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  • CPI allies with Ajit Jogi’s outfit for Chhattisgarh Assembly polls

    Raipur: The CPI on Sunday said that it has entered into an alliance with Ajit Jogi’s Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) for the Assembly polls in the state. The Chhattisgarh Assembly polls will be held in two phases — on November 12 and 20. Counting of votes will take place on December 11.

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    #MeToo: Akbar should resign if found guilty, says Ramdas Athawale

    Pune : Union minister Ramdas Athawale said Sunday Union minister M J Akbar should resign if the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against him were found to be true. Replying to queries at a press conference here, he also cautioned that the #MeToo movement should not become a platform to level baseless allegations. Athawale, who is the Union minister for social justice and empowerment, said Akbar should resign as Union minister if

  • Delhi air pollution: Emergency plan to kick in from Monday

    New Delhi: An emergency action plan will be implemented from Monday to combat air pollution that has begun to show a trend towards very poor category, the Central Pollution Control Board said. Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.

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    Sabarimala: Kerala actor Kollam Thulashi booked

    KOLLAM: Malayalam actor Kollam Thulashi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during a NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said Sunday. Addressing the protesters in Kollam on Friday, Thulashi, a BJP supporter, had allegedly said, “women in the restricted age group who visit the Lord Ayappa Temple should be ripped apart.” An FIR was registered Saturday against Thulashi under Indian Penal

  • Passengers will soon be able to file zero FIRs from on board trains

    New Delhi: Soon, passengers on board trains can lodge complain through a mobile app and it will be registered as ‘Zero FIR and immediately investigated by the RPF, a senior official of the force has said.A pilot project under which complains of harassment, theft, crime against women can be lodged through a mobile application is already ongoing in Madhya Pradesh which will be replicated across the country soon.

  • Class 10 student gangraped, 4 held

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old class 10 student was on Saturday allegedly gangraped by four persons in east Delhi’s Vinod Nagar, police said on Sunday, adding that the accused have been arrested. The police said one of the accused Amit Kumar (26), known to her and her kin, lured her to visit nearby park where his three friends Kishan Negi (42), Pankaj Mehta (42) and Raju Kumar (20) were waiting. “The accused forcibly

  • PM Narendra Modi has much to hide about Rafale deal: Congress

    New Delhi: Continuing with its campaign against the government over the Rafale deal, the Congress Sunday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was directly involved in it, adding that he had much to hide about it. Questioning Modi’s silence over the deal, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma claimed that only the prime minister was aware that the offset contracts would not be given to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

  • Aim to win 200-plus seats, Amit Shah tells BJP workers in MP

    Hoshangabad: BJP chief Amit Shah Sunday exhorted his party workers in Madhya Pradesh to strive to win over 200 seats in next month’s state Assembly polls. The polling for the 230-member Assembly in the BJP-ruled state will be held on November 28. Speaking at a party workers’ convention at Hoshangabad in the state, Shah said, “The party can form the government with less than 200 seats, but we need to cross the

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    DCW launches separate email id to report cases of sexual harassment under #MeToo

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women has launched a separate email address to report cases of sexual harassment under the #MeToo movement. The DCW has set up a separate email id for reporting the complaints at metoodcw@gmail.com. One can also call 181 for any assistance regarding the same, the DCW said in a statement.

  • #MeToo movement: Filmmaker Nishtha Jain accuses journalist Vinod Dua of stalking, sexual harassment

    The ongoing #MeToo movement in India is going bigger day-by-day by encouraging women across all genre coming out in open to name their perpetrators. From Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, Rajat Kapoor, Union Minister MJ Akbar, many well-known and powerful personalities have been named as an accused of harassment so far. And the latest one to join the list is senior journalist Vinod Dua who is accused by filmmaker

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