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Major News and Events of 07 December 2015

What Happened on 07 December 2015

Multiple explosions heard in Mumbai, massive fire in suburb

Massive fire broke out in a slum area in Kandivali suburb of Mumbai. As per media reports, multiple explosions were heard. 12 fire tenders have been rushed to Damu Nagar. As per some reports, an LPG cylinder blast in a godown which triggered the series of explosions. A witness said he heard a blast around 12:45 pm and then 15-20 explosions. 

LGBT community to march against tolerance

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has decided to take the Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk on 13 December. The 14th edition of the walk will advocate protection of freedom of expression and equal rights for all. During the walk, the participants will march from College Square to Y Channel.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Pakistan and meet Nawaz Sharif

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Pakistan and meet Pakistani Minister Nawaz Sharif. External Affairs ministry’s official spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted that Sushma Swaraj will lead the delegation of Heart of Asia 5th Ministerial Meeting on Afghanistan to be held in Islamabad on 9 December. The Pakistan prime minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that he is looking forward to meet Sushma Swaraj.

Congress asks V.K. Singh to quit

Members of the Indian National Congress (INC) headed by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi protested outside the Parliament and demanded Gen V.K. Singh to quit. The protest came over the remarks by the union minister, ‘stoning dogs’ after Dalit killings. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the person who speaks against the Dalits has no right to be a minister.

CPI: Modi regime a 'government of corporates'

CPI has questioned PM Narendra Modi’s silence on intolerance and has called the NDA regime “government of corporates”. CPI general secretary S. Sudhakar Reddy rebuked central government over the FDI issue. He also slammed Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal over the attacks on Left party activists.

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