‘Shoot Them Like Others’: Kin of Rape Victims Demand Similar Punishment for Perpetrators

All the four accused in the rape and murder of the woman veterinarian were shot dead by police on Friday during a pre-dawn exchange of fire near Hyderabad.   Hyderabad: The kin of five raped and murdered women and girls on Saturday demanded that the perpetrators be killed in a similar manner as that of the…

Sidelined by Rajiv Gandhi, How Manmohan Singh Became Sonia’s Trusted Lieutenant & an Astute Politician

Manmohan Singh was keen to step down from the planning commission after the then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi described the panel as a ‘bunch of jokers’.   Dr YK Alagh had once described Manmohan Singh as the most underrated politician and most overestimated economist. In the present-day Congress, there is a near consensus that Singh…

Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire LIVE: 43 Killed, 21 Critical After Massive Blaze; NDRF Team Arrives at Spot

Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire LIVE: At least 43 people have been reported dead and 21 are critical after a massive fire broke out at a six-storey factory in the Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road today morning when labourers were asleep inside, police said. Over 50 people were inside the factory operating from a residential…