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India Politics

Delhi court trashes fake degree case against Irani

New Delhi : In a relief to Union Minister Smriti Irani, a trial court here on Tuesday dismissed a plea to issue summon against her for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualifications in her affidavit to the Election Commission of India.

The complaint was filed to harass the Minister, the Patiala House district court said.

पारसियों के बसाए शहर में अब बाक़ी नहीं रह गए हैं पारसी

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

जमशेदपुर: पारसियों की पहचान के प्रतीक एक शहर में पारसी अब ढ़ूंढे नहीं मिलेंगे. ये शहर झारखंड का जमशेदपुर है. वही जमशेदपुर जिसे 'टाटानगर' भी कहा जाता है.

हालांकि इससे पहले यह शहर 'साक्ची' नामक एक आदिवासी गांव हुआ करता था. लेकिन 1907 में टाटा आयरन एंड स्टील कंपनी (टिस्को) की स्थापना के साथ ही यह साक्ची गांव एक शहर में बदल गया. और इस शहर को बसाने का श्रेय जमशेदजी टाटा को जाता है इसीलिए आज यह शहर जमशेदपुर के नाम से नाम जाता है.

Thousands flocked to the streets across Maharashtra demanding reservation and non interference in personal laws

By A Mirsab,,

Aurangabad: Displaying unity for the restoration of five percent reservation and non interference of government in personal Laws, thousands of Muslims today protested across thirty districts of Maharashtra.

Ramayan museum in Ayodhya not linked to UP polls: Union Minister

Lucknow : Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday inspected 25 acres of land earmarked for a proposed Ramayan museum in Ayodhya and said the project had nothing to do with Ram Mandir politics ahead of the 2017 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

"My visit here is purely as a Tourism Minister and no politics should be attributed to it," he told the media here.

The Minister denied the opposition contention that the multi-crore museum project was linked to Bharatiya Janata Party's plans to give fresh impetus to the Ram temple movement.

Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive for women: CPI-M

New Delhi : Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "targeting minorities", the CPI-M on Tuesday said the Centres move to push the Uniform Civil Code is counterproductive to the rights of women.

Supporting the demand against the practice of arbitrary and instant Triple Talaq, the Communist Party of India-Marxist said all personal laws, including those for the majority community, require reforms.

For upcoming Goa elections, Congress may consider nominating four Muslim candidates

By Imran Inamdar,

Panjim, Goa: As Goa goes to polls in the beginning of next year, the Congress party has said that they would consider nominating Muslim candidates for the upcoming elections.

कश्मीर पर भारतीय समाज की चुप्पी आपराधिक है –गौतम नवलखा

UP sets up judicial commission to probe Varanasi stampede

Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday constituted a one-man judicial commission of Allahabad High Court Justice Rajmani Chauhan (retd) to probe the stampede in Varanasi last week, an official said.

Home Secretary Mani Prasad Mishra said the commission has been mandated to probe all aspects of the stampede at the Raj Ghat bridge on the banks on river Ganges on October 15, which left 25 killed and over 100 injured.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, he said, expects the commission to complete its probe in two months and submit its findings to the state government.

DU student among 5 persons arrested for robbery

New Delhi : Five persons, including a Delhi University student and an employee of a businessman, were arrested for robbing Rs 33 lakh here at Vikas Marg, in east Delhi, Police said on Monday.

Police identified the accused as Harsheet, 19, a B.Com student of Delhi University; Sonu Malik, 20, a professional bike stuntman; Mohan, 28; Iilayash, 34; and Devender Kumar, 42, a businessman's employee -- all residents of different areas of Nabi Karim (central Delhi) and Karawal Nagar (east Delhi). Police have recovered Rs 33 lakh and a motorcycle used in the crime from those arrested.

Surgical strikes should not be a political issue: Bihar CM

Patna : JD-U President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday targeted thed BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking credit of the army's surgical strikes and making it a political issue in the country.

According to Nitish Kumar, the Janata Dal-United fully supports the central government's action against terrorism and salutes the Indian Army for its success in the September 28-29 strike across the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.