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UP govt recommends CBI probe into Deoria shelter home case

Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into the Deoria shelter home case. Speaking to reporters in Lucknow last night, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, State government has decided to handover the case to CBI to ensure a transparent probe. He said, state government has also constituted an special investigation team (SIT) to ensure that […]

Maha govt announces special assistance of 500 crore rupees for OBC community to develop employment opportunities

Maharashtra Government has announced a special assistance of 500 crore rupees for OBC community to help them develop employment opportunities for the youth. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said his government remains committed to retaining OBC quotas in jobs and rejected reports that Maratha community may be included in the OBC […]

People pay their homage to M Karunanidhi; PM Modi travels Chennai to pay his last respect to departed leader

Mortal remains of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK President M Karunanidhi has been kept at Rajaji Hall in Chennai for people to pay their homage. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Chennai this morning to pay his last respects to the departed leader.  Ninety-four-year-old Karunanidhi passed away […]

Parliament passes Criminal Law Amendment Bill, providing death sentence for raping girls below 12 years of age

The Parliament passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with the Rajya Sabha clearing it by a voice vote. The Lok Sabha had passed the bill last month. The bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21 this year. The bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of […]