In Responds To Rape Cases Girls to Get Mandatory Self-Defense Classes: National Crime Control Bureau

In the wake of the Kotkhai minor gangrape and murder, the state education department has issued a new set of guidelines under which students, especially girls, will be trained in self-defence and educated in requisite life skills to deal with such challenges. Parents and guardians will also be sensitised about their children’s safety. On July 25, director, women and child development, issued guidelines to the education department to take effective measures for protection of children…

"In Responds To Rape Cases Girls to Get Mandatory Self-Defense Classes: National Crime Control Bureau"

Union Minister Calls For Reservations For SC, ST In Indian Army

On Saturday, Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the Indian Army. “I appeal to Prime Minister Modi to provide reservation to backward classes in the Indian Army,” Athawale told news agency ANI, adding that he will discuss the idea with Prime Minister. Citing Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar words that we all should serve our…

"Union Minister Calls For Reservations For SC, ST In Indian Army"

People don’t help accident victims because of the fear of police harassment: National Crime Control Bureau

People don’t help accident victims because of the fear of police harassment but their is also second side of this. Twelve hours is a long time – coalition governments topple and form again with new alliances, currency notes get demonetised and resurrected with new denominations, even convicts on death row get to see their sentences almost commuted only to be executed within hours – yet not long enough for Delhiites whizzing past a man lying…

"People don’t help accident victims because of the fear of police harassment: National Crime Control Bureau"

Modi government’s biggest failure will hurt

Over three years into the Narendra Modi government, the economy presents a strange paradox. On the one hand is a positive sentiment that springs from overall macro-economic stability and fiscal discipline that the government has managed to bring about, although aided so far by low crude oil prices. That sentiment has had a rub off on the country’s bourses, which are trading at all time highs. However, at the other end of the spectrum, the…

"Modi government’s biggest failure will hurt"

Difficult to provide professional healthcare to patients at govt facilities: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday admitted that it is difficult to provide modern and timely healthcare to all at government facilities and, as such, attempts should be made to involve private and social institutions into the running of healthcare centres with government incentives like provision of land. “Due to various factors such as non-availability of expert doctors, skilled manpower, lack of funds and ticklish rules and regulations, it doesn’t become…

"Difficult to provide professional healthcare to patients at govt facilities: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari"

Independence Day sales: Slap in the face of India

Indian brands selling phones and flight tickets in the name of Independence Day are taking freedom for granted. It has been seven decades since our country became a sovereign nation free of colonial slavery and exploitation. And yet, independence, after all these years, has been reduced to little more than a gimmick to fuel the consumerist desires of a globalised India. While on one hand, freedom in its essence – in the form of expression…

"Independence Day sales: Slap in the face of India"

Economy yet to recover from the body blow of demonetisation, admits Economic Survey

The Economic Survey stated that long term benefits of the exercise are yet to materialise. It is now over nine months since the government suddenly withdraw 86% of India’s currency in November but India’s Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian remains unsure if this note ban or demonetisation actually helped any sector of the Indian economy, the latest volume of Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Friday suggests. The Chief Economic Advisor is always the leading…

"Economy yet to recover from the body blow of demonetisation, admits Economic Survey"

Political involvement in journalism is the problem:All India Press and Media Council

The businessman and Rajya Sabha MP opens up on his media investments, leaked emails, The Wire and his alleged conflicts of interest. Rajeev Chandrasekhar is less bombastic than the man who runs his most famous investment. The businessman-turned-media owner-turned politician has been in the headlines in recent months for being one of the principal investors in Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV. But where that channel thinks of itself as the conscience of the nation, Chandrasekhar is…

"Political involvement in journalism is the problem:All India Press and Media Council"

‘It’s all about market share’ by hook or crook for news channels

The businessman and Rajya Sabha MP opens up on his media investments, leaked emails, The Wire and his alleged conflicts of interest. Rajeev Chandrasekhar is less bombastic than the man who runs his most famous investment. The businessman-turned-media owner-turned politician has been in the headlines in recent months for being one of the principal investors in Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV. But where that channel thinks of itself as the conscience of the nation, Chandrasekhar is…

"‘It’s all about market share’ by hook or crook for news channels"