Mon, Sep 28, 2020

  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to close all slaughterhouses and meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti to commemorate the...
    PETA urges Modi to shut slaughterhouses, meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti
    In the letter PETA's Vegan Outreach Coordinator Kiran Ahuja said, I am writing to you from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on behalf of our two million members and supporters with a request that all slaughterhouses and meat shops in India be closed on every Gandhi Jayanti. PETA India said eating animal-based foods wreaks havoc on human health which stands in direct contrast to the purpose of the Central government's 'Eat Right India' and 'Fit India Movement' initiatives.Shutting slaughterhouses and meat shops at least on Gandhi Jayanti would encourage the public to eat healthy, eco-friendly and most importantly humanely produced plant-based foods, Kiran Ahuja added. Such measures have been taken by local governments but we hope you agree that a national directive would be a fitting tribute to the 'Father of the...
  • SC asks UPSC to apprise of arrangements for civil services prelims amid COVID-19 SC asks UPSC to apprise of arrangements for civil services prelims amid COVID-19

    The Supreme Court Monday asked the UPSC to apprise it by tomorrow the logistical arrangements made for conducting civil services preliminary exams on October 4 in view of alarming spurt of COVID-19...

  • Agri laws are death sentence for farmers: Rahul Agri laws are death sentence for farmers: Rahul

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that the agriculture-related laws are a death sentence for farmers whose voice has been crushed both inside and outside Parliament.

  • Suspension of DBT benefits or Aadhaar option to enforce mask wearing Suspension of DBT benefits or Aadhaar option to enforce mask wearing

    People believe increasing fines on every offence and even suspension of DBT benefits or Aadhaar may be considered to enforce the habit of wearing mask, according to a survey by LocalCircles.

  • Now, Karnataka's Cong MLA Patil tests corona positive Now, Karnataka's Cong MLA Patil tests corona positive

    A day after a Congress lawmaker in Karnataka tested positive for coronavirus, another party MLA HK Patil has been found infected, a party official said on Monday.

  • Delhi HC orders notices on plea to prevent stubble-burning Delhi HC orders notices on plea to prevent stubble-burning

    The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to the Union government and others on a petition for court directions to authorities concerned to initiate immediate steps to prevent stubble-burning in...

  • Cong doing drama on the name of farmers: Prakash Javadekar Cong doing drama on the name of farmers: Prakash Javadekar

    Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on Monday attacked the Congress after the Youth Congress workers burnt a tractor near India Gate in protest against the farm laws.

  • NIA court sentences IS recruit Subhani Haja to life imprisonment NIA court sentences IS recruit Subhani Haja to life imprisonment

    A special NIA court here on Monday sentenced Islamic State recruit Subhani Haja Moideen for life and ordered a fine of Rs 2.10 lakh for waging war against the Government of Iraq.

  • Guj Cong chief among 100 detained for protesting farm bills Guj Cong chief among 100 detained for protesting farm bills

    Nearly 100 Gujarat Congress workers, including state party president Amit Chavda, were detained in Gandhinagar on Monday after they staged a protest against farm bills passed in Parliament, police...

  • Hathras rape survivor shifted to AIIMS, Delhi Hathras rape survivor shifted to AIIMS, Delhi

    The 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh''s Hathras district, was shifted to AIIMS, Delhi on Monday after her condition showed no signs of improvement.