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Suhaib Ilyasi given life term for murdering wife Anju Ilyasi

A court in Delhi on Wednesday sentenced Suhaib Ilyasi to life in jail for murdering his wife Anju Ilyasi in 2000. This came just days after Ilyasi, a former host of popular crime TV show ‘India’s Most Wanted’ was convicted for the same crime. According to ANI, Illyasi was convicted …

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Blanket Statements and Misrepresentation: Draupadi was the first feminist in the world

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav has said that Draupadi, a prominent protagonist in Hindu religious book Mahabharata, was the “first feminist in the world”. Draupadi was the first feminist in the world. She had five husbands; she won’t listen to any of the five. She only listened to (Lord) Krishna, …

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Dangal girl Zaira Wasim alleges molestation on Vistara flight, video of her crying goes viral

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim has alleged that she was molested on an Air Vistara flight, where a man sitting behind her her molested her. The video of Zaira with tears rolling down her face has now gone viral on social media platforms. Zaira said in the video, “So, I just …

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From Education to Deprivation: Retired Kerala Maths Teacher Found Begging at a Railway Station

On November 5, Vidya M.R, a government employee, went to Thampanoor railway station  to wait for a friend. Just then, she saw an old woman, wearing clothes that hadn’t been washed for days; she was holding polythene bags. Vidya followed her and saw her plucking fruit from the trees and …

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Priyanka Chopra ‘rejected’ director’s demand, then ‘lost’ 10 films

Priyanka Chopra may be the most successful Bollywood actor right now, but the success hasn’t come so easy for her, as claimed by her mother Madhu Chopra. Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Madhu said, “…a designer told her that the director’s brief was to dress her in itsy-bitsy clothes. The director had …

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Provide 33 per cent OBC quota in Parliament: TRS to Narendra Modi

Welcoming the fresh initiatives to bring the Women’s Reservation Bill providing 33 per cent seats in legislative bodies, TRS MP Bura Narasiah Gowd on Friday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide a minimum 33 per cent reservations to OBCs. He said that though the Centre had conducted a …

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Telangana Man Allegedly Strangled Daughter, 13, For Talking To Boys

A 13-year-old girl has become one of the youngest victims of dishonour killing in Telangana, according to the state police. The teen was strangled and her head bashed on the wall by her father because she was ‘friendly with boys’, the Telangana Police said. The man then allegedly set fire …

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Jaipur Case: Teen  Raped Allegedly By School Teachers, Suffers Brain Damage After Abortion

An 18-year-old girl raped allegedly by her teacher and the private school’s top official has suffered brain damage due to a botched abortion that she had been forced to undergo. The teacher and the director of a private school located in the outskirts of Ajitgarh town of Rajasthan’s Sikar district had …

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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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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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