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 […]

Athletes’ ‘award’ cuts: Haryana Government backs down

Athletes’ ‘award’ cuts: Haryana Government backs down

Chandigarh: The Haryana government today courted controversy when it asked sportspersons employed by it to deposit one-third of their earnings from commercial and professional commitments to the state sports council but put the notification on hold after drawing sharp criticism from elite athletes. “I have asked for the relevant file of Sports Department to be […]

Of a hired gun, two murders, and Janajagruti!

Of a hired gun, two murders, and Janajagruti!

Last evening, a Press trust of India report said that the same gun was used to kill journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh and rationalist M M Kalburgi in Karnataka. The report quoted SIT sources, that revealed the state forensic science laboratory has it confirmed in a report. As the investigation unfolds, the case gets even more curious. The […]

Proud Democrat Politician flaunts kiss in Trump’s face

Proud Democrat Politician flaunts kiss in Trump’s face

Maryland (USA) : A candidate in the running for the post of Maryland governor has staged what appears to be the first same-sex kiss by any candidate in a campaign ad – and aired it on one of President Donald Trump’s favourite stations. “I’m running for governor to deliver progressive results and to stand up to […]

Haryana govt wants a third of Sportsmen’s Cash awards!

Haryana govt wants a third of Sportsmen’s Cash awards!

Chandigarh: Can you believe it? It’s never been heard of! The Haryana government has directed sportspersons employed with it to deposit one-third of their earnings from commercial and professional commitments to the state sports council. This has drawn sharp criticism from the athletes. “One-third of the income earned by the sportsperson from professional sports or commercial […]

Cobbler: The Real Hero

Cobbler: The Real Hero

We all know that there are different types of work done by the people from different backgrounds. Being a roadside cobbler is one of the toughest jobs that anyone can imagine. Sitting at one place for hours , day in and day out fighting with the weather, accepting all the changes which environment is creating, […]

Shelter homes in Bihar : a can of worms?

Shelter homes in Bihar : a can of worms?

Patna: It’s a crying shame! The very people entrusted to ‘protect’ the abandoned and at-risk girls in a state-approved shelter are now on trial for having sexually assaulted them. A member of the district protection unit meant to monitor homes for underprivileged children was sent to jail on Wednesday (June 6) on the charge of […]

Fake videos promote mob-murder in India

Fake videos promote mob-murder in India

A transgender person was killed and two others were injured in India’s Hyderabad city. Observers say it is the latest in a series of mob lynching provoked and egged on by fake videos about child traffickers and robbers. Here,  an irate mob thrashed a transgender to death after they mistook him for a child-lifter. The […]

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

The guys couldn’t believe it! No bikinis on the Miss America show?Hard luck, bikinis and evening gowns are out. How will that affect viewership on TV? That’s a million dollar question, literally! The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment and will no longer judge competitors on physical appearance. It’s going to be […]

Policewoman breastfed Baby to save Life

Policewoman breastfed Baby to save Life

Beyond the call of duty, a policewoman in Karnataka breastfed an abandoned infant to save her life. An Indian policewoman is being praised for breastfeeding an abandoned newborn and possibly saving his life in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, according to a BBC report. “I just couldn’t bear it,” she said. “I felt like […]

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

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 […]

Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

How do government sites suddenly fold up, malfunction or are supposedly hacked? Maybe because some of the subordinate staff have a propensity for internet porn! That’s an angle that our straight-jacketed saffron-tinged sarkar may go out of its way to debunk. Former Union home secretary G.K. Pillai said on Wednesday (April 11) that when he […]