Suresh Chhara arrested for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul
Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Gujarat riots convict Suresh Chhara, who was out on parole, was arrested in Ahmedabad on Thursday for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul. Laul, who is writing a book on the convicts in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, said she was attacked by Chhara when she went to house in Naroda area of Ahmedabad late on Wednesday evening for interviewing him. Chhara has been convicted to 31 years in prison for his involvement in the Naroda Patiya massacre, in which 97 people were killed during the 2002 communal riots. He was out on parole.
The Monetary Police Committee of the RBI Thursday unanimously decided to reduce repo rate — the rate at which it lends to banks — by 25 basis points from 6 per cent to 5.75 per cent. The bank also changed the monetary policy stance from neutral to ac
A 23-year-old was diagnosed with Nipah virus on Tuesday, Kerala health minister KK Shailaja said. The patient's serum samples had been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for further testing and had come back positive.
PM Modi-led govt appointed Nirmala Sitharaman as the Union Finance Minister in the central government. The former Union Defence Minister will be stepping into Arun Jaitley's shoes who has excused himself citing health reasons.
Many of the Congress Working Committee members have either never contested a LS or Assembly election or did so decades ago when the politics, discourse and tools were very different. This time, only 4 of the 18 members could manage to win.