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GoM may review law

GoM may review law

The Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted to examine sexual harassment at the workplace may consider amending the law to ensure workplace safety, according to government sources. The GoM headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to meet soon, said a senior Home ministry official, who spoke on condition of …

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Maratha quota is a betrayal: OBC groups

‘The community can’t be included in SEBC category’ A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a new Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) category under which Marathas will be given reservation, organisations of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) said on Monday that this was an attempt to give …

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Maratha quota is a betrayal: OBC groups

‘The community can’t be included in SEBC category’ A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a new Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) category under which Marathas will be given reservation, organisations of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) said on Monday that this was an attempt to give …

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Fall in pilgrim flow hits revenue

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple witnesses one of the worst crisis in its history Unlike the heavy rush witnessed during weekend holidays for the Mandalam-Makaravilakku season, the holy hillock saw only a moderate pilgrim flow this time around. This is mainly due to the restrictions imposed by the police on pilgrim movement …

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Sabarimala board to seek time to implement SC order

The Sabarimala temple opened on Friday for the annual 62-day pilgrimage season amid unprecedented security arrangements following protests against the entry of women to the temple even as the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) decided to move the Supreme Court seeking more time to implement its order allowing entry to women …

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‘Vote bank politics has failed’

People opt for development, says Modi; launches projects for Rs. 2,400 cr. in Varanasi The people of the country are taking decisions based on development and not “politics of vote bank”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Monday.At an official function in his Lok Sabha constituency, the Prime Minister …

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