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'आप' विधायक अमानतुल्लाह खान की रिहाई के लिए भूख हड़ताल

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

दिल्ली: आम आदमी पार्टी के ओखला से विधायक व दिल्ली वक़्फ़ बोर्ड के चेयरमैन अमानतुल्लाह ख़ान की गिरफ़्तारी के बाद ओखला में सियासत तेज़ हो गई है. जहां मंगलवार को यहां की दुकानें बंद रहीं, वहीं आज ओखला के 11 स्थानीय नेता भूख हड़ताल पर बैठ गए हैं.

Auto, taxi drivers begin hunger strike

New Delhi : Auto-rickshaw and yellow top taxi drivers of around 20 unions on Wednesday began an "indefinite hunger strike" against app-based taxi aggregators even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the BJP of sponsoring the strike.

Incidents of the strikers forcibly stopping some auto-rickshaw drivers from ferrying passengers were reported.

"We want to ferry passengers and drive our autos, but some people on the streets are vandalising plying vehicles," an auto driver said in a video shared by Kejriwal from his twitter account.

No action against ministers, BJP MPs facing criminal cases: AAP

New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday said no action has been taken against union ministers and BJP parliamentarians against whom criminal cases were pending while all official agencies had been let loose after AAP leaders.

"Of the 75 union ministers, 24 have criminal cases against them. Fourteen of them face serious criminal cases. However, the law enforcement agencies such as police and the CBI have not shown any alacrity in acting against them," AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said.

Tamil Nadu government to pay Rs 9.5 lakh to appeal in Qatar court

Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has sanctioned Rs 950,000 towards legal expenses to make an appeal on behalf of three persons from the state who were sentenced to death and life term by a court in Qatar.

In a statement issued here on Wednesday the state government said Jayalalithaa has ordered immediate payment of Rs 950,000 for meeting the legal expenses while making an appeal in the apex court of Qatar on behalf of the three convicts hailing from Tamil Nadu.

60% of Indians will live in Urban areas by 2050: Government

New Delhi : The central government on Wednesday said about 60 per cent Indian population will live in cities by 2050.

"It is estimated that by 2050, 60 per cent population of the country will live in cities as the rate of urbanisation in India is dramatic," Union Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh told the Lok Sabha during question hour.

He said according to 2011 Census, nearly 31 per cent of the country's population resides in urban areas, and a large number of people would migrate to cities in coming decades.

Kashmir Valley locked down, curfew back in Srinagar

Srinagar : Curfew was re-imposed in various places in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday following clashes between protesters and security forces amid heavy rains, hours after a dragging security lockdown was lifted in all areas barring the volatile southern districts.

A police officer said here that angry young men took to the streets and hurled stones at security forces, prompting authorities to re-impose cubs on the movement of people at places where peace was breached.

Kalam's death has left irreplaceable void: Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary, saying that his death has created an "irreplaceable" void.

"It's been a year since our beloved Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam left us and created a void that is irreplaceable. My tributes to this great personality," tweeted Modi.

While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died due to cardiac arrest on this day last year.

मध्य प्रदेश में मुस्लिम महिलाओं की पिटाई, मायावती ने उठाए सवाल

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मध्य प्रदेश/दिल्ली : गौरक्षा के नाम कथित गौरक्षकों की गुंडागर्दी बढ़ती जा रही है. गुंडागर्दी का एक नज़ारा मध्य प्रदेश के मंदसौर रेलवे स्टेशन पर देखने को मिला, जहां मंगलवार को दो मुस्लिम महिलाओं के साथ खुलेआम मारपीट की गई.

एक हिन्दूवादी संगठन का आरोप है कि यह दोनों महिलाएं अपने साथ गौमांस लेकर कहीं जा रही थी. जबकि पुलिस जांच में बताया जा रहा है कि उनके पास से मिला मांस गाय का नहीं, बल्कि भैंस का है और भैंस का मांस प्रतिबंधित नहीं है.

Lokpal and Lokayukta amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi : A bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday to amend the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 to enable the leader of the single largest oppposition party in the house being made a member of the committee that would select the ombudsman.

Minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh introduced the bill.

The Lokpal Acts provide for a Selection Committee for making appointments to the ombudsman. The committee includes the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

भाजपा के दलित विरोधी चेहरे को उजागर करता यह पोस्टर

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इलाहाबाद : उत्तर प्रदेश में विधानसभा चुनाव की नज़दीकियां जैसे बढ़ रही हैं, वैसे ही चुनावी सरगर्मी में भाजपा अपने कार्यकर्ताओं की भूल-गलतियों का शिकार होती जा रही है.