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  1. Hindutva elements challenging Indian constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Merinews

    After BJP's spectacular victories in succession since last December, fringe Hindutva elements are having a field day openly challenging the Constitution. In the Love Jihad issue, they stoutly opposed any marriage between an adult Muslim boy and an adult Hindu girl even if the couple wants such a union.

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  2. Cellphones, indecent clothes behind spurt in rapes: UP copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Times of India

    Police officers in Uttar Pradesh believe that "mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women" are some of the reasons behind the spurt in rape cases. MEERUT: Police officers in Uttar Pradesh believe that "mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women" are some of the reasons behind the spurt in rape cases.

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  3. The - New And Improved' Love Jihad FormulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Outlook

    Caught on the back foot by the humiliating backfiring of their fantastical Meerut scenario, it is now the turn of unethical media and 'social science' votaries to pitch in Caught on the back foot by the humiliating backfiring of their fantastical Meerut scenario of 'gangrape and forcible conversion', in which the role of the BJP as well as of sundry Hindutvavaadi organizations in breaking up a consensual Hindu-Muslim relationship have been thoroughly exposed, the Hindu Right appears to have arrived at a new formula.

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  4. Claims that Muslims abuct, rape, forcibly convert Hindus fuel religious tensions in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Japan Times

    When an Indian Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently that she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, religious hard-liners seized the chance to hike their fears of "love jihad." Hard-line Hindu activists claimed that scores of Muslim boys were attempting to abduct, seduce and elope with Hindu girls across the country for the sole purpose of conversion. 34 comments

  5. Claims that Muslims abuct, rape, forcibly convert Hindus fuel religious tensions in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Japan Times

    When an Indian Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently that she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, religious hard-liners seized the chance to hike their fears of "love jihad." Hard-line Hindu activists claimed that scores of Muslim boys were attempting to abduct, seduce and elope with Hindu girls across the country for the sole purpose of conversion. 34 comments

  6. India's 'love jihad' claims fuel Hindu-Muslim tensionsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Arab Times

    Hardline Hindu activists, encouraged by the media attention, claimed scores of Muslim boys were attempting to abduct, seduce and elope with Hindu girls across the country for the sole purpose of conversion. On websites and leaflets, right-wing groups warned India's Hindu majority of the "dangers", and a senior government minister called for talks between religious leaders "to find a solution to the issue".

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  7. 'LOVE' JIHAD: Of Muslim men, Hindu girls, alleged rape, kidnap & tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    WHEN a Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, India's religious hardliners seized the chance to hike their "love jihad" fears. Hardline Hindu activists, encouraged by the media attention, claimed scores of Muslim boys were attempting to abduct, seduce and elope with Hindu girls across the country for the sole purpose of conversion.

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  8. India 'love jihad' claims fuel Hindu-Muslim tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Yahoo!

    When a Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, India's religious hardliners seized the chance to hike their "love jihad" fears. Hardline Hindu activists, encouraged by the media attention, claimed scores of Muslim boys were attempting to abduct, seduce and elope with Hindu girls across the country for the sole purpose of conversion.

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  9. RSS sticks to 'love jihad' agenda despite U-turn in Meerut caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Times of India

    LUCKNOW : Even as the BJP's claimed "love jihad" case of Meerut boomeranged following girl's statement that she was forced to make it a case of love jihad, RSS was quick to cite Jharkand love jihad case and claimed that the issue has plagued Hindu society for the past 15 years. However, quickly correcting it, RSS general secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi said that though the issue should not been seen on communal lines but a social problem where innocent girls are conned into marriage and later exploited.

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  10. Murder whiff in student deathRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Tezpur, Oct. 19: The family of Nupur Priyam Kashyap, a dental student from Biswanath Chariali, who was found dead in his hostel at Ghaziabad on October 5, today said the post-mortem report found injury marks on his body and that they suspect it to be a murder. Kashyap's father, Atul Sarma, a retired schoolteacher, told The Telegraph over phone from Biswanath Chariali, nearly 80km from here, that they had found several injury marks on his son's body while they first screened him at a hospital in Ghaziabad after the post-mortem on October 6. 'There were clear marks of injuries on his legs and elbow, like those made with an iron rod or chain,' he said.

