Kerala woman IPS officer accuses colleague of harassment

Thiruvananthapuram: A senior woman IPS officer in Kerala has accused a colleague of harassing her for nearly three decades, kicking up a controversy. Additional Director General of Police R Sreelekha in a Facebook post lashed out against Transport Commissioner Tomin J Thachankary, also an IPS officer, alleging that he had been harassing her for the […]

Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over net neutrality issue

Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over net neutrality issue

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of delaying a decision on the issue of net neutrality on “pretext” of repeated discussions and took a dig at Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, saying his ‘Digital India’ scheme cannot become a “euphemism” for an Internet controlled by large remote corporations. Insisting that the Congress […]

Jaya slams decision to hike duty on petrol, diesel

Jaya slams decision to hike duty on petrol, diesel

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday asked the Centre to shun its ‘narrow perspective’ of hiking excise duty on petrol and diesel to meet its revenue deficit, saying it should withdraw the latest revision keeping in mind the long-term interest of overall economic growth. Reflecting on Saturday’s excise duty hike of Re […]

Panels to be formed for victims of sexual harassment at workplace

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has proposed setting up Local Complaints Committee (LCC) in every district of the national capital which the victims of sexual harassment at workplace denied justice by the Internal Complaints Committees (ICC) can approach. According to the proposal drafted by the Women and Child Development department, District Magistrates or Additional District […]

Shatrughan takes a dig at PM Modi’s ‘advisors’ on Arunachal Prez Rule

Shatrughan takes a dig at PM Modi’s ‘advisors’ on Arunachal Prez Rule

NEW DELHI: Disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday criticised the Centre’s decision to impose President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “great advisors” wondering what answers they will have if the Supreme Court ruled against it. Sinha, who has been at variance with the party leadership over a host […]

Shiv Sena targets Modi, says promises unfulfilled

MUMBAI: Disgruntled BJP ally Shiv Sena on Saturday launched a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the announcements made and promises given to people have remained unfulfilled. “Modi is facing difficulties in doing what he accomplished in Gujarat, at the national level. Announcements were made, promises given, there was a sprinkling of ‘achche […]

Bihar student ‘receives call’ from Pakistan to join ISI

BHABUA: A college student has allegedly received a phone call from Pakistan asking him to join ISI, police said on Saturday. Mukesh Kumar filed a written complaint with Bhabua police station of Kaimur district about receiving a call from Pakistan over his mobile phone luring him to join Pakistan’s intelligence agency — ISI on Friday, […]

Australia-based Kashmiri among 3 IS sympathisers deported from UAE

Australia-based Kashmiri among 3 IS sympathisers deported from UAE

New Delhi: Three Indian sympathisers of ISIS, who were allegedly on a mission to carry out attack in India and some other countries, were deported here from United Arab Emirates. Adnan Hussain, Mohammad Farhan, Sheikh Azhar Al Islam were deported and were detained by the NIA upon their arrival in the IGI airport last night, […]

India capable of tackling ISIS threat: Rajnath Singh

India capable of tackling ISIS threat: Rajnath Singh

Greater Noida: Amidst the growing attempts by ISIS to lure youths into its fold, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the security agencies were capable of dealing with any threat posed by the terror group. “We have the capacity to meet any threat. We will face it,” he told reporters on the sidelines […]