Media sees ‘politics’ in Muzaffarpur Shelter case reactions

Media sees ‘politics’ in Muzaffarpur Shelter case reactions

The Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal has begun to have political dimensions, according to reports in a leading national daily. For the last two weeks, the Opposition parties may have been unsparing in criticism of the Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar on the Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes case, but it the ruling alliance partner BJP put […]

Petition against compulsory sacramental confession, dismissed by HC

Petition against compulsory sacramental confession, dismissed by HC

The sacrament of confession also called the sacrament of reconciliation is one of the fundamental practices and sacraments of the Catholic Faith, and no government that abides by the Constitution of India can interfere with this. In the midst of increasing interference and a sustained campaign by certain mischievous and vocal elements, this latest ‘petition’ […]

Right wing mob attacks Swami Agnivesh

Right wing mob attacks Swami Agnivesh

Ranchi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh was punched, kicked and pushed to the ground by a 200-strong mob of BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Pakur on Tuesday(July 17), and Jharkhand chief minister has to order a high-level probe following a public outcry. Why the youth workers had been protesting against Agnivesh’s visit to the district town, […]

Is the Modi Govt. quietly dismantling the RTI Act?

Is the Modi Govt. quietly dismantling the RTI Act?

New Delhi: The Modi government wants to ‘amend’ the Right to Information Act 2015 in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament. But the government does not want to share exactly what is to be amended. In the Lok Sabha bulletin for legislative business for the monsoon session, the RTI Bill 2018 stands out because it […]

Is Modi the new player in Bangladesh political game?

Is Modi the new player in Bangladesh political game?

NEW DELHI: Is the Modi government helping Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina to muzzle her opponents? For those who don’t follow Bangladesh politics, the present Bangladesh government, in the face of very stiff and violent opposition, is cracking down on Islamic hardliners, struggling to keep her country ‘secular’. The narrative is that Begum Khaleda Zia of the […]

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

A few TV channels in India have started a media trial of five priests belonging to the Orthodox Syrian rite, who have been accused of blackmailing a woman for sex. Amid the noise, and the sensation of finally finding some Christian ‘Wolves in Sheep’s clothing preying upon their Flock’, as usual, most TV channels aren’t […]

Another arrest in Shelter Home POCSO case

Another arrest in Shelter Home POCSO case

District police on Saturday took suspended child protection officer(CPO) Ravi Roushan on remand for 48 hours in connection with the sexual exploitation of minor girls living at a government-funded short stay home in Muzaffarpur. The case broke open in the last week of May and pertains to the allegations of sexual assault and immoral trafficking […]

And now a flash ‘beef riot’ in Ranchi

And now a flash ‘beef riot’ in Ranchi

Ranchi: Jharkhand seems to be falling apart at the seams. Vested interests and certain political actors linked to the state government machinery appear hell-bent on causing all sorts of polarisations and divisions among the tribal people, and among the non-tribals as well. Rampant misuse of the newly introduced freedom of religion bill, demonisation of the […]

What’s the progress in the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Scandal?

What’s the progress in the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Scandal?

The news of girls being raped, physically assaulted, and being forced in the business of prostitution at Muzaffarpur shelter home left everybody stunned. The people who were given the responsibility to protect the orphan and abandoned girls were accused of sexually harassing them.  This shelter home is run by NGO “seva sankalp evm vikas samiti” […]

Tradesmen furious over Prohibition law in Bihar

Tradesmen furious over Prohibition law in Bihar

Patna: Nitish Kumar’s Prohibition policy has been called ridiculous time and again, but to no avail. It comes as no surprise that businessmen have now started to openly criticize this clumsy law. Members of trade bodies in Bihar yesterday (June 19) condemned the arrest of a Chinese businessman on the charge of possession of liquor. […]

सुरेश उरांव को किसने मार डाला?

सुरेश उरांव को किसने मार डाला?

जुलाई 7 को झारखण्ड से आने वाले ख़बरें इस प्रकार थी: चतरा में विस्थापित नेता सुरेश उरांव को गोलियों से भूना डाला गया. सुरेश सीसीएल की पुरनाडीह परियोजना में कार्यरत थे. पिपरवार थाना क्षेत्र के कुसुम टोला के पास बाइक पर सवार होकर अपराधी आए और उन्हें गोली मार दी. पुलिस ने घटनास्थल से 7 […]

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 […]

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