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Little village girls, evil predators, bickering politicians: sad!

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Little village girls, evil predators, bickering politicians: sad!

Even as citizens’ groups continue to protest the increase in molestation and rape of minors, more disturbing news filters in from various parts of India. Worse, politicians and their supporters refuse to see beyond their short political noses and vote bank politics. Cuttack: (Orissa/Odisha) :The eight-day-long battle for survival of the six-year-old, who was allegedly […]

Khaps’ ‘intrusions’ into inter-caste, interfaith marriages illegal :SC

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Khaps’ ‘intrusions’ into inter-caste, interfaith marriages illegal :SC

New Delhi, Mar 27 : The Supreme Court today banned any interference by illegal assemblies like ‘khap panchayats’ into their marriages, terming the intrusions as “absolutely illegal.” This comes as a response to incidents of interference by these bodies in inter-caste and inter-religious marriages. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M […]

Catholic Priest stabbed by Assistant

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Catholic Priest stabbed by Assistant

A 52-year old Catholic priest and rector of a Christian pilgrim Centre in Kerala was reportedlyy stabbed to death near here today by an assistant, whom he had recently suspended for “misconduct”, police said. Fr Xavier Thelakkatt of the St Thomas International hill shrine ‘Kurisumudi’ in Malayattoor was attacked by the sacristan (one who assists […]

CIC fines officer, but wily Govt unit gets Taxpayers to foot the bill !

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CIC fines officer, but wily Govt unit gets Taxpayers to foot the bill !

New Delhi:  The Government’s currency printing press has blatantly thumbed the nose at the RTI  (Right to Information) Act. The printing press reimbursed from the state exchequer the amount paid for a penalty imposed on one of its officers by the Central Information Commission. The officer was fined by the CIC. The law says that […]

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 […]

Nithari killings: Death sentence to Pandher, Koli

Nithari killings: Death sentence to Pandher, Koli

Ghaziabad, Dec 8 : A special CBI court today awarded the death sentence to Chandigarh businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant Surender Koli for rape and murder of a 24-year-old maid in the Nithari killings case that rocked the country. Ten years on, another victim gets ‘justice’. The court has also slapped a fine […]

Editorials blanked out in Tripura Protest !

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Editorials blanked out in Tripura Protest !

Agartala, Tripura: All  newspapers in Tripura state left their editorial columns  blank on Thursday as a mark of protest against the killing of a local journalist in police custody. Clashes broke out in the bandh called on Thursday by Opposition BJP and Congress in Tripura in protest against the killing of a journalist inside the […]

Politicians hand in Pradyuman case?

Politicians hand in Pradyuman case?

New Delhi: Did politicians put pressure on the police to botch up a child’s murder investigation? The father of murdered Class II student Pradyuman Thakur has claimed on Wednesday that a Haryana minister tried to stop him from demanding a CBI probe into the September 8 knife attack on his son. Minister Rao Narbir Singh, […]

Bank Officer nabbed as Toilet Scam probe proceeds

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Bank Officer nabbed as Toilet Scam probe proceeds

Patna (Bihar) :The Patna police special investigation team (SIT), who are investigating the ‘multi-crore toilet construction scam’  arrested a senior official of State Bank of India from Buxar on November 9,  for his connivance with the scamsters. The members of the SIT visited Buxar and took Shiv Shankar Jha, deputy manager of the bank, into […]

Twist in the Pradyuman murder case?

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Twist in the Pradyuman murder case?

New Delhi, Nov. 8: The Central Bureau of Investigation has apprehended a Class XI student in connection with the killing of a seven-year-old schoolboy in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, the agency said on Wednesday. The Class XI student, who was apprehended late on Tuesday night, allegedly committed the crime as he wanted to get a […]

Indian students attacked in Italy

Indian students attacked in Italy

The Indian Consulate in Milan has said ‘Indian students have been assaulted in a string of incidents in northern Italy’. The Consulate General of India in Milan on Monday, 30th October issued an advisory  to Indian students studying in the main city of Lombardy Region of Italy, asking them not to panic. The advisory was issued […]

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