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Major News and Events of 21 March 2017

What Happened on 21 March 2017


Railway Ministry Issues Rate Cards in Trains

As per reports, rate cards have been issued by the Railway Ministry for catering services in train. This came after passengers complained about the higher prices of food and beverages charged from them on trains.

Reports revealed that passengers have been asked by the ministry to file complaints if they are charged higher prices than what is mentioned in the card.

A video listing the prices of each of the items has also been released by the ministry.

Negotiated Settlement to End Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Dispute, Suggested by SC

As per reports, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stated that fresh attempts should be taken by all parties to put an end to the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute through negotiated settlement.

CJI J S Khehar mentioned that he was ready to be the principal negotiator with the mediators that the parties would choose to settle the almost a century-old issue between Hindus and Muslims. He even said that if the parties would want any other sitting judge of SC, he would make the judge available.

Reports further said that the matter will be mentioned again on 31 March.




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