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MLA forges Medical documents, High Court not amused

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MLA forges Medical documents, High Court not amused

Jabalpur (MP): The Madhya Pradesh High Court  ordered police to register a criminal case against Congress MLA Kamleshwar Patel for allegedly forging medical documents to skip hearing of an election petition against him. (May 28) Justice Atul Shridharan directed the Bhopal police to register a criminal case against Patel, MLA from Sinhaval in Sidhi district. […]

KeralaWoman inflicts ‘deepest cut’ on wayward Guruji

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KeralaWoman inflicts ‘deepest cut’ on wayward Guruji

A brave Malayali girl bobbitized a predatory Guruji when he tried to rape her. The 54 year old ‘holy man’ , has learnt the hard way, and has now lost  his membership to the holy men’s club, it is said. An Indian woman cut off a man’s penis after he allegedly tried to rape her […]

Why is Bihar Cricket Association knocking on Supreme Court Doors?

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Why is Bihar Cricket Association knocking on Supreme Court Doors?

What’s the Bihar cricket association doing around the Supreme Court? Kicking up a storm? Well, here’s what a PTI report says:  New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) today moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against BCCI’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and others for allegedly violating the apex court’s […]

Agra Divisional Commissioner hauled up by Green Court

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Agra Divisional Commissioner hauled up by Green Court

New Delhi: The illegal felling of trees especially around the Taj Mahal is serious, and the NGT isn’t going to let anyone get away with it. A former Agra Divisional Forest Officer had allegedly cut 8,000 trees in Babarpur and around 4,000 trees in 500-metre-radius of the Taj Mahal, which is an eco-sensitive zone. The National […]

How can ‘sinful’ triple talaq be a matter of faith? asks SC

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How can ‘sinful’ triple talaq be a matter of faith? asks SC

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court (May 18) asked Muslim bodies how can a practice like triple talaq be a matter of “faith” when they have been asserting that it is “patriarchal”, “bad in theology” and “sinful”. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also reserved its verdict on a clutch of […]

Interfaith action on disaster management

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Interfaith action on disaster management

Recently, Caritas India brought together faith-based organizations active in disaster management to create a network to help India become more resilient when catastrophe strikes. Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh and Buddhist organizations participated in the May 16 meeting in New Delhi along with former government officials from the Disaster Management Authority. “It is time not only […]

Sunita Lakra: century of International matches

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Sunita Lakra: century of International matches

Pukekohe (New Zealand): Question for sports-loving readers: Who is Sunita Lakra? You have heard of her, right? India’s premier defender in women’s hockey has just completed playing 100 international matches. India’s premier defender Sunita Lakra completed the milestone of playing 100 international matches for the country, when she took field against New Zealand in the […]

When the weather turns killer …

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When the weather turns killer …

New Delhi, May 17 (PTI) Rains brought grief as well as relief in north India with seven persons killed in weather- related incidents in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich even though Odisha continued to sizzle in the intense summer heat. According to District Magistrate of Bahraich, Ajay Deep Singh, “As many as five persons died in Mihipurwa […]

Monkey Fever kills 11, still counting …

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Monkey Fever kills 11, still counting …

Bombay (Mumbai) The Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), commonly known as the monkey fever, has claimed 11 lives in Maharashtra this year, according to health officials (May 16). All the victims were from Sindhudurg district and succumbed to the viral infection between January and May, they said. According to Sindhudurg District Health officer, Dr Yogesh Sale, […]

‘Triple Talaq’: Supreme Court will decide very soon!

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‘Triple Talaq’: Supreme Court will decide very soon!

New Delhi,:  The Supreme Court said it was keeping open for adjudication in the future the issues of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among Muslims as the Centre insisted that deliberations on these aspects be held as well. (May 15) The observation was made when Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Centre, said the […]

MLAs throw paper balls at Governor in Assembly!

MLAs throw paper balls at Governor in Assembly!

Lucknow, May 15: In a new low, The Uttar Pradesh Governor was bombarded with paper balls during his Official Address to the legislature! The maiden session of the newly elected UP Assembly opened today with Governor Ram Naik being bombarded with paper balls during his address, as an angry opposition protested what they described as […]

‘Save adivasis from losing their lands’: Catholic Bishops appeal to President

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‘Save adivasis from losing their lands’: Catholic Bishops appeal to President

Over the years, social scientists and tribal activists in India have observed what appears to be a systematic scheme to move tribal people off their lands. Human rights organisations and a broad segment of social workers have observed how in the past few years, tribal communities are being systematically alienated from their traditional land holdings, […]

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