Rahul meets Dalit family in Una, announces Rs 5 lakh aid

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UNA(SAURASHTRA) : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited the home of a Dalit man whose four sons were brutally flogged on July 11 for skinning a dead cow and announced assistance of Rs 5 lakh for the family.

FSSAI approves more than 8000 new additives: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

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CHANDIGARH: Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal today announced that the FSSAI have approved more than 8000 new additives harmonized with international codex standards which would provide considerable relief to the industry.

Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya

NEW DELHI : President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred the country's highest civilian honour, Bharat Ratna, (posthumously) on freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya.The family members of Malviya were present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.The Narendra Modi government had last year announced the decision to confer Bharat Ratna on Malviya and former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

All is well, no need to worry : Kejriwal on AAP

NEW DELHI: Even though the bad blood of internal rivalry spilled over in public late last week with the ouster of rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from a key panel, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the party is "doing fine" and there is nothing to worry about.

Haryana power engineers to hold rally on April 11

CHANDIGARH: Haryana power engineers will be holding a state level protest rally at Faridabad on April 11 against the Government decision to file FIRs against engineers involved in the alleged pillar box scam.

Flood declared in Kashmir, people asked to move to safety

SRINAGAR: After days of heavy rain, the Jammu and Kashmir government has declared flood in Kashmir and people in low lying areas were asked to move to safer places.After the river Jhelum flowed over the danger mark following the incessant rain for past two days, flood alert was announced late last night.

Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA: Thundershowers and snow on Monday lashed Himachal Pradesh, causing temperatures to drop. The residents of Shimla shivered as overnight rain brought down the minimum temperature.According to the Met Office here, precipitation across the state would continue till Tuesday.

Jat delegation meets PM Modi to discuss problems facing the community

NEW DELHI: A 70-member delegation from various states called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today to discuss issues related to the Jat community, including the recent Supreme Court decision regarding reservation.

Section 66A of IT Act unravelled

NEW DELHI: Section 66A of the Informational Technology Act was quashed by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, terming it vague.

Coal Mines Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI:With the coal ordinance permitting auction of cancelled blocks due to lapse on April 5, the Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014, in the nick of time before parliament goes into its scheduled month-long recess.

UP: 6 killed, 40 injured in Rae Bareli train accident

RAE BARELI: At least six people were killed and 40 others were injured as three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed at Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, reports said.The accident occurred in Bachhrawan in Raebareli.

HC dismisses plea to scrap AAP's registration

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking cancellation of Aam Aadmi Party's registration with the Election Commission on the ground that it used forged documents for the purpose.

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