Morning Newswrap January 24, 2018

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Morning Newswrap January 24, 2018

Violent anti-Padmaavat protests in Ahmedabad, not us, says Karni Sena; Section 144 in Gurgaon

Anti-Padmaavati protests rocked Ahmedabad yesteday, just days before the release of the controversial Sanjay Leela Bhansali film. Violent protestors, opposed to the release of Padmaavat, targetted multiplexes and cinema halls in the city.

US designates Indian-origin ISIS militant as global terrorist

The US today designated Indian-origin Islamic State militant from Britain Siddhartha Dhar along with a Belgian-Moroccan citizen as global terrorists and imposed sanctions on them, the State Department said.

What is the Virginity Test men in Pune are trying to stop, and getting beaten up for?

On January 22, three young men were beaten up by a mob of people for trying to find women a respectable standing in society. These three victims belong to the Kanjarbhat community, and are part of a WhatsApp group, called Stop the V Ritual.

Graeme Smith's statement on Virat Kohli harsh: Sourav Ganguly to India Today

Sourav Ganguly said Graeme Smith was a little harsh when he raised questions about Virat Kohli's captaincy following India's Test series defeat to South Africa.