SC grants a week’s parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan
Monday, 23 November 2020 The Supreme Court on Monday extended parole of AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, by one week. The apex court also directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide police protection to him to enable him for getting medical check up in hospital.
Days after a Shiv Sena leader was caught on camera asking the owner of the Karachi Sweets in Mumbai to change the shop's name, triggering massive controversy, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said: "Karachi will one day be a part of India."
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As farmers hold 9th round of talks with the government, protesting farmers held a shirtless protest at the Tikri border against the farm laws. Meanwhile, Bhupinder Mann, who quit the SC appointed panel to break the deadlock over farm laws, has said that since farmers have refused to talk to the committee, there is no point in being a part of it. He added that he stated his stand to the Chief Justice of India and recused himself from the panel. The Supreme Court had earlier stayed the implementation of the farm laws and also appointed a committee to listen to the grievances of the farmers. Farmer Unions, however, said that they would not attend any talks with the panel and insisted that their only demand is the complete withdrawal of the Centre’s farm laws. Watch the full video for all the details.
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President-elect Joe Biden has picked former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison to head the Democratic National Committee, Biden's office said in a statement on Thursday. Gloria Tso has more.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to pick former U.S. Senate candidate in South Carolina Jaime Harrison to head the Democratic National Committee, a source told Reuters on Thursday. Colette Luke has more.
Senior Rajasthan Congress leader and former MP from Jalore, Buta Singh passed away on January 02. He passed away at the age of 86. He also served as Union Home Minister in Rajiv Gandhi government from 1986 to 1989. PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi expressed grief on his demise.
'Cow Pongal' was celebrated with traditional dance and music in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore with full fervour. It attracted the tourists and local visitors in large numbers. 'Cow Pongal' was celebrated at Isha Yoga Centre where thousands of people gathered for the massive celebration. Pongal is a popular harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. It marks the beginning of 'Uttarayana'-the northward journey of the sun. It signals the end of the harvest season and offers a special thanksgiving to the sun, earth and cattle.
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami along with Deputy CM O Panneerselvam inaugurated the 'Jallikattu' competition in Alanganallur area of Madurai on January 16. Several other leaders were also present. However, COVID norms went for a toss during the event. In the wake of COVID-19, State government directed that number of players shouldn't be over 150 at an event. The bull-taming sport is popular in TN. Jallikattu is celebrated in the second week of Jan, during the Tamil harvest festival, Pongal.
The 2nd day of 'Jallikattu' or bull fight festival began in TN's Madurai on Jan 15. The medical check-ups of bull were conducted before the fight commenced. In wake of COVID-19, the state government directed that number of players should not be more than 150 at an event. COVID-19 negative certificate is mandatory for all the players. The number of spectators should not to be more than 50% of the gathering.