Popular Front of India banned in Jharkhand for alleged IS links Current Affairs 

Popular Front of India banned in Jharkhand for alleged IS links

Ranchi: BJP led Jharkhand government has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) for its alleged links to the Islamic State (IS) in an official release on Tuesday. The release states, “The state has banned the Popular Front of India, which is active in Jharkhand, under the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908. The action has been taken following a proposal from the Home Department”. The release further said, “PFI has been most active in Pakur district. The organization was started in Kerala and its members are internally influenced by the…

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Girl kills self after harassment by Hindutva groups for saying "I love Muslims" Current Affairs 

Girl kills self after harassment by Hindutva groups for saying “I love Muslims”

Bengaluru: A 20-year-old girl killed herself to death in Karnataka’s Chikmagalur after a group of Hindutva activists led by a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), allegedly harassed her and her parents for her social media post in which she expressed her love for Muslims. Dhanyashree, a first year B.Com. student, in a private WhatsApp chat with her friend, had spoken about communal incidents and how hatred in the name of caste and religion was futile. In response to a question posed by her friend, identified as…

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