#BlockNarendraModi Twitter hastag trend in protest against PM following Twitter trolls abusing Gauri Lankesh Current Affairs 

#BlockNarendraModi: Twitter hastag trend in protest against PM following Twitter trolls abusing Gauri Lankesh

The anger over the killing of Gauri Lankesh has taken twitter to storm. Large numbers of twitter users have started blocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal handle in protest against him following abusive trolls, including one who called the Kannada journalist-activist “a bitch” who deserved to die. #BlockNarendraModi, which began as a protest started trending on the microblogging website on Sept. 07. Narendra Modi is one of the world’s most popular leaders with nearly 34 million followers. Nikhil Dadhich, posted a tweet shortly after the Tuesday night murder that used…

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1993 Mumbai blasts - Abu Salem and one more gets life sentence, Death for two others Current Affairs 

1993 Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem and one more gets life sentence, Death for two others

MUMBAI: A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court on Thursday awarded death sentence to Taher Merchant and Feroze Khan, two of the five convicts in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Two others, Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan were sentenced to life in jail. Another convict, Riyaz Siddiqui, was sentenced to 10 years in jail. Serial blasts on March 12, 1993 in Mumbai city killed 257 and left over 713 injured. This sentencing came in the backdrop of conviction on June 16 where Court convicted Abu Salem, Taher Merchant,…

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