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Muslim boy jailed in UP for Facebook post shows why Section 66A must never come back

It’s hardly a coincidence that we are hearing and reading reports of an 18-year-old Muslim boy, Zakir Ali Tyagi, being locked up in an Uttar Pradesh jail for 42 days because of a few “galat” Facebook posts, and the imminent ...

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Jailed 21 times in 23 years, he is now a star performer at Tihar

NEW DELHI: On Independence Day, Tihar Jail inmates watched a theatrical performance about drug abuse. Many in the audience knew the main actor, Akram, and the fact that he was putting up the play was an inspiration. Akram was, till a couple of years ago, more ...

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After June 15, power thieves in UP to be jailed for 5 years

AGRA: The amnesty programme of the UP government against power thieves ends on June 15. The state administration has decided that anyone caught stealing electricity after that will face a jail term of up to five years. If caught for ...

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