01 August, 2021


In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


The home ministry has ordered the withdrawal of 10,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from Jammu and Kashmir. The forces were moved to the region in August last year when the Centre abrogated Article 370. Despite the move, many of the forces deployed last year remain in the Valley.

An FIR has been filed against Ankhi Das, Facebook’s director, public policy, India, South and Central Asia, and two others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Das is in the news after a report by The Wall Street Journal claimed that FB refused to apply hate speech rules to certain BJP leaders.

The Supreme Court declared that money collected for the PM CARES Fund need not be transferred to the National Disaster Response Fund. In response to the demand, it said that...

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