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  • 33% reservation for women constables in CAPFs

      New Delhi:  Union  Government has reserved 33 per cent posts of Constables for women in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to enhance their representation. To begin with, 33 per cent of posts of Constables in CRPF and CISF and 14-15 per cent posts in the BSF, the SSB and the ITBP will be filled […]

    CBI files supplementary charge sheet in Saradha scam

    New Delhi:  CBI has filed a supplementary charge sheet in the infamous Saradha chit scam against former union minister Matang Sinh’s estranged wife Manoranjana, along with Saradha group Chairman Sudipta Sen and businessman Santanu Ghosh. A CBI spokesperson said that the chargesheet has been filed at a special court in Kolkata. The agency sources said […]

    Owaisi says embracing Islam will be real home coming

    Ch. Narendra Hyderabad, Jan 5 HS: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president and Hyderabad MP  Asaduddin Owaisi said that Islam is the ‘real home’ of all religions in the world and hence the real ‘home coming’ will be when people of other religions embrace it. He said that every child is born as a Muslim but his parents convert […]

    Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All 5 accused held guilty

    A Delhi court has convicted all the five accused of abducting and gang raping a 30-year-old BPO executive from the northeast in south Delhi’s Dhaula Kuan area in 2010. The quantum of the punishment will be pronounced on 17th October. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhatt said, the court convicted the five accused for the offences […]

    Centre concerned over law and order in UP :Rajnath Singh

    Amid a spate of cases of violence against women and political leaders in Uttar Pradesh, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the central government was concerned over the situation in the state. “The MHA (ministry of home affairs) is concerned over the prevailing ‘law and order’ situation in Uttar Pradesh,” Rajnath Singh wrote […]

    ‘Nirbheek’: Lightweight revolver for women

    Over a year after the brutal Delhi gangrape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory here has come out with ‘Nirbheek’, a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. With its nomenclature inspired by ‘Nirbhaya’, the 500-g revolver is light and can be kept by women in their purses or […]

    Policewoman at every police station to deal with eveteasers:HC

    Jharkhand High Court has directed the state government to post at least one policewoman in every police station to deal with the problem of eveteasing.  Disposing of a PIL urging protection of girls from eve teasers, a division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi and Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh also directed the state government yesterday […]

    Laws to deal with communal riots inadequate: Rahman Khan

    Noting that Muzaffarnagar riots have underlined inadequacies in existing laws to deal with such clashes, Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Monday pitched for introduction of the Communal Violence Bill in Winter Session of Parliament. Asked if UPA would table the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill in the next session of Parliament, […]

    National Integration Council to meet on Sept 23, riots on agenda

    Days after Muzaffarnagar riots, the government has convened a meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC) in New Delhi on September 23 to discuss how to combat communalism. The 148-member NIC, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will discuss threadbare the growing menace of communalism, casteism and regionalism and how to deal with them. Union […]

    SC refuses to hear Centre’s review plea of its verdict on convicted politicians

    The Supreme Court today refused to entertain the Centre’s plea seeking a review of its verdict on disqualification of MPs and MLAs on being convicted in a criminal case. The apex court, however, agreed to hear the Centre’s petition seeking review of its judgment barring arrested persons from contesting elections. Earlier, the Union Cabinet on […]