“Ye jo chor luteron ke paise videshi bankon me jama haina utne bi hum rupaiye le aaye na to bi Hindustan ke ek ek gareeb aadmi ko mufat me 15-20 lakh rupaiye yun hi mil jayga.” That thundering revelation was made in 2014, during the Lok Sabha election campaign, by Narendra Modi, then prime-ministerial candidate for the BJP, much to the amazement and satisfaction of the ordinary, taxpaying Indian. “Yun hi”. Like that only. For…"Now Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the rare gift that keeps giving"
The Supreme Court has ruled that superiors cannot be held responsible if an employee commits suicide because of heavy workload, as it can’t be assumed that he/she intended to harass an employee or force him to end his life. This ruling by the SC came as it rejected the argument of the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay HC that the officer should be held responsible even if there was no direct abetment because the stressful…"Heavy Workload & Erratic Schedule Can’t Be Considered As Abetment To Suicide By Boss: SC"
On 18th of June 2018, Mumbai resident Mr Nitin Nair, out of sheer good intentions had offered a lift to few strangers who were stuck in the Mumbai rains. To Mr Nair’s surprise, a local police team soon stopped him and issued him a challan and charged him under Section 66 (1) and Section 192A of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. As the news and Facebook post by Mr Nair explaining his ordeal went viral,…"Mumbai Resident Fined For Giving Lift To Strangers Stuck In Rain, Know What The Law Is"
A young woman, travelling in a suburban train in Kolkata along with her friend, was harassed by fellow passengers who threatened and intimidated her and pulled her up for her dress. The couple later lodged a complaint with the Government Railway Police. “Yes we have received a complaint against unknown persons. We are trying to establish the identity of the accused and the entire matter is under investigation,” said a GRP officer on Monday. The…"Couple Harassed In Kolkata Train, Girl Shamed By Men For Wearing Jeans"
Plagued with complaints of dirty blankets, the Indian Railways was forced to firm up an action plan to increase the frequency of washing blankets and replace the existing ones in a phased manner. Blankets for AC coaches will now be washed twice a month instead of existing practice of once in two months as the Railways has changed the material to make it washable-friendly. With the increase of washing frequency, service life of blankets will…"Blankets for AC travellers to be washed twice a month, instead of once in two months: Railways"
The cities, which include Darjeeling, Siliguri, Serampore, Madhyamgram, North Barrackpore, Bankura, fared abysmally on all sanitation indicators such as waste collection, open defecation, solid waste processing and disposal Nineteen out of the 25 dirtiest cities in India are from West Bengal, with Bhadreshwar in Gujarat at the bottom of the list of 500 cities with a population of over one lakh, a nationwide cleanliness survey by the union housing and urban affairs ministry has found.…"19 of India’s 25 dirtiest cities are in West Bengal, Darjeeling on the list"
The CBDT had decided to scrutinise poll affidavits, at the EC’s request, to verify whether the information on movable and immovable assets submitted by the contesting candidates matches the income they have declared in the past. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is learnt to have told the Election Commission (EC) that the scrutiny of assets declared by lawmakers in their poll affidavits cannot be disclosed to the public. The Commission, in letters written…"Central Board of Direct Taxes to Election Commission: Don’t make scrutiny of MP, MLA assets public"
17-Year-Old Boy Gangraped By 5 Men In Ghaziabad, Iron Rod Inserted Into Private Parts Even men are raped. They are also not safe from the clutches of evil predators who rape and torture them. After the nationwide uproar over the Kathua rape case, another horrific incident has come to light – this time in Ghaziabad. A 17-year-old student was allegedly sodomised by five men, who also inserted an iron rod in his rectum, in Ghaziabad’s…"No, rape is not always related to girls"
In a shocking incident, a 15 year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by 10 youngsters in Chacheri village of UP’s Bulandshahr. According to police, the incident happened on Monday when the girl had gone to attend an engagement ceremony with her family. But the duo were joined by eight other boys at the village and they took turns to sexually abuse her. They also allegedly filmed their heinous acts."UP Shocker! 15-Year-Old Gangraped By Ten People, Mostly Teenage Boys"
UIDAI also informed that Aadhaar data has never been shared with any crime investigating agency. NEW DELHI: A day after NCRB made a case for limited Aadhaar data access for the police to crack crimes, UIDAI today asserted that use of Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation is not allowed under the Aadhaar Act. It also informed that Aadhaar data has never been shared with any crime investigating agency. The statement from Unique Identification Authority…"Can’t Use Aadhaar For Investigating Crime, Says Biometric ID Authority"