Guwahati shame: NCW demands life term for guilty

Guwahati: Taking suo motu cognisance of a teenage girl’s alleged molestation by a group of jeering men in full public view inGuwahati, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has demanded stringent punishment for those guilty. Talking to reporters, the chairperson of Assam State Commission for Women, Neera Barooah, said, “The Commission had taken suo motu […]

UP Khap panchayat booked for Talibani diktat

Baghpat: Reacting to an Uttar Pradesh village panchayat’s diktat – banning women under the age of 40 years from going out shopping and using mobile phones – Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said there is no place for such diktats in a democracy. Talking tough, Chidambaram said that the police must act against people […]

Sania, Somdev get wild cards for London Olympics

New Delhi: Indian tennis player Sania Mirza finally got a wildcard for 2012 London Olympics along with Rushmi Chakraborty in women’s doubles event. Somdev Devvarman, too, was given a wild card in men’s singles, thereby making it the largest tennis contingent ever fielded by India in Olympics. It was learnt that the All India Tennis […]

China forging economic statistics: Report

New Delhi: Is the booming Chinese economy just a bubble, which can burst any time? As per a report in the New York Times, top corporate honchos in China and Western economists suggest evidence that local and provincial officials are “inflating economic statistics” to hide the true depth of the troubles. Huge amount of excess […]

Nupur Talwar meets Rajesh at jail, verdict on bail after lunch

New Delhi/Ghaziabad: A judge in Ghaziabad is expected to give his verdict on Nupur Talwar’s request for bail after lunch today. Mrs Talwar, who is accused along with husband Rajesh of the double murder of their only child Aarushi and their domestic help, is not present in court. She is lodged at Barrack No 13 […]

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