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Major News and Events of 17 November 2017

What Happened on 17 November 2017

Protestors demand a ban on Padmavati

In several parts of the country, protests against Padmavati intensified on Friday. Several people in the states of Haryana, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan, took to the streets demanding a ban on the movie on the grounds that it distorted facts and hurt sentiments. The entrance to the Chittorgarh Fort was also blocked by protestors who stated that they will not allow the film to be released.

Nine out of 10 Indians have favorable view of Nartendra Modi, says Pew survey

According to a Pew survey, nine out of 10 people in India had a favorable view of Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. Meanwhile, two-thirds of Indians were also happy with the direction he is taking India. Modi has done better than Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of the Congress. His rating is 31 percentage points higher than that of Sonia Gandhi and 30 points more than Rahul Gandhi.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro rail service is operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the oldest metro… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...
Which State is biggest Jute producer? West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India… Read More...