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Apple gets personal data, why not state, asks Supreme Court

Apple gets personal data, why not state, asks Supreme Court

New delhi, Ritka Jain: If 99 per cent of the citizens are unconcerned about sharing their data, how is it different if the State also collects the same, the Supreme Court questioned on Thursday. “You say there are 35 crore Internet users and 18 crore telephone users, but 99% of people are not concerned… When […]

Kerala ex-DGP booked for anti-minority remarks

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Kerala ex-DGP booked for anti-minority remarks

Former Kerala police chief T P Senkumar was booked on Friday (14 July) by the police for allegedly speaking against a minority community, reported Shaju Philip for The Indian Express. He was booked under Section 153 (A) of the Indian Penal Code (promoting communal enmity between religious groups), a non-bailable offence. The statement was made in an interview […]

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Cow vigilantes are like cannibals: Ramdas Athawale

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Cow vigilantes are like cannibals: Ramdas Athawale

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union minister Ramdas Athawale has equated “so-called” cow vigilantes with cannibals and said that everybody has the right to eat beef. Contending that “violent cow vigilantes” were defaming the Modi government, he demanded severe punishment for such people as he denounced the killing of a man in Nagpur two days back over the […]

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If Muslims protest Ram temple, will obstruct their Haj pilgrimage: BJP MLA

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If Muslims protest Ram temple, will obstruct their Haj pilgrimage: BJP MLA

In a video tape circulated on social media, Brijbhushan Rajput alias Guddu Raja, a BJP MLA from Charkhari in Mahoba district of Bundelkhand, is seen as threatening to stop Muslims from going to Haj if they create any hurdles in the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. In the tape, which is not yet been […]

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My Young Neighbour is OK With Junaid’s Killing. What Do I Tell Him?

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My Young Neighbour is OK With Junaid’s Killing. What Do I Tell Him?

New Delhi,SANDHYA GOKHALE : Fear of intrusion by the Other is what drives our individual and collective life, politics, reactions to the acts of terror and responses to the Other. A view from the #NotInMyName protests against mob lynchings. Credit: Sandhya Gokhale “Why are you mourning Junaid’s death?” the boy next door was asking me. […]

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Fake news warriors: Meet the people who debunk fake news, one post at a time

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Fake news warriors: Meet the people who debunk fake news, one post at a time

NEW DELHI(HINDUSTAN TIMES): In Kerala’s Kasargod district, Islamic State is luring young Hindus with money. The terror organisation has a rate card which carries the amount – one lakh to 7 lakh – given to IS recruits to convert Hindu girls. The rates are ~ five lakh for a Hindu Brahmin girl, ~ seven lakh […]

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Centre trying to impose President’s Rule in Basirhat Mamata

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Centre trying to impose President’s Rule in Basirhat Mamata

KOLKATA: Continuing her tirade against the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday held the Government responsible for the recent Baduria and Basirhat violence which has turned the entire state into chaos. ?The Centre wants to impose President?s rule in the region,? she said. Mamata said there would demand for a judicial enquiry […]

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ICSE schools textbook depicting a “mosque” as a source of noise pollution

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ICSE schools textbook depicting a “mosque” as a source of noise pollution

NEW DELHI(PTI): An image in a class VI textbook taught in ICSE schools depicting a “mosque” as a source of noise pollution has sparked outrage on social media, prompting an apology from the publisher and the promise that the picture would be removed in subsequent editions. The ICSE, however, maintained the board did not publish or […]

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Calcutta HC directs police to serve notice to GJM chief Bimal Gurung

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Calcutta HC directs police to serve notice to GJM chief Bimal Gurung

The Calcutta High Court directed on Friday that notice be served on the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung by all means possible in a PIL challenging the indefinite bandh called by the party in the Darjeeling hills. A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice T Chakraborty directed the Darjeeling superintendent […]

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International Yoga Day: Rajiv Chowk Metro station to remain closed till 8:30 am

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International Yoga Day: Rajiv Chowk Metro station to remain closed till 8:30 am

The Rajiv Chowk Metro station would remain closed till 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, due to the events and activities conducted in view of International Day of Yoga (IDY) in the area close to it, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) stated on June 20. A DMRC statement said, “As advised by Delhi Police, […]

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