JAIPUR - The Rajasthan government Saturday requested the Gujjar community, agitating for five percent reservation in jobs, to send a delegation to hold further talks on their charter of demands while their protests continued to affect train services in parts of the state.
NEW DELHI - The National Human Rights Commission Friday slammed the government for opposing the ban on the endosulfan pesticide, stating that this position has led and will continue to lead to grave violations of human rights".
RAIPUR - Right activists and workers of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha (CMM) held a rally and staged a sit-in Friday here to extend support to activist Binayak Sen, who was sentenced to life by a local court here last week.
AGARTALA - Tripura Friday became the first Indian state to introduce online filing of Right to Information (RTI) complaints.
HYDERABAD - The Andhra Pradesh government Friday said it was not satisfied with the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal verdict on sharing of surplus water with neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra.