User: icrdelhi Topic: Protest Movements
Category: Social Movements
Last updated: Apr 26 2018 18:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Construction of toilets in urban areas under Swachh Bharat to be completed before schedule: Minister 26.4.2018 General News
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said today that the government would meet the target of construction of 72 lakh household and public toilets in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission a year ahead of the schedule of October 2, 2019, and stressed that behavioural change among people was at the heart of cleanliness mission which would ensure its success. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister said that the success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) would hugely depend on the success of India just as the success of China in taking people out of poverty led to the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The minister said the government has set a target of building 67 lakh household toilets and five lakh community or public toilets in urban areas by October 2019. As on March 31, we have already built 52 lakh individual household toilets and 3.2 lakh public toilets...well one year in advance of October 2019, well before October 2018, we would build the required amount
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In #MeToo's shadow, Cosby awaits verdict in sexual assault trial 25.4.2018 Reuters: Hollywood News
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The case against Bill Cosby, the man once known as "America's Dad," is now in the hands of a jury charged with deciding whether the comedian is guilty of drugging and molesting a onetime friend at his Pennsylvania home more than a decade ...
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Tens of thousands protest as Armenia crisis deepens 25.4.2018 General News
Armenia's crisis deepened today as tens of thousands of people took to the streets after the opposition accused the government of refusing to negotiate a transfer of power following the resignation of veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian. Authorities beefed up security in the capital Yerevan, cordoning off buildings housing the government and the ruling Republican party, and deploying hundreds of police and several armoured personnel carriers. Protesters shouted, clapped, whistled, beat drums and tooted car horns in demonstrations that underscored the political turmoil gripping the impoverished former Soviet republic. Led by 42-year-old Nikol Pashinyan, thousands of demonstrators marched through Yerevan against the Republican Party's unwillingness to facilitate the transfer of power after former president Sarkisian stood down Monday from his new post of prime minister. Pashinyan sported his trademark khaki-coloured T-shirt and clutched a megaphone as protesters chanted "Nikol for prime ...
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Panchayat reps should put in their power and time in outstanding work: PM Modi 25.4.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chouhan announces to preserve Moti Mahal and build Gond Culture Study Centre Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal... more »
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Cosmetic measures 25.4.2018 FrontLine: Home
The National Nutrition Mission, with all its hype, is confined very much to fixing targets, and its focus does not seem to consist in addressing the causes for the high prevalence of malnutrition, stunting or wasting among children. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Armenians protest as acting leader suggests new elections 25.4.2018 Reuters: World News
YEREVAN (Reuters) - Police took up positions in the centre of the Armenian capital on Wednesday as tens of thousands of people protested against the ruling elite and the acting prime minister suggested new parliamentary elections to defuse the political ...
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Make sons responsible, says Modi 25.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said sons have to be made more responsible for a safe environment for daughters and asserted that the promulg
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Govt takes action on rape, but sons must also be made responsible for safe environment: Modi 24.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said sons have to be made more responsible for a safe environment for daughters and asserted that the promulgation of an ordinance on rape showed the Centre acted on people's outrage on sexual crimes against minors. Days after the government approved the ordinance allowing courts to award the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, Modi also called for a social movement to ensure the safety of girls. "Shivraj ji (Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan) just referred to the capital punishment provided in the ordinance for rape against minors and I could see that it (the remark) received cheers from everyone present here," Modi said while addressing a rally here. "There is a government in Delhi which listens to your voice and takes decisions. So, the Centre has made a provision for capital punishment to the monstrous intent," he said. The Union Cabinet had on April 21 okayed the ordinance amid a ...
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Modi in MP's Mandla: 'Make sons more responsible'; top 10 developments 24.4.2018 Latest News
Modi, during a rally in Madhya Pradesh's Mandla, stressed that people had to respect their daughters and make their sons more responsible.
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Modi for social movement against sexual crimes, launches Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Roundup) 24.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a social movement for protecting girls in the wake of increasing rapes reported from different parts of the country and said families have to teach their sons to become responsible.
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Government determined to act against rape, but make sons more responsible: PM Modi 24.4.2018 Zee News : India National
The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared the Ordinance which provides death sentence for rapists of girls under 12 years.
