#NewsInTweets: PM Modi Accused Of Stifling Dissent With Harsh Laws By Human Rights Watch

Posted on May 25, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Human Rights Watch report accuses Modi government of stifling dissent using ‘harsh’ laws.

2. Delhi government presents Yamuna turnaround plan to the Centre to restore the ecological value of the river.

3. The death toll reaches 101 in Sri Lanka floods even as the waters begin to recede.

4. CBI conducts raids in Visva-Bharati campus in connection with a case against former V-C Sushanta Dutta Gupta.


5. Maharashtra farmer builds a dam for his village himself when he did not get aid from the government. He had to sell a large portion of his land to raise money.

6. 3 drown in Tatipudi reservoir in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh.

7. 23-year-old dies of electrocution while checking e-mails on his laptop.

8. A painter forced to paint over an Urdu couplet in East Delhi. The couplet had been selected out of thousands of Twitter entries in a contest organised by Delhi I Love You.