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Major News and Events of 22 August 2017

What Happened on 22 August 2017


22 August 2017 Current Events 19 MLA's withdraw support from E Palaniswami's government

Barely a day after the merger of the two camps of AIADMK- one led by CM E Palaniswami (EPS) and the other led by O Panneerselvam (OPS), 19 MLAs of AIADMK have withdrawn their support to the Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami. These MLAs belong to T.T.V. Dhinakaran's faction and were against the merger since it was done without consulting them. 19 MLAs have submitted their letters to the governor of Tamil Nadu, Ch. Vidyasagar Rao. As per the new developments, CM Palaniswami falls short of majority by one vote.


Delhi High Court seeks response from Google, Yahoo on blocking Blue Whale web links
After a plea was filed on August 17 against the infamous Blue Whale game, the Delhi High Court has sought for a response from the famous IT companies Google and Yahoo. In the recent times, Blue Whale has led to the deaths of hundred of teenagers across the world. However, in India there have been various cases of attempt to suicide and suicide linked to Blue Whale. The game offers life challenges to teenagers, who are further asked to complete these challenges which even involve harming their bodies and are asked to upload pictures of the same. The plea seeks that the Delhi High Court direct IT giants-Google and Yahoo to block links associated with this harmful game.

19 MLA's withdraw support from E Palaniswami's government

Barely a day after the merger of the two camps of AIADMK- one led by CM E Palaniswami (EPS) and the other led by O Panneerselvam (OPS), 19 MLAs of AIADMK have withdrawn their support to the Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami. These MLAs belong to T.T.V. Dhinakaran's faction and were against the merger since it was done without consulting them. 19 MLAs have submitted their letters to the governor of Tamil Nadu, Ch. Vidyasagar Rao. As per the new developments, CM Palaniswami falls short of majority by one vote.

Delhi High Court seeks response from Google, Yahoo on blocking Blue Whale web links
After a plea was filed on August 17 against the infamous Blue Whale game, the Delhi High Court has sought for a response from the famous IT companies Google and Yahoo. In the recent times, Blue Whale has led to the deaths of hundred of teenagers across the world. However, in India there have been various cases of attempt to suicide and suicide linked to Blue Whale. The game offers life challenges to teenagers, who are further asked to complete these challenges which even involve harming their bodies and are asked to upload pictures of the same. The plea seeks that the Delhi High Court direct IT giants-Google and Yahoo to block links associated with this harmful game.



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