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1984 Anti-Sikh riots

The Delhi High court on Wednesday upheld the jail-term of 88 people, more than 22 years after they were convicted for their indulging in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and awarded them five-year jail term. On August 27, 1996, a sessions court had convicted 88 out of 107 people captured on November 2, 1984, for rioting, …

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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday thanked party workers on the sixth year of its founding and stated that the “political revolution” was moving forward to rid the nation of corruption, communalism, and casteism. “Aam Aadmi Party’s journey commenced six years ago on this very day. This political revolution is moving …

Reviewing This Fees, Says Centre, On Airlines Charging For Web Check-In

The government said on Monday that it was reviewing airlines’ decision to charge passengers for any of the seats chosen at the time of web check-in to ascertain whether the move is in compliance with existing rules. No-frills airline IndiGo, which has a domestic market share of nearly 43 percent, has been levying charges for …

Shiv Sena Says Lack Of Political Will Delaying Ram Temple Construction

The Shiv Sena today charged that “lack of political will” was delaying the building of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop doing “political nautanki” (drama) over the matter while keeping a gun on shoulders of the Congress. Taking potshots at PM Modi for his “56-inch chest” remark made …

Congress rally in Medchal

Former TRS leader and Chevella MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy Sunday hinted at the possibility of a “tacit understanding” among the ruling party in Telangana and the BJP behind Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s move to dissolve the Vidhan Sabha before completion of its full term. The dissolution of the Assembly in September this year had …

No Indian minister should go for Kartarpur Corridor stone-laying ceremony in Pakistan, says Subramanian Swamy

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday backed Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh’s decision to deny the invitation to attend the stone-laying ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor on the Pakistan side. “No Indian minister should go to the other side of the border until Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism,” he said. “I don’t think any …

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the Congress on Sunday for bringing his parents into a political slugfest, alleging that it was being done at the behest of party chief Rahul Gandhi. He also justified his own tirade against the Nehru-Gandhi family, addressing out that unlike his parents, they occupied top positions in politics and the …

BJP accuses Congress of having 'feudalistic mindset' after Raj Babbar's comments on Narendra Modi's mother

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday stated that the Congress’ remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother showed nothing but the party’s “feudalistic mindset.” Labeling a press conference in Bhopal, BJP vice-president Prabhat Jha said the Congress was so perturbed by the persona of the prime minister that they had to resort to attacking …

Congress supports 'Urban Naxals' but BJP will put them behind bars, says Amit Shah at Telangana's Nirmal district

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused the Congress of supporting “Urban Naxals” and said his party will put Maoists in jail if it is voted to power in Telangana. “Urban Naxals” is a word used to describe city-based supporters working in alleged front organizations of proscribed Maoist outfits. Labeling a public meeting in Nirmal …

Maharashtra

In his over forty years as a farmer, Ramesh Bacchav does not remember anything, neither depressed markets nor burgeoning loans, ever causing him to question his pride in his work. Until three years ago, when the 50-year-old accompanied his younger son for an entrance exam in Vadodara. “At the exam center, other parents seeing off …

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The India Met Department chief KJ Ramesh said Friday that excessive rainfall that led to floods in Kerala was an outcome of climate change. He also stated of a new technology that has been developed to assess the rise of water levels in rivers and reservoirs due to rain which can help state government minutely …

sikkima

A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as sprawling mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy have led to an increase of its forest cover by over four percent since 1993, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said. The green cover in the tiny northeastern state has increased to 47.62 percent in …