India

Supreme Court of India asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

, New Delhi, Jul 21
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of vigilantism in the country. dh file photo
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of vigilantism in the country.
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism and sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism.

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human rights groups in India have welcomed a Supreme Court order federal investigation into allegations that thousands killed by security forces

A Catholic bishop and human rights groups in India have welcomed a Supreme Court order for a federal investigation into allegations that thousands of people were killed by security forces in the northeastern state of Manipur.

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Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) Press Release on Violence in the Country.

Following is the press statement from Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, SFX, Secretary General, Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI)
11th July, 2017.It is with great distress and sadness that we have received reports of the dastardly and cowardly attack on a bus carrying pilgrims to the Amarnath Shrine, causing injuries and loss of precious lives.
This last attack is another sign of the flames of violence that seem to be unfortunately engulfing the Country.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference expresses its profound pain and sorrow at the spiralling violence in our Country in recent times.

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Police in Indian State of Uttar Pradesh threaten and extort Christian families

4th July 2017 Surinder Kaur
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Seven Christian families from two separate villages in Bahraich district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have been allegedly facing extortion at the hand of the local police who first disrupted their Church services, arrested six Christians along with a pastor and later threatened the rest, with arrest if they do not pay up.

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