Man thrashed for speaking in fluent English in Delhi

Man thrashed for speaking in fluent English in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old man was thrashed allegedly by five men for speaking with his friend in fluent English while dropping him off at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said on Tuesday. The incident was reported in the early hours on Saturday, they said. Three persons have been arrested in this connection, they […]

SC to hear on Sep 15 plea over safety of school children

SC to hear on Sep 15 plea over safety of school children

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on September 15 a plea filed by two women lawyers seeking implementation of existing guidelines to ensure safety and well-being of children in schools across the country. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar said that it […]

Suu Kyi’s effigy burnt in Kolkata

Suu Kyi’s effigy burnt in Kolkata

KOLKATA: The effigy of Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was burnt here on Tuesday by Muslim welfare organisations, who organised a rally demanding a stop to the atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar bringing the city to a halt for about four hours. “We are extremely aggrieved about the ongoing […]

SC notice to govt, CBSE on plea by father of murdered student

SC notice to govt, CBSE on plea by father of murdered student

NEW DELHI: A plea, filed by the father of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in a gruesome manner inside Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, seeking a CBI probe in the case today prompted the Supreme Court to seek the responses from the Centre and the Haryana government. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

Top officials of Ryan arrested

Top officials of Ryan arrested

GURGAON: Two top officials of the Ryan International School have been arrested while the acting principal detained for questioning in connection with the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old in school premises, the police said on Monday. Fourteen police teams constituted to probe the case, which has sparked huge public outrage, are questioning the school staff […]

JNUSU polls: United-Left makes clean sweep, wins all four seats defeating RSS-backed ABVP

JNUSU polls: United-Left makes clean sweep, wins all four seats defeating RSS-backed ABVP

NEW DELHI: The united-Left alliance has retained all four seats in the JNU students union election, defeating the RSS-backed ABVP with considerable margins. In a close fight, United Left candidate Geeta Kumari won the president’s post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes. Shabana Ali of BAPSA (Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students’ Association) polled […]

Radhe Maa, Asaram Bapu, Gurmeet Ram Rahim on ‘fake babas’ list

Radhe Maa, Asaram Bapu, Gurmeet Ram Rahim on ‘fake babas’ list

ALLAHABAD: Irked by recent controversies surrounding self-styled godmen, the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, the apex body of Hindu sadhus, on Sunday released a list of 14 “fake babas” and demanded a crackdown on “rootless cult leaders” by bringing in a legislation. Giving out the list, which includes names like Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Rampal, Asaram […]

MURDER AT SCHOOL: Violent protests outside Ryan International

MURDER AT SCHOOL: Violent protests outside Ryan International

GURGAON: Hundreds of people on Sunday staged a demonstration outside the Ryan International School here demanding a CBI probe into the murder of a seven-year-old school boy and set afire a liquor shop near the school. Police used batons to quell the protest and detained 20 protestors. Cameras of some photojournalists were also damaged during […]

Don’t think govt will give relaxation to Rohingya Muslims: Naqvi

Don’t think govt will give relaxation to Rohingya Muslims: Naqvi

PATNA: It would be difficult for the government to offer any relaxation to Rohingya Muslims, who have fled Myanmar, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Saturday. The matter is pending before the Supreme Court and the government is also looking into it, Naqvi said at the ‘Parliamentarian Conclave’ here. “But I do […]