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‘Not in my Name’ is NOT ‘selective outrage’: Azmi

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‘Not in my Name’ is NOT ‘selective outrage’: Azmi

Bombay (Mumbai): The ‘selective outrage’ theme being spread by the RSS and right wingers has been rightly answered by Veteran actress Shabana Azmi. She stated that she has always raised her voice against hate crime and her outrage over mob lynching is not ‘selective’. The 66-year-old actress took to Twitter to clarify her stance after […]

Navroz festivities are on …

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Navroz festivities are on …

The Parsi New Year, Jamshed-e-Navroz is celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Shehenshai calendar followed by the Zoroastrian faith. [This year it falls on 20-21 March] Jamshed Navroz is one of the three major festivals celebrated in the Parsi calendar. It is the first day of the first month of […]

FDA zeroes in on Coke: banned at the Big Mac

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FDA zeroes in on Coke: banned at the Big Mac

(Bombay) Mumbai: The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has prohibited American fast food chain McDonald’s from selling Coke Zero across its outlets in the state for violating the Food Safety and Standard Regulations. The order was issued after the company was found manufacturing and selling carbonated water–Coca Cola Zero-in loose and unlabelled paper tumblers. […]

Late Jayalalithaa’s ‘Secret Son’ sent off to Jail!

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Late Jayalalithaa’s ‘Secret Son’ sent off to Jail!

Chennai:  The Madras High Court today reprimanded a man, who claimed to be the “secret son” of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, questioning the genuineness of documents submitted by him.(March 17) “I can send this man straightaway to jail. I will ask police officers to take him to jail now itself,” Justice R Mahadevan […]

Indian Bosses and Women’s Safety

Indian Bosses and Women’s Safety

While the UN has taken up the matter of unequal pay for women, India’s women are unsafe even at their jobs. Getting a job is tough if you are a woman.Many women are finding out that this is only the beginning of the nightmare. Sexual harassment at work is a serious concern in the country. […]

Is it Women’s Day?

Is it Women’s Day?

Is it Women’s day? Too fat, too thin, too loud, too soft, too independent, too shy, too covered,too open, too girlish , too tomboy, too fair, too dark , too tall, too short, too vocal, too quiet, too orthodox, too religious and so much more to judge. The Skirt judged for being too short, The […]

Is PMO upset with Prabhu and Chair Railway Board?

Is PMO upset with Prabhu and Chair Railway Board?

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is feeling the heat, and that too from the Prime Minister’s Office. Recently, through an official letter, the PMO voiced its extreme displeasure at the functioning of the railways. this letter — dated January 31 this year — assumes all the more importance in the wake of recent railway accidents which […]

Beach erosion is worrying in India

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Beach erosion is worrying in India

Panaji (Goa):  Researchers from across the country met in Visakhapatnam to deliberate on the recent advances and studies conducted on beach erosion with special focus on Andhra Pradesh. The workshop on ‘Recent Advances and Future Studies on the Coastal Processes and Beach Erosion’, with a special emphasis on Andhra coast, was organised on Wednesday (Feb […]

When will women be safe in India?

When will women be safe in India?

Sir, It is true that India is a developing in every field, but the status or the problems faced by the women in our country remains the same. In India we shout with pride that now our country is the largest and most successful democracy in the world. We claim liberty and equality among all […]

Sanitation Pledge as part of Sikh Celebrations at Patna

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Sanitation Pledge as part of Sikh Celebrations at Patna

Patna: This week, Patna  is seeing a lot of action as part of the historic 350th ‘Prakashotsav’ of the Sikh Guru,  Guru Gobind Singh. UNICEF has roped in faith leaders to promote eater and sanitation issue. “A unique confluence of renowned faith leaders from major religions in India are taking a pledge to work towards […]

Cancer awareness is Critical

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Cancer awareness is Critical

Sir, Millions of cancer cases are reported every year in India as per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that in 2016 the total number of new cancer cases is expected to be around 14.5 lakh and the figure is likely to reach nearly 17.3 lakh new […]

Winter session of Parliament to expedite GST rollout

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Winter session of Parliament to expedite GST rollout

The winter session of Parliament will start on November 16. It will be a month-long session that will end on December 16, the cabinet committee on parliamentary affairs. In its legislative push for the upcoming winter session of Parliament, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is focusing on laws addressing social and economic issues. Besides three […]

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