Say-No-to-Rape National News 

Madrassa teacher held on charges of sexually abusing boys in Hyderabad

Rehan was arrested after a complaint was filed against him on April 29 by the parents of some of the victims who had informed them about the assault.    HYDERABAD: A 23-year-old madrassa teacher Rehan was on Thursday arrested on charges of sexually assaulting six minor boys of the institute. Police said the boys, aged between 10 and 12, were allegedly abused over the past few months. Rehan was arrested after a complaint was filed against him on April 29 by the parents of some of the victims who had…

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Thunderstorm in Rajastan National News 

Over 100 dead, more then 200 injured as thundershowers continue to batter Rajasthan, UP

Both states are likely to witness another gust of dust storm and thundershowers in the next 48 hours, warned the Met Department (IMD)    JAIPUR/LUCKNOW: More than 100 people were dead and at least 200 injured after dust storms and lightning strikes caused havoc in northern states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday and Thursday. Both the states are likely to witness another gust of dust storm and thundershowers in the next 48 hours, warned the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Other parts of the country will also experience rains accompanied with…

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Students comes out after CBSE exam National News 

Retest of economics paper will not delay results: CBSE official said

An official of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said that the re-test of the Class 12 Economics paper, held on April 25, nearly a month after it was leaked, will not delay declaration of results.   New Delhi: An official of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said that the re-test of the Class 12 Economics paper, held on April 25, nearly a month after it was leaked, will not delay declaration of results. “The results will be declared on time as the evaluation is…

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xi-jinping-pm-modi National News 

India, China have maturity to sort things out peacefully: Chinese Foreign Ministry after Modi-Xi meet

The tone of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s statement was a far cry from the threatening tone of just weeks ago.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a ‘broad consensus’ during their informal summit in Wuhan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said in a statement released early on Monday morning. The statement, which seemed to be a reproduction of a report in the state-owned news agency Xinhua, said the two leaders had agreed to maintain “strategic communication” at various levels and that they had the…

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13 year old girl National News 

13-year-old girl stripped, molested, filmed in Bihar’s Jehanabad; 3 people booked for this incident

She was molested by a group of seven men. A teenage girl was attacked, molested and stripped by a group of seven boys and men in Ramdani village near Bharthua town of Bihar’s Jehanabad district on Sunday. The group also made a video of the incident shared it widely on social media and messaging apps. At least two of the attackers were engaged in making the video while the others molested and tore off the girl’s clothes even as she begged them to stop and let her go. The police…

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Asaram-Bapu National News 

Asaram may not be able to file appeal against rape conviction before Monday

His lawyers say they need more time to read the study the conviction order in detail.   Self-styled godman Asaram may not be able to appeal against his conviction for another two or three days, his lawyers have said. They told reporters that they need more time to go through the entire judgment, which they said is 453 pages long. The appeal against Asaram’s conviction was expected to be filed in the Rajasthan High Court on Thursday. But his lawyers said they require more time to prepare the case for…

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Mamata Banerjee National News 

West Bengal panchayat poll dates announced, voting on May 14, results May 17

Single-phase panchayat polls will be held in West Bengal on May 14 and results will be declared on May 17.   Kolkata: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Thursday announced the schedule for holding panchayat elections in West Bengal. According to the SEC, the single-phase panchayat polls will be held on May 14 in West Bengal. “The panchayat election will be held on May 14,” a spokesman of the SEC told newsmen here. Repoll, if needed, will be held on May 16, the SEC said. The counting will take place…

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Asaram National News 

Asaram jailed for life for raping minor, cries after sentencing

Self-styled godman Asaram has been convicted of raping a teenage girl at his ashram in 2013. A teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at the godman’s ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh, had leveled charges of rape against Asaram.   JODHPUR: Self-styled godman Asaram has been convicted of raping a teenage girl at his ashram in 2013. A teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at the godman’s ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh, had leveled charges of rape against Asaram.The self-styled godman had, however,…

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Renuka-Chowdhury National News 

Not just film industry, Parliament also not immune to casting couch: Says Renuka Chowdhury

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan said on Tuesday that the film industry at least provided jobs and did not abandon women after raping them. New Delhi: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Tuesday said that even Parliament was not immune to ‘casting couch’ and urged that India should stand up and also say #MeToo. “It is not just in the film industry. It happens everywhere and it is the bitter truth. Don’t imagine that Parliament is immune or other workplaces are immune to it. It is time that India stood up and said #MeToo,” she told ANI. She was responding to Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan‘s…

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Asharam National News 

Asaram rape case: Heavy security in Jodhpur city and jail ahead of Wednesday verdict

A day ahead of the court verdict in alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram, a heavy layer of security was thrown across the state with Section 144 being imposed at several places.    Jodhpur: A day ahead of the court verdict in alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram, a heavy layer of security was thrown across the state with Section 144 being imposed at several places. As per the directions of the Rajasthan High Court, the trial court will deliver its verdict in the case in Jodhpur Central…

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