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Uttar Pradesh: New Chief Minister Must Retract Previous Statements Against Muslims, says Amnesty India

In statement released by the Amnesty International a UK based human rights group has here today asked the newly appointed CM of Uttar Pradesh state of India Yogi Aditiyanath

Aggressive Hindutva Propagandist Yogi Adityanath is BJP’s Choice for CM Post of Uttar Pradesh

As per the media reports emanating from Uttar Pradesh the BJP has picked up controvertial MP from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath to head its first government

Analysis of Uttar Pradesh Election 2017 Results | Talk with Bhai Ajmer Singh & Mandhir Singh

Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) editor Parmjeet Singh has talked to Sikh political analyst Bhai Ajmer Singh and Sikh youth leader Bhai Mandhir Singh to analyse the results of Uttar Pradesh elections 2017.

FIR Against BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for “Population Control” Remark

As per the media reports emnating from Merrut (U.P) the controversial BJP MP from Unnao Sachidanand Hari Sakshi alias Sakshi Maharaj has landed in himself in yet another trouble.

Shoe Hurled at Rahul Gandhi during UP Yatra; Man Detained by Police

A shoe was reportedly hurled at Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi during his "UP Yatra". The incident reportedly took place at Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh where Rahul Gandhi was conducting a road show.

Dalit couple hacked to death over Rs 15 in Uttar Pradesh

In yet another incident of brutal violance against Dalits, a couple was hacked to death in Uttar Pradesh. As per media reports a shopkeeper killed a Dalit couple with an axe in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after an argument over Rs. 15 for a packet of biscuits.

High Court want UP Govt to explain withdrawal of Pilibhit jail massacre case

The Allahabad High Court yesterday allowed four weeks to the Uttar Pradesh Government to file a reply on the issue of withdrawal of criminal case against 42 Pilibhit jail staff who killed seven TADA prisoners in the jail and seriously injured another 21.

Why Pilibhit Jail massacre cases were withdrawn: Allahabad HC asks UP Govt.

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain its decision to withdraw a CB-CID inquiry and cases against the 42 Pilibhit district jail employees, responsible for the 1994 custodial death of seven Sikhs in Pilibhit jail.

Badal Dal meets Rajnath Singh to seek probe into 1994 Pilibhit jail carnage of Sikhs

New Delhi: Senior leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek CBI probe into brutal murder of seven ...

Brutal killings of Sikhs in Pilibhit Jail: After 22 years DSGMC, SGPC to file petitions

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee have announced, in separate statements, to approach India's Human Rights Commission and the Supreme Court of India (SCI) respectively, seeking justice for eight Sikhs who were tortured to death by jail staff in Pilibhit district jail in 1994 and 21 others who had sustained serious injuring in this blind show of brutality.

1994 Massacre of Sikhs in Pilibhit Jail: Mulayam Yadav promises re-probe

It was Mulayam Singh Yadav led Samajwadi Party's government in Uttar Pradesh in 1994 when 28 Sikh detainees were brutally beaten up by jail staff- off which seven had died and remaining 21 suffered serious injuries.

Punjab Govt. had no significant role in release of Bhai Waryam Singh

Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list Sikh political prisoners, said that it was the UP and the Central government who have cleared the release of Bhai Wariam Singh and the Punjab government had nothing to do with it.

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Waryam Singh released on premature release

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Waryam Singh, 70, was released today on premature release. He was undergoing imprisonment for life in Bans-Bareli Jail in Uttar Pradesh (UP). His arrest dates back to 1990 and he was convicted under TADA.

Uttar Pradesh Government must go beyond arrests to tackle religious intolerance and violence

The Uttar Pradesh government must do more to protect the rights of religious minorities in the state, Amnesty International India said today.

90-yr-old Dalit man burnt alive for trying to enter Hindu temple in UP

Inhuman violence against people of (so-called) lower castes continues in various parts of Indian sub-continent. The latest incident of burning a 90-year-old Dalit man for trying to enter into a Hindu temple in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh authorities must investigate killing of journalist: Amnesty India

The Uttar Pradesh government must set up a thorough, independent and impartial investigation into the alleged extrajudicial execution of a journalist by state police, Amnesty International India said.

Investigate use of excessive force against anti-dam protesters in Sonbhadra (UP): Amnesty India

New Delhi, India: In a written statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), human rights body Amnesty International India, said that “use of excessive ...

BJP MoS booked for calling UP minister Azam Khan a ‘terrorist’

A case has been filed against BJP government’s Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Baliyan in a Uttar Pradesh court for calling the state's Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan a terrorist.

Hindtuva bodies’ proposed program at Aligarh Muslim University sparks controversy

Aligarh, UP, India: Zameer Uddin Shah, Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has written to India’s minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani, warning of “massive student unrest” and a “probability of communal conflagration” if “certain elements” go ahead with their plan to commemorate the birthday of Raja Mahendra Pratap on the varsity campus on December 1.

INDIA: Six incidents of communal violence reported between April-August 2014 in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, India: Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said that between April to August this year, six incidents of communal tension took place in the state.

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