Opinion Social Votes & Polls

EVMs are not possible to Manipulate assures CEC Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora Friday lamented that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were being treated like a “football” by parties suffering electoral losses, and said the voting equipment was foolproof as far as fears of manipulation were concerned.   Talking to reporters here upon the conclusion of his two-day tour of Bihar, the CEC, heading Read More…

Opinion Politics South India

Out of 80 MLAs in Congress 2 MLAs not reachable : Siddaramaiah

The absence of four lawmakers posed no imminent threat to the seven-month old Congress-JDS government in the numbers game but suggested that all was not well within the Congress which is still wrestling with dissidence.   The Congress would issue notices to absentee MLAs Ramesh Jarkiholi, who was dropped as minister in the recent cabinet Read More…

Social Supreme Court Women

Kerala Govt “51 young women list dharshan ” to Supreme Court made Hindutva elements fuming

The government of Kerala told the Supreme Court on Friday that 51 women of menstruating age had entered the Sabarimala temple since a landmark top court order in September 2018 scrapped the decades-old ban on such devotees from offering prayers at the hill shrine.   However public been made known just two women devotees of Read More…

High Court Life Style Social Voice

DMK Knocked HighCourt door against Upper caste 10 % quota

Not only DMK  opposed  and voted against the Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament, but decided to take the battle in judiciary  DMK on Friday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Centre’s move to grant 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) of upper caste society.    The petition filed by DMK’s organising secretary and Read More…

Culture Entertainment Life Style Opinion Social Supreme Court Women

70000 Dance girls would get their jobs back Bharatiya Bar Girls Union Jubilant after SC verdict

Varsha Kale, the president of the Bharatiya Bar Girl’s Union (BBGU), said the Supreme Court judgment on dance bars has reignited hope that dance bars would be reopened across state and dancers would come out of a chakravyuh (spiral).   Others from the profession said that the verdict would weed out obscenity and exploitation at Read More…

Legal Politics Social

BJP functionary Dombivli businessman arrested for possession of 170 weapons Shocks neighbours

On January 14, Kalyan crime branch raided Tapasya House of Fashion at Mahavirnagar, Manpada Road in Dombivli. The shop is owned by Dhananjay Kulkarni, 49, the vice-president of the Bhartiya Janata Party’s Dombivli unit.   The arrest of a Dombivli-based businessman Dhananjay Kulkarni with 170 sharp weapons and airguns has surprised residents of the area. Read More…

High Court Life Style

High Court upholds imprisonment to warden for sodomy

The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the ten years of rigorous imprisonment handed down to warden a 24-year-old in-charge of Pune-based a boarding school for sexually assaulting students and indulging in unnatural sex.   Three students staying at a hostel run by run by Sant Nivrutti Maharaj Ashram had filed a complaint against Bansidhar Read More…

East India National Opinion Politics

Congress, BSP leaders attending Jan 19th rally sound the death knell for BJP : Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the mega opposition rally being hosted by the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata on January 19 would sound the “death knell” for the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls and regional parties would be the deciding factor.   She also claimed that the BJP’s seat count in Read More…

Life Style North India Session Court

Godman Ram Rahim gets life term in journalist murder case

51-year-old Sirsa-based sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim is currently serving a 20-year-prison term in Rohtak’s Sunaria jail for raping two of his women followers.   Now in addition to that a special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in the murder of journalist Read More…

Life Style Opinion Social

Jadavpur University professor divested from teaching for his posts in Social media

Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who had made controversial remarks in a Facebook post has been divested of his duties with immediate effect, according a notice issued by the Department of International Relations of the university.   As students and teachers of Jadavpur University (JU) and a large section of people across Bengal fumed at Read More…