GN Bureau | October 21, 2015
The Punjab Police claimed the involvement of foreign hands in the cases of desecration of the holy book of the Sikhs (Sri Guru Granth Sahib) in recent days. The police apprehended many accused at several places in the state. Of seven such cases, police claim to have cracked five by arresting eight people.
Two dalit kids died in ‘revenge killing’; Rajnath Singh seeks report
Two children of a dalit family died and their parents were injured after their home was set on fire, allegedly by upper-caste Rajputs in Sunpedh, in Faridabad on Tuesday. Police said the attack was an act of vengeance from a year-long feud between the two communities.
Cabinet may clear bill for more bonus, hike in wage limit
The cabinet on Wednesday is likely to approve an amendment bill that seeks to raise the bonus limit to Rs 7,500 and wage ceiling to Rs 21,000 per month for getting the reward, among others.
Hardik Patel moves Gujarat HC to set aside sedition charges
Hardik Patel moved a petition before the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday, seeking quashing of sedition case lodged against him by Surat police. Hardik has been sent to police remand till October 23. The petition is likely to be heard on Wednesday.
CCPA to decide schedule for the winter session today
Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) will meet to decide the dates for the winter session of the parliament today. The meeting will be chaired by union home minister Rajnath Singh.
Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey
Majority of Indians working in US find their US workplace to be less stressful than workplaces in India, a survey has revealed. About 83 percent people agree that their job offers more opportunities for growth, compared with jobs in India.
On May 23 this year, the ministry of environment issued ‘Rules on prevention of cruelty to animals (regulation of livestock market)’ with the purported aim of regulating animal markets. When one reads the rules – notwithstanding the lame efforts from union ministers to issue clarificati
BEML, a mini ratna category-1 enterprise of the defence ministry, has set a target of using 100 percent renewable energy for its own consumption. In this connection, BEML’s 9 MW Windmill Park installed at Bagalkot District in Karnataka was recently
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