Shocking Video From Kerala Hospital Shows Elderly Patient Tortured

The man seen twisting his fingers is a nursing assistant of the government-run hospital. A frail elderly man lying on a bed, whimpering in pain as a nursing attendant twists his twists his fingers: the cellphone video from a government hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, which is being widely circulated, has evoked anger and shock. Doctors at […]

30 Mumbai Trains Cancelled As Job-Seekers Sat On Rail Tracks

Central Railway runs 1,710 local trains daily and any disruption of services cripples movement in the city. Thousands of local train riders in Mumbai were hit during rush hour on Tuesday as students demanding railway jobs sat and protested for hours on the rail tracks between busy stations in the heart of the city. Some […]

India’s Silicon Valley Faces Man-Made Water Crisis

Once known as India’s garden city for its lush green parks, Bengaluru was built around a series of lakes created to form rainwater reservoirs and prevent the precious resource from draining away. Every day more than 1,000 water tankers rumble past Nagraj’s small plywood store in Bengaluru, throwing up clouds of dust as they rush […]

Rahul Gandhi Says “Anger Being Spread, Only Congress Can Show The Way Forward”

The Congress is all set to unveil the party’s political roadmap and vision for the next five years at the plenary session. As the Congress began its two-day plenary session in Delhi this morning, party president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, saying the nation is being divided. “Today, anger is being spread,” […]

Devendra Fadnavis’s Closed-Door Meeting With Sena as TDP Quits Alliance

The Shiv Sena, sources said, is yet to decide whether it will support the government, which is not in danger for now. Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis held a closed-door meeting this morning with Shiv Sena leader and union minister Anant Geete at a guest house in Mumbai as battle-lines are drawn in Delhi […]

Congress Lawmaker Carries Tear Gas Shell Inside Kerala Assembly

Congress lawmaker Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said the tear gas shell was fired by police last month at protesters demanding a CBI probe into the murder of Youth Congress worker Shuhaib Thiruvananthapuram: Congress lawmaker Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan today carried a tear gas shell into the Kerala assembly, triggering anxiety and commotion in the house. Mr Radhakrishnan, a former […]

Riteish Deshmukh ‘Salutes’ Hero Cop Who Saved Lives In Mumbai’s Kamala Mills Fire

A massive fire broke out in the Kamala Mills on December 29 and killed 14 people. On Tuesday, actor Riteish Deshmukh tweeted and praised Constable Sudarshan Shinde, who saved eight people in the Kamala Mills fire tragedy in Mumbai, on Thursday. Riteish shared the photograph of Constable Sudarshan Shivaji Shinde carrying a woman on his […]

Government, Opposition Spar Over “Triple Talaq” Bill, Rajya Sabha Adjourned

The ruling BJP forced the house to be adjourned before a vote on the opposition’s resolution to send the “triple talaq” bill to a select committee, which will mean that it will not get passed in the current winter session, that ends on Friday. New Delhi: The landmark “triple talaq” bill was tabled today in […]

Ex-model accuses Muslim husband of forcing her to convert

In what appears to be a case of ‘love jihad’, a former Mumbai-based model has accused her Muslim husband of domestic abuse and of pressurizing her to convert to Islam after their marriage. Rashmi, who has been married to Asif Shahbazkar for 12 years, has registered a complaint against two people at the Bandra police […]