Call centre chaps terrorised, one raped by cabbie

Call centre chaps terrorised, one raped by cabbie

BANGALORE: A cab-driver and his friend who abducted and raped a man here were arrested on Tuesday and booked under Section 377.The duo had kidnapped two call centre employees and their driver ferrying them to the graveyard shift. DCP (south-east) Rohini Katoch-Sepat said the two have confessed to the crime. The incident took place on […]

Corrupt Nagpur Cops to young men: pay up or swallow IPC 377

Corrupt Nagpur Cops to young men: pay up or swallow IPC  377

NAGPUR: Some street cops here are having a gala time indulging in blatant illegal extortion of young men, while the top brass hide behind the smoke-screen of ‘complaints are not registered’. All the cops need to do is to find two men together in quiet places, pounce on them, accuse them of being ‘gay’ and […]

Church says, ‘play on’: Agnes of God

Church says, ‘play on’: Agnes of God

BOMBAY: The bluff has been called. The tunnel vision of fundamentalist groups like the Secular Christian Forum is not the voice of Christians or the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church has clarified that it is not seeking a ban on the play ‘Agnes of God’ although it is offended by its promotional material. The theatre […]

Health minister orders Govt. hospital to disinfect with cow urine

Health minister orders Govt. hospital to disinfect with cow urine

JAIPUR: Would you wash your living room floors or your kitchen with animal excreta? Well, in ‘Post-modern’ India, a health minister, no less, has ordered that government hospital wards be ‘disinfected’ with cow urine! Rajasthan health minister Rajendra Rathore has ordered that Cow urine replace phenyl as a disinfectant in Jaipur’s Sawai Man Singh (SMS) […]

Criticize Modi, RSS and you ‘encourage violence’: I&B Ministry

Criticize Modi, RSS and you  ‘encourage violence’: I&B Ministry

NEW DELHI: Here it comes! The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun to harass channels critical of Narendra Modi  and the RSS. First target, a Gujarati channel that criticised Nathuram Godse. Will the I&B Ministry cancel the TV channel’s license?  Earlier this month, a Tamil news channel has moved Delhi high court challenging a notice […]

Dowry hungry Magistrate and Dad face jail term

Dowry hungry Magistrate and Dad face jail term

Agartala: A former judicial magistrate, and his dad, a former deputy registrar of the Gauhati High Court so badly wanted a car that they ended up being given two years rigorous imprisonment!. The district and sessions judge of Unakoti district, Sarabjeet Choudhury, sentenced former judicial magistrate Pathik Daschowdhury and his father Sandip, former deputy registrar […]

Modi Govt to toe RSS Agenda: ‘clean’ Indian minds

Modi Govt to toe RSS Agenda: ‘clean’  Indian minds

New Delhi: The RSS agenda is fast becoming the national agenda. Forget about the jobs and employment promises of the BJP before elections. Narendra Modi government, wants to ‘clean’ India by brainwashing the young and ridding the nation of ‘cultural pollution’.  While meeting with leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) last week, the Union […]

Deeply divided Manipur: Valley peaceful, Hills burn,

Deeply divided Manipur: Valley peaceful, Hills burn,

Imphal: The Inner line permit monster still stalks Churachandpur town. It has sharply divided the hills and the valley. It doesn’t go away. Protests. Violence. Arson. Protesters set fire to two government offices at Churachandpur town in Manipur late Thursday afternoon . Now the death count has risen to eight in the on-going agitation over […]

Bhopal Bachelor after battle, adopts baby boy

Bhopal Bachelor after battle, adopts  baby boy

BHOPAL: It’s good news for a young bachelor from Indore, who can adopt a child of his choosing at last. 28-year-old Aditya Tiwari, who works for an MNC in Pune, has been trying to adopt 16-month-old Binney from September 2014. He had to fight with authorities for the child suffering from Down’s syndrome and a […]

Santhara: not suicide, surely?

Santhara: not suicide, surely?

New Delhi: It’s a tough set of questions: should Jains be allowed to practice Santhara? Is suicide the same as giving up one’s life voluntarily? Why should a non-Jain challenge the religious practice of a Jain? If the law is the same for everyone, then why shouldn’t we allow euthanasia?   The Supreme Court on […]

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