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Youth Congress members lathicharged

Indian Youth Congress (IYC) members protesting against the surge in fuel prices have been lathi-charged by the police in New Delhi today. Many of the protesters including Keshav Chand Yadav, National President, IYC, srinivas BV, Vice President, IYC were injured during the lathi-charge.

Youngster picked up by police for social media posts

Prashanth Bandla aged 29 years was detained yesterday by Telangana Police for questioning. He was interrogated for his posts criticizing TRS Government on social media. Prashanth, an IT professional was picked up from his office in Banjara Hills by Hyderabad Commisioner's Task Force yesterday morning and let off in the evening. He was asked to report again at the police station today in the morning for further questioning.

Historic Moula Ali Urs starts tomorrow

Moula Ali Urs at Moula Ali dargah in Hyderabad is set to start tomorrow. The Urs would continue for five days starting tomorrow and about 10 Lakh devotees are expected to visit the dargah during these celebrations.

The Moula Ali Urs commemorates the birthday of Moula Ali, the son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad. For the Shia community, Hazrath Ali is the first Imam and successor to Prophet Muhammad, while the Sunni community sees him as the fourth Khalifa. Moula Ali's birthday falls every year on the 13th day of Rajab, the seventh month of Islamic calendar and it is a tradition in Hyderabad for more than 400 years now to celebrate this occasion near the dargah on top of Moula Ali hill.