Yes M’Lord, 4 month old babies can’t protest!

Yes M’Lord, 4 month old babies can’t protest!

The Supreme Court of India, in all its wisdom, quizzed the mothers of Shaheen Bagh with the query – Can a four-month old decide to participate in a protest? Dr Aparna, National President, Indian Federation of Trade Unions, penned the following response. You may find it thought provoking. Who will listen to four-month olds?  * […]

Glen is the nominated Anglo-Indian MLA

Glen is the nominated Anglo-Indian MLA

The Anglo Indian community in Jharkhand is celebrating the fact that despite the Centre’s ‘unjust’ removal of the representation of the Anglo-Indian community, the Jharkhand Chief Minister took the bold step of ensuring that the representation does not lapse. The MLA was nominated scant hours before the ‘deadline’ 25th January dawned. Glen Joseph Galstaun was […]

‘Go, set the World on Fire’

‘Go, set the World on Fire’

5th January: A memorial service was held at Bodh Gaya for social worker and catholic Priest Father Sumit Edwin Menezes SJ . The event was graced by former Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Manjhi, Jesuit Provincial Donald Miranda SJ, leading luminaries of inter-faith associations, social activists and others. In tribute, we reprint the homily given […]

Can we keep on sitting on the fence?

Can we keep on sitting on the fence?

No, people who protest aren’t anti-national. Citizens in a democracy elect a government, and the elected government has a ‘dharma’ to safeguard the rights and protect all its citizens, regardless of whether they voted for them or not. One may say that citizens have a right to protest peacefully, and violence will be answered with […]

Nagaland Government supports integrated Naga Homeland

Nagaland Government supports integrated Naga Homeland

KOHIMA: Bringing together all the areas inhabited by Naga tribes to form the Nagalim dream has fuelled the imagination of the Nagas for decades. Nagaland Vhief Minister has spoken out urging the Indian government to accede to the longstanding desire of the Naga people. Reiterating his support for integration of all contiguous Naga-inhabited areas, Nagaland […]

India needs more ‘Golden Girls’

India needs more ‘Golden Girls’

Sir The Indian golden girl Hima Das was born on 9th January,2000. She is  an Indian sprint runner from the state of Assam who won 5 Gold medals in just 20 days, and made Indian sportspersons proud. She was also awarded with the Arjuna Award by the president of India on 25th of September, 2018. […]

Look Ma, a tigress in my bed!

KAZIRANGA, July 18 – The people of Kaliabor, in Assam were both surprised and alarmed when  a tigress walked into a house and settled herself on a bed and took a nap. The flooding of KNP has once again displaced animals and sent them towards the populated areas.  A female Royal Bengal tiger strayed out […]

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

The curse of human trafficking and the great suffering of its victims will be at the heart of Holy Week 2019. Sister Eugenia Bonetti, the president of ‘Slaves No More’, has been entrusted by Pope Francis to write the reflections for the traditional Way of the Cross on Good Friday. (April 19) Starting April 14 […]

No escape for black bucks murder

No escape for black bucks murder

21 years have passed and justice still awaits the two black bucks who were hunted or rather, allegedly hunted by Bombay film stars. But the wheels of justice are still grinding. Slowly, no doubt, but surely. The Rajasthan High Court on has recently issued notices to film stars Saif Ali Khan, Neelam Kothari, Sonali Bendre […]

Indian Army reaches out in Assam

Indian Army reaches out in Assam

Sir, In Nalbari, Assam, the Indian army is doing laudable work. Keeping in tune with the Indian Army’s endeavour to remain at the forefront of the nation’s development, a unit of the Red Horns Division under the aegis of Indian Army’s ‘Civic Outreach Programme – Operation Sadbhavana’, on the New Year’s day, organised a maintenance […]

It’s Hockey all the way as Odisha hosts Hockey World Cup

It’s Hockey all the way as Odisha hosts Hockey World Cup

Kalinga Stadium witnessed a full house during the second pool match of host India with Belgium The match finally ended in a draw (2-2) after the host team conceded a goal in the last minutes. Holding tricolours fans thronged the stadium much before the start of play and cheered every move of the home team. […]

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