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…

Opinion Politics Session Court Voice

Tharoor’s Scorpion remark made bjp leader knock court door

A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court in Delhi for his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Earlier Former Congress Minister  Shashi Tharoor had stoked a fresh controversy on Sunday while speaking at the Bangalore Literature Festival, claiming that an unnamed RSS leader had told Read More…

Opinion South India Women

Sabarimala violence RSS-BJP behind attack confirms Kerala minister

Kerala Minister EP Jayarajan on Wednesday blamed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for violence that broke out during the protest as women attempted to trek to the Sabarimala from the base camp. Addressing media, Jayarajan said, “RSS criminals hid in forests and attacked the Ayappa devotees. 10 media personnel, 5 devotees Read More…

National Opinion Social Women

Women entry will turn temple into sex tourism spot: Sabarimala board chief

The Travancore Dewasom Board president, who has earlier made misogynist comments as well, says women’s entry into the temple will also lead to security issues The chief of the board that runs Kerala’s Sabarimala temple has said that allowing women inside will lead to “immoral activities” and turn the place into a “spot for sex Read More…

National Opinion Politics

Indian Army grounds for BJP Youth Wing’s convention, irritates Army Men

In a letter dated 13 October, the office of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) granted the use of Bison Polo Ground till 28 October and Parade Ground from 23 to 28 October. In response  Ex-Army men were furious  after Ministry of Defence granted permission to the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of Read More…

Cricket Opinion Sports

Sanath Jayasuriya Charged with Corruption

Sanath Jayasuriya was the player of the tournament when Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996 But now Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the governing Read More…

Opinion Social Supreme Court Voice World

India ranks 103 out of 119 in global hunger index

According to the report, prepared by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, India is among the 45 countries that have “serious levels of hunger”. In 2017, India was ranked at the 100th position . India is ranked below many neighbouring countries, including China (25th spot), Nepal (72), Myanmar (68), Sri Lanka (67) and Bangladesh (86). Pakistan is Read More…

National Opinion Politics Women

Union Minister MJ Akbar says all allegations fabricated, spiced up, will take legal action

Union minister MJ Akbar has said the allegations of sexual harassment against him are “fabricated” and “spiced up”. He said he will take legal actions against the women journalists who have levelled these allegations against him. “The allegations of misconduct made against me are false and fabricated, spiced up by innuendo and malice. I could Read More…

Opinion Politics

PM Narendra Modi is 11th ‘avatar’ of Lord Vishnu, tweets BJP spokesperson

A Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Friday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the “11th incarnation” of Lord Vishnu, prompting ridicule by the Opposition, with the Congress calling it an “insult” to the gods. “Hon PM @narendramodi ji is the 11th #Avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu (sic),” state BJP spokesperson Avadhut Wagh said on Twitter. Hon PM Read More…

National Opinion Uncategorized Women

Maneka Gandhi proposes to set up committee to look into #MeToo cases

 ‘Will form four-member committee of retired judges to conduct public hearings of #MeToo cases,’ Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said. With the #MeToo movement intensifying in the country with every passing day, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that four retired judges will hold public hearings of the sexual assault and harassment cases. “Will form Read More…

Environment Nature Opinion South India

60 lakhs affected by cyclone Titli

 CM Naveen Patnaik stressed on quick repair of breaches in several river embankments and asked district collectors to provide cooked food to the people who were shifted to relief camps. Also the Odisha government on Friday deployed NDRF and ODRAF personnel to speed up rescue and relief operations mainly in three districts where over 60 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…

Market National Opinion Politics

At 73.77 government is clueless , Rahul Gandhi says it is not breaking but broken

As the Rupee hit a record low of Rs 73.77 against the US dollar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi Thursday said the Indian currency is not breaking, but is “broken”. The rupee collapsed to a fresh low of 73.77 against the US dollar Thursday, deepening concerns about the current account deficit and capital outflows. “Breaking: Rupee Read More…

Opinion Social South India Women

Is it right on the part of RSS leaders to incite Kerala against judgement …

The Supreme Court had opened the doors of Sabarimala to women of all ages in a 4-1 judgment on Friday, annulling the centuries-old tradition of the temple to deny the right of worship to women aged between 10 and 50 years. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Wednesday In a statement, the RSS also called upon Read More…

National Opinion Technology

Air Chief Marshal echos Ruling benches voice

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, BS Dhanoa, taken ruling bjp position and defended the Rafale purchase as “a game changer” at the annual Air Force press conference here. “We have lots of advantages in the Rafale deal…this and the S400 will enhance capabilities to counter our shortfalls,” the Air Chief pointed Read More…

National Opinion Voice

Farmers lathicharged on Gandhi day accuse modi government doing only lip-service

Centre BJP government Delhi   police action on Gandhi Jayanti to stop the peaceful protest march of farmers at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border was “barbaric” and the Centre’s assurance to look into their demands a “hoax”, the All India Kisan Sabha said Tuesday. Chaos prevailed at the border Tuesday as thousands of protesting farmers attempted Read More…

Companies Market National Opinion Supreme Court

Jio growth to get slower after SC bars aadhaar link to SIM

The apex court order disallowing telcos from using the faster Aadhaar-based verification system could slow the pace of subscriber additions significantly, potentially delaying the company’s plan to acquire a 50% revenue market share, analysts said.  Jio added 11.78 million customers in July, outpacing Airtel’s 313,000, Vodafone India’s 609,000 and Idea Cellular’s paltry 5,489, according to Read More…

