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People take out rally in support of rape accused MLA

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

Unlike the public outcry against growing rape cases which also forced the Central Government to bring in ordinance paving way for capital punishment to those involved in rape of minor girls till 12 years of age, residents of native village of rape accused Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLA, Kuldeep Singh...

Uddhav ups ante against Nanar project

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The ruling saffron alliance partners on Monday slugged it out over the proposed Nanar oil refinery project, with the Shiv Sena daring the BJP to take the project from the eco-sensitive coastal Konkan region to Gujarat and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis dismissing a Sena Minister’s claim that the State Government...

Maha CM praises forces for killing 16 Maoists

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that Sunday’s naxal encounter in Gadchiroli district in eastern Maharashtra—in which 16 Maoists were killed, was an intelligence-based operation. Heaping praise on the anti-naxal unit of the Gadchroli police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Fadnavis said: “Yesterday’s operation was the biggest-ever...

Modi only interested in becoming PM again: RaGa

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | NEW DELHI

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while the country may burn, Dalits may die and women may be raped, the only question that troubled Modi was how to become the Prime Minister again. He further alleged that institutions such as the...

‚ÄėSave the Constitution‚Äô exercise to save dynasty: Amit Shah

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In a series of counter offensives on Congress president Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Sunday denounced him and his party for allegedly destroying country’s institutions saying’ save the Constitution’ campaign by the Opposition party is an exercise to save the dynasty which has been rejected by the people. Leading the attack BJP...

Disclose stand on constitutional validity of Sec 377: SC to Centre

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Centre one-week time to disclose its stand on the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises sex between partners who are from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community. The validity of IPC Section 377 is already pending before...

Centre relaxes Protected Area Permit regime from Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Home Ministry has decided to relax the six-decade-old Protected Area Permit regime from Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur for five years with effect from April 1. Following this, foreign tourists, except those from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan, would now be allowed to visit some of the most pristine locations of...

PM assures Awami League delegation to resolve issue

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured the visiting Awami League delegation from Bangladesh that his Government is trying to resolve the issue. During a meeting with Road Transport and Bridges Minister of Bangladesh Obaidul Quader, Modi also lauded the “bold and courageous” leadership of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina for her...

India to get 2 world-class rly stations by 2019

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | Deepak Kumar Jha | New Delhi

Country’s first world-class stations with several amenities under one roof will be ready by the beginning of next year. While Habibganj Railway Station will come up in a new avatar by December 2018, a feat likely to be achieved six months in advance than its scheduled June 2019 completion, the...

Disclose number of files on Subhas Chandra Bose: CIC to PMO

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Chief Information Commissioner RK Mathur has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to disclose the number of files on Subhas Chandra Bose that are still being held by it. The directive came on a plea by Shobhit Goel who had in January 2017 asked the PMO about the number of...


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Quake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale felt in south Gujarat

22 Apr 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including Bharuch and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said...

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First meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas held at CM residence

24 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The first meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday at Chief Minister’s residence. Discussion on setting up statue, museum, institution establishment, premises construction, architectural style and vision, rules of the trust, administrative requirements, financial management and formation of executive committee was held in the meeting...

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