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What Happened on 25 April 2016


25 April 2016 Current Events India cancels visa for Chinese dissident leader

Following a protest by Beijing, India has cancelled a visa that was granted to a Chinese dissident leader. According to media reports, Dolkun Isa is an Uyghur activist. He was granted a tourist visa by the government of India to travel to India this week to attend a democracy conference to be held in Dharamsala. Dalai Lama was also expected to attend the conference. However, government sources said that Isa’s visa was withdrawn after India came to know that there was an Interpol red corner notice against him.


Vijay Mallya appears on electoral rolls, says report

A media reports has said that liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appears on the electoral rolls in the United Kingdom. The report further says that Mallya country home in Hertfordshire in Britain has been given as his recorded address. Meanwhile, The External Affairs Ministry has revoked Mallya’s passport which makes his stay in the United Kingdom illegal.   


Kanhaiya Kumar accuses co-passenger of trying to strangle him on plane

Kanhaiya Kumar has alleged that a fellow passenger on board a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Pune had attempted to strangle him. Media reports quoted Kumar as saying that the co-passenger, Manas Deka, is a BJP supporter and that both the airlines as well as the police did not take any action against Deka and both were deplaned. Meanwhile, Manas Deka has rubbished Kumar’s claims. Calling it a cheap publicity stunt, Manas said that he has tripped and bumped into Kanhaiya.


India cancels visa for Chinese dissident leader

Following a protest by Beijing, India has cancelled a visa that was granted to a Chinese dissident leader. According to media reports, Dolkun Isa is an Uyghur activist. He was granted a tourist visa by the government of India to travel to India this week to attend a democracy conference to be held in Dharamsala. Dalai Lama was also expected to attend the conference. However, government sources said that Isa’s visa was withdrawn after India came to know that there was an Interpol red corner notice against him.

Vijay Mallya appears on electoral rolls, says report

A media reports has said that liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appears on the electoral rolls in the United Kingdom. The report further says that Mallya country home in Hertfordshire in Britain has been given as his recorded address. Meanwhile, The External Affairs Ministry has revoked Mallya’s passport which makes his stay in the United Kingdom illegal.   

Kanhaiya Kumar accuses co-passenger of trying to strangle him on plane

Kanhaiya Kumar has alleged that a fellow passenger on board a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Pune had attempted to strangle him. Media reports quoted Kumar as saying that the co-passenger, Manas Deka, is a BJP supporter and that both the airlines as well as the police did not take any action against Deka and both were deplaned. Meanwhile, Manas Deka has rubbished Kumar’s claims. Calling it a cheap publicity stunt, Manas said that he has tripped and bumped into Kanhaiya.




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