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Bharat Bandh: Nine killed as Dalit protests turn violent in several states

Bharat Bandh: Nine killed as Dalit protests turn violent in several states

The Supreme Court (SC) had on March 20 diluted the provisions of the SCs/STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act to protect honest public servants discharging bona fide duties from being blackmailed with false cases under the Act. The protesters gathered at Mandi House in Delhi and blocked roads. However, she affirmed that appropriate action should be taken against perpetrators of violence.


Amit Shah to visit western Odisha to preempt further setbacks

Amit Shah to visit western Odisha to preempt further setbacks

DMK has called for a Tamil Nadu Bandh on that day against "the failure of the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) as per the Supreme Court direction and the indifference of the AIADMK government". Siddaramaiah has represented Varuna since 2008 and last week he announced that he would be contesting from Chamundeshwari constituency, apparently under pressure from the opposition to prove his mettle.


Murder Suspect Killed in Shootout With Police

Murder Suspect Killed in Shootout With Police

The arrested men were positively identified by the victims, said case investigator PO1 Bengie Nalogoc. The 41-year-old man ran from his auto, attempted a carjacking and then opened fire at police. "In order to ensure that the suspects are arrested‚ the police blocked Vryburg-Ganyesa and Swartfontein-Vryburg roads". He was gunned down in Meegama, Welipenna and two other persons sustained injuries in the attack.


France braces for paralysing strike action

France braces for paralysing strike action

Farid Hachelef, a 32-year-old who works in construction, said he had spent the night in Paris with a friend rather than trying to travel in from the northern suburb of Argenteuil, "otherwise, I would never make it". The strike comes in response to large-scale reforms of SNCFÂ proposed by the government of French President Emmanuel Macron , which include changes to its legal structure and the elimination of a special status for rail employees.


Distraction Tops Drivers' List of Growing Dangers on the Road

Distraction Tops Drivers' List of Growing Dangers on the Road

Last year, there were over 24,000 crashes statewide due to distracted driving, with 120 of those being fatal. They'll be on high alert, focusing efforts on catching drivers who are talking or texting. "There is a disconnect between what drivers do and what they believe". Driving is a complex task that requires a driver's full attention. "Awareness programs like Every Second Matters and digital programs created to reward safe driving, powered by smartphone telematics platforms like ...


One dead after police-involved shooting near Greenville

One dead after police-involved shooting near Greenville

Greenville police responded to 757 Fox Chase Lane just after 2 a.m. for a reported domestic stabbing. The juvenile is believed to be the child of the stabbing victim and suspect. Stick with WNCT on-air and online as we follow this investigation. Officers began to speak with Walters when police said he became "combative". She was in surgery Sunday morning.