Opinion Social Women

The root cause of today judgement is due to a picture of 90’s

The picture that triggered women in Sabarimala  in 90s  is the triggering  point  of today judgement says Social activists who follow up long battle of women entry in to Sabarimala  A usual visit to the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala by freelance photographer A P Joy began the debate when he took a photo of Read More…

Opinion Technology World

50 million accounts hacked claims Facebook

Facebook Inc’s worst security breach ever is a major blow to the company’s effort to rebuild trust with users of the social network after a privacy scandal in March. Facebook shares dropped more than 3% Friday after the company disclosed that hackers took advantage of a security issue to attack its systems, impacting almost 50 million accounts. A Read More…

Opinion Voice Women

Old and New face of Hindu Reactions pouring in : Sabarimala verdict

The Supreme Court, in a historic verdict on Friday, allowed the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala. here come the reactions of various Hindu outfits , political parties and women activists been updated  RSS : ‘No normal women devotee will defy the traditions’ BJP leader and former South Read More…

Opinion Timeline Voice Women

Tanushree Dutta gradually garners support for her sexually harassment charge on Nana Patekar

In a recent interview, Tanushree Dutta spoke about the #MeToo movement in Bollywood highlighting her personal experience. After two days of stoic silence, Bollywood woken up and finally came out in support of actor Tanushree Dutta, who has alleged that veteran actor Nana Patekar sexually harassed her during a film shoot 10 years ago. Several Read More…

Opinion Politics Women

Divya booked for sedition over tweet calling Indian PM Modi a thief

Actor turned Politician  Former Congress MP from Karnataka  Divya Spandana, the youth icon of Congress’s social media chief, was booked Tuesday in uttar pradesh Lucknow’s Gomtinagar for a tweet calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “thief”. She was booked under Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code (sedition) and Section 67 of the Information Technology Read More…

Life Style Opinion Social

Evidence of water contamination by Strelite plant , Tuticorin

Vedanta has claimed that there is no evidence of water contamination. When evidence of water contamination was provided, it claimed that the contamination is not recent, and that groundwater sources in Thoothukudi were already contaminated even before Sterlite commenced operations. Sterlite has argued that it is not sufficient to demonstrate that contaminant levels are in Read More…

Asia National Opinion Politics

Vajpayee helped Sri Lanka in war against LTTE : Srilankan PM

After demise of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the age of 93 ., Srilankan  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Wickremesinghe made these comments after visiting the Indian High Commission on 19th august 2018 here to sign a condolence book for Vajpayee “Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a “true friend” of Sri Lanka and had assisted 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…

National Opinion Politics

Burning Fuel : 16.57 Lakhs Crores collected by BJP government in 4 years but…

BJP  government that has got clear cut majority  in the 2014 elections  and then  in this 4  years as per available data   it has mopped up Rs 16.57 lakh crore as tax revenue from petroleum product sales, mainly from petrol and diesel. Modi Government got twin advantage  ., one is majority run government and Read More…

Food & Health Life Style Opinion Social

Staying Positive helps reduce heart related diseases

A team from Northwestern University in Chicago and Harvard School of Public Health in Boston studied evidence that linked psychological well-being to heart health. Lead author Professor Darwin Labarthe, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said   “We addressed how social environment, psychological well-being and the effectiveness of intervention strategies can help strengthen a Read More…

Opinion Politics South India Women

Kanimozhi lavish praise on Stalin disclose many tales

Kanimozhi lavishly praised on MK Stalin’s wisdom and calm leadership today, as she explained how he dealt with the Tamil Nadu government’s denial of a funeral at Marina Beach for their father, the late Muthuvel Karunanidhi. Kanimozhi,  daughter of departed DMK leader M.Karunanidhi  a Rajya Sabha MP, said his elder brother Stalin was “very worried” Read More…

National Opinion Politics

DMK invitation to Amit Shah created ripples on both DMK and BJP

DMK’s move to invite BJP president Amit Shah to the memorial meeting for former party president M Karunanidhi in Chennai on August 30 has triggered speculations in the political circles of the two parties coming together ahead of the next year’s Lok Sabha polls. The speculation gains significance from the fact that the DMK did Read More…

Life Style Opinion Social

Railway Minster claims Indian trains improve in punctuality

The Indian Railways has decided to install global positioning system (GPS) devices in all locomotives to monitor their punctuality as the national transporter grapples with running trains on time. The national transporter is hoping to install GPS system in all trains by March next year as the railway ministry claimed it is taking a number Read More…

Opinion Science Social

Snowden calls for penalties on companies that misuse Aadhaar

Edward Snowden said during the ‘Talk Journalism’ event held in Jaipur last weekend.  Snowden  ex-CIA employee responsible for exposing multiple global surveillance programmes run by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the US, was speaking his mind on digital privacy and India’s Aadhaar initiative which has been mired by various controversies since its weak data Read More…

Opinion Politics

Six TMC MPs detained at assam allege undeclared emergency in India

Six leaders of the Trinamool Congress were yesterday detained at the Silchar airport while attempting to visit Assam post the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The six leaders left Assam this morning after overnight detention at the airport. The Trinamool Congress has said the detention and “manhandling” of their party colleagues at Read More…

Opinion Politics

Press freedom taking hard hit under bjp government : ABP NEWS

A day after the departure of ABP News Network Managing Editor Milind Khandekar, it has emerged that fellow journalist Punya Prasun Bajpai also quit the news organisation. Bajpai confirmed his resignation but said he would not elaborate on the details.Bajpai hosted a primetime show called Masterstroke. Last month, ABP news channel evoked strong comments from Read More…