National Commission slams Cuttack civic body over neglect of safai karmacharis

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation is yet to ban the engagement of safai karmacharis in hazardous manual cleaning of sewers, pays meagre wages while not providing basic necessities like soaps.

published on : 24th November 2021

RIKKS defeat attributed to non-cooperation of Steel Ministry 

While the official declaration of the election result would be made after permission of the Orissa High Court, sources said RSS secured 5,242 votes against 3,859 bagged by RIKKS.

published on : 17th November 2021

From adversity to inspiration, the journey of Varanasi's Punam Rai 

A dowry victim, who was confined to bed for 17 years, not only managed to walk again but also became a role model for painters and Taekwondo players in Varanasi 

published on : 14th November 2021

Won't publish Jhiram valley commission's report as it is incomplete: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

Maoists attacked a convoy of Congress leaders during the party's `Parivartan Rally' in the Jhiram valley in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on May 25, 2013, killing 29 people.

published on : 13th November 2021

Seven girls drown in Jharkhand pond during 'Karma Puja' immersion

Rescue teams were rushed to the scene. Some people were also injured and three of them were hospitalised.

published on : 18th September 2021

Temple, holiday in Samajwadi Party’s outreach to Vishwakarmas in UP

Akhilesh Yadav slammed the ruling BJP for insulting the Vishwakarma community by dropping Vishwakarma Jayanti holiday and said he would restore it if his party came to power.

published on : 18th September 2021

Akhilesh promises to restore Vishwakarma Puja holiday, a temple for deity if voted to power

It may be recalled that after assuming charge in UP, Yogi Adityanath had shortened the list of state holidays including the Vishwakarma Jayanti.

published on : 17th September 2021

3 Assam colleges seek info on applicants' caste in admission form

The institutes asked the students to specify if they are Brahman, Ganak, Kalita, Kayastha, Muslim, Sudra, Vaishya, or Other.

published on : 19th August 2021

East Delhi Municipal Corporation staff warn of strike if salary arrears not cleared

Madan Pal, a DBC worker and union member, said it is frustrating to raise voice for salary every three or four months.

published on : 14th August 2021

Aditi Ashok to Abhinav Bindra: Heartbreaking instances when Indian athletes finished 4th at Olympics

There is this popular idiom - So near, yet so far. That's something many Indian athletes over the years have learnt the hard way, especially at showpiece events like the Olympics.

published on : 7th August 2021

Shooters have been a 'disaster', says top Indian marksman Joydeep Karmakar

India's dismal show in shooting over the last four days at the Tokyo Olympics has become the topic of discussion.

published on : 27th July 2021

Dharma is not the same as religion

The problem with surveys such as the latest one by Pew is the Abrahamic-modern idea of religion imposed upon a civilisation and country that has no equivalent word for it.

published on : 24th July 2021

My focus is on being a filmmaker: 'The Last Hour' star Karma Takapa

'The Last Hour', which has been shot in Sikkim, revolves around an investigating officer probing a mysterious death.

published on : 11th June 2021

I have never played the role of a cop in my entire career: Shahana Goswami

The Last Hour. Directed by Amit Kumar, the series follows two cops Arup Singh played by Sanjay Kapoor and Lipika Bora played by Shahana who try to uncover a mysterious death in a Himalayan town.

published on : 10th May 2021

With new government order, waste treatment in Kerala panchayats likely to go for a toss

An order issued by Additional Chief Secretary Sarada G Muraleedharan on April 5 directing VEOs to draft a comprehensive plan for sanitation and waste treatment programmes.

published on : 10th May 2021
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