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‘शाहिद आज़मी और रोहित वेमुला की हत्या लोकतंत्र की हत्या है’ News Desk

लखनऊ : ‘शाहिद आज़मी और रोहित वेमुला की हत्या लोकतंत्र की हत्या है, जिसे लोकतंत्र विरोधी हमारी व्यवस्था ने अंजाम दिया है. इसलिए ऐसी शहादतें लोकतंत्र पसंद अवाम के लिए संकल्प का समय होती हैं.’

ये बातें आज लखनऊ के जयशंकर प्रसाद हॉल में शाहिद आज़मी की 6वीं शहादत दिवस के अवसर पर रिहाई मंच द्वारा आयोजित कायक्रम ‘इंसाफ़ के लिए संघर्षरत दोस्तों की मुलाक़ात’ में एडवोकेट शुऐब ने शाहिद आज़मी व रोहित वेमुला को एक साथ याद करते हुए कहा.

Press Club of India condemns slogan-shouting by Kashmiri students

New Delhi : The Press Club of India (PCI) on Thursday condemned the raising of anti-India slogans by Kashmiri students in the PCI compound to protest the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in Tihar Jail in 2014.

"We strongly condemn the incident in the PCI premises by miscreants yesterday (Wednesday). We have taken strong action against a club member under whose signature the conference hall was hired," said PCI secretary general Nadeem Ahmad Kazmi.

Kazmi said a show-cause notice had been served to the person concerned and further action will follow.

Frame uniform scheme to compensate rape victims, SC tells states

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all state governments and union territory administrations to formulate a "uniform scheme" for compensation to victims of rape and sexual exploitation on the lines of one framed by Goa.

"All the states and union territories shall make all endeavour to formulate a uniform scheme for providing victim compensation in respect of rape/sexual exploitation with the physically handicapped women as required under the law ..." said a bench comprising Justice M.Y.Eqbal and Justice Arun Mishra in their judgmenty.

Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative, Headley tells Mumbai court

Mumbai : Pakistani-American terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Thursday said Thane collegian Ishrat Jahan, shot dead in an alleged shootout with police in 2004, was a Lashkar-e-Taiba member and hinted that she could be a potential suicide bomber.

"Jahan was an LeT member," Headley said in his sensational disclosure while deposing before Special TADA Court Judge A. Sanap via video-conferencing from a US jail.

Woman teacher, husband sent to 14-day judicial custody

Ranchi : A Ranchi court on Thursday sent a woman schoolteacher and her husband - arrested in connection with the murder of a Class VII student of a local school - to 14 days in judicial custody.

A court for handling juvenile accused sent their two minor children, arrested in the same case, to a remand home.

Police sources said they will seek police remand of the couple for further investigation.

Abducted student found murdered in Guragaon

Gurgaon : An 18-year-old student, who was abducted last weekend, was on Thursday found murdered, police said, adding she might have been sexually assaulted before being killed.

The girl, a class 12 student and belonging to a Dalit family from Jatauli village near Heli Mandi, went missing under mysterious circumstances on Saturday. Her body was found in a mustard field here.

Her father had lodged a case of kidnapping at Pataudi police station on Sunday against Dharam Singh, a resident of the same village. The accused has been absconding.

Nurses to go on relay hunger strike from Friday

New Delhi : The All India Government Nurses Federation will go on a relay hunger strike from Friday to February 27 to press for their demand to be paid all benefits recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission.

The two-week strike will also see the nurses across India go on mass casual leave on February 26.

The nurses have demanded increment in nursing, risk and night duty allowances as per the Seventh Pay Commission, federation secretary general G.K. Khurana said here.

बीजेपी के अकाउंट में मोदी का चंदा

Afroz Alam Sahil,

भारतीय जनता पार्टी यानी बीजेपी उद्योगपतियों, कारोबारियों व व्यापारियों की पार्टी कही जाती है. बड़े-बड़े उद्योगपति, कारोबारी और व्यापारी हमेशा से इस पार्टी को चंदा देते आए हैं. क्योंकि कांग्रेस की तरह यहां पार्टी के नेताओं द्वारा चंदा देने की रिवायत बिल्कुल न के बराबर है. लेकिन इस ‘न’ देने की रिवायत के विपरित नरेन्द्र मोदी ने गुजरात का सीएम रहते हुए पार्टी को न सिर्फ गुजरात से चंदा दिलवाया है, बल्कि खुद कई बार चंदा भी दिया है.

Congress should apologise to Ishrat encounter heroes: BJP

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded an apology from the Congress hours after Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley revealed that Ishrat Jahan was a member of the terror outfit.

"The Congress president and vice president should apologise to the heroes who killed LeT terrorist Ishrat Jahan and her accomplices," BJP leader Shrikant Sharma said here.

Vice president condoles Hanumanthappa's death

New Delhi : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Thursday condoled the passing away of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad who died at a hospital here after battling for his life for two days.

He had been dug out alive after being buried under the ice for six days in the Siachen glacier.

"I am extremely saddened to learn of the demise of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad... a survivor of the mishap at Siachen, he had come to symbolise the grit, determination and the indomitable spirit of the Indian armed forces,” Ansari said.