YOUTH

  • Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman for 1971 war crimes April 12, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh hanged Islamist opposition leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman on Saturday for war crimes committed during the 1971 war to break away from Pakistan, a move that risks an angry reaction from his supporters who called for a general strike. Kamaruzzaman, 63, of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central Jail...
  • Protest over land bill turns violent, Congress workers clash with police March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Violent clashes erupted between Congress workers and police outside Parliament police station when the latter were protesting against the Land Acquisition Bill. The opposition parties are against the Bill accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government of bulldozing its way through in Parliament. After the Modi government took...
  • Upset over police queries about Rahul Gandhi, Congress protests outside Rajnath Singh's residence March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Several Youth Congress members on Saturday protested outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence over Delhi Police's enquiries about party vice president Rahul Gandhi which the party alleged amounted to political snooping. According to reports, a Delhi Police official visited the Congress office last week and asked about Rahul Gandhi's...
  • Tibetan Youth Congress activists protest outside Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Tibetan Youth Congress activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day. Holding Tibetan flags, posters and banners with "Free Tibet" written on them, the protesters gathered at the sprawling lawns outside the embassy and raised pro-freedom slogans. Some of them also wore black-coloured...
  • Survey reveals shocking gender insensitivity among youth in India March 7, 2015

    A Bangalore based research organisation Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA) has done a survey on the attitudes of the youth in the country. The survey was done in association with Indian Market Research Bureau. A total of 11,299 students from 330 high schools, 220 colleges in 11 state capitals...
  • Budget Yatra: Youth should be provided with infrastructure, says experts February 27, 2015

    Ahead of Union Budget experts feel that the budget should be a platform to provide infrastructure to the youth. ...
  • Valentine's Day for the youth: Mohabbat zindabad or zamane ko dikhana hai? February 14, 2015

    Feb 14 is one helluvaday for guys and gals, floating on a lavender cloud, totally lost in their very own game of love! Different degrees of hysterical and hi-decibel anticipation and action accompanies V Day- the one day when the cupid-struck mob have the sanction to openly demonstrate their...
  • Pockets: ICICI Bank's new digital banking service lets users send money to any e-mail address, mobile number, friends on Facebook February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: ICICI Bank announced the launch of 'Pockets', what the company claims is India's first digital bank. According to the bank, anyone, including those who are not customers of ICICI Bank, can use the e-wallet to instantly send money to any e-mail id, mobile number, friends on Facebook and bank...
  • Government may set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal', says Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar January 12, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Monday sparked a row by saying that government is contemplating to set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal'. Tawadkar said that the LGBT youth will be trained and administered medicine in order to make them 'normal'. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of...
  • Research & innovation environment changing in India, says Harsh Vardhan January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Research and innovation environment in India is rapidly changing, with government actively supporting scientists with various incentive schemes, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said, as he tried to woo the Indian diaspora to come back and innovate in India. Speaking at 'Bharat Ko Maano' session at the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • 1993 police firing on Youth Congress movement in West Bengal worse than Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Commission December 29, 2014

    Kolkata: In a huge embarrassment for the Left Front, a Commission of Inquiry into the police firing on a Youth Congress movement in 1993 killing 13 persons on Monday said that it was worse than the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. While ordering a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to the families...
  • Health paralysis hits the working young December 18, 2014

    A major population in India today belongs to the working class, with over 45 percent people belonging to the age group of 22-35. According to experts and various surveys conducted, a trend of younger population getting hit by lifestyle diseases has been witnessed. With the epidemic of 'lifestyle diseases' hitting...
  • NIA officials interrogate parents of IS Twitter account handler December 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday interrogated the parents of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of the pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account, who was recently arrested in Bengaluru. Family sources said that the NIA officials went to the resident of Masroor in the city and interrogated...
  • Bengaluru youth's father denies son's links with Islamic State December 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The father of the man, who was for arrested for being the alleged handler of an influential Twitter account of Islamic State(IS) group, on Saturday said he did not believe that his son has any link with the terror outfit and claimed his internet account was hacked. M Biswas, father...
  • Grassroots programme is the soul of ISL: Nita Ambani December 8, 2014

