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Current Situation in Kashmir, SC’s Remarks on Guru Ravidas Temple Demolition and More

In today’s episode of Daily Round-up, we talk about the current situation in Kashmir and the Supreme Court’s remarks on its order to demolish Guru Ravidas temple in Tughlaqabad, Delhi.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Sugarcane Juice: UP Govt’s Solution on Arrears Worth Rs 19,000 Crore?

To start the sugarcane juice business, the government has said that they will provide a loan worth between Rs 50,000 to Rs 15,00,000 under Mudra Yojana.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Privatisation Brought Bad Times for Patients and Employees, Say Striking CATS Workers

Over 1,600 contractual and privately outsourced workers have gone on strike after Delhi Government awarded tender to GVK Amri to run the ambulance service.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Jharkhand Lynching: Protests in Several Parts of Gujarat

Artistes, advocates, human rights activists, gathered in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Kutch, Rajkot, Junagadh, Sabarkantha, Arvalli and Mahisagar, demanding a law against lynching, as per SC’s directive.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
GST Completes Two Years, One Rank One Pension and More

In NewsClick's Daily Round-up, we bring to you important stories of the day from India and abroad.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Incident at Hong Kong Airport Comes as a Rude Awakening

The international media, that has avoided covering previously violent and provocative actions of the anti-China protesters, are now forced to reckon with the chaotic and reactionary deterioration of the movement.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
What is Important: Moon Landing or Victory of People in Vietnam?

Who writes history? Will we always read and narrate the history written by the West? 

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Media's 'Stature'

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya’s MLA son, Akash, was seen thrashing a civic body official with a cricket bat in Indore on Wednesday.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
The Interfaith Marriage of Nusrat Jahan, and Deoband’s Fatwa

For centuries, people of different communities have not only lived together in India but also adopted each other’s practices.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Parliament Passes IBC Amendment Bill That Leaves Key Concerns Unaddressed

Of the total 1857 insolvency cases admitted for resolution under IBC Code, resolution plan was approved in only 94 cases, at a recovery rate of 43%, as of 31 March 2019.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Skeletons Found in SKMCH’s Backyard, AES Patients Continue to Suffer

SKMCH is the same hospital where more than 130 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the past 20 days and over 100 children are being treated.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Kolkata Junior Doctors Live A Nightmare

The strike by the junior doctors in West Bengal might have been over, but the working condition of hospitals are the real challenge they are facing everyday.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Gram Sabhas Pass Resolution Against Hydrocarbon Project and AFR in Tamil Nadu

The residents submitted mass representations to government officials to stop hydrocarbon and AFR unit in KKNPP.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Delhi University: After funds, Colleges Await Release of Sanctioned Posts

Under the OBC expansion, UGC had sanctioned 2,561 posts of which only 1,282 seats were filled in the first tranche and recruitment for remaining teaching positions were postponed.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Rewarding Army Chief for Political Assistance?

The post of Chief of Defence Staff being cleared right now brings fear, uncertainty and doubt.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Daily Roundup: RBI Deputy Governor Resigns, Jharkhand Lynching and More

In our top story, senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta talks about the possible reasons behind, and outcome of the resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Over 20,000 Anganwadi Centres in MP Staring at Shutdown

The state’s Anganwadi centres have been facing a financial backlog because of apathy from both the previous BJP government as well as the ruling Congress government in the state.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Thousands of Assam TET Teachers Protest Seeking Job Regularisation

Over 15,000 thousand teachers, who are waiting for their jobs to be regularised even after 7 years, protested against the government’s apathetic attitude towards their long-standing demand.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
GDP vs GDP: Now, Arvind Subramanian Up Against Modi’s Economic Advisory Council

Even if we believe the government data, despite many economists raising questions and red flags over the revised methodology, there is clearly something wrong with a growth that is causing job losses instead of providing jobs.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Will Modi Intervene in Unnao Episode?

In this episode of NewsChakra, senior journalist Abhisar Sharma speaks about two key issues.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
China’s Allows Yuan to Fall Below Sensitive Level of 7 to US Dollar

Experts feel Beijing might use currency devaluation as a weapon in the tariff war with US.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
DU Students Protest Against Fee Hike for Entrances and Courses

The students organised a one-day strike in front of the Arts Faculty of the Delhi University on June 21, demanding reduction of the registration fees for entrance-based courses.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
NPRD Criticises Draft NEP for Being ‘Profoundly Regressive’

The organisation heavily censured the Modi government for its “lackadaisical approach to matters concerning the disabled” and goes on to expose the vanity of the “Accessible India” campaign.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Kashmir Edgy as Panic Spreads Over Additional Troop Deployment