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PM Modi Calls For Social Movement Against Sexual Crimes 24.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a social movement for protecting girls in the wake of increasing rapes reported from different parts of the country and said families have to teach...
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Make your sons more responsible: PM on incidents of rape 24.4.2018 Rediff: News
Modi also pitched for a social movement to ensure the safety of women and girls.
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Pak terrorism must end for dialogue with India 24.4.2018 General News
The relationship between India and Pakistan will always remain wilted till there is a complete halt to cross-border terrorism, says a report published by a Europe-based think tank.According to the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) report, a key reason for the trust deficit that exists between New Delhi and Islamabad is "the sheer incompatibility between both nuclear powers."The EFSAS report clearly acknowledges that both countries have their problems, but Pakistan in particular possesses a nature that is in perpetual conflict with India's."The deep-rooted anti-India stand and inflexible hostility has been complemented by a continuous undermining of democratic institutions by the (Pakistan) Army, which makes it difficult to know, whom to talk to in Pakistan when one is embarking on a path of normalising relations," says the EFSAS report .It further says that the army's "preoccupations with a large-scale Pashtun social movement for fundamental human rights in ...
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Death for child rape: Ordinance shows govt's determination, but make sons more responsible, says PM Modi 24.4.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the promulgation of an ordinance on rape demonstrated his government's determination to act on the issue, but stressed that people had to respect their daughters and make their sons more responsible for an atmosphere of safety. Modi also pitched for a social movement to ensure the safety of women and girls while addressing a rally here. "Shivraj ji (Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan) just referred to the capital punishment provided in the ordinance for rape against minors and I could see that it (the remark) received cheers from everyone present here," he said. "There is a government in Delhi which listens to your voice and takes decisions. So, the Centre has made a provision for capital punishment to the monstrous intent," he said while referring to the recent ordinance. The Union Cabinet on April 21 approved the ordinance under which the death penalty could be awarded to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age, amid a nation-wide ...
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Govt acts against rape, but make sons more responsible: Modi at rally 24.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the promulgation of an ordinance on rape demonstrated his government's determination to act on the issue, but stressed that people had to respect their daughters and make their sons more responsible for an atmosphere of safety. Modi also pitched for a social movement to ensure the safety of women and girls while addressing a rally here. "Shivraj ji (Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan) just referred to the capital punishment provided in the ordinance for rape against minors and I could see that it (the remark) received cheers from everyone present here," he said. "There is a government in Delhi which listens to your voice and takes decisions. So, the Centre has made a provision for capital punishment to the monstrous intent," he said while referring to the recent ordinance. The Union Cabinet on April 21 approved the ordinance under which the death penalty could be awarded to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age, .
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Modi calls for social movement against sexual crimes 24.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a social movement for protecting girls in the wake of increasing rapes reported from different parts of the country and said families have to teach their sons to become responsible.
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Families need inculcate respect for women in boys: Modi 24.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Ramnagar (Mandla), MP, Stressing on the need for starting a social movement in view of... more »
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Saudi-led air strike kills top Houthi official in Yemen 24.4.2018 Reuters: World News
RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition air strike last week killed the top civilian leader in the armed Houthi movement in Yemen, the group reported on Monday, the most senior official to be killed by the Western-backed alliance in the three-year-old ...
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CPI pitches for united struggle against Modi govt 23.4.2018 General News
CPI today said it will chalk out a strategy during its coming all-India congress to bring on a single platform like-minded parties and others for a united struggle against the Narendra Modi government. Dubbing the Modi government 'anti-dalit, anti-minority', CPI General Secretary G Sudhakar Reddy said a united struggle was required to save the nation. During the four-day CPI congress to be held in Kollam, the party will chalk out the strategy to bring on a single platform like-minded parties, intellectuals, Dalits and people from social movement, he told reporters here. He said at present the struggle was fought individually and separately by various organisations, without having much effect. "The need of the hour is coordination between all the secular and democratic forces to carry out a united struggle," he added. Asked whether this would reflect in forming a larger alliance for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Reddy made it clear that coming together for a common cause .
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