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Kanpur protest against Nupur Sharma: NSA, Gangster’s Act against 5 Muslims

Draconian National Security Act (NSA) and the Gangsters Act were invoked on Thursday against five Muslim men in the case of the June 3...

After Kanpur Violence, Lives Of Poor Muslims Upended, No Justice In Sight

By ALIZA NOOR & NIKITA JAIN / Article-14 Kanpur: Sitting with puffy eyes in her one-room house with an attached kitchen in Heeraman ka Purwa, a...

Former SC, HC Judges, Lawyers Issue ‘Urgent Appeal to SC to Take Note of UP State Repression’

New Delhi: A section of former Supreme Court and high court judges along with senior advocates have issued an urgent appeal to the Supreme Court...

Kanpur Violence: FIR Reveals ‘Retaliatory’ Stone-Pelting, Fire-Cracker Hurling, Yet ‘One-Sided’ Action so Far

By Tarique Anwar / News Click Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi: Protests to press forth the demand for legal action against two ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Prophet Row: Bulldozers Raze Buildings of Violence Accused in Kanpur, Saharanpur

Buildings were demolished in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur and Saharanpur after violence erupted during protests held over BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma's remarks against Prophet Muhammed...

Criminal role of police converted protest into Hindu-Muslim tension in Kanpur, say rights groups

By Dr. Batul Hamid / Muslim Mirror Kanpur : Rihai Manch, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) and All India Lawyers Council (AILC) on Tuesday...

Kanpur Violence: Police Register 3 FIRs Against 1,000 Unknown Persons; All 55 Named Accused Muslim

By Asad Rizvi / The Wire Lucknow: The police on Saturday, June 4 registered three first information reports (FIRs) against more than 1,000 unknown persons, out...

Kanpur Violence: Muslims Allege Police Action is Biased, Eerie Silence in the City

By Abdul Alim Jafri / News Click Lucknow: Tension prevailed in Kanpur town on Friday evening after a communal clash broke out, leaving at least 40...

Kanpur violence: NSA against 36 Muslim men, Muslims call police action “discriminatory”

Hours after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued directives to UP Director general of police (DGP) to invoke Gangster Act and National Security Act (NSA)...