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Sunam railway station

Sunam railway station renamed to Sunam Udham Singh Wala

Sunam railway station renamed: Sunam residents have succeeded after a struggle of 11 years in getting their railway station renamed to Sunam Udham Singh Wala. Railway authorities issued a notification in this regard. The name was changed to pay respect and tribute to martyr Udham Singh who belonged to the town. A local RTI activist requested

Increase grant to Panjab University: HC to Punjab Govt

Increase grant to Panjab University: HC to Punjab Govt

Increase grant to Panjab University: The Punjab and Haryana High court on Friday asked the Punjab Government to suitably enhance its share in the grant to the Panjab University while observing the recent enhancement of Rs 7 crore was not enough as compared to the grant announced by the Centre.Earlier during the hearing, PU vice

Sharad Yadav receives threat letter- Daily Post India

Sharad Yadav receives threat letter

Leader Sharad Yadav has received a threat letter allegedly from a right wing group which has warned him against interfering in Bihar politics and supporting “anti-national” forces. His office said they have informed the Union Home Ministry about the letter which was delivered at the Rajya Sabha member’s residence by post recently. The letter has

NCRB plans to create database on lynchings-

NCRB plans to create database on lynchings

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), that analyses crime data from across the country every year, is planning to now collect detailed data on lynchings as well. If this is approved by the Union Home Ministry, the NCRB will collect country-wide data on lynching incidents annually, and record causes and analyse reasons for the same.


Don’t mention Burhan Wani in communications, MHA tells agencies

The Union Home Ministry has directed its division and security agencies not to mention Burhan Wani’s name in any written communication, anticipating trouble ahead of the first anniversary of the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander. A senior home ministry official explained, “For all future references, the incidents will be recorded as an encounter


Gallantry medal given to Punjab Police officer withdrawn

In a rare instance, a gallantry medal given to a Punjab Police officer in 1997 was withdrawn by the President after the awardee was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Gurmeet Singh, a sub-inspector with the Punjab Police, was awarded the police medal for gallantry in 1997 on a proposal submitted by the state government