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‘Romeo Squads’ launched by UP- DGP to combat eve-teasing

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Following Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath‘s orders for the safety of girls in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed on Wednesday launched Anti-Romeo squads to check on eve-teasing in public areas.   Ahmed also tweeted saying “Safety of girls or ladies is the sole intent of the anti-Romeo squads. Adityanath had …

Third edition of ‘Rajya Sabha at Work’ released in the Parliament

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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The third edition of ‘Rajya Sabha at Work’ a window to the proceedings in the upper house of the Parliament was released on Tuesday at the Parliament House Annexe. The book was released by the Vice-President,  Hamid Ansari. While releasing the book Ansari said: “The Framers of the Constitution decided to give us a legislative structure where they …

IAS officer, son arrested in driver’s murder case

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Hyderabad: Following a sensational incident, the Hyderabad Police on Wednesday arrested an IAS officer of Telangana and his son in connection with the murder of their driver here last week. Dharavath Venkateswara Rao, Joint Secretary at Agriculture Corporation, and his son Dharavath Venkata Sukruth were arrested in connection with the murder of B Nagaraju, said …

B’luru woman booked for ‘objectionable’ FB posts on UP CM

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Bengaluru Police today lodged a criminal case against a woman for making “objectionable posts” on her Facebook page which allegedly depicted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in “poor light.” A FIR was filed against the woman on the complaint of BJP Yuva Morcha members, said Additional Commissioner of Police S Ravi. “The BJP Yuva …

Lucknow police to come hard on eve-teasers by making ‘Anti-Romeo squad’

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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The Uttar Pradesh police today issued orders to make sure that the establishment of “Anti-Romeo squad” in 11 districts of the Lucknow zone to prevent eve-teasing must be there, as BJP had promised during the Assembly polls in its ‘Sankalp Patra’ that in their reign every girl would be safe and the eve teasing cases would be less. …

Sena presses for changing British era names of Railway Stations

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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The Shiv Sena has pressed for changing the British era names of seven suburban railway stations in Mumbai, giving them a local touch. A delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met Union Home minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi yesterday to take up the demand, party sources said today. The party wants to rename Elphinstone Road, …

Teenage girl raises 10 lakh for building Libraries in Kargil

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Ananya Saluja, a class 11th student, spends her hard-earned post-exam holidays teaching underprivileged children in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Leh district. During the two-month volunteering program, Ananya believes she was the one who learnt more than the children she was teaching. She learnt about how the people live their lives and the challenges they have to …

Bombay HC to hear plea on doctors’ strike

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on Tuesday hear a plea on the ongoing doctors’ strike. As the medical fraternity across Maharashtra is on strike, the Sion Hospital in Mumbai on Monday saw a throng of crowd outside its building. The doctors are on strike due to the recent incidents of violence against them. ALSO …

Uphaar case: Gopal Ansal surrenders in Tihar jail

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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New Delhi: Gopal Ansal surrendered on Monday before Tihar jail authorities to undergo one-year jail term in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case after the Supreme Court refused to grant him more time. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul rejected the plea moved by …

Chandigarh murder: Wife kills husband stuffs body in BMW

Monday, March 20, 2017

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Chandigarh: In a horrific incident, a 40-year-old man was killed allegedly by his wife and her brother in Mohali, with the murder coming to light while they were trying to dispose of the body stuffed in a suitcase. The body of Ekam Singh Dhillon was found in a suitcase kept in a BMW car near …

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