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SC to decide whether to refer Sabarimala issue to larger bench

Posted on 21 February 2017

AIHRA News Wednesday 22nd February 2017 New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on whether to refer the matters pertaining to the ban on entry of women aged between 10 to 50 years at Kerala’s Sabrimala temple to its constitution bench. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said [...] Continue Reading

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61.16 pc turnout in Phase 3 polling in UP

Posted on 21 February 2017

AIHRA News Wednesday 22nd February 2017 Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI) Over 61.16 per cent of the electorate today exercised their franchise in the third phase of polling to decide the fate of 826 candidates in Uttar Pradesh’s 69 Assembly constituencies considered crucial for the ruling Samajwadi Party. The turnout, which is higher by more [...] Continue Reading

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Will transform Bundelkhand like Kutch: PM

Posted on 20 February 2017

AIHRA News Tuesday 21st February 2017 Jalaun (UP), Feb 20 (PTI) Hitting campaign trail in water scarce Bundelkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today blamed SP, BSP and Congress for backwardness of the region and promised to transform it like Kutch in Gujarat. Mineral-rich Bundelkhand, he said, can change the “fate” of Uttar Pradesh and satellites [...] Continue Reading

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Priyanka seeking votes for murder, rape accused unfortunate: BJP

Posted on 20 February 2017

AIHRA News Tuesday 21st February 2017 New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) The BJP today targeted Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her poll campaign in Rae Bareli for the Congress-SP alliance, saying it was unfortunate that she was seeking votes for those accused of “rape and murder”. BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma referred to the rape charge [...] Continue Reading

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SC rejects plea against UP govt’s pension scheme for poor

Posted on 20 February 2017

AIHRA News Monday 20th February 2017 New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea challenging the Akhilesh Yadav government’s ‘Samajwadi’ pension scheme for the poor. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said the scheme is meant for the [...] Continue Reading

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2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution: Study

Posted on 20 February 2017

AIHRA News Monday 20th February 2017 New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI) The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to air [...] Continue Reading

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