Saturday, November 25, 2017

Says they hold office of profit as directors in NGO run by Ajit Doval’s son.

Calling it a clear case of “office of profit”, the Congress on Saturday demanded the resignation of four Ministers, including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, for serving as directors in India Foundation, a think tank run by Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Adviser Ajit Doval.


The girls were students of Class 10 and were asked to undress by a female teacher.

Two class 10 girl students of a government school in Damoh, some 250km from Bhopal, alleged that their teacher made them strip on suspicion of stealing in an incident which came to light on Friday evening.


Says those who ran the institution were in the seat of power earlier, but had not bothered to improve India’s spot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took on the previous UPA government’s track record, arguing that while he had not even seen the World Bank Building till date, those who had run the World Bank and had occupied the seat of power before him, had not bothered to improve India’s “ease of doing business” ranking, an annual World Bank index.


Bihar: Three dead in Begusarai stampede during Kartik Purnima celebrations

New Delhi: Three women were killed and at least ten others were injured after a stampede broke out near Simariya Ghat on the banks of river Ganga in Bihar's Begusarai district. According top police officials the incident occurred at around 7 am today.


File image of Hardik Patel. Image courtesy: News18

Through the grueling Monday afternoon at the Congress headquarters in Ahmedabad, hordes of television crews and bubbling and balding journalists alike were waiting endlessly for a meeting to get over. Everyone outside was discussing and debating and wondering what that meeting was going to yield. Everyone had almost predicted for sure what would the meeting reveal, but they were still guessing.


Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal (United) on Friday released a picture of Opposition leader and former deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav with a girl and a bottle of liquor in the background, leading to a mudslinging match between the rival parties.


Rain Starts Again In Chennai, Schools To Stay Closed Tomorrow: 10 Points

CHENNAI: Chennai and other parts of coastal Tamil Nadu braced for more showers over the next 24 hours as rain returned on Friday evening after a brief break. Schools and colleges will be closed on Saturday and several areas remained waterlogged, adding to fears of a repeat of the 2015 floods.


Whatsapp Outage: Facebook Investigates Second Breakdown In 3 Months

WhatsApp Messenger, which has over a billion users worldwide, suffered a temporary outage globally as users were unable to send or receive messages, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Users in countries ranging from Brazil and Russia to Vietnam and Myanmar reported that the messenger service was down, while in India "#Whatsappdown" became the top trending item on Twitter.


Gujarat Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani Meets Rahul Gandhi, Gets Assurance On 90% Demands

Young Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani met Rahul Gandhi near Gujarat's Surat today and said the Congress vice president has promised to include most Dalit demands in his party's manifesto for next month's assembly elections. Mr Mevani has turned down a Congress offer to join it, but said today that Mr Gandhi's "pro-active willingness to discuss our demands" was in contrast to the ruling BJP's "arrogance and refusal to even talk to us."


All Aadhaar-related pleas to be taken up for final hearing by SC’s constitution bench in November last week.

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the government’s response on four petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and linking of bank accounts and mobile numbers with the 12-digit biometric identification number.


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