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2021-06-25T13:21:02+05:30

The Delhi High Court on June 15 ­granted bail to Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita of JNU and Jamia Millia Islamia’s Asif Iqbal Tanha in a northeast Delhi riots case of 2020. In suppressing dissent, the State has blurred the line ­between protest and terrorist activity, and if such a mindset gains traction, it would be a “sad day for democracy”, the court said.

For the first time in 12 years, Israelis on June 14 woke up to a new PM, after Naftali Bennett secured the backing of parliament and ousted longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu. The coalition includes three parties and Bennett will hold the premier’s office for the first two years of the term. Foreign minister Yair Lapid will become PM after that.

A 28-year-old Frenchman who ­described himself as an ­extreme-right...

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