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To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

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To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

The media is being threatened again for doing their job. The Aadhaar issuer has filed  a police complaint against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters over an exposé on how the cards’ data were selling for Rs 500. Is the government (official )machinery  deploying intimidation tactics to deter the press from doing its […]

Identity of Children in Conflict with Law cannot not to be disclosed at any time: HC

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Identity of Children in Conflict with Law cannot not to be disclosed at any time: HC

New Delhi:  Identity of a person, against whom a criminal case was lodged when he was a minor, should not be disclosed at any stage of life as it defeats the purpose of juvenile justice law, the Delhi High Court has held. The court said that object of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of […]

‘Space for Reason and Debate is shrinking in India’

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‘Space for Reason and Debate is shrinking in India’

Calcutta (Jan 1) Attempts made to “fabricate and distort history” is a terror of a different nature, , says Professor K M Shrimali,  president general of Indian History Congress, expressing concern over the shrinking space for reason and debate in the country, reports PTI. The sole agenda behind RSS-BJP trying to rewrite history is to […]

Reuters journalists in Burmese prison

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Reuters journalists in Burmese prison

YANGON: Two Reuters journalists arrested in Burma (Myanmar) will be allowed to meet their families once their first 14-day period of remand expires, says Reuters, quoting local media. They were arrested after being invited to meet police officials over dinner on the outskirts of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon on Dec 12. Reporters Wa Lone and […]

Tamil Poet’s family declines Sahitya Akademi Award

Tamil Poet’s family declines Sahitya Akademi Award

The family of noted Tamil poet and dramatist Inquilab has decided to decline the Sahitya Akademi award that has been posthumously conferred on him. Talking to TNM after the awards were announced, the poet’s daughter Dr Amina said that her father would not have accepted the award from a government that ‘does not act against […]

If Boys are neglected, Girls can’t be safe!

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If Boys are neglected, Girls can’t be safe!

Every day, we hear of horrible atrocities that have taken place against girls and women in India. This is despite the fact that as a country, we can boast of having some of the most progressive policies and civic movements. It is despite the fact that we have the world’s largest pool of elected women […]

Judge corners Cop in Police Station!

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Judge corners Cop in Police Station!

Tehetta(West Bengal): India really needs more judges like Vikash Lama. The Nadia judge (additional Chief Judicial magistrate) on  paid a surprise visit to a police station after the officer-in-charge failed to appear in his court and inform him whether a seized motorcycle had been returned to its owner given bail in a cop-attack case. “This […]

CRPF facing ‘trust issues’ with newly trained men?

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CRPF facing ‘trust issues’ with newly trained men?

New Delhi: Across several CRPF camps in Maoist-infested Bihar and Jharkhand, groups of trained commandos   are spending their days as gardeners and sentries. Their commanders have lost trust in them after they – a group of 59 rookies from the elite Combat Battalion for Resolute Action – “deserted” the force in February while returning from […]

Enlightened citizens feeling suffocated, say scholars

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Enlightened citizens feeling suffocated, say scholars

Chandigarh: Despite all Constitutional guarantees of India being a sovereign socialist, secular, democratic republic, the minority sections in India — Dalits, creative artists, writers, rationalists and sensitive, enlightened citizens — are all feeling suffocated, insecure and less-than-equal citizens of India since the communal ideology has come into power at the Centre and some big Indian […]

Make Law to Compensate Victims of Wrongful Imprisonment : HC

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Make Law to Compensate Victims of Wrongful Imprisonment : HC

New Delhi :The Delhi High Court has said there is an urgent need for a framework, preferably a law, to rehabilitate victims of wrongful prosecution and imprisonment. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta noted that at present there was no statutory or legal scheme in the country to compensate those who […]

Court asks Goswami, Republic TV to respect Tharoor’s right to silence

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Court asks Goswami, Republic TV to respect Tharoor’s right to silence

New Delhi, Dec 1 : The Delhi High Court today  asked ‘ journalist’ Arnab Goswami and his Republic TV to respect the Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s  “right to silence”, but did not restrain them from airing news or debate on Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case . Justice Manmohan said the right to air […]

Jaya TV Channel in web of 187 tax raids

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Jaya TV Channel in web of 187 tax raids

Chennai, Nov 9: (PTI) Income Tax sleuths  carried out simultaneous multi-city raids on 187 premises including those linked to sidelined AIADMK leaders V K Sasikala and her nephew T T V Dhinakaran and Tamil television channel Jaya TV over suspected tax evasion. Dhinakaran, the deposed AIADMK deputy general secretary, condemned as a “conspiracy” the searches […]

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