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Courts will be tough against hate crimes, says Chief Justice of India HL Dattu

New Delhi: At a time when the country is witnessing a spurt in hate crimes, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu has said the courts will take a stern view against those who are charge-sheeted by the state police for allegedly indulging in such crimes. “India is a country governed by rule of law, […]

Patels in Surat threaten to convert for reservation

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Surat(PTI): With Gujarat government not heeding to the Patels’ demand for OBC status, at least 500 families of the community have threatened to leave Hinduism and convert to another religion for getting benefits of reservation in jobs and education. These families reside in Pasodara village near Surat city, around 260 kms from Ahmedabad. Local Patel […]

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BJP damaging cultural, secular values of country: AAP

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DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday alleged that the BJP was doing politics of hate under a “planned conspiracy” to damage the cultural and secular values of the entire country. Sanjay Singh, AAP-core committee member was speaking at a joint press conference after the AAP Rajasthan Workers meeting. “Incidents of Dalit atrocities on children and […]

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Gautam Gambhir denies insulting Sourav Ganguly and Bengalis

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New Delhi(PTI): The on-field spat between Manoj Tiwary and Gautam Gambhir became uglier with Manoj Tiwary claiming that Gambhir had insulted Sourav Ganguly and made racist remarks about Bengalis. Tiwary said: “He made racist remarks about Sourav Ganguly and Bengalis. I spoke to Sourav Ganguly and he is very upset that his name has been […]

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OROP: Veterans sign petition to PM Modi in blood; demand implementation of scheme

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New Delhi(PTI): The protesting ex-servicemen on Sunday in a letter signed in blood demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for early implementation of the ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP) scheme. On the 133rd day of their relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, the veterans said that the announcement made by Defence Minister Manohar […]

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Delhi insults Dada: Tiwary claims Gautam Gambhir made derogatory remarks about Sourav Ganguly

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Delhi(PTI): India discard Manoj Tiwary, who was involved in an ugly on-field altercation with Gautam Gambhir in a Ranji Trophy match, today claimed that the Delhi skipper had made racist remarks about former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and Bengalis. He made racist remarks made about Sourav Ganguly and Bengalis. I spoke to Sourav Ganguly and […]

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Excited about UK visit, will go to ‘Ambedkar House’: PM Modi

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NEW DELHI(PTI): In an effort to reach out to the Dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked B R Ambedkar in the context of his upcoming trip to Britain,saying he was excited about it as he would be visiting the Dalit icon’s house there. “A day after Diwali (November 11), I am going to […]

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PM Modi to unveil philosopher Basaveshwara’s statue during UK visit

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New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the statue of 12th century Indian philosopher Basaveshwara, who was one of the pioneers of the idea of democracy, during his UK visit next month. Modi, who is travelling to the UK in the second week of November, will unveil the statue on November 14, 2015, on […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Samba & Kathua; Indian troops retaliating

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New Delhi: Pakistan breached the ceasefire yet again on Sunday night in Samba. The firing continued to Kathua districts too in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian troops have begun retaliating to the attack. Two villagers were on Sunday injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire earlier in the day, targeting 14 Border Outposts (BoPs) and border […]

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Politics of religious hatred needs to be snuffed out: J&K Governor NN Vohra

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Srinagar(PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on said the “politics of religious hatred”, which is causing death and destruction across the globe, needs to be snuffed out. “The politics of religious hatred, which is causing death and destruction across the globe, needs to be snuffed out,” the Governor said addressing the inaugural function of […]

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