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Top court to examine hate-speech clauses 3.7.2015 Telegraph: Nation
The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the constitutional validity of IPC provisions on "hate speech" and stayed for six weeks an Assam court's non-bailable warrants against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for alleged incendiary remarks over the Ayodhya temple.
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One cell number across circles 3.7.2015 Telegraph: Business
Telecom operators will roll out nationwide mobile number portability (MNP) tomorrow, which will allow customers to retain their mobile numbers while shifting between cities or operators.
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Wild elephants destroy crops in Assam 2.7.2015 deccanherald.com
One of the biggest fresh water islands in Asia, Majuli in Assam, faces a huge threat of man-elephant conflict due to terror unleashed by a huge herd of wild elephants. According to sources, for the past two days at least 200 wild elephants came down to the river island in the evening and started destroying crops and vegetables in Nayabazar along with 20 other adjacent villages while some damaged houses and properties forcing the villagers to flee . Forest officials resorted to blank firing and bursting of fire crackers but didn't cause much effect to the herd of wild elephants who have been frequently wrenching havoc in Majuli and adjacent areas over the past few years. Crucial Elephant corridors in Assam and a few across the country will see more conservation and protection activities as five renowned wildlife conservation NGOs - Elephant Family, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), IUCN Netherlands, World Land Trust and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have joined hands for organising a foreign ...
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SC stays NBW issued against Swamy 2.7.2015 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the execution of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy by a Karimganj court in Assam for delivering alleged hate speech at Kanjiranga University. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and M Y Eqbal issued notice to the Centre on his plea challenging constitutional validity of certain penal provisions pertaining to offences of rioting and hate speech. Senior advocate T R Andhyarujina, appearing for Swamy, contended that the leader has been subjected to incredible harassment for giving a lecture. The bench admitted for hearing the petition filed by Swamy challenging the constitutional validity of IPC Sections 153, 153A, 153B (dealing with rioting), 295A (outraging religious feelings), 298 (uttering words with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings) and 505 (making a statement to cause incitement) of the IPC, all of which deal with the offences labelled as "hate speech". The court, however, asked Swamy to move to the high court or ...
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Govt plans 8 apparel centres in North-East 2.7.2015 HBL: Home

The Government plans to set up one modern apparel manufacturing centre in each of the eight north-eastern States – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim an...

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Assam Tourism on the lookout for private sector investments 2.7.2015 HBL: Industry & Economy
Holds road show in Hyderabad to pitch for investment
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Assam contemplates forming corporation to brand SHG products 2.7.2015 News
Stating that SHGs were brining a "silent revolution" in the Assam's rural areas, Gogoi said that the state government was mulling forming of a corporation for SHGs that would give the products a brand name
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Centre gets SC notice over Swamy`s plea against IPC 2.7.2015 Zee News : India National
 The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy`s plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Indian Penal Code`s sections meant to curb hate speech and activities prejudicial to maintenance of peace.
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Centre gets SC notice over Swamy's plea against IPC 2.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Indian Penal Code's sections meant to curb hate speech and activities prejudicial to maintenance of ...
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Centre gets SC notice over Swamy's plea against IPC 2.7.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 2 : The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Indian Penal Code's sections meant to curb hate speech and activities prejudicial to maintenance of peace.
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Assam: Four NDFB (S) militants held 2.7.2015 New Kerala: India News
Baksa (Assam), July 2 : Four NDFB (S) militants were arrested by the Assam Police in the state's Baksa district on Thursday.
Assam is ready to greet you 2.7.2015 Hindu: Travel
First of its kind road show by Assam Tourism
‘My dance is my worship’ 2.7.2015 Hindu: Cities
Recipient of the just announced Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 2014, Sattriya dancer Anita Sharma talks about the access of monasteries to non-monks and female dancers.
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Air India in turbulence after Rijiju, Fadnavis episodes; PMO steps in 2.7.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The Prime Ministers Office PMO sought on Thursday a report from the civil aviation ministry on recent incidents of alleged abuse of privilege involving Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union minister Kiren Rijiju that have ignited a torrent of criticism on social ...
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Birla firm awaiting mining clearance for Assam JV 2.7.2015 New Kerala: Business India
Kolkata, July 2 : Birla Corporation Limited (BCL), the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, on Thursday said it is awaiting mining clearances to the Assam Mineral Development Corporation (AMDC) to set up a joint venture in the state.
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Birla firm awaiting mining clearance for Assam JV 2.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Birla Corporation Limited (BCL), the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, on Thursday said it is awaiting mining clearances to the Assam Mineral Development Corporation (AMDC) to set up a joint venture in the state.
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Assam-Nagaland border case, SC takes note of adjournment plea 2.7.2015 Hindu: News
Court had said that the border dispute between Assam and Nagaland could be resolved either by deciding the law suit or by referring it for arbitration.
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Modi's 'Digital India Week' not a new concept: Gogoi 2.7.2015 Zee News : States
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme 'Digital India Week', was not a new concept and that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had started it.
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Hate speech: SC stays execution of non-bailable warrant issued against Swamy 2.7.2015 FirstPost: India

In a relief to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the execution of a non-bailable warrant issued against him by an Assam court for allegedly delivering a hate speech at a university there.

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Jayanta, Satbir in Indian squads 2.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Jayanta, Satbir in Indian squads
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