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Patna Catholics give thanks for this Diamond

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Patna Catholics give thanks for this Diamond

A 21 year old Anglo-Indian officer of the Calcutta Police in was sent to Dacca. This was during the Dacca communal riot of 1941. The story is that there were shoot-at-sight orders as the town was under heavy curfew. The young officer, on patrol, saw a fellow sneaking around, and drew his gun to shoot. […]

Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

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Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

Patna: Dalit ire against ‘police atrocities’ following an incident of ‘stone pelting’ at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s convoy is increasing. Local media reports say that NDA partner Jitan Ram Manjhi  has used strong words against the state government for atrocities on Dalits by police and administration at Nandan village in Buxar district in the […]

Xavier University: Legacy of excellence!

Xavier University: Legacy of excellence!

New Town: St Xavier’s University is “the model to follow” after showing in its inaugural year that an institute backed by a legacy of excellence will attract students irrespective of its location, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. The university, whose campus is 3km beyond Tata Medical Center in New Town, had received more […]

Kandhamal : Justice miscarried? Questions raised!

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Kandhamal : Justice miscarried? Questions raised!

Bhubhaneshwar, Orissa (Odisha): Two of seven Indian Christians who have spent nearly a decade in prison – convicted of murdering a Hindu leader whose death sparked the worst case of anti-Christian violence in India’s history – were granted temporary parole over the Christmas period to spend time with their families. Evidence seems to be mounting […]

Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

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Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

Panaji, (Panjim), Goa : A group of 15  rowdy tourists from Telangana beat up four locals near a guest house in Goa. They were arrested today after they rep0rtedly assaulted four locals near a guest house adjacent to Calangute beach last night. Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said the group thrashed four persons, including the manager […]

Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

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Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

New Delhi: Delhi’s lieutenant governor continues to play hardball and upset his own government’s progressive schemes, so the Delhi Chief Minister and his men feel.  Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain claimed that the Lieutenant Governor  raised objections to the AAP dispensation’s innovative scheme proposing free medical surgeries and tests at private hospitals in case of delay […]

Court acquits woman’s in-laws in 13-year-old dowry case

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Court acquits woman’s in-laws in 13-year-old dowry case

New Delhi, Dec 30 A Delhi court has acquitted a woman’s father-in-law and brother-in-law in a 2002 dowry harassment case saying continuing the trial would violate the accused persons’ right to speedy trial as prosecution can never prove the allegations, reports PTI. The court, while absolving the two men of the charges of cruelty to […]

CBI court: Lalu Prasad Guilty in Fodder Scam, Acquits Mishra & 6 others

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CBI court: Lalu Prasad Guilty in Fodder Scam, Acquits Mishra & 6 others

Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday (December 23) convicted in a fodder scam case by a special CBI court in Ranchi. Former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra as well as six others were acquitted in the case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on January 3, Special CBI […]

In a first, woman stakes claim to Sakaracharya seat

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In a first, woman stakes claim to Sakaracharya seat

Lucknow: A sadhvi from Nepal has staked claim to the post of Shankaracharyaof Jyotir Math in Uttarakhand, making her the first woman to assert her right to head one of Hinduism’s highest seats. It is also the first time that someone from outside India has expressed her desire to head one of the four holiest […]

Foreign Sadhvi attacked in Varanasi

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Foreign Sadhvi attacked in Varanasi

Lucknow: So much for ‘Athithi Devo Bhava’! An Argentinian who leads the life of an ascetic in Varanasi city escaped with bruises on her face and shoulders while fighting off three men on Saturday, her late-evening meditation by the Ganga ending in a nightmare of assault and robbery. The 38-year-old was eventually spared being sexually […]

Hate drive against Christians in Satna

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Hate drive against Christians in Satna

Bhopal:In what appears to be a concerted effort by anti-constitutional forces to intimidate and humiliate Christians in the run up to Christmas, the police have detained six Christians on the charge of trying to “forcibly” convert a Hindu man at Bhoomkhar village in Satna district, shortly after suspected Bajrang Dal activists attacked a carol-singing session […]

Ugly face of  Intolerance: Roughed up for taking Oath in Urdu

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Ugly face of Intolerance: Roughed up for taking Oath in Urdu

Aligarh (UP), Dec 13: Unpleasant scenes marred the swearing-in of newly-elected members of the Aligarh Municipal Corporation after BJP corporators  created a ruckus when the lone BSP corporator, Musharraf Husain, insisted on taking the oath in Urdu, says a PTI report. Husain was roughed up by the BJP rowdies. Some district officials intervened and managed […]