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Udaan Express returns to Pune after completing 8,640-km journey across India imparting education

By Nadeem Inamdar for

DCW demands Delhi Police act against Azmi, Parameshwara

New Delhi : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Wednesday sought action from Delhi Police against Abu Azmi and G. Parameshwara for their alleged sexist remarks after the molestations by a mob on New Year Eve in Bengaluru.

Maliwal shot off a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma and urged him to file an FIR against Samajwadi Party MLA from Maharashtra Abu Azmi and Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara under Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code.


Solapur: Activists demand SIT be involved in search of missing student Najeeb Ahmed

By Imran Inamdar,


On Monday, a delegation of activists met district magistrate and submitted their demand to set up a Special Investigation Team to look for Najeeb Ahmed, the JNU student who has been missing for the past two months.

In 2012, first phase of UP elections was RLD’s stronghold, BJP lost on all reserved seats and Muslims won 11

By Faisal Fareed,

The first phase of polling will be held on February 11, with 73 seats spanning over 15 districts will go to polls.

In 2012, the seats won by each party were SP with 25, BSP with 23, BJP with 11, and Congress 5, with RLD winning nine seats.

UP Polls: BSP gives nearly one-fourth tickets to Muslims

By Faisal Fareed,

In a move that was expected, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has given maximum tickets to Muslim in coming UP polls.

As many as 97 Muslims figure in BSP’s list, establishing the fact that Mayawati has gone all out for Dalit-Muslim formidable equation. Even in this scenario, she has reinvented her social engineering formula to Dalit-Muslim-Brahmin combination.

Arakkal Museum in Kannur set to get a facelift

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

BSP to battle alone in UP, Punjab and Uttarakhand: Mayawati

Lucknow : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday said it will contest assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand on its own.

BSP chief Mayawati said this was being done so as not to compromise the interests of the Bahujan movement.

She also urged the Election Commission to tell the central government not to present the annual budget on February 1 and to wait until elections in all five states end on March 8.

Demonetisation hits December services growth

Mumbai : The government's demonetisation move provoked a downturn in the Indian service sector growth in December, with business activity contracting for the second consecutive month, revealed key macro-economic data on Wednesday.

Indian service providers continued to be impacted by the November 8 move with the Nikkei Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) stuck almost unchanged at 46.8 in December as compared to the 46.7 in November.

An index reading of above 50 indicates an overall increase, while below 50 an overall decrease.


Why BJP loss would be only surprise of UP poll

By Praveen Chakravarty

Electorally, 2017 is billed as the year of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, with commentators arguing that this is a crucial election for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Indias most populous state. True to its billing, as elections were announced on January 4, 2017, the theatrics continue in the Samajwadi Party (SP), which rules Uttar Pradesh, over a father-son duel triggering a vertical split in the party.

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