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India – Why is Punjab in turmoil?

There have been widespread protests against the desecration of the Sikh holy book

Krishna Bhagwan Singh’s family and neighbours are mourning. On 14 October Singh, a father of three children, and another man were killed when the police opened fire on a demonstration against the alleged desecration of the Sikh holy book, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, in Bargari village in India’s northern state …

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India court upholds sedition charge against Hardik Patel


A court in the western Indian state of Gujarat has refused to dismiss charges of sedition against a firebrand young leader of the Patel caste. However, the court told the police to drop charges of “promoting enmity between two communities or groups” against him. Hardik Patel, 22, was caught on …

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