Giving the right of chosen names reduces suicide risk in transgender youths

Reports also state that the transgender youths, having suicidal thoughts at nearly twice the rate of their peers. One of the largest and diverse studies conducted of transgender youths have found that giving the right to transgenders to opt for their chosen name at places of work, financial institutions, hospitals, school, home or at community […]

We need to be careful of exam mafia-Centre nexus: Congress

Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, launched a stinging attack on the ruling BJP for its inability to prevent the CBSE paper leak. This comes two days after reports emerged that class 10 mathematics and class 12 economics papers were leaked, which led to an unprecedented crisis in the education sector. Kapil […]

Bihar: Clashes break out in Nalanda after religious idol vandalised

The opposition parties have been accusing the BJP of inciting violence in the state and charging JD(U) president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with being “helpless” before the coalition partner. A clash between people from two different communities took place in Nawada district of Bihar in the wee hours of Friday. The clash broke out […]

Canadians’ Justin Trudeau Crush Is Over After India Trip: Foreign Media

For voters who had welcomed Trudeau’s global status as a progressive political leader and proud international standard-bearer for Canada, the images of Justin Trudeau in brash Bollywood outfits at well-known sightseeing spots were a serious comedown. After showing a steady lead in public opinion surveys for more than two years after his surprise October 2015 […]

Wait, What? Why Amit Shah’s Words On PM Sounded Wrong In Karnataka Rally

Yeddyurappa was forced to step down as Karnataka chief minister in 2011 in a haze of corruption allegations by Karnataka’s ombudsman. The BJP has been thwacked by the second flub this week in Karnataka, where elections will be held on May 12. This time, BJP president Amit Shah’s words at a rally were lost in […]

Ravichandran Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir Launch Passionate Defence Of Steve Smith

Steve Smith has come under heavy fire from all quarters for his role in the ball-tampering scandal that has shook world cricket. The 28-year-old broke down while addressing the media on Thursday, accepting full responsibility for the controversy that has resulted in a one-year ban for both him and his deputy David Warner and a […]

‘Postcard News’ Co-Founder Arrested, Charged With Spreading Fake News

Postcard News co-founder, Mahesh Vikram Hegde was arrested on the basis of his tweet on March 19, reporting an accident involving a Jain monk. he co-founder of online portal “Postcard News”, Mahesh Vikram Hegde, was arrested in Karnataka on Thursday on charges of spreading fake and communally sensitive news. The editor has been charged under […]

Delhi College Student Killed By Designer He Met On Dating App: Police

Ayush Nautiyal’s family received several WhatsApp texts from his phone, showing him bound and gagged, and making a ransom demand for R s. 50 lakh. Behind the kidnapping and murder of a Delhi college student found dead on Wednesday is a story of a relationship gone sour, the police have revealed after arresting a 25-year-old […]

In Paper Leak, CBSE Exam In-Charge Questioned For 4 Hours: 10 Points

CBSE paper leak: The dates of re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers will be announced soon, the CBSE has said. Here is your 10-point cheat sheet to this big story: Those who had access to the exam papers had been charging R s. 35,000 per paper, people with direct knowledge of […]

“Willing To Pay Any Price”: Message From Nitish Kumar’s Party On Violence

It hasn’t gone unnoticed that BJP leaders, or other right-wing activists associated with them, have been linked to the incidents of violence. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been facing a barrage of criticism over his government’s less-than-impressive record in dealing with the recent round of communal violence. The Congress has called him “helpless” and leader […]