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Daily Archives: 14th August 2018

Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu and Kashmir

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

Article 35-A Row: Joint Resistance Leadership Devise Strategy for its Protection

The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle for  the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state

Dalit Research Scholar Arrested from Central University of Kerala, Students Alleges Foulplay

Earlier he was slapped with a memo accusing him of having instigated the protest carried out by the people from Kalam Nagar, who were displaced for the construction of the University

Kashmir Valley Under Tight Security Ahead Of Independence Day

Along with the police, the paramilitary and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have intensified patrolling, checking and frisking of vehicles at various flash-points in Srinagar and other places of the valley

Chharanagar Victims Offer Roses in Return for Police Brutality: Say They are Artists, not...

This kind of vengeful behaviour from the part of the police, however, is just a part of the discrimination the community faced. "When I tell people that my surname is Indrekar, they ask me, 'so you are a Marathi?' and I tell them, 'no, I am a Chhara.' Then their attitude changes. The way they interact changes,"

Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife's sister in law

Madras HC Orders CBI Probe Into Police Firing During the Anti-Sterlite Protests

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests held on May 22. 13 people lost their lives during the firing.

Stalin Remembers Karunanidhi at Party Executive Meet

Addressing the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) executive meet at Chennai on Tuesday, party working president MK Stalin remembered his father and DMK Chief M.Karunanidhi and said that the party has lost a leader but he has also lost a father.

Army Guns Down 2 Pakistani Soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Army gunned down two Pakistani soldiers in Kupwara district on Monday night.

Asian Gold Medalist Hakkam Singh Passes Away

Former Indian hockey player Hakkam Singh Bhattal, who was an Asian Games gold medalist, passed away in a local hospital on Tuesday.

Google Doodle Commemorates Pakistan’s Independence Day

Following its tradition of celebrating international events, tech giant Google on Tuesday commemorated Pakistan's 71st Independence Day with a special doodle.

Jayarajan Reinducted in Kerala Cabinet

Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader, E P Jayarajan was sworn in as a minister in the Kerala cabinet on Tuesday. Kerala Governor Palanisamy Sathasivam administered the oath of office and secrecy in the presence of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Government Officer Shot at, Dies in Hospital in Bihar

A government officer of Under Secretary level, who was shot at in his house by unidentified people this morning, died in the hospital. Rajiv, 58, posted at the Patna Secretariat, was about to retire.

Rupee Touches all Time Record low of 70.08

After opening at a marginal high of 69.85 against the US Dollar, the Indian rupee on Tuesday touched an all-time low of 70 per US dollar.

Here’s how Cannabis Harms the Brain

The long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs harms the brain, impairing memory, a new study has found.

Railway Ministry Releases Third Cleanliness Audit

The Railway Ministry on Monday released the third party survey report on station cleanliness conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI). Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was present to grace the event.

American Star Aretha Franklin Gravely ill

American singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin, who has struggled with her health in the last few years, is in a grave condition and her family and friends are gathering to say their final goodbye.

Sweet Exchange at Attari-Wagah Border on Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day

On the occasion of Pakistan's 71st Independence Day, India and Pakistan border guards exchanged sweets at Attari-Wagah border.

District Probation Officer Arrested in Hajipur Shelter Home Case

District Probation Officer (DPO) of Hajipur Manmohan Prasad Singh was arrested on Monday in connection with sexual abuse of girls at a short stay home in the city.

Sri Lanka Gets $39 Million Military Funding From US

In a move to counter China's increasing influence on Sri Lanka, the United States has announced that it would grant the Indian ocean island a $39 million to boost its maritime security.

Trump Rallies Behind Minnesota Candidate Pete Stauber

United States President Donald Trump has reiterated his support for Minnesota congressional candidate Pete Stauber.

Netflix to Launch Second Comic Book Franchise

Netflix is all set to launch its second comic-book franchise, 'Prodigy' by author Mark Millar.

Pakistan Turns Into Nightmare for Minorities, Says Nadeem Nusrat

The Voice of Karachi (VOK) and South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation (SAMAF) Chairman Nadeem Nusrat has said that relentless suppression of ethnic and religious minorities in certain parts of South Asia, Pakistan in particular, continued to raise serious questions about the partition of India in 1947.

Quake Measuring Magnitude 5.1 Hits Japan

An earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitudes on the Richter Scale struck Chiba Prefecture in Japan on Tuesday morning.

Jet Airways Denies Stake Sale, Allays Fears of Debts

Jet Airways on Monday brushed off reports of a possible stake sale and also put to rest questions on rising debts that raised concerns on its ability to keep the airline flying.

Minor Allegedly Raped in Madrasa in UP

Madrasa manager and five other people have been booked for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Ghosi area.

Peoples’ Liberation Army Transgresses in Demchok, Pitches Tent

The Chinese Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers have not only transgressed inside the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) but have also pitched tents.

Delhi HC to Hear Victims’ Appeals Against Sajjan Kumar in Anti-Sikh Killings Case

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear appeals by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and victims against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's acquittal in connection with 1984 Anti-Sikh killings case.

Trump Signs $716 Billion Defence Policy Bill

United States President Donald Trump has signed a US$716 billion defence policy bill that authorises tougher regulations on foreign investments in the country.

Two Girls From Aasra Shelter Home Admitted to PMCH

Days after two girls were brought dead from Aasra shelter home to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), another two girls from the same safe haven have been admitted to the specified hospital.

Arrest Warrant Issued Against CPO’s Wife in Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case

An arrest warrant has been issued against suspended Child Protection Officer (CPO) Ravi Roshan's wife Shibha Kumari Singh in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.