Special Series: “Suniye Mukhyamantri Ji”- Part-2 Kasauli/Solan, May 14 The state has witnessed a number of heinous crimes including murder, rape and accidents recently. But it does not seem to be making any difference for the administration and police to take some serious measures. The situation is deteriorated to the extent that many places along the national highway and internal roads are considered to be far granted for locals and tourist for consumption of liquor. This not all, men can be seen creating a ruckus on public places under the influence of liquor and even indulging in incidents of eve-teasing. They even do not mindRead More →

A.J. Philip is a senior journalist and columnist. He has held high editorial posts in The Tribune, the Indian Express and the Hindustan Times. He writes regularly for the Indian Currents, the Oman Tribune and the New Indian Express. Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa, was struggling for life. Swapan Das Gupta, who was the editorial page in-charge at the Indian Express at that time, asked me to write an editorial on her and leave it with PK Jain, his secretary. (Years later, I wrote an obit on Jain) More than a fortnight later when she died, I could not trace the editorial as it wasRead More →

Punjab government seems to be in a miserable financial condition as per the allegations levelled in the Public Interest Litigation(PIL) regarding non-release of employees salaries for the past several months.  Taking note on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a release of employee’s salaries, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued a notice to the Chief Secretary Punjab for May 5. In a PIL moved by advocate HC Arora has also pleaded to fix the date to credit the salary of employees in their accounts and if the authorities failed to do so then salary of Administrative Secretaries and other supervisory should not be paid.Read More →

In May 2012, hometown of the former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda came to much limelight for all wrong reasons when Apna Ghar sexual exploitation of 103 inmates mostly girls  had hit the headlines at national levels. The girls’ inmates alleged to be suffered sexual abuse, illegal sale of their children, brutal beating and paraded naked at “Apna Ghar” Shelter Home which was situated in Rohtak district of Haryana. Nearly seven years after in one of rare heinous crime, the Panchkula Special CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh today awarded life term to main accused Jaswanti Devi, her son-in-law Jai Bhagwan and driver Satish in Apna Ghar sexual abuse case.Read More →

Expressing serious concern over the security of women at public places in Chandigarh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today asked the central government to bring an ordinance, if necessary, to introduce stringent punishment for chain snatchers. In addition to it, the High Court has also directed the UT police to file a status report regarding year wise installation of CCTV camera in city keeping in view the fact that not even a single accused of chain snatching was ever caught in CCTV cameras. Taking note on the Public Interest Litigation filed by advocate Hari Chand Arora, the division bench of the High Court comprisingRead More →

Five main points about Rapist Asaram and case 1 Self-styled godman Asaram was sentenced to life imprisonment till natural death today by the Jodhpur court for raping a 16-year-old girl. He was held guilty under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, sections 370(4) (trafficking), 342 (wrongful confinement), 354A (outraging modesty, 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code. 2 A 16-year-old girl was raped by self-styled godman Asaram at an ashram in Jodhpur on the intervening night of August 15 and 16, 2013. Asaram and four others include Sanchita alias Shilpi, Sharad Chandra alias Sharat Chandra, PrakashRead More →

The Finance Minister #Arun Jaitley today cited 5 reasons while terming the poor drafting of impeachment motion moved seven political parties lead by Congress as poor. He highlighted these reason in his article “Why the Malafide Impeachment Motion was bound to fail” published in BJP blog today. Arun Jaitley cites 5 reasons for terming impeachment motion as poorly drafted Charge 1:   When the 64 Members of Parliament present a best case scenario that the Chief Justice of India “may have been involved in the conspiracy of paying illegal gratification”, can it be said that this makes out a possible case, if accepted in totality, one of proofRead More →

Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. However, some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries — the loss of all or part of their genitals. Now, the Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world. A team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons was involved in the 14-hour surgery on March 26. They transplanted from a deceased donor the entire penis, scrotum (without testicles) and partial abdominal wall. This type of transplant, where a body part or tissueRead More →

In a significant order while issuing a notice to the Bharti Airtel Limited, the Delhi High court directed it to display disclaimer stating streaming of IPL matches on Airtel TV was not completely free and that the user had to pay for data consumed, more prominently. The court has passed order acting on the petition filed by the Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited against the Bharti Airtel Limited highlighting that the Airtel advertisements are explicitly and falsely proclaim that the Airtel the only one in the market which is offering “live and free” access to Twenty Twenty (“T20”) cricket coverage, and further falsely represent that aRead More →

In a significant decision after much demand for #deathpenalty for rapists after #Kathuarape incident, the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister  #NarendraModi  approved promulgation of the 3CriminalLaw (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, for death to child Rapists. Here are all salient feature of Ordinance               Please follow and like us:Read More →