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Daily Archives: 2nd April 2018

Andhra Chief to Mount Pressure on Centre for Justice to State

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu held a teleconference with his party's Members of Parliaments (MPs) and strategy committee members on Monday morning, telling them he will be visiting New Delhi to mount pressure on the centre on the various issues concerning his state.

Differently-abled People Allegedly Treated Badly at UP Government Event

Differently-abled people here on Sunday were allegedly badly treated at a state government-organised event, where they were called to receive tri-cycles.

Kejriwal Apologises to Jaitley Over Defamation Case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Ashutosh, in a joint letter on Monday, sought an apology from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the comments made against him.

Special Category Status Synonymous to job Opportunities Says YSRCP

The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Monday termed the special category status for Andhra Pradesh synonymous to job opportunities.

Delhi High Court Issues Notice to CBSE Regarding Class 10 Exam

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), the Delhi Police, and Ministry of Human Resources and Development on a petition seeking Class 10 Math's paper be held earlier.

Will Not Conduct Muslim Marriages Where Music Part of Weddings Says Deoband Qazi

Terming wedding bands 'un-Islamic', Darul Uloom Deoband said on Monday that they will not solemnise Muslim marriages where music and dance are part of the wedding as it is against Islam.

With no Doctors at Chhattisgarh Health Centre, Woman Delivers in Auto

At a time when the Centre is coming up with new welfare schemes for mothers-to-be, things remain unchanged at the grassroots.

Indian Navy Aircraft Turned Museum Attracts Visitors

Among many tourist spots of Visakhapatnam, the TU-142M aircraft of Indian Navy which has been turned into a museum sees a throng of visitors, on a usual day.

Violent Protests mar Bharat Bandh Across Country

Violent protests have marred the nationwide bandh called by various Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by the Supreme Court.

Two men Shot Dead in Daman

Two men were shot dead by unidentified persons, on Sunday night in Daman.

Train Blockade, Protest in Bihar Against SC/ST Act Amendment

Demonstrators in Bihar took to train blockade on Monday and protested against the Supreme Court's decision to amend the Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste Act.

TMC Stages Protest Over Air India Disinvestment

The All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs on Monday staged a protest in the Parliament premises against the disinvestment of national carrier Air India (AI).

The Mehbooba Dilemma

When Mehbooba Mufti decided to become Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in 2016 after her father's death and continue the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP); she was faced with a Hobson's choice.

Protest against SC's ruling on SC/ST Act Hits Trains in Odisha

Amidst the ongoing protests against the Supreme Court's ruling on the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Protection Act, protesters on Monday disrupted rail traffic in Odisha's Sambalpur.

Protest against SC’s ruling on SC/ST Act Hits Trains in Odisha

Amidst the ongoing protests against the Supreme Court's ruling on the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Protection Act, protesters on Monday disrupted rail traffic in Odisha's Sambalpur.

TDP MP Sivaprasad Sports Parashurama Look

The Telegu Desam Party's (TDP) protest demanding 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh has been taken to a different level by MP from Chittor Naramalli Sivaprasad, with his creative costumes.

SC/ST Act Ruling Will Thwart Justice to Suppressed Says Thawar Chand Gehlot

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Sunday said the Centre has decided to file a review petition against Supreme Court's decision on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 (SC/ST Act), contending it would not be able to provide justice to the suppressed.

Public Blames, Urges Government to Tackle Fuel Price Hike

The public in parts of India has blamed and urged the central government to come up with a plan to tackle the problem of ever-rising fuel prices as petrol prices on Monday hovered over four-year peak and diesel is at an all-time high.

Petition Filed Against Supreme Court's Amends to Sc/st Act

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday confirmed that the Supreme Court's ratification to make amends to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) {Prevention of Atrocities} Act (1989) will not go unchallenged and a petition has already been filed to try and convince the apex court to reconsider its decision.

Petition Filed Against Supreme Court’s Amends to Sc/st Act

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday confirmed that the Supreme Court's ratification to make amends to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) {Prevention of Atrocities} Act (1989) will not go unchallenged and a petition has already been filed to try and convince the apex court to reconsider its decision.

Panel Formed to Probe Case of Patients Tied to Beds

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has constituted a two-member committee to probe the alleged mistreatment of two patients at its medical college.

Owaisi Takes on WB Chief Minister, Governor Over Asansol Violence

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi has questioned Mamata Banerjee government's "secular" credentials and West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi's "constitutional" conduct in connection with the Asansol communal violence.

7 Injured as Portion of Building Collapses in Mumbai

At least seven people were injured after a portion of a building adjoining Rasool Masjid in Mumbai's Govandi area collapsed on Sunday.

SC to Hear Enforcement Directorate's Plea Against Karti in INX Media Case

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram, in the INX media money laundering case.

SC to Hear Enforcement Directorate’s Plea Against Karti in INX Media Case

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram, in the INX media money laundering case.

FIR Lodged Against Indore Hotel Owner

An FIR has been lodged against the owner of a hotel building that collapsed in Indore, claiming 10 lives.

Haryana Student Commits Suicide Over Exam Score

A girl student in Jind district of Haryana on Sunday committed suicide over not being able to score good marks in exams, police said on Monday.

Communal Violence has Spread in BJP States Says CPI

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday slammed the Prime Minster Narendra Modi-led government for the recent communal violence that has hit certain parts of the country.

CBSE Board Exams Postponed in Punjab

The CBSE board examinations for Class X and XII that were scheduled for April 2, have been postponed in Punjab due to call of Bharat Bandh.

AIADMK Seeks Congress's Support for No-trust Motion in Cauvery Issue

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday sought the Congress Party's support for moving the no-confidence motion in the Parliament against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

AIADMK Seeks Congress’s Support for No-trust Motion in Cauvery Issue

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday sought the Congress Party's support for moving the no-confidence motion in the Parliament against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Bodies of 38 Indians to be Brought Back From Iraq Today

The mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians, who were killed in Iraq, are due to reach India by late Monday.

Bharat Bandh Protests Turn Violent

Various Dalit organisations have called for a nationwide shutdown to protest against the Supreme Court's ruling on amendments under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.

Main Accused in Aurangabad Violence Surrenders

Bhartiya Janata Party worker Anil Singh, who was earlier booked for communal clashes in Aurangabad district, has surrendered before the court.

Anchor Commits Suicide in Hyderabad

An anchor of a news channel allegedly committed suicide on late Sunday night, by jumping off fifth floor of her residence, at Hyderabad's Moosapet.