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Major News and Events of 05 May 2017

What Happened on 05 May 2017

Samajwadi Party to Split, Shivpal May Float New Party

As per reports, senior UP's Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav said on Friday that he might form a new party and name it ‘Samajwadi Secular Morcha’. He also mentioned that SP veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav will be made the chief of that party.

He further stated that this party will be started with an aim to bring the true samajwadis together.

Government Issues No-fly List Rules for Unruly Passengers

As per reports, draft rules for a no-fly list have been issued by the centre on Friday. This came after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India employee in March.

Three levels of disruptions have been outlined by the government for the flyers. Level 1 includes disruptive behaviour, Level 2 includes physical abusive behaviour and Level 3 includes life-threatening behaviour and any kind of damage to aircraft operating systems.

These new rules will be open to public so that they can make their comments. The inputs will be studied by the ministry before finalising them.

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