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HC seeks reply on reserving Dudhi, Obra constituency for ST
Jan 20, 2017 23:20 IST
By K Sandeep Kumar
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what happened: Allahabad HC asks union govt, ECI to file reply on reserving Sonbhadra's Dudhi, Obra seats for ST.
what it means: Bench comprising justices VK Shukla and Sangeeta Chandra passed order on petition of Chandra Mani Prasad of Sonbhadra. Petitioner has claimed that seat reservation was on basis of a lapsed ordinance.
what next: The court has fixed January 24 as next date of hearing.
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Maya, Cong target BJP over Sangh's reservation take in UP
Jan 20, 2017 22:47 IST
By Manish Ch Pandey
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what happened: BJP's rivals in UP are ready to target the party over RSS leader MM Vaidya's remark on reservation
what it means: In 2017 polls BJP is eyeing UP's 23% Dalit votes. In Jan 2016 PM Modi had tried to set the Dalit agenda by attending Lucknow's Ambedkar Univ convocation & visiting Ambedkar Mahasaabha.
what next: Maya plans to connect with Dalit voters by describing the RSS remarks on reservation as 'anti-Dalit'
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Court convicts Punjab police IG,ex-DGP in false rape case
Jan 20, 2017 22:33 IST
By Vishal Rambani
what happened: A court on Friday convicted an IG-rank officer and ex-DGP of Punjab police in a false rape case.
what it means: The rape case against Kirpal Singh Randhawa, witness in the murder of human rights activist Jaswant Singh was quashed by the high court. The victim had then moved a civil suit against 7 for damages.
what next: The Patiala court asked convicts,three of them cops, o give 49 lakh as compensation to the victim.
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Will contest because of people's love: Shivpal
Jan 20, 2017 22:25 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
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what happened: Central figure to SP feud Shivpal Yadav will contest from Jaswant Nagar seat.
what it means: In Saifai, he told party workers on Thursday his heart wasn't allowing him to contest but he will because of people's love. The seat is with the family for 5 decades.
what next: He will start campaigning in Jaswant Nagar.
Jan 20, 2017 20:22 IST

Telugu writer P Lalitha Kumari aka Volga’s novella of interconnected stories The Liberation of Sita narrates events from the Ramayana from the perspectives of its more

Jan 20, 2017 20:04 IST

Senior diplomat, Hardeep Singh Puri, author of Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos said he had reasons to believe that the US funded the more

Jan 19, 2017 09:18 IST

2017 marks the bicentenary of Hindoo College, Kolkata, which was renamed Presidency College in 1855. The College, affiliated to the University of Calcutta, was given more

Jan 19, 2017 20:33 IST

2017 marks the bicentenary of the Hindoo College, Kolkata, which was renamed Presidency College in 1855. The College, affiliated to the University of Calcutta, was given more