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She killed her son to protect her granddaughter. What is the just verdict?

For 19-year-old Girija who hails from Sakkavayal village in Sivaganga district, Wednesday night was like any other. She was waiting anxiously for her alcoholic father to return. Several times in the past, he had attempted to sexually harass her within their home and the only shield against this abuse was her 65-year-old …

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Attempt to poison drinking water of madrasa run by Hamid Ansari’s wife

In a shocking development, attempts to poison the drinking water at a madrasa run by the wife of former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari, in Aligarh have been foiled. A madrasa student, Afzal studying in Class 7, caught the miscreants red-handed as they attempted to mix rat poison into the …

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The Assam Unit of BJP Suspends Its Triple Talaq Face For Supporting Rohingyas

The Assam unit of the BJP has suspended a minority woman leader of its executive committee for voicing support for Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees. A few days back, Benezir Arfan had uploaded a post on Facebook requesting people to attend a fast in protest against the treatment meted out to Rohingyas …

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Amitabh Bachchan hosted KBC under fire for too many questions on BJP

This year’s Kaun Banega Crorepati recently became the most watched show propelling the Sony TV to third position in the entertainment genre. According to some critics, the popularity of the show is returning to a level it was when the concept was first introduced to Indian audience. But the Sony …

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls on teachers and govt to ‘teach in mother tongue

On Teachers’ Day, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu asked teachers from across the country as well the government to focus on teaching in their “mother tongues”. “We as Indians always want to speak in English whether we understand it or not. I am not against English, but one learns better when taught in …

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Official proposal: Drop Nehru from Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan

The Department of Youth Affairs under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has prepared a proposal for the Cabinet to drop “Nehru” from the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, an autonomous organisation set up during the tenure of Rajiv Gandhi as Prime Minister. And rename it National Yuva Kendra Sangathan. The Nehru …

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Who is Gauri Lankesh?

Senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankeshwas shot dead on Tuesday after unidentified assailants opened fire outside her residence in Bangalore. Known for her fearless and outspoken attitude, Lankesh was the editor of ‘ Gauri Lankesh Patrike’ a weekly Kannada tabloid, besides owning some other publications. The tabloid did not take any advertisements …

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‘Fraudster’ RSN Singh is not RAW man: Former RAW officer, RK Yadav

Hours after Janta Ka Reporter carried the story on how a former army Lt Colonel, RSN Singh, had insulted the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), on Times Now, a former RAW officer has come forward to call him a ‘fraudster.’ Singh, who is a frequent guest on several channels …

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Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani: ‘Arrow of Lord Ram was like ISRO missile’

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday equated ISRO’s rockets with the arrows of Lord Ram, saying the Hindu deity had done in the past what the space agency was doing now. Invoking the Ramayana, Rupani also praised Ram for his “engineering skills” by having a bridge, the mythological ‘Ram …

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This Jaipur man too lost his wife to rapist Gurmeet Singh 2 years ago, hopes for justice now

The rape conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has spurred a Rajasthan man’s quest for justice. Kamlesh Kumar, a 27-year-old labourer from Jaipur, lost his wife during a family visit to the Sirsa-based Dera on 24 March, 2015, according to his lawyer. Kumar’s wife, Guddi, in her twenties, …

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