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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday accused the Indian government of adopting laws and policies that “systematically discriminate against Muslims and stigmatize critics of the government.” HRW’s report came days ahead 23rd of February, which marks the first anniversary of the violence in New Delhi, where 53 people were killed, 40 of them were Muslims. “Instead of conducting a credible and impartial investigation, including into allegations that [ruling Bharatiya Janata Party] BJP leaders incited violence…

Guwahati: Months ahead of the assembly polls in Assam state of India, fresh agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was launched by 18 organisations in the state demanding the repeal of the legislation and release of jailed KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi who was taken into custody during the protests last year, news agency PTI reported. The report said that protest rallies were taken out across the state by the organisations, including Krishak Mukti Sangram…