Morning Wrap: Top Ramen Gets Thumbs Down From Regulator; Kejriwal Splurges Million Bucks A Year On Home Electricity

30/06/2015 8:50 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal (C) flags off mechanical road cleaning and sweeping trucks in New Delhi on June 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

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Dalit Christians in Tamil Nadu are planning to formally complain to the United Nations about discrimination by upper-caste Christians, who force them to use separate cemeteries and don't accept communion from Dalit priests.

The Madhya Pradesh government is contending that 24, of the 25 dead and accused in the Vyapam education scam, died of "natural causes."

After Maggi, it is the turn of Top Ramen to be shown the boot by India's resurgent food safety body.

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Former gangster Abu Salem can look forward to a third wedding--if he ever gets out of jail-- after he accepted a proposal from a 25-year-old, who wanted to mend her "defamed" reputation.

Arvind Kejriwal may have lopped of the electricity bills of most of the Delhi electorate, but an RTI query has found that his own average monthly bill is a searing Rs 100000.

Today, in solidarity with the rest of the world, Indian scientists will add a second to a master clock in Delhi to synchronize the passage of time with the earth's rotation.


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Suhrith Parthasarthy says that the US Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage laws, has significant implications for the idea of personal liberty in India.

Ajith Balakrisnan notes that retirement is viewed differently, depending on what echelon of society one comes from.

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