtroom drama in Indian entertainment: How the genres sway popular opinion on law and judiciary
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Crime, courtroom drama in Indian entertainment: How the genres sway popular opinion on law and judiciary

The report studies the way in which the police and judiciary are represented in Indian entertainment in crime and courtroom narratives, and its impact on shaping citizens’ understanding of these institutions and the democracy-building project, at large.

AASU returns to centre stage as Assamese elites, commoners repose faith in student body to lead fight against Citizenship Amendment Act
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AASU returns to centre stage as Assamese elites, commoners repose faith in student body to lead fight against Citizenship Amendment Act

Despite the protests in Assam largely being a spontaneous affair, it is AASU to whom people in Assam look for leadership in such moments of crisis.

Centre seeks criminal justice system overhaul, says protracted trials in heinous cases damaging police credibility
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Centre seeks criminal justice system overhaul, says protracted trials in heinous cases damaging police credibility

With more than 2.6 lakh criminal cases pending, including 15,000 related to murder, the Centre in a comprehensive note to the states and Central agencies asked for speedy investigation and swift trial.

Yogi Adityanath tells News18 UP law and order 'best in last 15 years': State has history of misinterpreting data
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Yogi Adityanath tells News18 UP law and order 'best in last 15 years': State has history of misinterpreting data

If we look at cases of hate crime, as per Hate Crime Watch, Uttar Pradesh reported the most number of hate crimes in 2018 since 2009. This is in complete contradiction to what Adityanath appears to be claiming.

Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted
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Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted

Outgoing West Bengal governor praised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, stating that the TMC chief had the vision and power to implement her decisions.

Union Cabinet approves amendments to POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children
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Union Cabinet approves amendments to POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to strengthen the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children.

Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir to be held by year-end, says Amit Shah; claims improvement in law and order situation
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Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir to be held by year-end, says Amit Shah; claims improvement in law and order situation

Amit Shah on Friday promised that Assembly elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir by this year end even as moved a resolution for extension of President's Rule in the state

Day after two women crushed to death for rebuking lewd comments in UP, Randeep Surjewala says ‘law and order going to pits’ in state
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Day after two women crushed to death for rebuking lewd comments in UP, Randeep Surjewala says ‘law and order going to pits’ in state

The Congress on Wednesday alleged that harassment, rapes and crimes against women have become a 'daily affair' under the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also alleged that Dalit and weaker communities are specifically targeted. On Monday, two women in Bulandshahr district were crushed to death under the wheels of a car being allegedly driven by a man who they rebuked for passing lewd comments against a member of their family.

Yogi Adityanath reviews law and order situation following rise in violence against women in Uttar Pradesh
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Yogi Adityanath reviews law and order situation following rise in violence against women in Uttar Pradesh

On Wednesday,Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with officials to review the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh

Battle for Muzaffarnagar reflects Opposition's use of caste to trump Hindutva in LS polls; secularism not on ballot
Politics

Battle for Muzaffarnagar reflects Opposition's use of caste to trump Hindutva in LS polls; secularism not on ballot

The Opposition has offered the public the option of choosing between caste and Hindutva.

TMC questions need for seven-phased Lok Sabha election in Bengal; parties rake up issue of three phases falling during Ramzan
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TMC questions need for seven-phased Lok Sabha election in Bengal; parties rake up issue of three phases falling during Ramzan

Besides questioning the need to hold the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal in seven phases, political parties are likely to bring up the Ramzan controversy at rallies and make BJP allegedly using the Election Commission poll panel as a puppet one of their key talking points.

Kashmiri students flee Ambala fearing violence despite police assurance in aftermath of Pulwama terror attack
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Kashmiri students flee Ambala fearing violence despite police assurance in aftermath of Pulwama terror attack

Tired of being heckled and threatened by “right-wing fundamentalists”, around 200 Kashmiri students studying in MM University, Ambala, are making their way home.

Tamil Nadu MLA calls for ban on TikTok; blames media-sharing app for 'degradation of culture'
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Tamil Nadu MLA calls for ban on TikTok; blames media-sharing app for 'degradation of culture'

Blaming TikTok for causing degradation of Tamil Nadu’s culture, MLA Thamimun Ansari raised a request in the state legislature assembly to ban the app

NSA invoked in MP over cow slaughter: Laws in India prone to religious misinterpretation, just like in Pakistan
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NSA invoked in MP over cow slaughter: Laws in India prone to religious misinterpretation, just like in Pakistan

Article 48 of our Constitution has trapped India just like Article 28 has trapped Pakistan.

Lack of citizen-centric drafting of laws among factors preventing Indians from taking ownership of legal experience
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Lack of citizen-centric drafting of laws among factors preventing Indians from taking ownership of legal experience

Laws are everywhere. In your relationship with your spouse, the law will decide whether you have a legitimate marriage with him/her or not.

NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation
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NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation

There are many Jafrabad-like neighbourhoods in urban India, and callous handling of incidents like Wednesday's NIA raids in North East Delhi could push them further away from the mainstream

'You can't see death of 21 cows': BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma tells ex-bureaucrats demanding Yogi Adityanath's resignation
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'You can't see death of 21 cows': BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma tells ex-bureaucrats demanding Yogi Adityanath's resignation

BJP MLA Sanjay Sharma criticised former bureaucrats who have sought Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation over the Bulandshahr mob violence, saying they were concerned only with the death there of two men and not of "21 cows"

UP's law-and-order woes under Yogi Adityanath raise key question: Has CM turned into embarrassment for BJP?
Politics

UP's law-and-order woes under Yogi Adityanath raise key question: Has CM turned into embarrassment for BJP?

The Bulandshahr incident points to the dangers of two diametrically opposed strategies that the Yogi Adityanath government has followed since coming to power