Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

Modi launches Jan Joota Yojana  for workers walking back home

Mar 28th, 2020 | By
Migrant workers

New Delhi: In a major relief to stranded migrant workers walking back home after a sudden lockdown came into force across India amid Covid scare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scheme promising free footwear to affected workers. Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Joota Yojana, the workers will have to fill a form online once
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India outraged as pellet guns injure 4 cows in Kashmir

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

Protests broke out in many parts of India after at least four cows were injured as police and paramilitary forces used pellet guns on a crowd in south Kashmir killing one man and injuring ten others. The four cows injured in the incident had reportedly appeared at the incident site at the last moment. Indian
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WORLD CUP: Lawyers lure Kashmiri students with discounts on sedition cases 

Feb 14th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: In a major relief to Kashmiris, law firms across India are offering heavy discounts on fee for sedition cases during the ICC World Cup 2015. The discounts advertised mainly though print and social media are mostly aimed at Kashmiri youth studying in various colleges and universities in Indian cities. While most offers are in
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Teeth extraction will not silence Geelani: Hurriyat

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

The Hurriyat Conference (G) has said that the government will not succeed in silencing its chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, “just because it managed to extract a few teeth” of the ailing separatist.