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'Anti-farmer' BJP needs to wake up: Sachin Pilot  Apr 24, 11:02 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party, which is now being seen as an anti-farmer and anti-poor party, needs to wake up and understand the reality of farmers' suicide in the country.
CSA boss says Mike Horn 'not best' in English  Apr 23, 5:42 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 23 (ANI): Amidst a controversy over claims of political interference in the selection of Vernon Philander in the World Cup semifinal match against New Zealand, Haroon Lorgat, Cricket South Africa CEO, said that Mike Horn may have been misquoted due to his poor command of English language.
Sports Ministry seeks IPC's support to form adhoc committee  Apr 23, 5:39 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has urged the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to form an adhoc committee to work in place of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) after the indefinite suspension of the latter following the poor conduct of the National Para-Athletic Championship, which was held in Ghaziabad last month.
HRW says Bangladesh Govt. denying Rana Plaza workers their rights  Apr 22, 11:49 am
Dhaka, Apr.22 (ANI): Garment workers in Bangladesh face poor working conditions and anti-union tactics by employers, including assaults on union organizers, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today.
Greenpeace India claims countrywide support against govt. crackdown  Apr 21, 4:33 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 21 (ANI): Members of civil society came together to condemn the NDA government's recent crackdown on organisations like Greenpeace India. Releasing a protest letter that over 180 organisations and citizens have today sent to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the statement declared the crackdown as 'shameful' in a country that has a history of standing up for social justice, ecological sustainability, and the rights of the poor.
Melinda Gates calls on PM Modi, appreciates 'pro-poor' initiatives  Apr 20, 10:56 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.
Congress to strongly oppose 'anti-poor, anti-farmer' policy: Jyotiraditya Scindia  Apr 20, 11:20 am
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Standing firm in opposition to the contentious Land Acquisition Bill of the NDA government, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said his party will strongly oppose any anti-poor and anti-farmer policy.
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh stand in water for the ninth day protesting delay in relief  Apr 20, 9:04 am
Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh), Apr. 20 (ANI): Farmers demonstrating against delay in compensation in Madhya Pradesh continued their agitation as they stood in water fighting poor health for the ninth day in a row.
BJP hits back at Congress, says 'Govt. is for poor, underprivileged'  Apr 19, 3:22 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government at the Centre is for the poor and underprivileged.
'Wounded' farmers have strengthened Congress' resolve to take on Modi, says Sonia Gandhi  Apr 19, 1:21 pm
New Delhi, Apr.19 (ANI): Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday praised farmers for attending the Kisan Rally organized at the Ram Lila Ground outside the walled city of Old Delhi, saying their presence in such large numbers had strengthened her and the party's resolve to take on the NDA regime and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of the Land Acquisition Bill as well as on other anti-poor policies.
'Our direction clear, we are not here to enjoy government, but work for welfare of poor', says PM Modi  Apr 19, 12:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr.19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday delivered a pep talk to BJP Members of Parliament on his government's welfare schemes, the achievements of it abroad in the last eleven months and how the party must strategise to counter the opposition criticism of the NDA regime's policies.
Rahul Gandhi has always championed cause of farmers': Congress  Apr 19, 11:16 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament Deepender Hooda on Sunday said party vice president Rahul Gandhi has always championed the cause of farmers and always guided the party to fight for the rights of the poor.
Sports Ministry issues show cause notice to PCI  Apr 17, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Friday issued a show cause notice to Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) as a result of numerous complaints and media reports of ill-treatment of athletes and poor conduct of the National Para-Athletic Championship, which was held in Ghaziabad last month.
'Foodie' Gwyneth Paltrow fails miserably at being poor  Apr 17, 4:57 pm
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has confessed that she is very bad at being poor as she miserably failed to survive on 29 dollars a week like any other poor person and had chicken.
Huge excitement among Indian Diaspora in Canada for PM Modi's visit, says Indian envoy  Apr 15, 10:01 am
Ottawa (Canada), Apr. 15 (ANI): India's High Commissioner to Canada Vishnu Prakash on Wednesday said there is a huge wave of excitement among the Indian Diaspora in Canada for the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and almost everyone was looking forward to seeing and hearing him speak at the Ricoh Coliseum Auditorium here.
E-rickshaw Bill: Finally justice has been done to the poor, says Gadkari  Apr 12, 9:43 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): After passing the of the E-rickshaw Bill, Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that finally justice has been done to the poor.
Caste census aimed at improving socio-economic condition of poor: Karnataka Congress  Apr 12, 12:11 pm
Bengaluru, Apr. 12 (ANI): The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee on Sunday backed the state government's decision to conduct a caste census, stating that it will help to provide social justice and improve the socio-economic condition of the poor.
Govt. has taken 'path-breaking' measures to to help the poor: Venkaiah Naidu  Apr 11, 5:30 pm
Hyderabad, Apr.11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M.Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the government had taken 'path-breaking' measures in favour of the poor.
Seasonal DVDs of 'The Simpsons' discontinued due to poor retail sales   Apr 11, 9:21 am
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): In a heartbreaking news, the seasonal DVD releases of 'The Simpsons' are being discontinued due to low sales figures, it has been reported.
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Delhi: Transport Association expresses discontent over NGT directive on diesel vehicles  Apr 8, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Transport Association on Wednesday expressed its discontent over the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directive to the Delhi Government, which ordered the prohibition of diesel vehicles older than ten years to ply on roads in the city, adding that the body would fight the judgement.
Sexual dysfunction side effects poorly reported in hair loss drug trials  Apr 2, 3:49 pm
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that finasteride's sexual dysfunction side effects have been poorly reported in hair loss drug trials.
PM Modi urges RBI to make 20-year road map for financial inclusion  Apr 2, 2:14 pm
Mumbai, Apr. 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to take the lead in encouraging financial institutions to set concrete targets for financial inclusion over the next 20 years to help transform the quality of life of the poor.