    Nita Ambani launched Indian Super League's grassroots football programme at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai on Sunday. ...
  • Mumbai youth who joined Islamic State arrested on return November 29, 2014

    Mumbai/New Delhi: 23-year-old Arif Majeed, who was believed to have been killed while fighting for terror group Islamic State, was arrested late on Friday evening hours after he returned to Mumbai. Majeed, an engineering graduate was grilled by central security agencies along with NIA before he was taken into custody. He...
  • Mumbai youths who joined Islamic State want to return: MHA sources November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Four youngsters from Mumbai who had left country to join terrorist outfit Islamic State have expressed their desire to return, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs said. The four youngsters have contacted their families in Kalyan. In a major twist, one of these youngsters who was believed to...
  • Gujarat BJP MLA allegedly beats up youth for wielding sword in a drunk state November 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A Bharatiya Janata Party legislator was on Monday caught on camera purportedly beating a "drunk" youth with a rod in Morbi district. However, the police said that the youth was wielding a sword in an inebriated state when the MLA called up the police. The video taken by a by-stander purportedly...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: 24 years on, a mother still awaits her son picked up by the Army November 24, 2014

    Srinagar: More than two-and-a-half decades ago as Kashmir Valley was burning and its people were caught in the crossfire between security forces on one side and terrorists on the other, another crisis was beginning to fuel the fire. With the Indian government going all out to crush terror groups at any...
  • Forest dept team rescues youth dragged by tiger into forest November 23, 2014

    Kolkata: A team of Forest department officials have rescued a youth who was dragged by a tiger into a forest in the Sunderbans this afternoon. Three persons were catching crabs near the Holakhali creek when suddenly a tiger pounced upon 23-year-old Dinesh Mondal and dragged him into the jungle at around...
  • Innovations are meant to come in market not at home, says young scientists November 19, 2014

    From a multi-fuel engine vehicle to a smart wheelchair to help the differently-abled, 100 innovators and innovations. A glimpse ahead on attempts to promote innovators. ...
  • J&K: NHRC seeks report from Army, local authorities over killing of youths in Budgam November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought reports from the Defence Ministry and local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir over the killing of two youths in Army firing in Budgam district two days back. The Commission issued separate notices to the Defence Ministry and Budgam Police about the...
  • Both Sonia and Rahul Gandhi give us strength, says Congress leader Anand Sharma November 1, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Anand Sharma said that Sonia Gandhi is the parties source of inspiration while Rahul Gandhi contributed in mobilizing the youth. "Both Sonia and Rahul give us strength," said Sharma. ...
  • Burdwan blast: Six youths held in Assam October 10, 2014

    Guwahati: The Special Branch of Assam police has arrested six youths from Barpeta district in connection with the October 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal. Two terrorists were killed and one was injured in the blast which occurred in a house in Khagragarh area of Burdwan. West Bengal Police later arrested...
  • Eightyearold girl in Australia asks Muslim youth to back jihad September 22, 2014

    Sydney: An incident has shocked not only the Australian security agencies who are chasing the Islamists on the ground, but also the entire world. According to a report in 'Australian', an eightyearold girl has called the Muslim youths to back jihad. The worst fears have come true. The report says,...
  • UP: Dalit youth beaten up, forced to eat excreta allegedly over land dispute September 19, 2014

    Jhansi: In a shocking incident in Jhansi on Friday, a Dalit youth was tortured by a group of men allegedly over a land dispute. The youth alleged that he was beaten up, forced to eat excreta and his genitals were torched by the gang. The police have registered an FIR. The victim...
  • Two Manipuri youths attacked in Delhi, three held September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Two Manipuri students were attacked with a scissor, stones and iron rods by three people, two of them juveniles, when the northeastern youths objected to racist remarks against them, police said on Sunday. The attackers have been apprehended. The incident took place around 9 PM on Saturday at Babulal...
  • India seeks cooperation for youth skills programme September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Skill India' programme, India has reached out to the US, South Korea and Australia for securing their cooperation in skilling the youth for enhancing employment opportunities. Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met his counterparts of the three nations on the sidelines of...