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Iran's Khamenei asks India to stop attacks on Muslims after deadly riots

Reuters Thursday, 5 March 2020
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged India on Thursday to "confront extremist Hindus" and "stop the massacre of Muslims", adding to the international fallout over deadly Hindu-Muslim violence in New Delhi.
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News video: India death toll rises after worst violence in decades

India death toll rises after worst violence in decades 02:45

At least 47 people have died and more than 350 have been injured during riots over a new citizenship bill seen as discriminatory towards Muslims.

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US imposes sweeping sanctions on Iran, targets Khamenei-linked foundation

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Khamenei: Election won't alter Iran's U.S. policy

ranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday (November 3) the U.S. presidential election's result will not impact Tehran's policy towards Washington.

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‘Don’t see them as Hindu & Muslim,’ says Allahabad HC; blow to Love Jihad law? [Video]

‘Don’t see them as Hindu & Muslim,’ says Allahabad HC; blow to Love Jihad law?

As some BJP ruled states including Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh have been mulling introduction of a law against ‘Love Jihad’, the Allahabad High Court has cancelled a case against a Muslim man Salamat by the parents of his wife, who converted from Hinduism to Islam last year to marry him. ‘We do not see Priyanka Kharwar & Salamat as Hindu and Muslim, rather as two grown-up individuals who out of their own free will and choice are living together peacefully and happily over a year. An individual on attaining majority is statutorily conferred a right to choose a partner, which if denied would not only affect his/her human right but also right to life & personal liberty, guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution,’ The High Court bench said. So how could this verdict be a setback to the BJP ruled states planning a Love Jihad law? Watch this video to find out.

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Smriti Irani vs Asaduddin Owaisi on 'love jihad' law, day after UP ordinance [Video]

Smriti Irani vs Asaduddin Owaisi on 'love jihad' law, day after UP ordinance

Union minister Smriti Irani took on All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi over the issue of 'love jihad', a conspiracy to convert Hindu women as alleged by some Hindutva groups. A day earlier, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh promulgated an ordinance to nullify marriages solemnised with the primary purpose of converting the bride. It also has provisions to punish 'unlawful' religious conversion. Other BJP-ruled states like Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka are also mulling similar laws. Owaisi had called the law violative of the Constitution and a diversionary tactic by BJP. Irani said all Indians should hail legislation aimed at protecting women and their rights. Watch the full video for more.

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