No Stupid Court Can Prosecute Me, I’m Param Shiva, Says Rape Accused Nithyananda in Viral Video

Self-styled godman Nithyananda allegedly fled India without a passport to save himself from a rape case registered against him in Karnataka. He is wanted in India for multiple cases of rape and abduction.   New Delhi: Days after the Indian government said it has cancelled the passport of fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda and rejected his application for a…

From Amit Shah to Top Ministers, How BJP Plans to Repeat Art 370 Strategy for Citizenship Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha

Despite being in the opposition, Uddhav Thackeray’s party has chosen to support the Bill. Sources in the party say, it’s more in the national interest than sheer politics.   New Delhi: As the Union Home Minister Amit Shah is all set to bring the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 to Rajya Sabha mid this week, all…

‘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…

As SC Upholds Order Staying MLA’s Conviction, BJP Slams Speaker’s Move to Expel Him from MP Assembly

Prahlad Singh Lodhi, accused of assaulting a government officer, was awarded a two-year jail term by a lower court last month and Speaker NP Prajapati, on the basis of that order, had issued his expulsion order from the MP Assembly.   Bhopal: Ahead of the Assembly’s winter session, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party…

Hang Rapists Within Stipulated Time’: Mayawati Urges Govt to Instill Fear of Law After Death of Unnao Rape Victim

The 23-year-old woman was first shifted to Lucknow’s Civil hospital with 90% burns and then airlifted to Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital for treatment.   New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Saturday expressed solidarity with the family of rape victim, who was set ablaze in Unnao allegedly by the man accused of raping her, along…

Unnao Rape Victim’s Father Demands Hyderabad-like Encounter, Brother Says ‘Erase Their Names’

The Unnao woman, who had suffered 90 per cent burns died of a cardiac arrest at the Safdarjung Hospital on the same day, when the police shot dead the four men accused of the brutal gang rape and murder of a young vet in Hyderabad.   A day after the 23-year-old woman, who was set…

Police Beef Up Security in Ayodhya on 27th Anniversary of Babri Masjid Demolition

Since the demolition of the Babri masjid in Ayodhya, the Hindus celebrate December 6 as ‘Shaurya Diwas’ whereas the Muslim community observes this as ‘Babri Shahadat Diwas’.   Ayodhya: Security has been tightened in Ayodhya on Friday on the 27th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid. Since the demolition of the Babri masjid in…