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Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival

11 Jul 2020

Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival

Merely days ago, the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival announced that its head of marketing, Pallav Patankar had allegedly resigned from the post.

After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

18 Mar 2020

After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

Even as he remains missing from the silver screen, Shah Rukh Khan continues to bring forward socially relevant stories through his production house.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur gets life imprisonment

11 Feb 2020

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur gets life imprisonment

On Tuesday, Brajesh Thakur, the owner of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home where minors were raped, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

27 Jan 2020

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has emerged as one of the loudest critics of the Citizenship Amendment Act, was sent to Delhi this morning from Hyderabad, where he was detained last evening before a planned peaceful protest.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted

20 Jan 2020

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted

Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

08 Jan 2020

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

08 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

27 Jan 2019

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

07 Jan 2019

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

TISS Hyderabad students begin indefinite hunger strike: Here's why

17 Dec 2018

TISS Hyderabad students begin indefinite hunger strike: Here's why

After around a month of protests, students of the Hyderabad off-campus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) began an indefinite hunger strike on Monday morning.

Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment

On Tuesday, a professor of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was booked for abetment to suicide, after a 24-year-old MBA student of the institute took his own life by jumping off a 14-storey building in Powai.

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

29 Nov 2018

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

The much-awaited draft Bill, which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled in the Maharashtra Legislature today.

SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

28 Nov 2018

SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.

#MeToo: Former TISS student accuses graduate adviser of sexual harassment

28 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Former TISS student accuses graduate adviser of sexual harassment

On Saturday, a former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) accused her graduate adviser of sexually harassing her while she was pursuing her M.A. in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (now called M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations) from 2004-2006.

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

11 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, was today shifted to Special Central Jail in Bhagalpur from the Shaheed Khudiram Bose Jail, Muzaffarpur, a prison official said.

After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped

28 Sep 2018

After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped

A former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, has filed a complaint with the institute's internal complaints committee, alleging that he was raped by a visiting speaker.

Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body

23 Jul 2018

Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body

The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.

Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims

30 May 2018

Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims

After Uttar Pradesh police officer Rajesh Sahani allegedly shot himself with his service revolver in Lucknow Tuesday, his friends and family have demanded a CBI probe into his death, refuting claims that he committed suicide.

TISS Mumbai to give India its first hostel for transgenders

07 Apr 2018

TISS Mumbai to give India its first hostel for transgenders

In a first in India, Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is introducing a gender-neutral hostel space on campus for students from the upcoming academic year.

TISS Hyderabad students start indefinite hunger strike: Here's why

27 Feb 2018

TISS Hyderabad students start indefinite hunger strike: Here's why

Six students of the of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad have gone on an indefinite hunger strike in a bid to pressurize a negligent administration to address the issues regarding higher education of the marginalized.

TISS: Protest over aid-cancellation for SC, ST, OBC students

27 Feb 2018

TISS: Protest over aid-cancellation for SC, ST, OBC students

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) students and alumni on Monday staged a demonstration near the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC, ST and OBC scholars.

Drugs, sex, stress: Kota more than "coaching capital" of India

28 Jan 2018

Drugs, sex, stress: Kota more than "coaching capital" of India

Since years, Kota has been the go-to destination for young IIT aspirants, but its claim to fame is turning dark.

Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

04 Aug 2017

Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

Police arrested singer Yash Wadali after a woman complained that Wadali caught hold of her by her shirt collar, pushed her and lashed out abuses at her.

Mumbai school trustee charged with raping 3 year old girl

06 Jun 2017

Mumbai school trustee charged with raping 3 year old girl

A 57 year old school trustee and a nursery teacher were charged with allegedly raping a 3 year old girl at the school premises in Mumbai.

Citizens' group challenges upcoming Shivaji memorial

27 Mar 2017

Citizens' group challenges upcoming Shivaji memorial

A citizens' forum named APLI (A Port Lands Initiative) Mumbai, with the help of documents accessed through RTI, concluded that it is not feasible for the government to carry on with the construction of the upcoming Shivaji memorial worth Rs. 3,600crore.

All that kept Mumbai buzzing

30 Nov 2016

All that kept Mumbai buzzing

The Haji Ali dargah of Mumbai is in the news again.

Senior journalist Girish Nikam passes away from heart attack

08 Nov 2016

Senior journalist Girish Nikam passes away from heart attack

TV anchor and senior journalist Girish Nikam passed away on Monday due to a major heart attack.