West Bengal: Father-Son Duo Beaten By BSF For Carrying Beef

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  Anwarul Haque (left) and his father Mohammad Giyasuddin (right) were allegedly beaten by Border Security Force personnel for carrying beef in West Bengal’s North Dinajpur district.   Islampur (North Dinajpur), West Bengal: A father-son duo were allegedly beaten by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel for carrying beef in Islampur town of West Bengal’s North …Read More

Financial Inclusion Low Despite 356 Mn Jan Dhan Accounts

“I opened this account because it was free and we would get Rs 5,000 with it,” says Kantha Mukhne, 40, referring to her Jan Dhan account and the overdraft facility that comes with it. Four years since, she keeps her savings at home--like millions of Indians for whom banking remains out of reach.

  “I opened this account because it was free and we would get Rs 5,000 with it,” says Kantha Mukhne, 40, referring to her Jan Dhan account and the overdraft facility that comes with it. Four years since, she keeps her savings at home–like millions of Indians for whom banking remains out of reach.   …Read More

In Decade Since 2009: 91% Hate Crimes Under NDA

Ballabhgarh: Muslims wear black arm bands in Junaid Khan’s home village to protest against Khan’s killing. Khan, a muslim teenager was stabbed to death on suspicion of carrying beef on a train.

  Ballabhgarh: Muslims wear black arm bands in Junaid Khan’s home village to protest against Khan’s killing. Khan, a muslim teenager was stabbed to death on suspicion of carrying beef on a train.   Mumbai: Nearly 91% (262 of 287) of hate crimes motivated by religious-bias recorded in the decade between January 2009 and April …Read More