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Aug 23, 2014

Gaza crisis: Hamas rocket kills 4-year-old Israeli boy

The boy was the first juvenile causality on the Israeli side since Israel embarked on the operation "Defence Edge" in Gaza. Of the 68 Israelis killed since then, 64 were soldiers. #Benjamin Netanyahu #bloodshed #bombs #Defence Edge #Gaza #Hamas #Israel #Palestine #Rockets

Aug 22, 2014

Jnanpith award winner UR Ananthamurthy passes away after kidney failure

Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy passed away this evening at a Bangalore hospital where he was undergoing treatment for kidney infection and fever, news channel NDTV reported. #Bangalore #India #InMemoriam #Manipal Hospital #NewsTracker #UR Ananthamurthy

Aug 22, 2014

Congress sends legal heavyweights to make Uttarakhand Governor Qureshi’s case

Interestingly, the appointed trio made their case out of the judgement handed out by the supreme court against the UPA government led by Congress for removing NDA-appointed governors #Aziz Qureshi #Governor #Kapil Sibal #Modi #NDA #Politics #Salman Khurshid #Supreme Court #UPA #Uttarakhand

Aug 22, 2014

Forget protecting citizens, UP police escorts Azam Khan’s buffaloes

Even as the whole country continues to debate the deteriorating law and order condition in Uttar Pradesh, instead of using police forces to make ensure safety for the states citizens they are being used, yet again, to protect Azam Khan's buffaloes. #Azam Khan #Buffaloes #NewsTracker #Police #Uttar Pradesh

Aug 22, 2014

Indian Islamist group issues call to Indian Muslims to join Iraq, Syria jihad

The group is reportedly inspired by the success of the Islamic State and aims to start a full-blown insurgency in India. #ConnectTheDots #global jihad #Indian Mujahideen #Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic extremism #islamic-state #Syria

Aug 22, 2014

SC pulls up Modi govt over Leader of Oppn issue: Who said what

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Narendra Modi government asking it to clarify its stand over the Leader of Opposition position in Lok Sabha, a position mandatory in the appointment of various authorities. #Anand Sharma #India #Lok Sabha #Politics #Sharad Yadav #Sumitra Mahajan

Aug 22, 2014

Supreme Court pulls up Modi govt on leader of Opposition issue

The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the status of Leader of Opposition (LoP) post in the Lok Sabha, asking why there is no LoP in Parliament. #Apex Court #Chief Justice of India #India #Judiciary #Justice RM Lodha #Leader of Opposition #Lokpal #New Delhi #NewsTracker #parliament #Supreme Court

Aug 22, 2014

Baby girl for adoption on Facebook: Why it’s just plain wrong

Sometimes, Facebook activism tends to go too far. Like on the Gurgaon Foodie Facebook group, where someone posted about how a baby girl was up for adoption. #facebook #social media #SocialMedia #ThatsJustWrong