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Over 20,000 farmers’ protest in Mumbai, asking loan waiver, drought compensation

More than 20,000 farmers are marching towards thane to Mumbai thus asking for the loan waiver and drought compensation to the government. The two-day farmers’ protest march will conclude at Azad Maidan on Thursday. The march was started on Tuesday morning at 10 am from Thane and the farmers will reach the Somaiyya ground in the evening where a rally is being organised. The farmers’ protest will not end until the government will meet their demands. The farmers’ protest was led by Lok Sangharsh Morcha with the eminent faces like…

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5 major takeaways from Chhattisgarh Election 2018

Chhattisgarh is going for the second and final phase of assembly elections with the 1.5 crore eligible voters across the 19,000 polling booths. The voting will be started at 8 am and will end at 5 pm. Around 1 lakh security personnel will be deployed for the Chhattisgarh election. The major players in the Chhattisgarh election are BJP led by Dharamlal Kaushik, Congress led by Bhupesh Baghel, Ajit Jogi-Mayawati led alliance and Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The other ministers which are included in BJP party are Rajesh…

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First-hand cigarette smoke in Delhi reduces average life to 1.6 years, says a study

A new study conducted by Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) says that the national capital is witnessing the worst pollution in the last 2 years and the primary cause of the problem is the first-hand cigarette smoke which leads to reduced life expectancy by 1.6 years According to the study, “By comparison, first-hand cigarette smoke leads to a reduction in global average life expectancy of about 1.6 years”. It further added, “The impact of particulate pollution on life expectancy is comparable to that of smoking, twice…

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Three dead, several injured in Amritsar grenade attack, might be terror activity

Amritsar’s Prayer Hall at Rajasani village turned into a tragedy place when two unknown men on a motorcycle came with face covered and threw the grenade when there was a religious gathering. According to the police authorities, the grenade attack is linked to a terror attack and claimed the lives of three people including several other injured. Suresh Arora, Punjab Director-General said, “It (this incident) appears to have a terror angle. Because it is against a group (of people) and it is not against any individual. There is no reason…

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Sabarimala Temple updates: Who is Trupti Desai and why hundreds of protestors are blocking her at Kochi airport?

More than hundreds of protestors gathered at the Kochi airport in the early morning of Friday to block the way of activist Trupti Desai and other women accompanied. However, even the taxi drivers refused to take Ms. Desai and other women to the Sabarimala temple. Trupti Desai came into the limelight in 2016 when she stood up for the protest against the ban on women in the temple and she was among the first women group who step into the Shani Shingnapur temple located in Maharashtra where a 60-year-old ban…

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“BJP is a dangerous party”, says Rajinikanth over Mahagathbandhan in 2019 Election

Actor turned Politician Rajinikanth suggest that all the opposition parties should collaborate and fight against the stronger party BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019 as it is a dangerous party. Speaking to the media, Rajinikanth said, “My answer was if the opposition Parties are seeing the BJP as a dangerous party, then for them (opposition parties), the BJP is a dangerous party. It is for the people to decide. Who is powerful? If 10 people are ganging up against one? Imagine who is powerful? You can decide”. While…

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Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court to hear the decades-old disputed case today

Everyone will set their eyes on the latest updates of the decades-long disputed Ayodhya case hearing which will begin from today. The decision of 2010 Allahabad High court on the disputed land of Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya was challenged by the Supreme Court and it is expected that the apex court will give a final verdict soon. The three-judge bench headed by the new Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice KM Joseph and Justice SK Paul will proceed the hearing and will set up the special bench to decide the fate of…

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Strict action by Kerala cops on Sabarimala temple protestor, 1,400 arrested, crackdown continues

Just after a day, the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan called for a high-level meeting with the senior officials of the state, Kerala cops started their crackdown action and arrested around 1,400 people involved in the Sabarimala temple protest. They are still in the search of more people involved in the violence. Earlier, the Supreme Court on September 28 had ordered to eradicate the many year’s practices of barring the women of age group 10-50 years from entering into the temple but the people in huge number did not follow the…

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4 men held for unusual behaviour outside CBI Chief Alok Verma’s house

The long hours of drama between the security personnel of CBI Chief Alok Verma and four men considered to be suspicious were finally folded after the introspection and questioning by the police. The incident took after on the early morning hours of Thursday when four men who were in the car resting outside the CBI chief Alok Verma’s residence at Janpath road. They were soon noticed by the security team and were nabbed by them. However, four of them claimed to be the Intelligence Bureau’s office by submitting their identity…

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Amritsar train accident: Navjot Sidhu promised to adopt all children of deceased

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu with wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu has recently announced to adopt all the children who lost their parents in the dreadful Amritsar train accident that took away 61 lives. Navjot Singh said in a recently held event at circuit house in Amritsar that he will take care of the all the needs of the children including education and other expenses of those who lost their parents in the Amritsar train accident. With the children, the expenses of the women who lost their husband will also be…

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