Dhar (MP), Feb 12 (ANI): The security has been tightened outside the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Mosque in Dhar town of Madhya Pradesh on Friday in view of wrestling tournament Bhoj Keshari Dangal. The event is held every year on the eve of Basant Panchami and residents throng the venue to cheer the players and occasionally raise religious slogans. Hindu organisations are offering prayers outside the mosque. It is the first time after 2003 when people offered prayers there. The Hindu organizations had earlier said the prayers being offered outside the shrine was against the administration, who refused to reduce security measures. On Thursday, police also conducted a mock drill to avoid any untoward incident at the Bhojshala. Police commandos have cordoned the area. There are around 6,000 security personnel, which includes 10 companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Besides this, 140 CCTV cameras and two drone camera have been installed.
Mumbai, Feb 10 (ANI): The iconic dabbawala's from Mumbai and youth Congress members from Bhopal on Wednesday prayed for the well-being of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who is battling for his life after being trapped under snow for six days at the highest battle field Siachen glacier. One of the youth Congress member said that they are praying for quick recovery of the brave Indian soldier.
Aurangabad, Jan 13 (ANI): 5,400 students from 30 schools participated in a solar cooking festival in Maharashtra in a bid to set a world record. Each student was provided with a solar cooking kit at a subsidised rate with noodles, vegetables and a cooking time of 25 minutes. The initiative was organised by the Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA). India has earmarked 50 billion rupees to pay for the installation of rooftop solar panels over the next five years that will generate up to 4,200 megawatts of power.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): The women activists on Monday condemned the alleged gang-rape of a married woman by an army man and his accomplice in Pataudi, Gurgaon, and demanded speedy justice in such cases. Former National Commission for Women (NCW) member Shamina Shafiq said gang rapes have become very common these days, adding there is no justice for the rape survivors. Senior advocate and women’s rights activist Abha Singh echoed similar statements and said it seems there is no fear of law as there has been an increase in the number of rape cases.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) member Rakesh Sinha on Saturday alleged that the protest against the Ram Janmabhoomi seminar at the Delhi University (DU) is undemocratic and the people protesting are pro-Maoists as the matter is a cultural issue and not a political one. Sinha further emphasised that the consensus of people to construct Ram Temple can be created without the judgment of the Supreme Court.