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Modi Sarkar's One Year

By Irfan Engineer,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed one year in office on May 25th, 2015. His swearing-in ceremony was on May 26, 2014. PM’s achievements remain contested true to his polarising personality. While the PM’s followers exaggerate his achievements as unprecedented, his detractors can only recount the promises that remain undelivered. An honest assessment becomes difficult if not impossible. However, here we are trying to capture some trends and directions of the Central Govt. headed by PM Modi.

Modi government will tackle black money issue: Amit Shah

New Delhi : The Narendra Modi-led central government is determined to tackle the black money issue, BJP president Amit Shah said here on Tuesday.

"The Modi government is determined to tackle the black money issue," said Amit Shah while addressing the media on the completion of one year of NDA government.

Shah also said the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government failed to tackle the issue of black money.

He said the NDA government has performed well and added that there has been no corruption under the Modi government.

Prof Mujeeb Rizvi passes away

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Professor Mujeeb Rizvi, founder of the Hindi Department at the Jamia Millia Islamia and served as its head for nearly forty years, passed away on here after a short illness and kidney failure.

Rizvi, around 80, died at the Max Hospital on Sunday, May 24, 2015.

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Allow screening of Kashmir documentary: HC to censor board

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the censor board to issue a certificate for public screening to documentary film "Textures of Loss" which is based on the violence in Jammu and Kashmir.

Justice Rajiv Shakdher directed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to issue a certificate of screening to the movie without deletion of any scenes.

The court's order came on a plea filed by filmmaker Pankaj Butalia who challenged the censor board's refusal to clear his documentary "Textures of Loss".

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72 percent respondents satisfied with Modi government performance: Survey

New Delhi : Over 72 percent of people surveyed in an opinion poll said they were satisfied with the performance of the NDA government with 56 percent stating that Narendra Modi was an effective prime minister who had helped improve India's image globally.

The survey by the CNN-IBN and IBN 7 news channels said the respondents had shown "strong faith" in the Modi government with 61 percent saying that the National Democratic Alliance government has improved their economic condition while 63 percent said India's economy had started looking up during the last one year.

A Sayeed re-elected national president of SDPI

By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net,

Aluva (Ernakulam, Kerala): A Sayeed was on Monday re-elected unanimously as the national president of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) for three years for the period of 2015-18.

Sayeed was elected at the two day National Representative Council (NRC) meeting, which concluded at Shanthigiri Ashram in Aluva town of this Ernakulam district.

राजस्थान का नागौर जिला दलितों की कब्रगाह बनता जा रहा है

By भंवर मेघवंशी,

राजस्थान के नागौर में हुए दलितों के जनसंहार पर भंवर मेघवंशी की यह रिपोर्ट इस मुल्क का चेहरा है, जो रोज ब रोज दलित-मुस्लिम-आदिवासी बस्तियों में देखने को मिलता है. भंवर राजस्थान में दलित, आदिवासी और घुमन्तु समुदाय के लिए संघर्षरत है. प्रतिरोध से साभार.

Government to launch 'Nai Manzil' scheme from Bihar

New Delhi : In a move to woo minority voters, the BJP-led NDA government is all set to launch its 'Nai Manzil' scheme from poll-bound Bihar next month.

"Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch the scheme in the presence of Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and other senior party leaders in June from Bihar's Phulwarisharif," a source told IANS.

Three AMU female teachers term as “baseless and deplorable” charges of gender discrimination against AMU VC

By TCN News,

Aligarh: Three female teachers of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have termed as “baseless and deplorable” the charges of gender discrimination against the AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah levelled by an Associate Professor from one of the departments at the AMU.

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Yahya Kammukkutty, acquitted by Hubli court, felicitated

By V A Mohamad Ashrof for TwoCircles.net,

Malappuram (Kerala): Yahya Kammukutty, an IT professional, who was recently freed by a Hubli court after spending seven years in jail for alleged involvement in terror activities, was felicitated by Wahdate Islami Hind, Kerala chapter here.

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