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Dalit protests: Violence erupts in many states; at least 7 dead, many  injured

Dalit protests: Violence erupts in many states; at least 7 dead, many  injured

New Delhi/Bhopal, Apr 2 : At least seven persons were killed and many injured in violence today as Dalit protesters blocked trains, clashed with police and set fire to vehicles across several states during a nationwide bandh against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, officials said. While five were killed in […]

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Centre seeks review of SC/ST verdict, SC decline urgent hearing on similar plea

New Delhi, Apr 2 : The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its recent verdict by which safeguards were put on the provisions of immediate arrest under the stringent SC/ST Act. The apex court, however, declined urgent hearing on a writ petition filed by All India Federation of SC/ST Organisations claiming that […]

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Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists

Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists

Islamabad, Apr 2 : Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today approved death penalty for 10 terrorists including those who shot dead Amjad Sabri, one of the country’s finest Sufi Qawwals. In a statement, the military’s media wing said the terrorists, tried by special military courts, were involved in killing of 62 people and heinous […]

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NDA govt responsible for violence: Cong on Dalit protests

New Delhi, Apr 2 : The Congress today held the central government responsible for the loss of life and damage to properties during violent protests by Dalit outfits against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, and accused the Centre of taking the issue “lightly”. The Opposition party alleged that the Narendra […]

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Malala leaves Pakistan with promise to return permanently

ISLAMABAD, Apr 02: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai Monday left for Britain after an emotional four-day visit to Pakistan, officials said. Malala made a surprise return visit to Pakistan last week more than five years after she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for advocating girls´ education. “Malala Yousafzai along with her […]

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Najeeb case: HC pulls up CFSL, Chandigarh over laxity in analysing suspects’ phones

  New Delhi, Apr 2 : The Delhi High Court today pulled up a forensic laboratory in Chandigarh for its “laxity” in dealing with the examination of mobile phones of nine students who are suspects in the case of disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed. The high court, which had earlier directed the director of […]

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Special aircraft carrying mortal remains of Indians killed in Iraq arrive

  Amritsar (Punjab), Apr 2 : A special aircraft carrying the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at the Amritsar International Airport today, officials said. The aircraft with the remains of the 38 slain Indians, out of 39, landed at Amritsar from Baghdad around 2:30 pm, they added. The presumed remains of […]

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Cong’s April Fool jibe: 200 cr jobs created, aliens from Mars working in India now!

Cong’s April Fool jibe: 200 cr jobs created, aliens from Mars working in India now!

New Delhi, APR 1 : The Congress today used the April Fool’s Day to mock Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over their alleged failures in creating jobs and rein in corruption as the party marked the occasion as ‘Jumla Day’. The principal opposition party also targeted the government over soaring fuel prices, saying […]

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Political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts: Pak PM

Political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts: Pak PM

Islamabad, Apr 1 :Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts, in an apparent reference to ouster of his predecessor Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court. Sharif, 68, was disqualified as the prime minister by the  apex court in the Panama Papers case in […]

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CBSE paper leak: Two teachers among three persons arrested, says police

New Delhi, Apr 1 :Three people, including two teachers of a private school in outer Delhi’s Bawana, were arrested by the Delhi Crime Branch in connection with the alleged leak of the Class 12 CBSE economics paper, police said today. The accused were identified as Rishabh and Rohit, teachers at a private school, and Touqeer, […]