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#DelhiCourt has rejected the anticipatory bail application of President of Hindu Raksha Dal, #PinkyChaudhary , under investigation for his role in the Jantar Mantar Anti-Muslim sloganeering incident.

Court observed that,"we are not in a Taliban state. " Image
"Rule of law is sacrosanct governing principle in our plural and multi cultural society," added Court.

"While the whole of India is celebrating AZADI KA AMRUT
MAHOTSAV, there are some minds still chained with intolerant and self centric, beliefs," noted Court

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#WatchtheState: Our weekly update on patterns of #stateviolence in #India.

Here's a quick review of reported instances of state violence. @project_polis

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Delhi Arrested 34 Under #UAPA in 2020. Here's Why the Home Ministry Won't List Them Out: The list comprises 26 Muslims, 21 Sikhs, 1 member of a Scheduled Tribe & 2 Hindus, both of whom were arrested for their role in protests against the #CAA. @thewire_in…
#UAPA prisoner’s life-threatening ailment remains untreated. Atiq Ur Rahman was arrested in 2020 along with Siddique Kappan & others. He suffers from Aortic regurgitation & for the past 10 months, Atiq has not received treatment or had access to medicines.…
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Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay's bail hearing to start shortly. He was arrested and remanded to judicial custody by a Delhi court late Tuesday evening. Upadhyay was booked in connection with the anti-muslim sloganeering incident at Jantar Mantar.… Image
Court likely to take up the matter at 12.30
Sr Advocates Vikas Singh, Sidharth Luthra and Praddep Rai appear for Ashwini Upadhyay.
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#JantarMantar is located in New Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments. The site is one of 5 built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1723 onwards,revising the calendar and astronomical tables.


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The 4 distinct instruments within the observatory of #JantarMantar in New Delhi: the Samrat Yantra, the Jayaprakash, Rama Yantra and the Misra Yantra.


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Samrat Yantra is a giant triangle that is basically an equal hour sundial. It is 70 ft high, 114 ft long at base & 10 ft thick. It has 39 m long hypotenuse that is parallel to Earth's axis & points towards the North Pole.

📷1: West tower of Samrat Yantra.
📷2: Center tower.

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The Jantar Mantar is a collection of 19 architectural #astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh.
Which features many instruments along with the world's largest stone sundial
Vrihat Samrat yantra is sundial that can give local time to accuracy of 2 seconds
List Of Instruments:

Samrat Yantra - it measures time to a precision that had never before been achieved.

Jai Prakash Yantra - May well be Jai Singh’s most elaborate and complex instrument, See the time lapse video below to see how the Kappala Yantra tracks the sun’s movement.
Rama Yantra
consists of a pair of cylindrical structures,open to the sky, each with pole at the center.
The pillar & walls are of equal height,which is also equal to the radius of the structure. Those walls inscribed with scales indicating angles of altitude and azimuth.
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Here are the thread collating #CAAProtests planned for 11th JANUARY from all over INDIA🇮🇳 & 🌏

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#Bangalore Dalit Protest Against CAA / NRC

11th January @ 11 AM
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#Bangalore A Panel Discussion on CAA / NRC / Politics and Beyond

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At Mandi House right now.
Near Jantar Mantar #CAAProtest
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Lead story now on

The cities where protests have so far not been disallowed include Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata and Bhopal.…

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Road No. 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj is closed for traffic movement. People travelling from DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police.

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Curfew in Assam's Guwahati relaxed from 9 am to 4 pm today, reports News agency ANI.
Curfew in Assam's Dibrugarh relaxed from 8 am to 2 pm today: News agency ANI quotes Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha
#JustIn | Curfew relaxed in Shillong from 10 am to 10 pm today.

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