North India Politics Votes & Polls

Rajasthan BJP crumbling as dissents switch to Congress

In a major jolt  to the BJP, Harish Chandra Meena, a sitting MP of the saffron party from Rajasthan, on Wednesday joined the Congress ahead of the assembly elections next month. Meena, an IPS officer-turned-parliamentarian, joined the Congress in the presence of former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, state Congress president Sachin Pilot and AICC Read More…

North India Politics

Renaming hysteria trending with BJP leaders

Hours after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the renaming of Faizabad district to Ayodhya, the Gujarat government on Tuesday, 6 November, said it was willing to rechristen Ahmedabad to ‘Karnavati’ if there were no legal hurdles. On Thursday, 8 November, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani concurred with his deputy and said that the government Read More…

North India Votes & Polls

Chhattisgarh 1st phase : 70% voting amidst 4 maoists killing , 4336 booths EVM glitches , 100000 Security deployment

Chhattisgarh recorded 70% turnout as polls ended for 18 seats spread over eight districts on Monday, in the first phase of the assembly election, while at least four Maoists were reportedly killed in an encounter with security personnel in Bijapur district. “Voting has ended, turnout is 70% till now in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Read More…

North India Politics Supreme Court

“Fantastic” says Supreme Court on missing Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma

The Supreme Court has summoned Bihar DGP to explain the state police’s failure to arrest former state minister of JDU party Manju Verma in a case related to the recovery of ammunition from her home during a CBI raid in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse scandal. Expressing shock over the non-arrest, justice Read More…

North India Opinion Politics Voice

Protests for Mizoram CEO’s removal unabated

Protests for the removal of Mizoram chief electoral officer (CEO) SB Sheshank continued in Aizawl Wednesday, even as the Election Commission (EC) decided to send a senior official for talks with the apex body leading the stir while accepting the “broad contours” of its resolution on the CEO and Bru refugees submitted to a poll panel Read More…

North India Social Voice Women

UP Hospital horror : Minor girl raped inside ICU

A minor was allegedly gang-raped in the ICU of a private hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly town. The victim, who had been admitted to the hospital after being bitten by some poisonous insect, was on oxygen as she had difficulty in breathing, according to the police sources. The culprits, who were hospital staff, allegedly administered Read More…

North India Politics Women

Women journalists ‘not so innocent’: BJP women leader on MeToo accusations

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Madhya Pradesh women wing chief Lata Ketkar said that she does not consider women journalists so “innocent” that they could be misused by anyone.  And yes she again  she stirred  up a controversy in social media against her by her own words This statement comes in the wake of recent allegations Read More…

North India Opinion Politics

Interstate war of words between Gujarat and Bihar

Interstate  political controversy has erupted over the attack on workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in Gujarat that was sparked off after a rape incident. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday put the blame over the violence on the “crumbling” governance in BJP-ruled Gujarat while RJD raised heckles over calling the workers “migrants”. “There is Read More…

Industries Life Style North India

Nine dead and 14 Critical in Bhilai Plant Blast

Till now   nine people were reported dead Tuesday following a blast at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh, located some 32 kilometres from Raipur. The blast was sudden and people working there had no time to escape. The Bhilai plant, operated by SAIL, produces a range of products, including rails. District collector visited hospital Read More…

Food & Health Life Science Life Style North India

Rajasthan reports 29 cases tested +ve for Zika virus

Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Veenu Gupta said, “So far, there are a total of 29 people who have tested positive for Zika virus.” As one of those affected in Jaipur hailed from Bihar and visited his Siwan home recently, the eastern state has issued advisories to all its 38 districts to keep a close Read More…

North India Politics Women

Fighting sex abuse in bihar 40 schoolgirls attacked injured admitted in Hospital

A group of schoolgirls of kasturba Gandhi Girls School brave hearts resist harassers were beaten up by local villagers for protesting against sexual harassment by local youth in Bihar’s Supaul district, Police said over 40 schoolgirls who were injured in the attack were later admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Earlier this year, cases Read More…

North India Women

Two hindu priests raped 5 year old girl inside temple in Madya pradesh

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two Hindu priests of a temple in Goraghat in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on the night of October two. According to the police, the accused, Raju Pandit (55) and Batoli Prajapati (45), lured the victim to the temple with Read More…

