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MHA sets panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts

08 Jul 2020

MHA sets panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

25 Jun 2020

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

05 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

04 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

An Instagram group chat titled "Bois Locker Room" has kicked up a storm on social media after it was revealed that its participants, mostly boys as young as 16 and 17, discuss raping underage girls and objectify them in their conversations.

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

23 Mar 2020

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

With coronavirus positive cases continuing to rise across India, the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Monday after the Finance Bill, 2020, was passed without discussion.

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

01 Feb 2020

Old vs new tax regime: Which one is better?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act

15 Jan 2020

Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act

The Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, "unconstitutional."

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

06 Jan 2020

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

Mumbai-based 7 Star Digital broadband service has beaten industry leaders like Airtel Xstream Fiber and Reliance Jio Fiber to top broadband speed charts in India, according to Netflix ISP Speed Index.

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

18 Dec 2019

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.

Kerala: Woman protests against husband after Triple Talaq; case registered

18 Oct 2019

Kerala: Woman protests against husband after Triple Talaq; case registered

A case has been registered against a 35-year-old man for giving Triple Talaq (instant divorce) to his wife.

Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians

10 Oct 2019

Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians

Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday slammed the Centre, once again, for imposing conditions before releasing the politicians of Kashmir.

Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs

06 Oct 2019

Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs

A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

02 Sep 2019

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

25 Aug 2019

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

A 33-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Cyberabad police in Chennai for allegedly duping over 600 women across the country into sending their nude photos.

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

11 Aug 2019

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

A station house officer of the Sadar police station in Gurugram has been arrested on Saturday for raping a woman and filming the incident.

Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

11 Aug 2019

Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh is back in the headlines for another legal trouble.

RS passes UAPA Bill seeking to designate individuals as terrorists

02 Aug 2019

RS passes UAPA Bill seeking to designate individuals as terrorists

On Friday, the controversial Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha, amid protests from the Opposition.

Ajaz Khan's wife on his arrest: He is being framed

20 Jul 2019

Ajaz Khan's wife on his arrest: He is being framed

A day after former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan was arrested for allegedly posting videos promoting communal hatred, his wife Andrea came out in his defense on Friday.

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

19 Jul 2019

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

A month after she was booked for sedition, rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, professionally known as Hard Kaur, has joined the secessionist "Referendum 2020" campaign, run by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), demanding a separate homeland for Sikhs, Khalistan.

Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

09 Jul 2019

Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh landed himself in legal soup after an FIR was lodged against him in Mohali for lewd lyrics of his song Makhna, released last December.

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

20 Jun 2019

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman

11 Jun 2019

Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman

A 30-year-old man has recently been arrested for stalking and harassing a Ph.D. scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Powai police said on Monday.

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

10 Jun 2019

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

A woman claimed she sent a marriage proposal to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a journalist shared her video in jest and was arrested.

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

10 Jun 2019

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

Income tax accounts for a major part of the government's revenue and salaried individuals form a significant chunk of the overall taxpayers in the country.

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

05 Jun 2019

#FinancialBytes: How can salaried individuals save on income tax?

Income tax accounts for a major part of the government's revenue and salaried individuals form a significant chunk of the overall taxpayers in the country.

Delhi police arrests four men for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt

20 Mar 2019

Delhi police arrests four men for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt

The Delhi police arrested four people, three from Delhi and one from Surat, for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt online and threatening her. Dutt confirmed the development on Twitter on Wednesday morning.

'Desperate Housewives' actor Felicity Huffman charged in college entrance scandal

13 Mar 2019

'Desperate Housewives' actor Felicity Huffman charged in college entrance scandal

In one of the largest college admissions scams in the US, Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewives star, was arrested on Tuesday.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more

05 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more

This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.

Porn apart, users reveal Airtel, Jio blocking proxy sites, Telegram

13 Feb 2019

Porn apart, users reveal Airtel, Jio blocking proxy sites, Telegram

Among Indian internet users, its common knowledge now that hundreds of popular porn websites have been blocked by internet providers or 4G providers like Airtel, Jio, BSNL etc.

UP: ESMA invoked, strikes in government departments banned till Aug

05 Feb 2019

UP: ESMA invoked, strikes in government departments banned till Aug

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) banning strikes in all departments and corporations under it for a period of six months.

Two Vivo India employees arrested for harassing female colleague

09 Jan 2019

Two Vivo India employees arrested for harassing female colleague

On Tuesday morning, two employees of Vivo India were arrested outside the company's office in Greater Noida for allegedly harassing a female colleague.

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

27 Dec 2018

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

Health Minister Satyendra Jain has given nod to his department to finalize the Delhi Health Bill and it is likely to be presented in the AAP cabinet by next month, a senior official said today.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

22 Dec 2018

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

21 Dec 2018

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.

#FinancialBytes: Best ways for salaried individuals to save on tax

08 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Best ways for salaried individuals to save on tax

Many taxpayers are often worried or confused about saving on income tax. Salaried individuals, especially, try to find tax-saving investment options to reduce tax liability every year.

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walks out of Odisha jail after 43 days

07 Dec 2018

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walks out of Odisha jail after 43 days

Delhi-based defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walked out of an Odisha jail on Thursday after he was arrested for hurting Odia sentiments.

Humanity dies: Man rapes his three-year-old daughter, arrested now

01 Dec 2018

Humanity dies: Man rapes his three-year-old daughter, arrested now

On Friday, Gurugram Police arrested a man accused of raping his three-year-old daughter.

Casteist question in DSSSB exam: Delhi-court asks police for report

21 Nov 2018

Casteist question in DSSSB exam: Delhi-court asks police for report

A Delhi court has asked the city police to submit a report on a plea seeking action against authorities over alleged casteist question in the examination for recruitment of primary teachers in Delhi government schools.