Patna University teachers going on mass leave

Patna University teachers going on mass leave

Sir, Teachers and non-teaching staff of Patna University have vowed to go on mass casual leave on Saturday demanding implementation of seventh pay commission scale despite vice-chancellor Rash Bihari Prasad Singh appealing to them to not go ahead with the agitation. Around 300 teachers and an equal number of non-teaching employees will go on mass […]

High Court to speed up the trial of Muzaffarpur shelter-home case

High Court to speed up the trial of Muzaffarpur shelter-home case

Patna High court on Monday started monitoring the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.A bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Rajiv Ranjan Prasad, taking on its own based on media reports, sent a notice to the CBI, asking it to give a detailed reply in two weeks on the progress made in the investigation into […]

The Kiki Challenge and World Youth Day

The Kiki Challenge and World Youth Day

Youth are the pillars of the nation’s development and prosperity, they are considered  the future of the nation but the future of the nation is busy in doing the “Kiki challenge”. The Kiki challenge requires the participant to alight from a moving car dance to the song and then climb back into the car. This […]

Petition against compulsory sacramental confession, dismissed by HC

Petition against compulsory sacramental confession, dismissed by HC

The sacrament of confession also called the sacrament of reconciliation is one of the fundamental practices and sacraments of the Catholic Faith, and no government that abides by the Constitution of India can interfere with this. In the midst of increasing interference and a sustained campaign by certain mischievous and vocal elements, this latest ‘petition’ […]

Newbies at St. Xavier’s College, Patna

Newbies at St. Xavier’s College, Patna

On Monday and Tuesday, (23-24 July) St.  Xavier’s College campus observed  new faces filled with excitement and nervousness as it welcomed its new batch for the year 2018. All the students starting a new phase of their life were addressed by the Rector, Principal and the vice principal  in the A.P.J Abdul Kalaam Hall. The […]

Eve teasing in public transport

Eve teasing in public transport

Sir, In Patna the incidents of eve teasing in public transport are increasing on daily basis. It includes cat calling, lewd remarks and inappropriate physical contact like rubbing and fondling. Girls using public transport regularly face such incidents twice a week. Especially in auto rickshaws the cases are on increase. In auto rickshaws ideally where […]

Rape happens to boys too!

Rape happens to boys too!

Sir, Every next day we get to hear news of girls either minor or major becomes a victim of sex abuse, but we hardly talk about boys as being victims of the same. Child sex abuse causes harm to child’s health, survival, development and dignity. It even traumatizes the child. Girls are not only the […]

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

In an interesting case from Delhi, parents of some kindergarten children have lodged FIR against a school stating that their children were locked up in the basement because they failed to pay the fee on time. The FIR was lodged under the section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act), punishment for cruelty to […]

Dalit boy says ‘Give me Brahmin Status, I give up claim to reservation’

Dalit boy says ‘Give me Brahmin Status, I give up claim to reservation’

Reservation has always been a topic of debate and discussion. It has raised many fights and strikes all over the country. Some upper caste people have always been against this law from the time it was made and have always raised objections to it. Dalits are always taunted for their abilities and reservation. Replying to […]

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