124
  • B_Id_196101_pic13

    TN Government Clears Jallikattu Ordinance

    January 21, 2017

    A day after the Central government gave its nod, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday cleared an ordinance to enable the holding of popular bull-taming sport Jallikattu in the state. The ordinance was signed by the Governor Ch VidyaSagar Rao. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act will be amended through this ordinance. Thousands of students and youths have been staging protest demonstrat..

    Read More
  • 800x480_IMAGE62880771

    Tamil Nadu Governor Rao Promulgates Ordinance To Conduct Jallikattu

    January 21, 2017

    Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who holds additional charge of Tamil Nadu, on Saturday gave his consent for the emergency ordinance to hold Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport banned by Supreme Court. The Tamil Nadu Cabinet had recommended the ordinance to allow Jallikattu to the Governor for promulgation. "The Bill to replace today's Ordinance will be tabled in the State Assembly on J..

    Read More
  • 101
  • 800x480_IMAGE62867444

    Punjab: 8 Year Old Kills His Schoolmate, Removes Heart; Eats Flesh

    January 21, 2017

    In a horrific incident, a 15-year-old boy has allegedly killed his eight-year-old schoolmate and chopped off his body into pieces here, police said on Friday. The victim, Deepu, and the accused -- who landed in the police net today -- were studying in the same school and belonged to adjoining villages in Uttar Pradesh. During the preliminary investigations, the juvenile accused revealed that..

    Read More
  • Pakistan_India_John

    Pakistan Releases Indian Soldier, Handed Over To India

    January 21, 2017

    Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier, Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had inadvertently crossed the LoC and was in the captivity of the neighbouring country since September last year. Pakistan defence and border authorities handed over Chavan at the Wagah-Attari joint check post to Indian border guards on Saturday, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said here. He was handed ..

    Read More
  • jallikattu

    AIADMK MPs Meet President Over Jallikattu

    January 21, 2017

    A day after the central government gave its nod to the Tamil Nadu government's ordinance to enable holding of Jallikattu, AIADMK MPs on Saturday met President Pranab Mukherjee. "We requested the President for holding Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu (at the earliest)," Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai told reporters here. He said he hoped the bull-taming sport -- banned by the Supreme Court i..

    Read More
  • 51
  • Petrol drips

    Petrol Prices Cross 2013 Peaks, But Political Opposition Missing

    January 21, 2017

    In February 2013, opposition parties, notably the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), took to the streets in protest as the price of petrol in the national capital spiralled to Rs 69.06. "This is a betrayal (of) the people of the country. The BJP will not take this lying down," the then party spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy had fulminated. Cut to today. Petrol prices in the national capital have sh..

    Read More
  • Madia Gond tribals  or Adivasis,

    As Maharashtra Makes Big Mining Push, Tribals Push Back

    January 21, 2017

    Etapalli and Bhamragad talukas, Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Over two nights in early January, Madia Gond tribals  or Adivasis, as they prefer to be called  of southeastern Maharashtra gather every year in a clearing to celebrate their pre-harvest festival. They sing, dance and feast on pork and mutton as they worship their deity, Thakur Dev. This year, there was disquiet among the 1,000 Adiva..

    Read More
  • chandu_1475490865

    Pakistan To Release Indian Soldier Who Strayed LoC After Surgical Strikes

    January 21, 2017

    To ease tension between the two neighbouring nations, Pakistan on Saturday said they will release Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had strayed across LoC hours after the surgical strike in September last year. The acting spokesperson of the Pakistan Army, Major General Asif Ghafoor made the announcement on Twitter. Ghafoor also said that Chavan had 'deserted to Pakistan on September..

    Read More
  • khadi-imbroglio-employees-plan-indefinite-hunger-strike

    Khadi Imbroglio: Employees Plan Indefinite Hunger Strike

    January 21, 2017

    Employees of the Khadi Village Industries Commissioner (KVIC) have threatened to launch an indefinite hunger strike from January 26 demanding "corruption-free KVIC" and to ensure that Mahatma Gandhi's pictures always appear on its annual calendars and diaries. The Shiv Sena-led Khadi Gramodyog Karmachari Sena (KGKS) employees union has also taken strong umbrage at KVIC management's attempt to p..

    Read More
  • india-animal-bullfighting_4c33cbf4-de71-11e6-a538-54bd197a5a1b

    Jallikattu Protest Is For Change: Ramadoss

    January 21, 2017

    Call it by whatever name, the protest by the Tamil Nadu youth students and working professionals against the ban on for Jallikattu has no parallel in the recent times and is welcome, former Union Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss. The youth in Tamil Nadu took up the Nammuku Namme protest disenchanted by the political leadership on several issues. Putting themselves to sufferings like..

    Read More
51
55
65