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Mushawarat to hold four days conference in Mumbai

By TCN News,

Mumbai: Considering the shifting socio-political situation of the country, All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat (AIMMM), an oldest advocacy group of Indian Muslims, has decided to hold series of meetings in a four day program and reflect on key issues facing the community.

The program will be organized between October 13 to October 16, 2016 in Mumbai. A special public meeting will be held on October 15 which will be attended by National Muslim Leaders and Ulema, Mushawarat announced in a press release.

Nitish, Pawar, Deve Gowda on Upadhyay centenary panel

ArrayNew Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar have been included in the 149-member committee being formed to commemorate the birth centenary of Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday approved the constitution of two committees for the commemoration of the birth centenary of Upadhyay, a Prime Minister's Office release said.

Reconsider removal of DERC chief, Kejriwal urges Jung

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday urged Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to "reconsider" his order removing Krishna Saini as Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC).

He also expressed his willingness to meet Jung to discuss the issue at Lt. Governor's convenience.

Declaring DERC chief's appointment as void 'ab initio' after a period of six months may lead to serious setbacks as all DERC decisions taken during this period will also become "null and void", the Chief Minister said in a letter to Jung.

Gujarat rolls back 10 % quota for higher castes

Ahmedabad : The BJP-led Gujarat government on Friday suspended the implementation of the 10 per cent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs for the economically weaker sections among the upper caste communities it had announced earlier in the wake of the Patidar quota stir.

The opposition has slammed the government for "misleading" the people.

Nitin Gadkari to present SEOY-India 2016 Award

New Delhi : Union Minister of Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will present the Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) India 2016 Award at a ceremony organised by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, a statement said on Friday.

"The winner will be chosen by a distinguished jury and announced on October 6, 2016 in New Delhi," the organisation said in the statement.

"Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping will be the Chief Guest and present the award."

Gurgaon businessman gives Rs 20 lakh to Gaya martyr's widow

Gurgaon : A Gurgaon-based businessman extended support of Rs 20 lakh to the family of Naik Sunil Kumar Vidyarthi who was among the 18 soldiers martyred in a terrorist attack on an army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18.

Badal accuses Congress of inciting communal tensions in Punjab

Jalandhar : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday accused the Congress of inciting communal tensions in the state for its vested political interests.

Interacting with reporters after sharing condolences with the family of slain senior RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja here, Badal said the Congress has a notorious track record of dividing the people on communal lines for attaining power in the state.

Gagneja, shot thrice by two men in Jalandhar in August, succumbed to his injuries at a Ludhiana hospital on Thursday.

SC notice to Lalu's son for allegedly sheltering accused

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav and criminal-turned-politician Mohamed Shahabuddin as to why an FIR cannot be filed against them for allegedly sheltering an accused in journalist Rajdev Ranjan's murder.

Justice Dipak Misra and Justice C. Nagappan sought a response from Yadav - son of RJD leader Lalu Prasad - on a petition by Asha Ranjan, the widow of the late journalist. She sought a FIR against the two men.

अख़लाक़ हत्याकांड अभियुक्त ने फ़र्ज़ी सबूतों के आधार पर खुद को करवाया नाबालिग़ घोषित Staff Reporter

लखनऊ : पिछले साल दादरी में हुए अख़लाक़ हत्याकांड में एक नया खुलासा आज सामने आया है. तथ्य बताते हैं कि अभियुक्त सचिन ने फ़र्ज़ी दस्तावेज़ों को आधार बनाकर कुछ अधिकारियों की मदद से खुद को नाबालिग़ साबित करवाया है, ताकि सज़ा से बचा जा सके.

Sharif spoke at UN like Hizbul supreme commander: Ram Madhav

New Delhi : BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spoke at the United Nations General Assembly like the "supreme commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen" and not the leader of his country.

"The Pakistan PM at the UN did not talk like the supreme commander of Pakistan, but as supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen," Ram Madhav told reporters here.

Madhav, who is in charge of Bharatiya Janata Party's affairs in Jammu and Kashmir, also accused Sharif of "openly campaigning for terror commanders".