Around town : Two Honda workers suspended, tension at Manesar factory
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Gurgaon:Close on the heels of violence at Maruti Suzuki's plant last month, tension is brewing at Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India's (HMSI) Manesar facility following suspension of two workers. HMSI Employees Union alleged that two workers ó Jaibir Yadav, an executive member of the union and Naresh Yadav ó were suspended on "flimsy grounds". "We are demanding reinstatement of two of our colleagues, who have been given suspension letters by the management on Monday for an argument that took place last week," HMSI Employees Union General Secretary Harjit Grover said.
Police's measures for safety of women in city
New Delhi:In an effort to be more gender sensitive and responsive, the Delhi Police has issued instructions to all its officers to avoid discouraging women complainants from getting their FIRs registered. Other measures taken by police to improve safety of women across Delhi include self-defence programmes to be organised in select areas and security audit of women hostels and paying guest accommodations by the local police station staff. Placement agencies would be monitored by the police to ensure that they are not used as fronts for illicit activities like human trafficking and efforts would be directed toward sensitising police personnel in dealing with women complainants.
SC adjourns Nupur's bail plea hearing
New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of Nupur Talwar's plea for bail in the twin murder of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The court fixed August 13 to hear her plea, on which the bench had earlier issued notice to the CBI. Nupur, who has been in jail since she surrendered before a Ghaziabad court on April 30, had moved the apex court challenging the Allahabad High Court's order which dismissed her plea for bail on May 31.
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