Cong tweets clip showing Modi sharing stage with Asaram

Cong tweets clip showing Modi sharing stage with Asaram

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the conviction of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu in a 2013 rape case as the party tweeted a video clip of the two sharing a stage. The Congress posted the clip on its Twitter handle, saying, A man is known by the company he […]

Maneka bats for compensation for male victims of child sexual abuse

Maneka bats for compensation for male victims of child sexual abuse

New Delhi: Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi Wednesday proposed amendment of an existing “scheme” for boys, who have been raped or sexually exploited, to be compensated on the lines of a similar law for girls. She also announced a study on male survivors of child sexual abuse — a first-of-its-kind study exclusively for […]

Govt sends second notice to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica; seeks response by May 10

NEW DELHI: The government today shot-off notices for the second time to both Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, seeking more details on the data breach issue, sources said. Taking a tough stance against Cambridge Analytica’s “cryptic response” to its first notice, the government has again sent notices to both the British data analytics firm and Facebook, […]

Court dismisses plea against Kejriwal for defaming PM

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has dismissed a plea seeking prosecution of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others for allegedly defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi by raising questions over his educational degree, saying only aggrieved persons can file defamation complaints. Three persons — Yogesh Bhardwaj, Rakshpal Singh and Ijharul-Haq — had moved the court seeking […]

Man held for sexually assaulting 11-year-old

Karaikal: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her neighbor while playing near his house, in the district, police said on Wednesday. Forty-year-old Arumugam of Karukalachery village was arrested on Wednesday, a day after the crime, they said. Playing a game of hide and seek with her friends, the girl hid herself near Arumugam’s […]

Fadnavis govt good for nothing: Uddhav Thackeray

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday lashed out at the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying it was “good for nothing”, and demanded a separate Home minister for the state. At present, Fadnavis holds the Home portfolio. Thackeray’s comments came after a local Sena leader, Sachin Sawant, was shot dead […]

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