High Court North India Politics Voice

A month house arrest thrills me no end says Navlakha

The high court granted Navlakha the relief, saying the Supreme Court last week had given him the liberty to approach the appropriate forum within four weeks to seek further recourse, which he has availed. “The period of house arrest, despite the restrictions imposed, was put to good use, so I hold no grudge,” Navlakha, under Read More…

North India Social Women

Major booked for raping and abetting her husband’s suicide

According to reports, the woman alleged that the Major raped her on July 12 when she was cleaning his house.  According to reports, the woman alleged that the Major raped her on July 12 when she was cleaning his house.  The Delhi Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a serving Army Major Read More…

North India Social

UP yogi in a fix promises impartial probe

Facing flak from different quarters over Saturday’s killing of an Apple executive by a policeman in the state capital, BJP ruled state Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday promised an “impartial” probe into the matter and stern action against the guilty. “We have acted swiftly in the matter a thorough and impartial investigation Read More…

North India Politics Votes & Polls

MP elections congress find new friends , for BJP no takers

Six opposition parties, including the Samajwadi Party (SP), on Sunday, vowed to form an alliance with the Congress against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh send shock waves to Ruling BJP benches  The eight parties that met on Sunday, including the CPI and the CPI(M), would meet again on October 7 Read More…

North India Politics Voice

Sporadic violence in westbegal bjp sponsored bandh

The BJP sponsored 12-hour bandh protesting the death of two youths at Islampur in North Dinajpore had had virtually no effect in Kolkata but reports of sporadic clashes between BJP and TMC supporters were reported from different parts of the state. The Calcutta High Court directs the West Bengal government to ensure that normal life Read More…

North India Politics Voice Votes & Polls

Dadri Lynching accused to Contest LS Polls From Noida

After the news of Shambhu Regar, the man who murdered a Muslim man in Rajasthan’s Udaipur last year possibly contesting elections in 2019 wasn’t surprising enough, here is another one now. Rupendra Rana, one of the accused who murdered Mohammed Akhlaq in Dadri in 2015 over suspicion of eating beef will be contesting the general Read More…

Environment Nature North India Travel

Himachal on high alert -floods cut off major roads

As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, informed the Home Ministry. According to the Home Ministry’s National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 187 people have lost their lives in Kerala, 171 in Uttar Pradesh, 170 in West Bengal and 139 Read More…

Culture North India Politics Voice

Recruitment teachers in west bengal turns violent, 2 students dead in North Dinajpur

Two youth died as a clash broke out between students and police in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal on Thursday. The unfortunate incident happened when students of  Darivit High School in Islampur came face to face with the police force. The two ex-students were identified as Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Barman. While Rajesh Sarkar Read More…

High Court Legal North India

Wife, daughter of former chief justice held hostage, robbed

Former Chief Justice Delhi high Court Dalip Kumar Kapur’s  wife  was held hostage at her residence allegedly by her servant and accomplices who fled with cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees, police said Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday night and was reported to police by the daughter of the former judge Dalip Read More…

North India Politics Social Voice

1000+ Gujarat farmers goes to court against Modi’s pet project

More than thousand  farmers affected by the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train submitted affidavits in the Gujarat High Court Tuesday, voicing their opposition to the project. A division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi is hearing five petitions challenging the land acquisition process for the high speed rail project. Besides Read More…

Culture North India

MBA student lynched with 4 police personal being mute spectators

Three days after a 26-year-old MBA student was lynched in Imphal West district on suspicion of being a vehicle lifter, police have suspended a sub-inspector and terminated the services of three other officers. The purported video of the incident, which was shared by victim’s friend on Twitter went viral on social media, showed that the Read More…

North India Politics

BJP leaderless mode in Goa push congress to stake claim

Smelling infighting  inside Goa bjp  camp with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar hospitalised, Goa’s main opposition Congress party submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha Monday, staking claim to form an alternate government. The move came at a time when the BJP high command has sent three senior leaders  Ram Lal, B L Santhosh and Vinay Read More…

Culture North India Politics Voice

Will BJP MP Dubey wash Modi’s feet and drink the dirty water asks kapil Sibal

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on Monday faced the ire of politicians and social media after a video emerged in which a supporter is seen washing his feet and drinking that water. The MP defended himself by highlighting an incident from the epic Mahabharata where Lord Krishna had washed the feet of Sudama. As the video, Read More…

