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‘आईएस के नाम पर बेगुनाहों को पकड़ने का खेल खेल रही है सरकार’ –रिहाई मंच News Desk

लखनऊ : रिहाई मंच ने आतंकवाद के नाम पर बरी हुए बेगुनाहों की रिहाई और बरी हुए बेगुनाहों को मुआवजा दिए जाने के सवाल पर अखिलेश सरकार के खिलाफ़ अभियान चलाने का निणर्य लिया है. अभियान का पहला चरण मुलायम सिंह यादव के संसदीय क्षेत्र आज़मगढ़ से 6 फरवरी को शुरू होगा.

Higher train speed, axle load main challenges for railway: Minister

New Delhi : The increase in speeds of trains and safely operating higher axle loads on existing networks are the major challenges facing railway engineers, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Kumar Sinha said on Friday.

"There are areas where we need to improve. The increase in speeds of trains and operation of higher axle loads on existing network in safe and efficient manner are major challenges before P-Way engineers," he said at an event here organised by the Institution of Permanent Way (P-Way) Engineers.

Undertrial prisoners should not suffer because of poverty, says SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday said undertrial prisoners who are not accused of non-bailable offences should be released at the earliest and those faced with distressed financial conditions should not suffer incarceration just on account of it.

"...the undertrial prisoners are released at the earliest and those who cannot furnish bail bonds due to their poverty are not subjected to incarceration only for that reason," said a bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice R.K.Agrawal in their order.

Politician shot dead in Patna

Patna : A politician was shot dead and his wife and another woman seriously injured by some people here on Friday, the police said.

Brijnathi Singh was shot dead near Kachchi Dargah in older part of the city by unidentified criminals, a district police official said.

Singh's wife was seriously injured along with another woman. Both were admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

BJP destroying pro-poor policies launched by Congress: Rahul

New Delhi : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for giving excuses on various issues and charged the BJP with "destroying" all the pro-poor policies initiated by his party.

Jung offers civic bodies Rs.300 crore loan, seeks end to strike

New Delhi : Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday offered a loan of Rs.300 crore to two municipal corporations for payment of the salaries of its workers and urged the striking employees to end their strike.

The move came after a delegation of Aam Aadmi Party legislators met Jung and urged him to intervene in civic workers' strike.

Celebrate Netaji's life instead of worrying about his disappearance: Benegal

Kolkata : Hailing Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's contribution towards the independence movement, noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Friday laid stress on celebrating the leader's life instead of worrying on conjectures about his disappearance.

Participating in a panel discussion on Netaji's mysterious disappearance at the Kolkata Literature Festival here, Benegal also rubbished claims by certain quarters of Bose having lived incognito as the "Gumnami Baba" in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad.

TRS heading for massive win in Greater Hyderabad polls

Hyderabad : The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was heading for a huge win in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections as early results and trends indicated on Friday.

The party had won 20 seats and was leading in 34 other divisions in 150-member municipal body.

The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) bagged eight divisions and was leading in nine others.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in three divisions and its alliance partner Telugu Desam Party (TDP) was ahead in two divisions.

Indian Americans honour US Congressman Keith Ellison with human rights award

By TCN News

The Indian American Muslim Council , an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India's pluralist and tolerant ethos, honoured Congressman Keith Ellision from Minnesota as a ‘Champion of Human Rights,’ at the India Republic Day celebration held in Minneapolis on the first weekend after January 26.

आतंकवाद के आरोप में गिरफ़्तार इक़बाल आठ साल बाद बाईज़्ज़त बरी Staff Reporter

लखनऊ : आज से आठ साल पहले दिल्ली क्राईम ब्रांच ने 21 मई 2008 को नई दिल्ली रेलवे स्टेशन के क़रीब से हूजी के जिस तथाकथित आतंकी ‘मो. इक़बाल’ को गिरफ़्तार किया था, उसे गुरूवार को लखनऊ के विशेष अदालत ने बाइज़्ज़त बरी कर दिया है.