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Indian Embassy: We’re in sync with Nepal Govt

Indian Embassy: We’re in sync with Nepal Govt

The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has made it clear through a press statement  that it is undertaking relief efforts in Nepal in coordination with the government of Nepal. This is…

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

NEW DELHI : The Narendra Modi government strongly reacted to a report by a US Congress-established panel claiming that minorities in the country have been subjected to “violent attacks” and…

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

MEERUT: This defies logic, but here’s the newest case of Panchayat ‘moral’ policing. A boy who shook hands with a teenaged girl at his village near Bulandshahr, was ordered by…

Tremors release swarms of bees in Hazaribagh

Tremors release swarms of bees in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) : The earthquake which rocked Hazaribagh twice on Saturday not  forced people out of their houses and workplaces, as well as swarms of bees! The quake disturbed the…

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Muslim community leaders and beef merchants’ associations have asked the government to allow slaughter of Jersey cows’ offspring (bulls and bullocks) to mitigate the crisis due to ban on beef.…

ABVP attack two Christian Schools in Hazaribagh

ABVP attack two Christian Schools in Hazaribagh

Attacks and intimidation of Christians continue. In Jharkhand, a Hindu right- wing students’ group terrorised staff and students in two Christian schools in Hazaribagh. At least 16 activists of RSS-affiliated…

Khap orders abandoned wife to live-in with cuckolded neighbour

Khap orders abandoned wife to live-in with cuckolded neighbour

Village justice in India- If a woman’s  husband runs away with another man’s wife, then the abandoned woman must live with her husband, or pay him compensation! According to an…

India blocks Al Jazeera News for a week

India blocks Al Jazeera  News for a week

Try to access Al Jazeera from India and all you will get is a blue screen that says that the Ministry of I & B has disallowed broadcasting to India…

Delhi Teachers in ‘pay for cheat sheets’ racket

Delhi Teachers in ‘pay for cheat sheets’ racket

A student in Delhi called  the Anti-Corruption Helpline 1031 to complain about a racket where teachers took bribes to allow students to cheat in an examination.  Sources said the complainant…

Pollution is eating away India’s prized heritage

Pollution is eating away India’s prized heritage

India’s pollution problem, which came into the limelight after Delhi’s air was declared even filthier than Beijing’s last year, is even more monumental than we thought, says blogger Ankita Rao.…

Fruit future of Bihar: turning sour?

Fruit future of Bihar: turning sour?

Patna: Bihar, especially Muzaffarpur is known as the land of the Lychee or litchi. It’s alarming to know that the production of this fruit has declined over the years. Not…

SC asks why Christians have longer wait for divorce says it’s discrimination

SC asks why Christians have  longer wait for divorce says it’s discrimination

NEW DELHI: It’s a law that’s a hundred and forty six years old! And petitioner Albert Anthony is up against it in his jousting gear. What’s more, the Indian Supreme…

Indian Ladies on Nicotene High!

Indian Ladies on Nicotene High!

NEW DELHI: Indian women are on a new high, nicotene! A new report says that some 20 percent of Indian women are either smoking or chewing tobacco. Now that report…

Wannabe teachers forge documents for jobs

Wannabe teachers forge documents for jobs

Biharsharif (Bihar):So what’s new? Fake Teacher eligibility test certificates! The  Nalanda district office of the Bihar education department has unearthed a big fraud. Officials deployed to verify 17,773 application forms…

Beer flow dries up in Orissa

Beer flow dries up in Orissa

Bhubaneswar: The pub has no beer! Beer cases have vanished from the market after the manufacturing and supply companies have refused to  sign renewal MoUs with the Odisha State Beverage…