No cancellation fee in case of delay

No cancellation fee in case of delay

Good news for the  railway passengers, just like airlines, railways will now issue linked PNRs for connecting journeys allowing passengers to cancel their onward journey without any cancellation fee, if it is due to delay in the first leg, a senior official of the Railways said on Friday. The facility, which will begin from April […]

Inhuman religion in the country: Mamata Banerjee

Inhuman religion in the country: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that efforts are on to introduce an “inhuman” religion in the country on the basis of divisive politics. In an apparent attack on the BJP Banerjee accused BJP of trying to impose its choice of food, clothing and religion on the people and then deciding who would […]

MP government shows a Red Flag to PUBG

MP government shows a Red Flag to PUBG

MP government mulling to ban PUBG (Player Unknown Battle Ground) the battle game that is widespread across the world and has triggered controversy for its “violence and addictive nature” The government says it has received several complaints that youngsters are addicted to the online game that is affecting their board exam. During a reply to […]

As the world celebrated the International Mother Language Day on Thursday, a sobering thought is that the heartbeat of several cultures and identities, the Mother Tongues, are slowly dying out, being replaced by lingua franca and official languages. Lingua Franca literally means ‘the language of France’, and there was a time that the bridge language […]

Don’t tell us to keep mum!

Don’t tell us to keep mum!

In the run up to International Women day on 8th March the campaign one billion rising is still alive in Patna. The ground of Bihar Vidyapeeth echoed with the voice of approximately 2000 women and girls from different corners of Bihar who stood together for their rights and to stop violence against women on the […]

World Radio Day

World Radio Day

Whether we are there in irritating traffic jams or beautiful long drive, tired after long working hours or when the power is cut and our idiot box is silent our friend radio is there for rescue. It keeps us informed and entertained and also helps by keeping us updated in difficult times such as floods, […]

RISE.RESIST.UNITE!

RISE.RESIST.UNITE!

 Eight years before in 2012 people across the world came together to express their outrage, to strike and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end of violence against women. According to a survey 1 in 3 women across the planet are beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN […]

Gandhi Remembered

Gandhi Remembered

NEW DELHI, Jan 30: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ,Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other prominent politicians paid their tributes (or was it lip service?) to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary. In twenty-first century style, they tweeted their tributes. “On Martyrs’ Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom […]

CBI Director Alok Verma Reinstated by The Supreme court

CBI Director Alok Verma Reinstated by The Supreme court

On Tuesday The Supreme Court reinstituted CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) Director Alok Kumar Verma, setting aside the Centre’s decision to divest him of his powers. Though he has been restrained from taking any major policy decision till the CVC (Central Vigilance Commission) investigation into corruption charges against him is over. The apex court said […]

India wins Test Series after 71 years in Australia

India wins Test Series after 71 years in Australia

Indian cricket got its new seminal moment after a maiden series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a golden chapter in the game’s history.The fourth and final Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) petered to a barren draw due to cold weather but not before providing India with a […]

Action sought against ‘virginity tests’

Action sought against ‘virginity tests’

Forced virginity tests? This seems to be a practice in certain ‘panchayats’ in Maharsahtra, where newly married couples are forced to undergo a humiliating ‘virginty test’. to know more, read on: The Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (MANS), founded by the late Narendra Dabholkar, has sought the State government’s intervention after yet another case of a […]

Kashmir hardliners against Islamic State ideology

Kashmir hardliners against Islamic State ideology

Kashmir’s well-known separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani ,Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, in a joint address at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid on Friday warned the youth “not to get swayed by the Islamic State ideology.” Addressing a large number of the congregation, during the Friday prayers, they condemned last Friday’s bid by masked youth […]

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