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2 October, 2018 9:36 PM Woman Tries To Set Herself Afire Amid Protests Against Sabarimala Verdict

The 'Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad' (International Hindu organisation), an outfit launched by Praveen Togadia after being sidelined from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, was among the outfits which launched the protests. In the state capital, the activists squatted on the road at Killipalam from 11 AM to 12 AM, chanting Ayyappa mantras, but allowed ambulances 107

2 October, 2018 5:28 PM Kailash Satyarthi To Be The Chief Guest At Sangh's Vijayadashmi Event

Kailash Satyarthi has been invited this year as he has also been working for the welfare of society,a Sangh functionary said. Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi will be the chief guest at the RSS' Vijayadashmi function in Nagpur on October 18, a top Sangh functionary said on Tuesday. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has invited the social activist to attend 77

2 October, 2018 11:30 AM Nearly Rs 2,000 crore spent on salaries and perks of MPs in 4 years

While Rs 71.29 lakh was spent on an average for a member of Lok Sabha, Rs 44.33 lakh was spent on a Rajya Sabha member In the last four financial years, Rs 1,997 crore have been spent towards salaries and perks of parliamentarians, revealed an RTI query. Lok Sabha members raked in an average of Rs 71.29 lakh, while Rs 44.33 lakh was spent on a Rajya 67

1 October, 2018 4:34 PM Huge Jump In Shelling, Firing By Pakistan In Jammu And Kashmir This Year

The first seven months of this year saw 52 deaths and 232 people getting injured by 1,435 ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, according to an RTI reply by the Home ministry. According to the data provided by the MHA in reply to an RTI application filed by activist Raman Sharma, till the end of July this year, 28 civilians, 12 armymen and 12 BSF personnel 73

29 September, 2018 3:48 PM Lynching victim Pehlu Khan's son shot at in Rajasthan, probe underway

Unidentified assailants on Saturday fired upon the witnesses in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, including the victim's son.  Unidentified assailants on Saturday fired upon the witnesses in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, including the victim's son. The witnessed were on their way to a court in Behror town of Alwar. Those in the car included Ajmat, Rafeeq 106

28 September, 2018 10:28 AM Maharashtra: Arvind Kejriwal, others acquitted in 2014 Lok Sabha poll rally case

A court here Friday acquitted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and seven others for allegedly holding a political rally without requisite police permission in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener, Kejriwal, and the others, including activist Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal, were booked under various 61

26 September, 2018 11:21 AM Punjab Police ties woman on top of jeep, parades her throughout the town

The woman was tied on the roof of the police jeep as a 'punishment'. AMRITSAR: In yet another shocking case of police brutality, a middle-aged woman was forcibly tied to the roof of an official jeep as a 'punishment' after she objected to her husband being taken away by the policemen in Punjab's Amritsar district. According to reports, the woman fell from the jeep and suffered 83

26 September, 2018 10:43 AM Chronology Of Aadhaar Case, Leading Up To Today's Supreme Court Verdict

The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra held that Aadhaar would be voluntary, with an option to exit. * 2010-2011: National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 introduced. * November 2012: Retired Justice KS Puttaswamy and others file pleas in Supreme Court challenging validity of Aadhaar. * November 2013: Supreme Court orders 200

23 September, 2018 7:05 AM Railway Ministry Spent Rs 13.46 Crore On Inaugurations Via Video Link

The expenditure was incurred on 166 events organised by the Ministry of Railways to inaugurate various projects via through video link. The Ministry of Railways spent Rs 13.46 crore on inauguration of various rail projects and services via video conferencing between November 2014 and September 2017, according to a reply to an RTI query. The expenditure 40

17 September, 2018 10:41 AM Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday morning. A pair of slippers were kept on the statue's head.  Chennai: On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday 76