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  • Rahul urges PM to grant minority status to Jain community 20-01-2014 09:35 AM

    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 08-11-2013 07:06 PM

    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 19-10-2013 08:38 PM

    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 06-10-2013 11:24 PM

    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 17-09-2013 09:06 PM

    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 17-09-2013 07:36 PM

    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 16-09-2013 06:59 PM

    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? 09-09-2013 11:20 PM

    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 09-09-2013 06:00 PM

    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 09-09-2013 04:57 PM

    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 01-08-2013 12:43 PM

    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 29-07-2013 01:41 PM

    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 15-07-2013 11:00 PM

    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' 15-07-2013 10:33 PM

    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 15-07-2013 07:42 PM

    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 14-07-2013 03:28 PM

    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 13-07-2013 08:18 PM

    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 23-04-2013 12:02 AM

    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? 22-04-2013 11:49 PM

    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 22-04-2013 11:49 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delhi rape protests: Should police commissioner be held accountable? 22-04-2013 11:46 PM

    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 22-04-2013 11:31 PM

    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? 22-04-2013 10:10 PM

    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 22-04-2013 09:43 PM

    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. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Sonia Gandhi should act and not just talk, says Sushma Swaraj 21-04-2013 09:57 PM

    Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old minor girl continued for a second day in the national capital. Senior BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj criticized Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her lack of efforts to curb crimes against women. She said, "Sonia Gandhi...
  • Delhi minor rape: Kiran Bedi suggests a concept of collaborative policing 21-04-2013 07:45 PM

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi suggested a concept of collaborative policing to lessen the crime rates in Delhi. ...
  • Anti-rape protests continue in Delhi, RAF deployed at India Gate 21-04-2013 07:13 PM

    Anger continued to rise in New Delhi over the rape of a 5-year-old, with protesters demonstrating near India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and police headquarters at ITO. ...
  • Delhi rape: Protests continue, security stepped up at HM's residence 21-04-2013 04:51 PM

    In wake of the protests by various groups over the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, security has been stepped up at Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence. Meanwhile rape accused Manoj Kumar, who was brought to Delhi on Saturday evening, will be produced in court on Monday. Police...
  • Delhi rape: BJP women activists protest outside Sonia's residence, arrested 21-04-2013 04:36 PM

    Scores of BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi. The activists of BJP's Mahila Morcha marched from party headquarters on Ashoka Road to Sonia's 10-Janpath residence. ...
  • Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi 21-04-2013 03:46 PM

    Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. ...