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I stand with the last person in line, want to erase hatred and fear: Rahul  -   17/07/2018 16:12
C ongress chief Rahul Gandhi today said he stands with the persecuted and seeks to erase "hatred and fear", breaking his silence on the controversy following a reported remark on the Congress being a "party for Muslims", reported PTI. The Congress has dismissed the report in an Urdu daily as a "rumour" and asserted that it was a party of 132 crore Indians. "I stand with the last person in the line. The...
Mobocracy cannot be allowed to become new norm: SC on vigilantism  -   17/07/2018 16:09
T he Supreme Court today asked Parliament to consider enacting a new law to effectively deal with incidents of mob lynching, saying "horrendous acts of mobocracy" cannot be allowed to become a new norm, reported PTI. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also passed a slew of directions to provide "preventive, remedial and punitive measures" to deal with offences like mob violence and cow vigilantis...
India struggles to stay cool amidst global warming: Report  -   17/07/2018 13:55
I ndia is among the nine most populous countries where people are at risk from lack of access to cooling as global warming continues to threaten health and climate, according to a study of a UN-led initiative. The report also said that policy makers should immediately measure gaps in access to cooling in their respective countries, as an evidence base for more proactive and integrated policy-making. Be...
Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine  -   16/07/2018 17:18
A fresh batch of nearly 2,500 pilgrims left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said as per the PTI report. The yatra commenced from the twin tracks of Baltal in Ganderbal and Pahalgam in Anantnag district on June 28 and till last evening 1,87,375 pilgrims had visited the cave shrine to pay obeisance. The yatra is expected to cross the two lakh mark either by this eve...
Rahul writes to PM for passage of Women's Reservation Bill  -   16/07/2018 17:14
C ongress President Rahul Gandhi wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to ensure the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, starting July 18, reported PTI. In his letter to the prime minister, Gandhi offered his party's unconditional support to the bill and said the time has come for a change, and for women to take their rightful place in state legislature...
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