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BJP’s youth wing files complaint with police against Shehla Rashid

BJP’s youth wing files complaint with police against Shehla Rashid

New Delhi, June 11:  The BJP’s youth wing today filed a complaint with the police against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Shehla Rashid for making “unpleasant remarks” against Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the organisation said in a statement. On June 9, Rashid had tweeted, “Looks like RSS/Gadkari is planning to assassinate Modi, then blame […]

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Modi holds bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia

Modi holds bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia

Qingdao, Jun 10 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held separate bilateral talks with presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia on the sidelines of the SCO summit  here to further strengthen India’s ties with the three resource-rich countries. India attaches great significance to ties with Kazakhstan. Had a wonderful meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev on […]

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Law ministry scheme to fast track rape trial; wants MHA to implement it

Law ministry scheme to fast track rape trial; wants MHA to implement it

New Delhi, Jun 10 : The Law Ministry will soon propose a scheme that it wants the Home Ministry to implement to the Union Cabinet on setting up fast track courts across India to try rape cases and strengthen the infrastructure for better investigations and swift prosecution. The new scheme to strengthen investigation and prosecution to […]

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Ban imposed on public gatherings, rallies in South Waziristan after ‘anti-state’ speeches

Ban imposed on public gatherings, rallies in South Waziristan after ‘anti-state’ speeches

Queta, Jun 10: A district magistrate in South Waziristan has banned all gatherings, rallies and processions to be held in the tribal region without the district administration’s approval for a month, it emerged on Sunday. An order dated June 9 and issued by District Magistrate Suhail Khan — a copy of which is available with […]

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Accountability court granted third extension to conclude corruption references against Sharifs

Accountability court granted third extension to conclude corruption references against Sharifs

Islamabad, Jun 10: The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the accountability court to wrap up the trial against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) within a month. Granting the court a one-month extension — the third one so far — to […]

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Sex edu in schools may help in curbing sexual crimes against minors, say experts

Sex edu in schools may help in curbing sexual crimes against minors, say experts

New Delhi, Jun 10:  The inclusion of sex education in school’s curriculum will contribute to greater gender sensitisation and may help in curbing cases of sexual crimes against minors in the country, according to experts. Various academics and child rights’ activists have been pitching for bringing sex education in schools in the backdrop of several […]

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India’s progress in reducing maternal deaths impressive: Unicef India chief

India’s progress in reducing maternal deaths impressive: Unicef India chief

New Delhi, Jun 9 :  Unicef India representative Yasmin Ali Haque today praised the country’s “impressive” progress in reducing maternal deaths. India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio, recording a 22-per cent reduction in such deaths since 2013, according to a Sample Registration System  bulletin released earlier this week. The MMR – […]

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Rahul Gandhi to host Iftar on June 13

Rahul Gandhi to host Iftar on June 13

New Delhi, Jun 9:  After a gap of two years, the Congress has decided to hold Iftar on June 13 with party President Rahul Gandhi playing host to a galaxy of leaders who are likely to attend the event. For Rahul Gandhi this will be the first occasion to host an Iftar since he took […]

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Violence-hit Shillong limps back to normalcy

Violence-hit Shillong limps back to normalcy

Shillong, Jun 9 :  A week after clashes broke out between local Khasi people and Sikh community members, life in Shillong is gradually returning to normalcy with no fresh violence reported from anywhere in the city prompting authorities to relax the daytime curfew. The capital of Meghalaya was gripped by violence since May 29 following […]

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Kejriwal accuses CBI , ACB of trying to frame him

Kejriwal accuses CBI , ACB of trying to frame him

New Delhi, Jun 9 :  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that the CBI and the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) have started random picking of files from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), of which he is the minister-in-charge, to “somehow frame him in something”. In a series of tweets, Kejriwal announced that he will put […]