Rahul Gandhi expresses solidarity with northeastern students in New Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 04 (ANI): Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi, expressed solidarity with students from the northeast in New Delhi protesting against the recent death of a student from their region and promised stringent action against the culprits. The death of a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh who was beaten up mercilessly at a busy market in New Delhi, has led to outrage among the northeast community against the regular racial discrimination they suffer at the hands of the local people. Nido Taniam was allegedly beaten to death at Lajpat Nagar in south Delhi on January 29 as he got into a brawl with local shopkeepers while reacting to a verbal racial slur and taunts on his hair colour. Feb 4, 2014

At 10 years old, Facebook faces an uncertain future

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Suicide bomber wounds two south of Beirut

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Rwandan to go on trial in France over 1994 genocide

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Merger deal between S.African opposition parties fails

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Explosion and mortar fire near French embassy in Yemen

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