PhD scholar suicide: Cong demands sacking of Irani, Dattatreya

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Escalating its attack on the Centre over the issue of a dalit scholar’s alleged suicide in Hyderabad University, Congress today demanded immediate sacking of HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya.

“…Irani is lying through her teeth in a bid to protect…

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Meghalaya CM flags off 'Run for North East'

Shillong, Jan 21  The 12th South Asian Games (SAG) torch relay was flagged off here on Thursday by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

Guwahati and Shillong will jointly host the Games from February 6 to 16.

Sangma flagged off the “Run for North East” or the 5-km mini marathon…

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Vemula case shows government is anti-Dalit: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 21  Scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide in Hyderabad University shows the “anti-Dalit attitude” of the central government, the Congress said on Thursday.

“HRD Minister (Smriti Irani) and the BJP have justified the death of Vemula. It shows their anti-Dalit attitude,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told…

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Prime minister releases book written by Subhash Chandra

New Delhi, Jan 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a book written by Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra, “The Z Factor”, at his official residence 7, Race Course Road.

The prime minister described Chandra as a person who always cared for the weaker sections of society. He recounted…

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18 trains delayed as fog covers Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 21  At least 18 Delhi-bound trains were running late as the national capital witnessed a foggy Thursday morning, the Northern Railway said.

According to Met Office, Delhi’s minimum temperature settled at 6.9 degrees Celsius.

“The sky will remain mainly clear in the day,” an…

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