A day after protesters agitated over the contentious issue of the government likely granting permanent residence certificates (PRC) to six communities, chief minister Pema Khandu reached out to civil society organisations, and students bodies saying... read more
Rijiju also said Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has clarified that the state government was not bringing the bill on PRC but only tabling report of the Nabam Rebia-led Joint Hight Powered Committee comprising members and student organi... read more
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore launched #5MinuteAur challenge asking people to share their own ‘five minutes more’ stories and videos using #5MinuteAur and #KheloIndia. He tweeted a video playing table tennis with both hands conveying the message for the challenge. Twitter is all praises for his #5MinuteAur challenge. Salman Khan accepted the challenge by posting a video in twitter. Saina Nehwal posted a video sharing her #5MinuteAur story. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha posted a video of him playing tennis. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju also shared a video of him playing football. (Hindustan Times)read more
The BJP and other groups protested across Kerala after two women in their 40s entered the Sabarimala temple, in a first after the Supreme Court lifted the ban on menstruating women inside the shrine. The women -- Bindhu, a lawyer, and activist Kanakadurga -- said that they offered prayers at the hilltop shrine dedicated to Lord Ayyappa at 3:45 am and came back to Pamba, the base camp, at 5 am.
While briefing the media on Rohingyas, Minister of States for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, “If anyone has procured voter ID card illegally, action will be taken. It will be detected. Our government is closely monitoring the situation. Action will be taken against any person who procures voter ID or any other document by illegal means”. (HT Correspondent)read more
The Bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following an outcry over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir and the rape of another woman at Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. read more