Afghan students in Bengaluru start online crowdfunding

The campaign that targets to raise Rs. 10 lakh will help more than 250 students in need. Bengaluru: Afghan students in Bengaluru have started online crowdfunding to raise funds for themselves in the city. Syed Hasan Anwari, a student at Jain University said, “After approaching multiple government institutions and civil organizations, I did not get […]

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WB post-poll violence: ‘More than 200 displaced’ and 74 complaints received

The Calcutta High Court heard a PIL calling for an investigation into the violence that happened after the declaration of assembly poll results on May 2, 2021.  Delhi: Over 200 people were displaced and are out of their homes during the pandemic in the violence that followed the declaration of assembly poll results in the […]

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Lakshadweep residents fraught over new development regulation

The draft Lakshadweep Town and Country Planning Regulation 2021 was placed in public consultation for a period of 21 days ending on May 19 2021. Delhi: Residents of Lakshadweep, a Union Territory (UT) in the Arabian Sea, have expressed anger and concern over a new regulation that seeks to develop rural and urban areas for […]

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Rajya Sabha more crucial to law-making than before

Sixty-nine years after the Upper House had its first sitting, the method of parliamentary processes has changed.  Indore: On May 13, 1952, when Rajya Sabha held its first sitting, the first Vice-President of India and the first Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan defined the function of the house and said, “We should […]

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‘Protest is on, till the bills are taken back’

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are heading towards the Delhi borders on their tractors. Chandigarh: The farmers are proceeding towards the Delhi border in full force to continue with the protests against the implementation of the farm laws. “The wheat has been harvested, and the farmers are ready to go back,” said Gaurav […]

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Twitter Removes Kangana

Twitter has said that violating its rules would mean indulging in violence, harassment and behavior that discourages people from expressing themselves, diminishing the value of global public conversation.  Bangalore: Twitter suspended actress Kangana Ranuat’s account, on Tuesday, May 4 morning stating the actor violated Twitter’s rules. The actress had tweeted on May 4 criticizing the […]

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Protesting the ban on protests

After Mayor Gowtham Kumar rejected Congress party’s motion against the ban on protests at Town Hall, both Congress and JD(S) corporators boycotted the BBMP council meeting. By Vivek Kumar The opposition parties on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Kempegowda hall at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) headquarters and demanded revocation of ban […]

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AAP seeks supporters in Bengaluru prior to municipality elections

AAP members are gearing up to enhance presence in the city through nation building campaign ahead of city municipality elections.   By Neetu Saini Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has nominated 50 candidates so far for the upcoming Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections in August –September . It is seeking new members and volunteers in […]

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Bilal Bagh Stands in Solidarity with Victims of New Delhi Violence

Bilal Bagh protesters plan to send an application to Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa with signatures of over a thousand protesters. By Astha Oriel February 25, 2020 Bengaluru: Last night Bilal Bagh protestors observed two-minute silence and held a candle light vigil in solidarity with the victims of New Delhi clash violence. The vigil was organised […]

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