Bihar allowed to play cricket after 18 year gap!

Bihar allowed to play cricket after 18 year gap!

Patna: It’s been almost 18 years! The Bihar cricket team is ‘likely’ to participate in the Ranji Trophy slated to be held in October this year. Bihar hasn’t participated in cricket tournaments at the national level since the year 2000, when the BCCI de-affiliated the Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) as its full member and conferred […]

My Dad and I played with a plastic football!

My Dad and I played with a plastic football!

In ‘Backward’ Bihar, where entire village communities frown on women playing sports, a labourer buys a plastic ball for his daughter to pursue her football dreams… “My father is my very first coach. When I was small, he bought a plastic ball, and he taught me to kick it around,” says Priti Kunari, a feisty […]

Assam students tackle fake news menace

Assam students tackle fake news menace

Guwahati:  Shocked and shaken by the killing and hate being spread by false news and rumours, the students in Assam have woken up. They have begun a social media movement against ‘fake news’. Students of Guwahati University have launched a “social media movement” to create awareness among small groups about the consequences of “rumour mongering” […]

Six arrested for spreading fake news in Assam

Six arrested for spreading fake news in Assam

DIBRUGARH, June 11 -Police in Assam have taken a pro-active role in tracking down dangerous rumour-mongers.  The district police arrested six persons in connection with generating and circulating fake news and posting objectionable comments in various networks of the social media recently. Subhankar Chakravorty, a resident of Shantipara and reportedly a student of Dibru College […]

Tribal Organisations Condemn killing, urge restraint

Tribal Organisations Condemn killing, urge restraint

GUWAHATI, June 11 – The horror of the consequences of fake news has hit the northeast India hard, especially Assam. The killing of the two tourists have reaped the whirlwind of protests, followed by venom and sectarianism as more vested interests try to fish in troubled waters. Vehemently condemning the inhuman killing of two innocent […]

Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and Fake News peddlers

Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and  Fake News peddlers

Guwahati/Nagaon: Fake news claims more victims by the day. Two guys who went on a trip to see a waterfall were beaten to death by frenzied villagers.  Following massive protests across Assam on Sunday, fifteen people have been arrested overnight for the lynching of two young sightseers in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Friday, 10 […]

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Ranchi: Once a crusader, always a crusader – that would sum up who Suresh Oraon was. The larger question is this: who was behind his assassination? The 30-year-old Central Coalfields (CCL) employee, who had invoked the RTI Act in his fight against displacement in the past, was shot dead during a prayer meeting at Piparwar […]

Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Patna: “Culprits are culprits. They have no political affiliation. They are criminals in the eyes of law. And the Muzaffarpur incident is no exception,” National Commission for Women (NCW) member Sushma Sahu has told local media that those found guilty of sexual abuse of girls in the Muzaffarpur short stay home case would not be spared […]