The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday registered a money laundering case in connection with the alleged sexual assault of 34 girl inmates at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur. According to media reports, the investigation agency said that they said, will soon issue summons to the accused including the centre owner Brajesh Thakur. It will probe if illegal funds were generated and laundered by this alleged criminal activity. According to reports in certain sections of the…"Enforcement Directorate Files PMLA Case Against Muzaffarpur Shelter Home’s NGO"
The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court last week issued notice to a number of online portals for facilitating advertising and soliciting of lawyers. The Bench of Justices Devendra Kumar Arora and Rajan Roy issued notice in a petition filed by advocate Yash Bharadwaj bringing to light the “commercial exploitation of the noble legal profession” by these online portals. It is Bharadwaj’s contention that these portals are publishing advertisements showing that they have picked the best lawyers in country, which…"Allahabad HC issues notice to online portals for advertising and soliciting of lawyers"
Amidst raging debate over what’s being termed India’s own MeToo campaign, a horrific story has emerged from Punjab, where a woman was gang-raped twice in one day. The alleged incident took place in Punjab’s Lakhanpur Khole and Dayalpur villages of Kapurthala district on 10 October. According to reports, the woman said in her complaint that she was sexually brutalised by people known to her twice in the same night. She was first gang-raped by three…"Punjab’s horror story amidst MeToo campaign: Woman gang-raped twice in one night"
A journalist working for Times Now in Mumbai alleged that he was attacked by unknown people on Saturday night. Journalist Herman A Gomes took to Facebook to share his woes while also posting several photos of his bruised face. He wrote, “Tonight while returning with my friend, I was attacked by an unknown group of people right outside my Bombay House.. It was clearly pre-planned. They were armed with a knuckle duster. “I always mind…"Times Now reporter attacked in Mumbai, sustains serious injuries"
Dixit claims to have reported the incident earlier, however, the harassment continues. Independent Journalist Neha Dixit on Wednesday, shared screenshots of a Twitter user Amit Kumar Pandey issuing violent threats to her. In the Facebook post, Dixit also called out Maneka Gandhi, Minister for Women & Child Development and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘allowing uninhibited rape and life threats to journalists.’"Journalist Neha Dixit Receives Rape & Death Threats On Twitter"
The Narendra Modi government has been “interfering with the decision making and spending” of ONGC, causing irreparable harm to the PSU. The trade union body of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has accused the Narendra Modi government of “interfering with the decision making and spending” of the company, which was “evident with the selection fo Sambit Patra as the Independent Director of ONGC, who otherwise does not qualify for the said post, as the…"ONGC Employees’ Body Accuses Modi Govt of Turning ‘A Cash Rich Company To A High Debt Company’"
New Delhi: The All Bengal Minority Youth Federation on Wednesday demanded an aid of Rs 2 lakh each to all the madrasas on the line of the fund provided by the state government to the local clubs. Apart from this demand, the body consisting of Muslim clerics and scholars also sought a hike in the stipend of Imams which is currently pegged at Rs 2,500. The demands came after the Mamata Banerjee government ordered that…"West Bengal: Muslim Body Demands Two Lakh Aid to Each Madrasas in State, Hike in Imam’s Stipend"
Of the many pictures of violence that went viral, one dramatic picture shows an old man with a brick in one hand and a lathi (stick) in the other, facing a security personnel who is pointing his pistol at him. ocial media is still abuzz with pictures and videos from farmers’ protest that choked the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on Tuesday. Of the many pictures of violence, one dramatic picture shows an old man with a…"Old man facing cop with pistol not from Delhi farmers’ protest"
A 42-year-old actor based in Tamil Nadu has alleged that she was being sexually harassed by journalist Prakash M Swamy since last few years. She went live on Facebook narrating the entire chain of events, seeking action against the said man. In her eight-minute-long video, the actor talks about how she was approached by the journalist soon after her husband’s death in Hong Kong. The journalist had reached out to the actor under the pretext…"Tamil Actor Alleges Sexual Harassment by a Senior Journalist"