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The British Army is vowing to stamp out racism with a new campaign to attract recruits from the country’s ethnic communities.
The drive for more blacks and Asians features the famous ‘ Your Country Needs You,’ poster from the first World War. Lord Kitchener’s face has been replaced by a black officer in the Royal Artillery.

Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Roger Wheeler, said: ‘ Whether we like it or not, there is a perception the Army is a racist organisation. We’re now going to improve ethnic representation.’

The British Army’s top brass says everyone has the right to be treated with respect and initiatives include: a team to investigate racial discrimination, a confidential phone line for soldiers, an overhaul of the Army’s equal opportunities training and recruitment in areas where there are large ethnic populations.

But one former soldier, Geoff McKay, told Sky Internet: ‘ It won’t work. The Army is racist and will probably always be.’

Geoff, who was awarded £8,000 for racial abuse and who now works for a publishing company, added: ‘ I welcome the Army’s move but some of the older regiments have a reputation for racism and it will be very hard to stamp out.’

Geoff’s recalled during his first parade, in the Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars, the sergeant said: ‘ We’ve got a nigger in the troop, lads.’

Geoff went on: ‘ At first I tried to ignore it but, day in and day out; it gets you down. Once, I considered suicide.

‘The big problem is you are on your own. There’s no-one to turn to especially when the abuse means you’re ostracised from the rest.’

He’s not alone. Stephen Anderson was often punched and called ‘nigger,’ by other members of the Devon and Dorset regiment. He was awarded just £500 for years of racial abuse.

Mark Campbell was the first black man in the Life Guards’ 400 year history. But he was often verbally abused as, ‘ nigger,’ and his bed was soaked in urine. He left the Army on medical grounds after 17 months.

Mark Parchment had much the same treatment when he joined the Royal Marines.. He was told his weapon wouldn’t be a gun but a spear and he would be known as ‘Badingi.’

The most famous recruit from ethnic communities, Richard Stokes, joined the Household Cavalry after Prince Charles complained there weren’t enough black soldiers in the units which guard the Queen at Buckingham Palace. After much hate mail and a banana being tossed at him during a rehearsal for trooping the colour, Stokes quit.

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Sambhaji Raje rejects Shiv Sena’s proposal? He declined the invitation and went to Kolhapur…

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It has been stipulated that Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje from Kolhapur should join Shiv Sena for Rajya Sabha candidacy. However, Sambhaji Raje is not in favor of joining Shiv Sena. He has said that the support must be given as a great development front. Meanwhile, Sambhaji Raje has already left for Kolhapur ahead of the meeting at 12 noon. Therefore, there is talk that Sambhaji Raje has turned his back on Shiv Sena’s invitation to enter the party.

Sambhaji Raje was invited to join the party by Shiv Sena. Sambhaji Raje was to meet the Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at Varsha Bungalow at 12 noon today. But Sambhaji Raje has gone to Kolhapur and avoided the visit. Therefore, it is said that he will not join Shiv Sena.

Sambhaji Raje reluctant to join Shiv Sena; Demand for support from Mahavikas Aghadi

Sambhaji Raje from Kolhapur, who has declared running in the Rajya Sabha elections as an independent, is due to join the Shiv Sena on Monday. Shiv Sena will give the Rajya Sabha nomination, said Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s message was delivered to Sambhaji Raje. A Shiv Sena minister also met with Sambhaji Raje. Sambhaji Raje is not ready to join Shiv Sena. On the other hand, he has given a proposal to Shiv Sena and NCP to give additional votes of Mahavikas Aghadi. The deadline for submitting applications is 31.

Shiv Sena has announced that it will contest for two of the six seats in the Rajya Sabha. Sanjay Raut’s candidacy for a seat is considered secure. Sambhaji Raje was appointed as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha six years ago on behalf of BJP. Even then, Sambhaji Raje served as MP for six years as an independent. He too this time is preparing to stand for election as an independent. But it’s impossible to match the math of victory if the independents fight. Although BJP has an additional 22 votes, it will be challenged for an additional 20 votes.


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Major police action to stop bullying in Kalyan; Against 12 thugs…

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Sachin Gunjal, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Kalyan Circle 3, has led action against the mass vandalism that has been on the rise in Kalyan-Dombivali in recent days. After cracking down on criminals in Sarai under the MPDA to curb the rise in crime, the Kalyan Coal Mining Police has now cracked down on 12 defendants arrested and involved in a ransom case. This is the first case in Kalyan where 12 defendants have been attacked at the same time.

The crimes like robbery, robbery, robbery, night riots, vehicle vandalism, etc. have increased in Kalyan-Dombivali. Especially in the eastern part of Kalyan, local gangsters have been trying to terrorize people for the past few days. There have been many incidents of swords, iron spears, canes, shooting during birthday parties, etc. In this context, DCP Sachin Gunjal had instructed ACP Umesh Mane-Patil from Kalyan and ACP Jay More from Dombivali to catch the culprits and stop the crime. Consequently, the police registered a case against 12 defendants in connection with the robbery and assault that took place in Kalyan East on April 14 and arrested 8 of them. One of the accused is a minor, while the police are looking for the rest of the accused. All of the defendants have been charged with murder, kidnapping, extortion, robbery and intimidation.

Since 12 to 17 cases have been registered against each of the accused, it becomes clear that all the accused are criminals in Sarai. ACP Umesh Mane Patil said action was taken against all defendants under the Offenses Against Collectives Act (MOCCA). Eight of the accused have been arrested by police and the search for the remaining four continues, Deputy Commissioner of Police Umesh Mane Patil said.


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“Tai… how am I going to live without you”, said the younger sister when she saw her hanged on the gallows…

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The eldest daughter committed suicide by hanging herself as she was fed up with her parents’ constant fights at home. Seeing her sister hanged on the gallows, her younger sister also tried to commit suicide by consuming poison by writing a suicide note saying, “Tai, how can I live without you? I also want to go with you.” She was rushed to a private hospital where she was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident took place in the Gorewada area. Witness Amritlal Tiwari (16, resident of Madhavnagar) is the name of the girl who committed suicide. Sakshi Tiwari (15) is the name of the girl who is undergoing treatment at the hospital.

According to the police, Amritlal Tiwari is associated with RKM and works at the train station. He is survived by his wife, his daughters Sakshi, Shivangi and his son Amit (11). Amritlal was always arguing with his wife about his wife’s property. He is addicted to alcohol. Husbands and wives often fight over alcohol and money. As a result, the atmosphere in the house was polluted.

Sakshi, who is 11 years old, and Shivangi, who is 9 years old, were fed up with their father’s nature. So he often thought about committing suicide. The two began to spend the day explaining to each other. The witness decided to commit suicide on his own as the parents had been arguing for two days. The witness committed suicide by hanging himself in the bedroom at 11 am on Sunday. Shivangi, who had gone to bathe, came out and saw his sister hanging from him. So he immediately took the pen notebook. In it he wrote that he was bored by the fight between his parents. Also, Tai, I’m going with you too.

Mankapur Police immediately rushed to the scene and took Shivangi to hospital while the witness’s body was transferred to Mayo Hospital. Mankapur police recorded one accidental death in the case.


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