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Major News and Events of 21 April 2017

What Happened on 21 April 2017

Supreme Court Raises Questions Against Centre for Making Aadhaar Compulsory for PAN Cards

As per reports, the Supreme Court questioned centre for making Aadhaar cards compulsory to get Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards.

According to attorney general Mukul Rohatgi, who appears for the centre, said, it has been found that people were providing wrong details of PAN cards which they got on the basis of fake documents.

A bench headed by justice AK Sikri mentioned that it will hear the plea that challenges the move of government to make Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards on April 25.

Rajnath Singh Talks to States about Safety of Kashmiris

As per reports, after six Kashmiri students were beaten at Mewar University in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh two days ago, all states have been urged by Union Home minister Rajnath Singh to ensure safety of Kashmiris everywhere.

Police have lodged a case against the people who were behind this act.

Helpline numbers 011-23092923, 011-23092885 have been launched by the Ministry of Home Affairs for the people of Jammu and Kashmir residing in other parts of the country.

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