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Possibility that Afzal Guru case was wrongly judged: P Chidambaram


New Delhi, Feb 25: Amid the JNU row and arrests of students for glorifying Afzal Guru, former Union Minister P Chidambaram expressed grave doubts over Guru’s involvement in the 2001 Parliament Attack and said that there is a possibility that the case was wrongly judged, here on Thursday. Guru was hanged three years earlier while Chidambaram was still in office. ...

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Kejriwal faced protest at Students march


New Delhi, Feb 23: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal faced protest as he joined a students’ march in Delhi where some people shouted slogans against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo over the issue of reservation. As Kejriwal was addressing at the protest march here, some people raised slogans against him and said the Delhi CM was ‘anti-reservation’. Kejriwal said he ...

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Students march in National Capital for Rohith Vemula, Kanhaiya Kumar


New Delhi, Feb 23: Students are participating in a rally here on Tuesday to demand justice for Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula and JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi have expressed their support to the students who are marching in the national capital. Rohith’s family is currently present in New Delhi. “Will ...

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Angry protester heckled H’yana CM Khattar


Chandigarh, Feb 23: Angry people protested and heckled Haryana CM Mahonar Lal Khattar as he hosted an impromptu press conference earlier today. Demanding strict action, protesters complained about police inactivity and the loss they incurred in the week long agitation. An angry protester said, “Our shops were looted and torched while the curfew was on and the police did nothing. ...

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Happy with the response of Mann Ki Baat Mobile App: PM Modi


New Delhi, Feb 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he is happy with the response his Mann Ki Baat Mobile App generated and urged citizens to keep sending more ideas. The PM took to Twitter on Tuesday and wrote: “During #MannKiBaat last month had urged students, teachers & parents to share their exam experiences, keeping in mind ongoing exam ...

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‘Swachh Paryatan Mobile App’ Launched


New Delhi, Feb 22: “Swachh Parayatan Mobile App” was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture and Minister of State for Civil Aviation at a function here today. This project is being implemented by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India through DeGS and NIC. This Mobile App is available on Google Search ...

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NHAI Takes Measures For Improving The Functioning Of Toll Plazas


New Delhi, Feb 22: Taking a serious note of complaints about lack of uniformity in operations and misbehaviour by the staff of toll plazas, the National Highway Authority of India has issued a “Code of Conduct” for the Toll Plaza operators. NHAI contractors/ concessionaires are mandatorily to comply with the policy guidelines and standards prescribed by NHAI. A uniform dress ...

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Government asks 20 cities to launch smart city projects by June 25 this year


New Delhi, Feb 22: Minister of Urban Development Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today asked the first batch of 20 cities selected in the first round of competition to launch respective smart city projects by 25th of June this year marking the one year of launch of the Mission by Prime Minister last year. He addressed a workshop ‘India Smart City ...

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Government wants Parliament to discuss causes and consequences of recent events and suggest way forward


New Delhi, Feb 22: The Government today asserted that it was as much concerned by recent incidents in different universities as any other party and urged the Parliament to thoroughly discuss their causes and consequences and show the war forward. Addressing the Leaders of different Parties in both the Houses of Parliament ahead of the Budget session beginning tomorrow, Minister ...

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Martyred Indian army captains given funeral with full military honours


J&K, Feb 22: The mortal remains of Captain Pawan Kumar and Captain Tushar Mahajan- who were martyred fighting terrorists in Kashmir- were taken to their respective home towns in Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir for cremation on Monday. Even the martyrdom of a fellow Jat while fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir could not deter the protesters demanding job quota ...

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