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Ten Thousand Tripura Teachers to be axed by December 31 ?

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Ten Thousand Tripura Teachers to be axed by December 31 ?

Agartala (Tripura):  This northeastern state is heading for an educational  crisis, because according to a court order, over ten thousand government teachers (10,323 to be exact) will lose their jobs by December 31. In a major blow to a section of teachers in Tripura, a letter from HRD ministry has said salaries of teachers sanctioned […]

Supreme Court upholds Freedom of Expression

Supreme Court upholds Freedom of Expression

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a stay on a film on Arvind Kejriwal, saying “freedom of speech and expression is sacrosanct and the said right should not be ordinarily interfered with” by courts. Petitioner Nachiketa Walhekar had said that ‘An Insignificant Man’, which portrays Kejriwal’s rise from common man to […]

Service of the poor is goal of Christian Education

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Service of the poor is goal of Christian Education

Calcutta: Rights of Minorities guaranteed by the constitution are being systemically eroded, and those who manage the premier Christian educational institutions of the country are worried. However, the direction of Christian educational educations is clear: service of the poor, says Calcutta Archbishop Thomas D’Souza. A national colloquium of Catholic educationists in Calcutta (16 November)  heard […]

MP Goverment encouraging haters of Indian Constitution?

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MP Goverment encouraging haters of Indian Constitution?

Madhya Pradesh has become notorious for repeated attacks on the minority Christian community, while the government agencies and police do nothing to stop these thugs who call themselves nationalists. These so-called ‘nationalist’ groups openly challenge the fundamental principles of the Indian constitution that gives every citizen the freedom of practicing and exercising ‘faith, and worship’ […]

Campaign of lies and hate targets Christians in MP

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Campaign of lies and hate targets Christians in MP

Madhya Pradesh: The peace and amity of the country is being systematically dismantled as ‘fringe groups’ of anti-socials claiming to be Hindu groups have let loose a campaign against Christians. In Sagar, the  Catholic diocese has appealed to the  government reign in radical these Hindu groups that are spreading  malicious campaigns against the Church. “Well […]

Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

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Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

Fringe elements and mindless fanatics rule in the new ‘Modi’ era. Now some outfit called the Karni Seva claims to be speaking on behalf of Rajputs!  The Mumbai Police today beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) warned of physical harm in case she did not refrain from […]

Politicians hand in Pradyuman case?

Politicians hand in Pradyuman case?

New Delhi: Did politicians put pressure on the police to botch up a child’s murder investigation? The father of murdered Class II student Pradyuman Thakur has claimed on Wednesday that a Haryana minister tried to stop him from demanding a CBI probe into the September 8 knife attack on his son. Minister Rao Narbir Singh, […]

Catholics oppose eviction of Adivasis for jungle ‘adventure tourism’ scheme

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Catholics oppose eviction of Adivasis for jungle ‘adventure tourism’ scheme

Catholic bishops have lent their support to tribal communities in Jharkhand , who oppose a planned ‘corridor for wild life’ that threatens to displace thousands of people in 214 villages. The government has identified 296 hectares of land for a “wild life corridor” for elephants over four districts in the state. This meas that people […]

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Burmese footballers are good: Chettri

Margao (Goa), Nov 12: India’s soccer  Captain Sunil Chhetri on Sunday said that India’s AFC Asian Cup qualifiers rivals Burma (Myanmar) were no pushovers and his side will not take the visitors lightly in their encounter on Tuesday. Despite being the sole team from Group A to have already qualified for the AFC Asian Cup […]

Is demonetization pro-poor?

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Is demonetization pro-poor?

A former bureaucrat turned politician puts the spin on the demonetization narrative. Black money is like a chameleon. Its multiple forms — in cash, real estate and gold, in tax havens, shell companies and benami properties — make its detection difficult. That is why when asked the reason for frequently changing goalposts after demonetisation, Prime […]

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