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Major News and Events of 25 August 2016

What Happened on 25 August 2016


Sidhu Hasn't Decided About Joining Any Political Party, Says Wife

After resigning from BJP's Rajya Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu has not joined any political party yet. Clearing the facts, his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu said that her husband is in the US for a motivational lecture with a corporate firm, which is his primary job. He and the family is still not sure about being associated with any political party.

Rajnath Singh-Mehbooba Mufti Discuss State's Security Situation

Home minister Rajnath Singh met Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti met on Thursday to have a discussion on the security situation in the state. A joint press conference was held by them in Srinagar, where Mufti mentioned that 95 percent of the Kashmiris want to settle down the situation with dialogues, whereas five percent of them are trying to derail the process.

Dec 16 Delhi Gangrape Convict Attempts Suicide in Jail

A convict in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape case, Vinay Sharma tried committing suicide inside the Tihar jail on Wednesday. He has been hospitalized and is under medical observation. According to reports, the convict tried hanging himself from an iron grill in his cell and was stopped by a Tamil Nadu special police personnel after being spotted. As per reports, Sharma was on medication as he was suffering from depression.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are 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… 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...