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Hassan BJP Leader Holds Protest Against MFIs

Hassan in Karnataka saw several women under the local BJP leader Agile Yogish stage protest in front of the Deputy Copmmissioner’s office raising slogans against microfinance institutions for demanding repayment of loans they have taken. The women alleged that the representatives of microfinance institutions were harassing them for loan recovery, which was denied by the representatives of the Association of ...

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Smriti Irani Pitches for Dignity of Labour, Reveals She Washed Utensils in 5-Star Hotel 15 Years Ago

Stressing the dignity of labour, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday told a conference of state education ministers in New Delhi that she had washed utensils 15 years back at a hotel in Mumbai. She referred to Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s emphasis on giving importance to skills and said no one should feel inferior on being a plumber ...

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Warrant issued against Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh over Gadkari Defamation 

A Delhi court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh after he failed to appear before it in a criminal defamation case lodged against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also warned Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari of dismissing his plea if he also fails to appear before the court on ...

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Defamation Case: SC Stays Proceedings Against Subrahmanian Swamy

The Supreme Court suspended defamation proceedings in five cases initiated by the Tamil Nadu government against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for making critical observations against former chief minister J. Jayalalitha, on Thursday. An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra and UU Lalit, while suspending defamation proceedings before a Chennai court, also issued notice to the central government, the ...

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Haryana Breaks Record with High Voter Turnout in Assembly Poll

With heavy voter turnout in the assembly elections on Wednesday, Haryana touches a record of 75.90 per cent of the state’s 1.63 crore electorate exercising their franchise. The voting percentage is the highest ever in any assembly elections since Haryana became a state in 1966. The state’s Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad said, "This is the highest ever voting record ...

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