Speculation rife over Centre’s probable move on Article 35A; Mehbooba favours all-party meet after slew of orders create a sense of fear.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Crisis Continues in Automobile Industry: 2 lakh Job Cuts in Last 3 Months

“The majority of job cuts have happened in the last three months. It started around May and continued through June and July,” said Ashish Harsharaj Kale, president of FADA.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
The UK’s Dubious Role in the New Tanker War with Iran

There are signals of a new tanker war in the Persian Gulf, with Britain joining the B-team that wants a war with Iran.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
US Policy Vacuum is Worsening the West Asia Situation

Political analyst Aijaz Ahmad talks about the gaps in the US approach towards Iran — both in terms of policy and personnel — that have led to a war-like situation in the region.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Why Is Sustainable Development a Dream for India?

The recent CAG report highlights grave inaccuracies in government’s preparedness for implementation of sustainable development goal.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Stop Vedanta: Anti-Bauxite Mining Protests in Kodingamali Set Example of Resistance to Corporates

Villagers have renewed their agitation from the past four days alleging that the mines have ruined their lives, polluted their fields and rivers, and have failed to generate any employment.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Kolkata: Yellow Taxi Drivers To Go on Three-Day Strike from August 6

The taxi drivers are protesting against the recently passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill and demanding a revision of the taxi fares.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
CJI Writes to PM, Seeks Increase in Number of SC Judges

Ranjan Gogoi, who wrote three letters to Modi, said there was pendency of 58,669 cases in the apex court and the number was increasing.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Emergency: Then and Now

This juncture, however, is also marked by a rising wave of resistance to the right-wing assault.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Assam: Despite Being in Draft NRC, Paralysed Man Declared ‘Foreigner’

The Supreme Court issued has a notice to the Centre and the Assam government seeking their response.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Andhra Pradesh: Flood Waters Continue to Rise, Over 75,000 People Affected

Around 18,000 people have already been moved to relief camps, while the situation is set to worsen in the coming days with a forecast for more rain.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Workers Demand Implementation of Safety Regulations in Delhi Factories

The national capital has witnessed several incidents of fire in the past few years.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Art 370: Pak President Calls Joint Parliament Session on Tuesday

Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognised disputed territory and no ‘unilateral’ decision can change that status, says Pakistan Foreign Office.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Why the Rush for Privatisation of Airports?

The government needs to take a leaf out of global experience, where most airports are in public hands. Privatisation will only lead to AAI losing critical financial resources and assets for short-term gains to the Treasury.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
SSVAJKS: Transforming Lives & Environment

Sarthak Samudayik Vikas Avam Jan Kalyan Sanstha (SSVAJKS) is a registered non-government organisation (NGO) based out of Bhopal.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Does Washing Dalit’s Feet Make Modi Gandhian?

The Right appropriates Gandhi’s grasp on social dynamics to cloak its disregard for transforming the collective.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Daily Round-up: Fire in Delhi Factories, BSNL Strike, ICE Raids and More

In this episode of Daily Round-up, we will talk about workers’ agitation following incidents of fire in Delhi factories.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Sudanese Civilian Protesters, Military Junta Reach Agreement on Transitional Government

The civilian protesters, represented by the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces, and the Transitional Military Council have reached an agreement on the composition of the presidential council, which was the main point of contention for months.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
J&K: Honorarium to Be Disbursed Through Panchayats, Anganwadi Workers Protest

The workers have decided that they will not go to work until a decision is taken in their favour.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Madrasa Student Allegedly Thrashed Till Unconscious on Moving Train in Aligarh

The 19 year-old claimed a group of men who boarded in Rajghat Narora passed remarks and threw his skull cap out before beating him up. An FIR has been lodged against unknown persons.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Human Activities Intensify Devastation by Annual Floods in India and Nepal

While floods have been an annual phenomenon in most of these places, the devastation has increased manifolds over time due to human intervention.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Gujarat: Dalit Man Killed by Upper Caste In-laws While Attempting to Bring Wife Home

The victim was allegedly thrashed after being pulled out of a van in the presence of a women’s helpline team that had gone to counsel the wife’s family.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
In a 10-1 Vote, Supreme Court Stays Brazil’s Lula Transfer to São Paulo

Decision to transfer ex-president was about “shifting focus,” a jurist told Brasil de Fato: “Lula should be released”

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
Britain Greets its New Prime Minister with Protests

Activists flooded Downing Street as a demonstration against the ascent of Boris Johnson, known for his right-wing rhetoric, racism, anti-environmentalism and hard-line stance on Brexit

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am
UP Govt Starts Process to Squash Cases Against Muzaffarnagar Riot-Accused MLA

Seven cases are registered against controversial BJP legislator Sangeet Som, including those related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.

1 Jan 1970 5:30 am