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Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit leader, to take oath as 16th CM of Punjab todayCharanjit Singh Channi, who is an MLA from Congress, has been appointed the chief minister of Punjab by the party.
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BJP criticises Rahul Gandhi for tweeting photos of rape victim, asks NCPCR to take actionThe BJP on Wednesday criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for tweeting the photograph of a Dalit girl in Delhi who was allegedly raped and murder. The BJP has attacked him and said he had violated..
Rahul Gandhi meets family of minor girl raped, killed in Delhi's NangalCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of the minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered, and cremated without her parents' consent in Delhi's Old Nangal crematorium. Sharing a..
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UP Elections: To woo Dalits, Yogi orders beautification of memorials, particularly AmbedkarAdityanath also asked officials to develop a mechanism that would ensure the proper upkeep of parks and memorials on a permanent basis.
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LJP split wide open, Chirag Paswan out in the coldIn a contemporary version of the palace coups of yore, Lok Janshakti Party founder Ramvilas Paswan’s brother and nephew combined to depose the late Dalit leader’s son Chirag Paswan as leader of the..
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Hathras case: CBI charges four with gang rape, murderNearly three months after a 19-year-old Dalit girl from a village in Hathras said in her dying declaration that she had been raped by four upper caste men in her village, the CBI filed a chargesheet..
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Congress to make new members in Scheduled Caste wing to ensure social justice: Priyanka Gandhi VadraCongress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said the party will make new members in its Scheduled Caste wing to ensure social justice, prevent crimes against..
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