Thousands of villagers from Murbad in Maharashtra's Thane sat on protest demanding rehabilitation for loss of their lands due to the Barvi damn project. The construction of the dam - which was started in 1972 - affected 29 villages in Thane and displaced thousands of people.
Heckled by BJP and Congress workers during his last visit to Punjab by train, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today chose to come by a plane but was again shown black flags by Congress women workers as his convey came out of the airport in Amritsar.
After holding protests in several districts across Maharashtra, members of the Maratha community will take out a silent kranti morcha here tomorrow demanding reservations in educational institutes and government jobs.
A string of innovative steps are being introduced at Mathura junction railway station including putting up an integrated security system and providing wi-fi facility as part of the railway's attempt at upgrading the junction.
In a tragic incident, three siblings, including a 5-year-old boy, were killed and another sibling, a girl, was critically injured after they were hit by a speeding car in Naya Raipur area of Chhattisgarh's Raipur district.
After holding protests in several districts across Maharashtra, members of the Maratha community will take out a silent kranti morcha in Nashik today demanding reservations in educational institutes and government jobs.
63 cities vied for 27 slots in the third list of smart cities, in a selection process that has made them "rediscover themselves," said Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu as he announced the new list today.