Jamia Millia – A man opened fire during the citizenship law protests in Delhi and a student has been shot-
Jamia Millia Islam yeah University students have been at the forefront of the protests against the new citizenship law which according to the critics is discriminatory against Muslims.
A Video showed the man brandishing a gun and asking the students who were protesting against CAA if they really wanted “Azadi” or “freedom”.
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Vote on the joint motion against India’s citizenship amendment act has been postponed till March by the European Parliament –
European Parliament on Wednesday had debated a joint motion combining several resolutions criticizing India’s new citizenship law in Brussels, Belgium.
However, the Parliament has postponed a vote on the motion till March.
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Istanbul hosts a round table discussion on India’s citizenship amendment act which many believed to be discriminatory against Muslims –
The discussion on CAA was organized by Istanbul-based think tank the South Asian Strategic Research Centre (GASAM) and saw Mehmet Ozay from Istanbul’s Ibn Haldun University along with Istanbul-based medical doctor, speakers.
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The Supreme Court of India – Anticipatory bail can be given till the completion of the trial –
Referring to the freedom movement during which people were jailed for protesting against the British rule the SC lamented that arbitrary arrest continues to be a pervasive phenomenon and said the discretionary power of the courts to grant anticipatory bail cannot be restricted and the Protection can be granted till the end of the trial
Also, the protection from arrest should not ordinarily be limited to a fixed period.
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Using pesticides and chemicals to ripen fruits amounts to poisoning the consumer, says the Delhi High Court –
The Delhi High Court favors jail terms for using chemicals to ripen fruits as this would have a deterrent effect on the culprits.
The use of chemicals like calcium carbide to ripen mangoes is like poisoning somebody and should be penalized under the Indian penal code, says the court.
Islam allows the entry of women into mosques to offer prayers, says all India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) –
The AIMPLB also said any fatwa bearing the entry of women into mosques may be ignored in an affidavit submitted before the Supreme Court of India.
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Failing to comply with the Gram Nyayalaya Act, the Supreme Court on Wednesday fined Rs. 1 Lakh each on seven states –
Gujarat, Punjab, Assam, Haryana, Odisha, and Telangana and the union territory of Chandigarh are the seven states to pay fine for failing to file their responses on setting up Gram Nyayalaya’s to take the administration of justice to the doorsteps of people.
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The Delhi High Court has released the HJS admit card 2020 at delhihighcourt.nic.in –
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USA – Donald Trump signs new trade deal with Mexico and Canada into law –
Trump signed the USMCA trade deal and used the ceremony to butter up the Republican senators to lock down their support in his impeachment trial after snapping Democrats from White House ceremony.
France – After Switzerland and Germany now France to ban live shredding of male chicks-
Unwanted male chicks that are shredded live in the poultry industry and piglets castrated without anesthesia is to be banned by the French government.
Around 7 billion male chicks are killed every year which cannot be sold to lay eggs or used for meat are systematically shredded alive or gassed and suffocated to death.
Switzerland –The city of Zermatt in Switzerland becomes the second location in Switzerland now where taxpayers are officially allowed to pay the taxes in bitcoin.
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Russia – Russia’s constitutional reform proposal put remove the word ‘independence’ from the current federal laws description of the constitutional court
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