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Witness in Durga Prasad Killing Case Commits Suicide; Was Under Pressure from NIA, says Family

Fed up by repeated harassment by the NIA, Rampal, who was a witness of Shiv Sena leader Durga Prasad's killing, committed suicide on Jan. 23. Deceased Rampal, 55, was a resident of Billan Wali Chappri in Khanna.

2017 Incease in Income of India’s Richest 1% is Equal to Central Government’s Total Budget: Oxfam Report

A report (copy blow) released today by Oxfam India said 73 percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest 1%, while 67 crore Indians who comprise the poorest half of the population saw 1% increase in their wealth.

Edward Snowden says India’s Aadhaar is An Improper Gate to Service

Edward Snowden on Sunday (Jan. 22) called India's Aadhaar card "an improper gate to service" and said demands to link it to various services "must be criminalised."

Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News and News Sources: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook said on Friday that it planned to prioritize high-quality news on the social network by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.

Hindu Outfit Ram Sena Leader Pramod Muthalik Claims Threat to Life from RSS

Days after VHP leader Pravin Togadia claimed that someone is trying to kill him to muzzle his voice, now Sri Ram Sene founder Pramod Muthalik has said that he faces a threat to his life from former RSS colleagues.

12 Years Old Case Against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara: Kharar Court to Pronounce Decision on 3 Feb

A local court in Kharar today heard a 12 years old case against Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara. The court has fixed February 3rd, 2018 as the next date for court proceedings on which the court would pronounce its verdict.

RBI Official Caught Stealing Currency Notes from Official Press

As per media reports, an official of the Bank Note Press of RBI at Dewas in Madhya Pradesh is caught stealing currency notes worth Rs 90 lakh from the Press.

Behbal Kalan Firing Case: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission Directs Inquiry into Bullet Tempering

The Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) Commission has told Punjab DGP Suresh Arora to look into the reports of tempering with the bullets that were primary evidence in Behbal Kalan Firing Case.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Releases List of Office Bearers for Punjab State Unit

The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday released the list of its office bearers in Punjab at different level.

Former SGPC Secretary Manjit Singh Calcutta Dies in Amritsar

Former secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) Manjit Singh Calcutta passed away in Amritsar on Jan. 17, 2018.

SAD (Badal) Targets Manpreet Badal for Statement about Progress Congress on Poll Promises

A day after state finance minister Manpreet Badal stated that the state government had fulfilled 125 of the total 428 promises listed in the poll manifesto of the Congress party, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) today condemned him for "lying" on the sacred occasion of Maghi at Muktsar.

Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest: Amnesty India

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January, Amnesty International India said today.

“CBI Judge Loya’s Death Politicised, No Suspicion Now”, Says Family

The death of BH Loya -- the judge who was hearing the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case - in December 2014, is being "politicised", his family has said. At a press conference this evening, his son Anuj Loya said the family has no suspicions now regarding the death, but they are being "harassed" and "victimised".

Court Order Directing Compensation to Jodhpur (June 1984) Sikh Detainees: Punjab AG Advises Government Against Filing Appeal

As per media reports the Advocate-General of Punjab has advised the statement government against filing of appeal against an Amritsar court order directing the Centre and state governments to award compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to 40 Sikhs who were detained in a Jodhpur jail for four to five years after invasion of Indian Army at Darbar Sahib Amritsar complex in June 1984.

Britain’s First Sikh Woman MP Preet Kaur Gill Appointed Shadow Minister

Britain's first woman Sikh Member of Parliament (MP) Preet Kaur Gill has been elevated to the Shadow Cabinet by the Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Genocide Denial: Punjab Minister says to Congress was not Responsible for 1984 Sikh Carnage

Scholars have found that every genocide followed by denial and according to genocide scholar Gregory H. Stanton denial is a multi-layered and multi-form process which covers numerous attempts to deny the fact of genocide.

Beadbi Incidents: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission Records Statements in SBS Nagar

The Justice Ranjit Singh commission on Thursday visited five villages of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) and interacted with the villagers to gather information regarding incidents of Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib.

BJP and RSS are Hindu Terrorists: Karnataka CM Siddaramiah

As per media reports the Karnataka chief minister Siddaramiah has termed Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) as 'Hindu Terrorists'.

CBSE Class X, XII Board Exams from March 5; Download Complete Datesheet

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct its annual examinations for Classes X and XII from March 5.

1984 Sikh Genocide: Indian Supreme Court to Set up Another SIT to look into closure of 186 cases

The Supreme Court of India today stated that it would set up a fresh three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into 186 cases related to November 1984 killings of the Sikhs in which investigations were closed.

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