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Rajnath appeals for peace in wake of Dera chief’s conviction

Rajnath appeals for peace in wake of Dera chief’s conviction

August 25, 2017 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today appealed to people, particularly supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, to maintain peace in the wake of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s conviction in a rape case. “I appeal to everyone, particularly his supporters, to maintain peace. Any harm to life and property due to this […]

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18 dead, over 150 injured as Dera followers go on the rampage

18 dead, over 150 injured as Dera followers go on the rampage

August 25, 2017   At least 18 people were killed and over 150 injured in widespread rioting after enraged followers of self-styed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh went on a rampage to protest his rape conviction on Friday. Within two hours of his conviction by a Central Bureau of Investigation court, the violence had left […]

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Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati to skip Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Opposition rally in Patna on Sunday

Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati to skip Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Opposition rally in Patna on Sunday

Thursday, August 24th 2017   Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will not be attending Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Opposition rally scheduled for August 27 in Patna, PTI reported. Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and CP Joshi will be present at the event on behalf of the Congress, […]

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BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M

BJP using triple talaq ruling to impose uniform civil code: CPI-M

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Hailing the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq, the CPI-M has alleged that the BJP was trying to impose a uniform civil code on people. “The BJP is trying to utilise the arguments against triple talaq as grounds for imposing a uniform civil code,” an editorial in the CPI-M journal […]

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Privacy a Fundamental Right, rules SC

Privacy a Fundamental Right, rules SC

24 August 2017 A nine-judge Constitution bench unanimously overruled the two earlier judgments of the apex court that right to privacy is not protected under the Constitution.   In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously declared that right to privacy was a Fundamental Right […]

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Triple Talaq Verdict: Shahi Imam Criticises Muslim Personal Law Board for the Defeat

Triple Talaq Verdict: Shahi Imam Criticises Muslim Personal Law Board for the Defeat

New Delhi: Jama Masjid Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmad Bukhari, doesn’t agree with the Supreme Court verdict of Tuesday. Instead, he blames this turn of events on the Muslim Personal Law Board. Bhukhari, in an interview with Tanushree Pandey of CNN-News18, says the Board could have avoided this embarrassment of losing out to the Supreme Court, had […]

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This is why Suresh Prabhu offered to resign

This is why Suresh Prabhu offered to resign

August 23, 2017 Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has offered to resign on Wednesday following back-to-back train derailments in the past four days. Suresh Prabhu posted on Twitter saying he takes full moral responsibility for the derailments and he has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. “Met PM Narendra Modi. I am taking full moral […]

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If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

China on Tuesday said there will be “utter chaos” if its troops entered India on the pretext that Indian border infrastructure posed a threat to Beijing. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said India’s logic that Chinese road building in Doklam on the border posed a threat to New Delhi was “ridiculous and vicious”. It said China […]

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BJP Trying To Protect All Accused Connected To Bomb Blast Cases, Says Digvijaya Singh

BJP Trying To Protect All Accused Connected To Bomb Blast Cases, Says Digvijaya Singh

21 August 2017(Agencies) With the Supreme Court granting bail to 2008 Malegaon blast accused Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that it was expected as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government is trying to protect all the accused connected with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the bomb […]

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China blames Indian troops for Ladakh scuffle

China blames Indian troops for Ladakh scuffle

Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) China on Monday blamed Indian troops for a scuffle between the two Armies in Ladakh sector and said it had complained to New Delhi. Beijing said Indian soldiers started the trouble, causing injury to Chinese soldiers near the Pangong Lake. On August 15, when Indian troops tried to stop the Chinese […]

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