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  • ISIS militants kill nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority August 17, 2014

    Kurdish officials say the ISIS militants have killed nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a village in northern region. Reports also say the ISIS has killed hundreds of people belonging to a tribe opposing them in Syria. This even as US airstrikes continue near the ISIS controlled Mosul...
  • Bangalore rape: Will collect information; investigate and prosecute, says Police Commissioner July 22, 2014

    Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy on Monday said that the police will take a look at all the evidences in 6-year-old minor's rape case and will find clues, collect information, investigate and then prosecute. "I would request the public to not panic and co-operate with us," he said. ...
  • Making schools safe: Need to frame clear policies to curb violence against children July 21, 2014

    The arrest of a school skating instructor for the rape of a 6-year-old child in a Bangalore school has sparked a nationwide debate on the need to re-ascertain and frame the right policies to safeguard the security of children in school, and to curb the incidences of violence against students....
  • Congress has always been committed to minorities: Rashid Alvi June 28, 2014

    Senior Congress leader AK Antony questioned party's leadership in Kerala for appeasing minorities for political gains. He said that the voters are worried whether the Congress can actually deliver social justice and equality when it indulges in minority appeasement. Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Antony's statement said "I haven't heard...
  • Kurdish minority forms militia groups to defend territories from ISIS June 23, 2014

    The Kurdish minority formed militia groups to defend their autonomous territories from the ISIS onslaught. The intersection that this combat outpost is protecting is incredibly strategic. Peshmerga Commander Col. Hakim Karim Ahmed said that they had two casualties during the firefight. ...
  • Modi is reaching out to backwards as well as Muslims: Najma Heptullah June 14, 2014

    BJP MP Najma Heptullah said that unlike Congress, Narendra Modi was reaching out not just to Muslims but to those who are from the backward class and his slogan is development for all. Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet and is likely to get...
  • Rahul urges PM to grant minority status to Jain community January 20, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has now urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant minority status to Jain community. The Minority Affairs Ministry has sent a recommendation to the Cabinet to clear the proposal after consulting the attorney general. Jains enjoy minority status in some states currently but if they...
  • Mumbai: Ad on a property portal upsets Muslims, National Minorities Commission to examine it November 8, 2013

    There was an outrage over a Mumbai broker's ad on a leading property portal about selling a flat which said Muslims were not welcome. After the matter came to light the National commission for minorities Chairman has promised to examine the issue. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage October 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • It's alright for minorities to cheat by not repaying loans: Parameshwara October 6, 2013

    In the race to appease the minorities ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election, KPCC President G Parameshwara has suggested it was alright for them to cheat by not repaying the loans taken from government agencies. Calling it a part of the development process, Parameshwara recommended that sanctioning of huge...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices. ...
  • J&K: Girl's parents threatened to withdraw statement against policemen September 17, 2013

    The parents of a minor girl who was allegedly gangraped by three policeman said they are being threatened. The parents claimed that they have been asked to withdraw their statement and are not being allowed to visit the girl. ...
  • Watch: No end to crime against women in Mumbai September 16, 2013

    A boy was brutally beaten up by a group of minor boys after he tried to protest against them for allegedly harassing his sister. The police has arrested two of the accused, and the girl says that the police took no action despite complaining about the repeated harassment. ...
  • Should Akhilesh Yadav be held accountable for the communal flare up in Uttar Pradesh? September 9, 2013

    While the bloodshed in the riots in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh have claimed the lives of 31 innocent people so far and left several injured, political war of words over the communal flareup continues. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar: People migrate from riot-hit areas September 9, 2013

    The claims made by the government that situation will be brought under control seems to be misplaced as the there is a mixed feeling of the situation on the ground. The situation has come to a point where in many villages people have started to migrate. In a village, the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 90 arrested, cases registered against 1000 September 9, 2013

    The rioters who were allegedly involved in the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar have been arrested by the police. Thirty one people have died in the communal clashes and over 90 persons were arrested and cases registered against 1000 persons, including four BJP MLAs and a former Congress MP. ...
  • Video: Minor girl from Yemen raises pitch against child marriage August 1, 2013

    An 11-year-old girl from Yemen raised her pitch against child marriage by uploading a Youtube video that became viral. But now questions have been raised by her family on her accusations. ...
  • Jay Panda condemns the Odisha gangrape July 29, 2013

    BJD MP from Odisha, Jay Panda condemned the alleged gangrape of a 14-year-old girl and said that fast track courts are reliable. A minor girl was allegedly gangraped and was set on fire in Kendrapa district in Odisha....
  • Cong, BJP war of words intensify over Modi's remark July 15, 2013

    The Modi vs Congress war of words has intensified with the Congress on Monday accusing Modi of polarising the electorate and also listing statistics to counter the Gujarat Chief Minister's claims of development. The BJP, meanwhile, claims this is a deliberate attempt by the Congress to shift goalposts ahead of...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: 'Increasing spending power helping children break cultural barriers' July 15, 2013

    Former Principal of DPS RK Puram, Shyama Chona, claimed increasing spending power with kids was helping them break cultural barriers. ...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: Educationalists voice concern over serving alcohol to minors July 15, 2013

    Educationalist say that children are often subjected to peer preassure and that parents should provide counselling to school kids. Students aged between 15 and 20 were caught consuming alcohol in the pub during a police raid despite the fact that the legal age for drinking is 25. ...
  • Govt not trying to appease anyone by its schemes: Minority Affairs Minister July 14, 2013

    Minority Affairs Minister K Rehman Khan refuted allegations that in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabah elections, the UPA government was introducing schemes to appease the minorities....
  • India Positive: Doctors perform rare heart surgery on 3-month-old in Bangalore July 13, 2013

    Doctors at MS Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Centre in Bangalore perform a one-of-a-kind heart surgery on a three-month old child. Doctors claim this surgery is the first in India and only the fifth in the world. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Clamour grows for police chief's resignation April 23, 2013

    As protests continued in Delhi over the rape case of a five-year-old girl, at the centre of the storm was Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. A man who both the Opposition and activists held responsible and answerable for the increase in crimes against women in Delhi. They are demanding his resignation. ...
  • FTN: Is India losing the fight against rape? April 22, 2013

    Admitting that the response of his force in the rape case of the five-year-old girl was "not as swift as desired", Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said "there was always a room for improvement". He, however, insisted that the Delhi Police has fulfilled all the promises it made after the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delhi rape protests: Should police commissioner be held accountable? April 22, 2013

    Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi intensified on the third consecutive day even as Aam Aadmi Party demanded resignations of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. ...
  • Delhi minor rape case creates uproar in Rajya Sabha April 22, 2013

    The shock over gruesome rape and brutality of a five-year-old girl on Monday resonated in the Rajya Sabha with members cutting across party lines pressing for stern action, including death penalty, to deal with such crimes even if it needs a relook at the new anti-rape law. ...
  • The Last Word: What does Delhi child rape reveal about our society? April 22, 2013

    What does the horrific Delhi child rape and the fact that several more have happened thereafter reveal about ourselves, our society and values? ...
  • News 360: Protests continue over minor's rape in Delhi April 22, 2013

    Protests against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in the national capital went on unabated on Monday despite the arrest of a second accused in the case. ...