Day after Pune rally violence, Dalit protesters block roads in Mumbai Current Affairs 

Day after Pune rally violence, Dalit protesters block roads in Mumbai

Mumbai: Traffic came to a standstill at the Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai this morning after Dalit protestors blocked the roads following the attack on Dalit rally at Koregaon Bhima in Pune. Dalit groups called for a bandh in Mumbai on Tuesday and sought action against those involved in the violent clashes in Pune the day before. Incidents of stone pelting were reported from the spot and a man, who was trying to immolate himself, was saved just in time. Mumbai Police tweeted: “Don’t believe in rumours. Traffic on Eastern…

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Noted Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri, who translated Gita into Urdu, dies of stroke Culture 

Noted Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri, who translated Gita into Urdu, dies of stroke

Lucknow: Noted Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri passed away today. He was about 70 years old. He was taken to a hospital after suffering brain stroke late Thursday night while at his home in Lal Kuan area of the city. Jalapuri was referred to King George’s Medical University (KGMU) by a private hospital in the vicinity of his house where he breathed his last around 9 o’clock this morning at the Truma Center. He was not keeping well after the death of his daughter in London on November 17, 2017. His…

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