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  11. The poet who would take on Rahul GandhiRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Kumar Vishwas believes poets are born, not made, but could have ended up as an engineer like his childhood friend Manish Sisodia. Vishwas did go to an engineering college but dropped out within months, having made up his mind after reading Mati Kahe Kumhar Su by Osho , which said one should not go against the voice of one's soul.

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  12. RSS magazine defends Jat youths, blames Akhilesh govtRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Four months after the Muzaffarnagar riots left at least 60 dead and thousands homeless, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is distributing a 24-page magazine, titled Muzaffarnagar Danga, in the area defending the two Jat youths whose deaths are reported to have set off the violence. The two youths, Sachin and Gaurav, are reported to have been killed after they allegedly killed a Muslim youth for harassing their sister.

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  13. BJP man gave money to kin of girl who alleged 'love jihad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Times of India

    Young girls under the banner of "India Against Love Jihad" forming a human chain in Bhopal to protest against the so-called rising trend of "love jihad" cases in India. MEERUT: Two days after the 'victim' of the alleged gang rape and forced conversion in Meerut made a dramatic U-turn and retracted her earlier statement, the police filed a case of assault and threat to murder against her parents on Tuesday.

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  14. The suspects were allegedly addicted to sniffing a solution locally known as sulfa.Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Weeks before they brutally killed three residents of Bahadurpur village near Muzaffarnagar town, the four suspects now in custody had killed the owner of a hotel on the Meerut-Muzaffarnagar highway in a similar fashion. Muzaffarnagar police believe the suspects, under the influence of drugs, would assault and rob victims late at night to feed their addiction.

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  15. Drug - sulfa' may have fuelled brutal killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Weeks before they brutally killed three residents of Bahadurpur village near Muzaffarnagar town, the four suspects now in custody had killed the owner of a hotel on the Meerut-Muzaffarnagar highway in a similar fashion. Muzaffarnagar police believe the suspects, under the influence of drugs, would assault and rob victims late at night on the highway to feed their addiction.

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  16. Poll candidates look beyond Haryana for higher studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    A perusal of affidavits submitted to the Election Commission by candidates contesting the assembly polls has revealed that some of them completed their higher studies outside Haryana. Indian National Lok Dal candidate from Ellenabad Abhay Singh Chautala has done BA from Magadh University, Bihar, while affluent Congress nominee from Karnal Surender Narwal completed LLB from Bundelkhand University, Uttar Pradesh.

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  17. Express 5: Journey of Indiaa s Nobel laureate; Modia s Maha strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Indian Express

    So when his name was announced for the Nobel Peace Prize, along with that of Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, it sounded unfamiliar to most Indians. Unlike many of his more famous colleagues in the non-governmental sector, he was not a celebrity activist.

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  18. Story of love that conquered odds, set a precedent in courtRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Indian Express

    This city of rising Muslim prosperity and periodic communal tension was ripe for trouble when, less than an hour away, Muzaffarnagar was swept up in riots last year. In August, allegations of a Hindu girl in Meerut region that she had been gangraped at a madarsa, amid the rising drumbeat of 'love jihad', brought tensions to boiling point.

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  19. Dope-tainted past haunts Asiad gold medalist Seema PuniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Rediff.com

    Gold medalist Seema Punia of India celebrates on the podium during the victory ceremony for the Women's Discus Throw of the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon . Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images ivid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia said she has been 'ill-treated' by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

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  20. War history: European soldiers didn't have the monopoly on bravery...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Ipswich Evening Star

    War history: European soldiers didn't have the monopoly on bravery in the Great War - the role Indian soldiers played in the battle Four years of conflict... lives thrown into confusion for thousands of people at home and abroad... horror that was unimaginable... With all that going on, it was easy to overlook aspects of the First World War. Mike Peters, Galloway's resident military historian, looks at the role played by the men of the Indian Army in 1914 Last week's column highlighted some of the myths that surround the Christmas Truce of December, 1914.

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