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Not practical to permit conjugal visits for prisoners in jails, authorities tell HC
Petitioner Amit Sahni, a lawyer and social activist, has claimed in his plea that conjugal visits in jail should be treated as a fundamental right of prisoners and their spouses. Prison authorities have told the Delhi High Court that it is not practical to permit conjugal visits for prisoners as rules do not provide for such facility and there is limited infrastructure available.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:56:47 GMT)

Will stake claim for govt formation on Friday night or Saturday: NCP
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:50:12 GMT)

Congress wants a 'grand temple' to be built in Ayodhya: Pilot
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:31:52 GMT)

Ayodhya verdict's link to Lahore's Shahid Ganj mosque demolition through 80-yr-old Privy Council ruling
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:36:43 GMT)

Top Sena, Congress, NCP leaders meet in push for govt formation
Top leaders of the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP began a meeting on Friday to give shape to new government to be led by the Uddhav Thackeray-headed party in Maharashtra, nearly a month after assembly poll results were announced. Sources said deliberations will focus on finalising a common minimum programme and power-sharing between the 3 parties in the new government.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:35:38 GMT)

Maharashtra mayoral polls: Sena-Congress-NCP get the better of BJP
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:26:04 GMT)

Landless labourers not covered under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme: Govt
The Centre gives income support to land-holding farmer families having cultivable land and those working in allied sectors linked to agriculture, but landless labourers cannot be provided benefits by the Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:04:31 GMT)

Frequency of trains significantly increased in Kashmir: Railways
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:03:25 GMT)

Economic insecurity of youths to shape India's politics: Report
Amid a growth slowdown and unemployment issues, India's politics will be increasingly shaped by the economic insecurity of its vast youth population, the Economist Intelligence Unit said in a research note on Friday.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:48:02 GMT)

SC orders Manipur civil services examination to be conducted afresh
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:32:17 GMT)

Out of 25k tonnes of plastic waste generated everyday in India, 40% uncollected: Govt
India generates more than 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday, 40 per cent of which remains uncollected and littered in the environment, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Friday. Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the demand of plastic has increased significantly due its increased use in the fast moving consumer goods sector.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:24:22 GMT)

US shares India's concerns on China's One Belt One Road project: Wells
India is the only major country in the world to have opposed the OBOR project on the grounds of territorial sovereignty, given that its flagship project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which India has always maintained is its territory.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:17:04 GMT)

UP: Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrates 80th birthday with party workers
Mulayam's son and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was also present on the occasion. The cake cutting ceremony was held in the presence of party workers and cadres. As the Samajwadi party patron celebrates his birthday today, posters extending birthday greetings to Mulayam were also put up in front of the SP office as well as outside Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party's (PSP) office in the national capital.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:02:11 GMT)

Govt to call meet of state ministers on solid waste management
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:44:12 GMT)

Government selling PSUs to pamper some private players: Adhir Rajan Chowdhury
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday attacked the BJP-led government over disinvestment of PSUs, accusing it of pursuing privatisation to "pamper" some private players. The government is selling family silver of the country to pursue privatisation and is doing so without Parliament scrutiny, he said while speaking after Question Hour.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:35:43 GMT)

ISI targeting defence personnel on social media, Army asks officers to change WhatsApp settings
ISI is continuing to target defence personnel on social media for gathering information as a new case has come to light where a Pakistani intelligence operative automatically added an Indian Army officer to a Whatsapp group after which the force issued an advisory to its personnel to change their WhatsApp settings.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:26:46 GMT)

Process to form Sena-led govt in final stages: Uddhav to MLAs
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met party's legislators and told them that the process to form a Sena-led dispensation in the state was in the final stages. Thackeray met the legislators to apprise them of the govt formation process and meetings of Congress-NCP leaders in Delhi said Sena MLA Bhaskar Jadhav adding that the MLAs want Uddhav to be the CM.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:24:42 GMT)

Jharkhand election: Article 370 takes backstage in BJP's campaign
BJP had made nullification of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution a referendum on Narendra Modi government in last month’s Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections. However, after failing to win a majority on its own in both states, it has stopped hyping it for the upcoming Jharkhand poll. Amit Shah did not attach much importance to Article 370 in Jharkhand.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:24:02 GMT)

Maharashtra govt formation: Shiv Sena leaders meet at Matoshree
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:18:23 GMT)

We will take less time to improve air quality: Prakash Javadekar
Responding to a discussion on "air pollution and climate change", he said a mass movement is required for the purpose. "It took Beijing 15 years (to fight air pollution). We will take lesser time," he said, referring to air quality in Delhi.
(Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:13:21 GMT)

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