North India Politics Votes & Polls

Left unity Students defeats RSS’s ABVP in JNUSU elections

According to the latest count in the hotly-contested JNUSU elections, the votes for the central panel saw the Left Unity candidates leading in all four seats. With 90%  of votes counted 4709 / 5185 confirmed   Left unity ( leftwing Communist  ideology ) candidates  got comfortable  leads  for all the 4 posts namely President  Vice Read More…

North India Opinion Politics

Fuel hike : Modi’s Minister says “I am not bothered as I am minister and I get free fuel”

Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Saturday Speaking at ‘Meet the Press’ organised at Pink City Press Club in Jaipur, has said “ he was bothered about hike in fuel prices, Athawale said, “I am not bothered as I am minister and I get free fuel. If I was Read More…

North India Votes & Polls

ABVP win DUSU using EVMs not from EC but private

The student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS)  The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Thursday  won 3 posts , including that of the president,  vice president and joint secretary in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections.  Whereas  Congress-affiliated NSUI won only one seat. Ankiv Basoya won the presidential post with a margin Read More…

North India Politics

Hardik ends his indefinite hunger strike on 19th day

Patidar young leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday broke his 19-day fast to end his indefinite hunger strike demanding reservation for his community under OBC quota and loan waiver for Gujarat farmers. Hardik had begun his indefinite hunger strike on August 25 at his residence near Ahmedabad.  Earlier today, Patel had announced that farmers, religious leaders Read More…

North India Politics Women

BJP MLA in Uttarakhand threatening female cop caught on camera

Rajkumar Thukral, a controversial BJP MLA from Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur constituency, was caught on camera on Friday threatening a woman sub-inspector of police during a heated argument outside a police station. Thukral is seen angrily charging at SI Anita Gairola of the city patrolling unit (CPU) in Rudrapur police and asking her to “behave properly” after Read More…

High Court North India Politics

22 yr old case excavated and Modi Critic IPS Bhatt arrested

IIT studied  Indian Police Service officer 54 year old Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested on Wednesday by police in Gujarat in connection with the arrest of a man for allegedly possessing drugs 22 years ago, officials said. The crime investigation department of Gujarat police arrested Bhatt following a probe ordered into the case by the Gujarat Read More…

North India Social Women

UP Police asked rape victim to compromise with rapist set herself fire

In Uttar pradesh 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station in Shahjahanpur following which three policemen were suspended, an official said on Friday. The woman’s husband has alleged that she was upset after police refused to file an FIR in the case and Read More…

Legal North India Supreme Court

Article 35A : Supreme court accede Centre government date and postponed to Dec 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred hearing of the petition challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A till the second week of January 2019.  The SC said it would take up the matter after the Panchayat polls in the state had concluded in December 2018. Stating that the government of India argued before SC that Read More…

North India Politics

Nitish & Modi LS 2019 elections strategy murkier as Tejashwi gets bail

The Ruling establishment Janathadal (united) –  JDU  and BJP in Bihar hopes sunken  as in a unexpected development that  came as a major relief to the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, son and political heir of party founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, was granted bail by a court in Delhi in connection with Read More…

North India Social

Bodh Gaya Horror : Children allege monk sexually assaulted  them in

The head monk of a Buddhist meditation centre Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya was arrested on Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing more than a dozen boys from Assam studying at the centre, police said. The children said Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy used to call them in their bedroom and sexually abuse them. They Read More…

North India Social Women

Uttar Pradesh Minor 15 yr old girl Gangraped commits suicide after cops withdrew case

A resident of Musajhaag area of Badayun, a 15 year old minor  teenager was abducted by three local youth on Monday. They took her to a secluded primary school and took turns to rape her through out the night. The girl managed to escape somehow on Tuesday morning and informed her parents about the incident. Read More…

North India Politics Women

Rahul Gandhi questions Modi over unnao witness death

It should be noted that social media  had earlier reported Unnao witness death and how Yunus, a CBI key eyewitness, was buried hurriedly without getting his post-mortem done. The investigating agency had made Yunus its main witness in the brutal thrashing of victim’s father by BJP MLA’s brother Atul Singh Sengar and four others, which Read More…