YOUTH

  • 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...
  • Youth Congress launches '100 Days Modi Fail' agitation September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Youth Congress on Tuesday launched protests against the NDA at various places in the national capital over its alleged failure in meeting the poll promises, during the first 100 days of the government. The agitation named "100 Days Modi Fail" seeks to "expose" the "gap" between the promises made...
  • Don't mess with nuclear Russia, Vladimir Putin says August 30, 2014

    Washington: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a proKremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to mess with us." Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a lake near Moscow,...
  • Boxer Gaurav Solanki misses bronze, athletes disappoint in Youth Olympic Games August 25, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki lost his bronzemedal bout while Indian track and field athletes ended their campaign emptyhanded in the second Youth Olympic Games on Monday. Solanki lost 03 on points to Muhammad Ali of Great Britain in the thirdplace playoff to end his campaign without a medal. The Indian got more...
  • Youth Olympics: Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze August 24, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men's flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semifinal bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics on Sunday. Solanki lost 03 on points to his Chinese opponent and he will take on Muhammad Ali of Great...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24yearold youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Weightlifter Rahul wins silver medal in Youth Olympic Games August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul on Thursday bagged India's first medal in the second Youth Olympic Games by winning a silver in the men's 77kg category in Nanjing, China. According to information received, Rahul lifted 141 kg in snatch, followed by 175 kg in clean and jerk to finish with...
  • Saradha scam: CBI raids 56 locations in Odisha, BJD MLA and Congress Youth leader arrested August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Saturday conducted searches at 56 places, including the premises of BJD MLA Pravata Tripathy and owner of a local newspaper in Odisha, in connection with the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. Searches were carried out at as many as 54 places in Odisha and two in...
  • Uttarakhand rowers to represent India in Youth Olympics in Nanjing August 12, 2014

    Amit Kumar and Atul Kumar of Uttarakhand Rowing Association, accompanied by coach Jenil Krishnan (Andhra Pradesh) will be representing India in the 2nd Youth Olympics Games being held in Nanjing, from August 17 to 20. According to a press release by M V Sriram, secretary, Rowing Federation of India, the...
  • Skill development: Rajasthan signs MoUs with 18 firms to train over 36000 youths August 8, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Thursday signed MoUs with 18 companies for providing training to youths under a project of the Centre and state government. The MoUs were signed by Rajasthan State Livelihood Development Corporation MD Gaurav Goyal and representatives of the 18 companies in the presence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for...
  • 5yearold boy allegedly sodomised by a youth in Nirala Nagar village August 3, 2014

    A 5yearold boy was allegedly sodomised by a youth at Nirala Nagar village under new mandi police station in the district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when the boy was playing outside his house, following which the accused, identified as Gaurav took the boy to the...
  • Rahul clears internal election to pick next NSUI president July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking the democratisation exercise within the party's frontal organisations a step further, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided that the next president of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) will be elected through internal election. Congress sources on Sunday said that NSUI officebearers have been communicated the decision....
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case July 25, 2014

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and incharge of...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30yearold man from Manipur in the national capital. He was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took...
  • Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth with octacore processor, 5inch display launched in India at Rs 8,450 July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: WickedLeak, India's smartphone and tablet manufacturer, has launched the Wammy Neo Youth smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 8,490, the phone has an octacore processor and a 5inch HD display with a pixel density of 320ppi. This dualSIM smartphone runs Android 4.2 OS (upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat). The...
  • Watch: Police lathicharge BJP youth wing members protesting outside UP Assembly June 30, 2014

    The youth wing of the BJP protested outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday against the failing law and order situation in the state. The BJP workers also protested against power cuts, poor development in the state, price rise and inflation. Police used water canons and tear gas to disperse...
  • Youth Congress protest against railway fare hike near Charbagh station June 23, 2014

    Scores of Youth Congress activists staged a protest against the hike in railway fare and freight charges near the Charbagh station on Monday, during which police had to resort to lathicharge to stop them from obstructing train services. The Youth Congress activists, led by outfit's national secretary and incharge of Uttar...
  • Youth killed in 'firing' in Sopore June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and three others were injured on Monday when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse a stonepelting mob in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. A group of youth started pelting stones at security forces, who were leaving Tarzoo area of Sopore after...
  • Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A youth died on Saturday after he was allegedly thrown out of a running train near Diamond Harbour in the Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said. A Government Railway Police official said Kalu Mollah, 31, was attacked by two people who allegedly threw him out of a local passenger...
  • Indian Air Force to launch video game to attract youngsters June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to attract youth, the Air Force is all set to launch a video game called 'Guardians of the Sky' in which players can carry out virtual attacks on enemy targets flying a Su30MKI combat aircraft. "An IAF unit is developing a mobile gaming application called 'Guardians of the...
  • Delhi BJP to launch membership drive, target professionals June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit will launch a 15day membership drive targeting the city's professionals, especially doctors, engineers along with youngsters and women, a statement said. The drive will take place between June 15 and 30 across the national capital and will "try to connect" with all sections of...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • 13 killed as storm hits eastern belt of the state May 26, 2014

    As many as 13 people were killed and several injured in a storm that hit eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, officials said. The storm killed people in Sonebhadra, Mirzapur and Bhadohi where many hutments collapsed and tin sheds were blown away in the wind. Over a dozen people were...
  • Delhi starts drinking real young, before 18 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: An astonishing 83.8 per cent boys and 64.6 per cent girls in Delhi start drinking before age 18, and 11.1 per cent boys and 2.1 per cent girls spend around Rs 8,000 on alcohol per month, revealed a survey released on Monday. The survey, Alcohol and Youth Survey...
  • Development and employment the most important issues, claim young voters May 7, 2014

    CNN IBN's Marya Shakil caught up with a few first time women voters in the Saran constituency of Bihar to find out the issues which they think should hold importance in the ongoing elections. ...