Shiv Sena’s intimidation tactics are reprehensible: Congress

Shiv Sena’s intimidation tactics are reprehensible: Congress

New Delhi: Shiv Sena members rooting for the unruly MP Gaikwad who assaulted an airline employee with a slipper, tried to intimidate the civil aviation minister. The Congress termed as “reprehensible” the action by Shiv Sena MPs in Lok Sabha and hoped it would not be repeated (April 6). Shiv Sena members, including Union Minister […]

After 16 months, Goa activist’s body to be buried

After 16 months, Goa activist’s body to be buried

Panaji: Sixteen months after former Catholic priest and activist Bismarque Dias was found dead under mysterious circumstances, the state Human Rights Commission on Monday directed that his remains be formally laid to rest. The direction from the Goa Human Rights Commission Chairperson A.D. Salkar followed a petition by a city lawyer, who had prayed that […]

IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

Patna:  A special court denied bail to former Bihar Staff Selection Commission Chairman Sudhir Kumar, arrested in a case involving the leakage of question papers of a clerical grade examination held by the Commission. (April 4) While turning down the bail plea of senior IAS officer Kumar, Vigilance Court judge Madhukar Kumar also denied bail […]

Shiv Sena MP beats up Air India Employee with slippers

Shiv Sena MP beats up Air India Employee with slippers

New Delhi:  Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad punched and hit a 60-year-old Air India Duty Manager with his slippers nearly 20 times and tore his shirt at IGI airport here today (March 23) just because he could not travel business class in an all-economy flight. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police is seeking legal opinion on whether an […]

100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

Ghaziabad (UP): Around hundred men and women were arrested after they were allegedly found in ‘objectionable positions’ during raids on hotels on railway road in Bazariya area of the city says a PTI report dated march 20, quoting local police said. It is thought that the area was used for illegal trafficking or sex work […]

Viral Fever: emotional outburst at Women’s charges against Founder

Viral Fever: emotional outburst at Women’s charges against Founder

Bombay (Mumbai): Facing allegations of sexual harassment against its founder Arunubh Kumar, The Viral Fever  admitted that it should have responded in a better manner rather than reacting ’emotionally and too quickly’. (March 17) In its initial statement, the company said the person behind the blog post will be found and given “severe justice”. This […]

Catholic NGO rescues Trafficked Tribal Women

Catholic NGO rescues Trafficked Tribal  Women

Women from Christian dominated rural areas are tricked and ‘sold’ to work in New Delhi, according to this UCA News Report: Muskan* dreamed of a happy married life with a man of her choice. At the age of 19, when married, she saw her dreams come true, only to realize within days that she was […]

Girl killed as human sacrifice in Karnataka

Girl killed as human sacrifice in Karnataka

They paid a 17 year old boy to kidnap a girl for human sacrifice! Police in the south Indian state of Karnataka have arrested three people in connection with the “human sacrifice” of a 10-year-old girl . Police told BBC Hindi that the child was killed on the instructions of a “sorcerer” to “cure” a […]

Dalit Sarpanch slaughtered in Gujarat Village

Dalit Sarpanch slaughtered in Gujarat Village

Gujarat: He was a Dalit, and he had the guts to contest and win  the recent village panchayat elections, becoming a sarpanch in upper castes-dominated Varsada village, so they brutally murdered him. A 25-year-old Jaysukh Madhad, a Dalit Sarpanch in a village in Amreli district of Gujarat, was hacked to death by people of other […]

Govt ‘not perturbed’ over ATM dispensing fake bank notes: Minister

Govt ‘not perturbed’ over ATM dispensing fake bank notes: Minister

New Delhi: Just yesterday,  we were shocked at the news that a State Bank of India ATM machine was dispensing play notes instead of the real stuff. This is scary for ATM users all over the country. However, a minister says the government is ‘not perturbed’ over counterfeit currency being dispensed, says a PTI report on […]

Sacred Statue vandalised in Kurla, Bombay

Sacred Statue vandalised in Kurla, Bombay

Bombay (Mumbai):  A statue of Our Lady (Mother of Jesus) was allegedly desecrated by unknown persons in suburban Kurla in the wee hours today, following which two unidentified persons were booked, police said. The grotto of Mother Mary installed on a roadside in Kurla was desecrated at around 4 AM, they said. The incident had […]

Bihar Staff Selection Commission Exams cancelled

Bihar Staff Selection Commission Exams cancelled

Patna:  Bihar  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced cancellation of examination conducted by Bihar State Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) for recruitment of clerks in state government jobs in the wake of alleged paper leak (Feb 8). “On the basis of preliminary report of state police chief P K Thakur and recommendation of Chief Secretary Anjani […]