Free Hindu Temple Movement: FAQs – All You Need To Know About This Movement

Table Of Contents S.No. Frequently asked questions.  1 What is the “Free Hindu Temples Movement” ?    2 How does the policy of State control over Hindu temples come into picture?    3 What is the status of Hindu Temples in the post independence era ?  4 What is the modus operandi of Government administered …

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“Save Trees” Initiative By Sarayu Trust

Subject : Nailing of Green Trees in New Delhi Nailing of green trees is a quite common phenomenon in Delhi NCR region. Trees are frequently found nailed for displaying advertisement boards, signages and hanging wires, regardless of the fact that such nailing stands in direct contradiction of our presently existing scheme of laws. Moreover, guidelines …

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A Case Study On Stolen Antiquities From India – Summary

India is the safe haven for smuggling of ancient antiquities. According to UNESCO, an estimated 50,000 idols and artefacts had been stolen from India till 1989. The number, apparently, doubled and tripled over the years. In any given decade starting from the 1950s, according to conservative estimates, the number of Indian idols smuggled was between …

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An enquiry into Halal Business Network: RTI Details

SARAYU’S RTI INITIATIVE ON HALAL FOOD NEXUS Our Sarayu RTI initiative on halal food network primarily meant to address two major concerns: First, the ongoing institutionalisation of Halal food services without any reasonable checks and balances across the country both in government and non government sectors. Second, violation of fundamental rights of Indian citizens (in …

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An enquiry into Halal Business Network: Summary

A religiously exclusivistic model of economy What is “Halal”? “Halal” is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. Things and pratices that are permissible under Islam are referred as Halal. Conceptual explanation of this term has strict religious connotations governed by the direct references from the Quran and the Hadith. Antithesis of Halal is “Haram” …

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Petition Of Appeal To Amnesty International India From Srijan Foundation

Subject Matter in issue : Amnesty International India launched its website ‘Halt the Hate’ in September 2015, with the aim of documenting incidents of alleged hate crimes in India after Mohammad Akhlaq, a 52 year old Muslim resident of Dadri, Uttar Pradesh was murdered on the suspicion of eating beef. It scours the English and …

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