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Launching a scathing attack on BJP, senior SP leader and leader of opposition in UP legislative assembly Ram Govind Chaudhary accused the saffron party of treating Lord Ram as a vote bank and said the country and the state are suffering from draught, flood and other natural disasters due to the sins committed by BJP. He also claimed that BJP is stalling construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Two miscreants took away over 15000 Saudi Riyal of Rs 2.70 lakh value by diverting the attention of staff of currency exchange firm and escaped.The incident was reported from Chowk market on Thursday.
The Muslim women associated with Muslim Mahila Foundation in Varanasi have come forward in support of Nida Khan and Supreme Court lawyer Farah Faiz on the issue of triple talaq and practice of Nikah Halala. Demanding a ban on All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), the MMF wrote a letter to the President Ram Nath Kovind.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has started a month-long programme from Varanasi to discuss the benefits of multi-modal terminal project being implemented under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). The effort is part of an IWAI dialogue series being held with stakeholders and local communities along the National Waterway 1 (River Ganga).
Police have lodged an FIR against a class VII student for allegedly mixing poison in the mid-day meal (MDM) at a primary school in Bauli village of UP's Deoria district on Tuesday to avenge her brother's murder on the school campus a few days ago. Samples of the food have been sent for laboratory tests and report is expected by Saturday.
Legendary hockey player Mohammed Shahid's (in pic) widow Parveen has threatened to return her late husband's Padma Shri, Arjuna and other awards back to the government as the promise made by Vijay Goel in the capacity of Union sports minister, to start a national championship in Shahid's name, has not been fulfilled even two years after his death.