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Three Women of 1984
31.10.17 - S PAL

1984 - A Love Story. They burnt alive her husband, she watched silently. Should she have shouted?
 
There is a silly notion being floated for a few years now that Sikhs are demanding justice for the 1984 genocide. Indian TV and print media happily fuel such ...
  


PM Modi puts EC in a spot, questions legitimacy of RS election
ELECTION COMMISSION UNDER ATTACK – FROM MODI
23.10.17 - kanwar manjit singh

IN REMARKS THAT are likely to leave the Election Commission red-faced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually questioned the legitimacy of the recent Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, belittled the victory of "those won in the recount” and, in the process, left the EC’s reputation further ...
  


Cops take WhatsApp message seriously, skip Rajnath Singh's Guard of Honour
19.10.17 - PT Bureau

IN AN EMBARRASSING episode, police constabulary in Rajasthan went on leave to protest a possible move to reduce their pay scales, leaving Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a piquant situation when he arrived in Jodhpur this week and the cops assigned for the Guard ...
  


PUDR slams Tihar jail authorities for attacks on Kashmiri inmates
18.10.17 - PT Bureau

The Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has expressed "grave concern" at incidents it viewed as "specific targeting of   Kashmiri Muslims" in Tihar and other jails and slammed the jail for failure to protect the vulnerable.

In a statement, Cijo Joy and Anushka Singh, both secretaries ...
  


This is why Election Commission did not announce Gujarat poll dates
DECODING THE MYSTERY
15.10.17 - Awagyakrit Singh

In the Super Bowl of Indian democracy, the reigning champion BJP and the challenger Congress are preparing for battle most ferocious, but the Election Commission’s conduct has given rise to a query most unfortunate — on whose side is the umpire?

 

NEW DELHI, OCT ...

  


Five people beaten up on suspicion of carrying beef, Cops book the victims
'RAKSHAKS' AT IT AGAIN
14.10.17 - TEAM PT

IN YET ANOTHER incident of cow vigilantism, a mob of around a hundred people has allegedly beaten up five persons, including an auto-rickshaw driver, near Gosi village in Haryana's Faridabad on suspicion of carrying beef.
 
According to the police, the mob surrounded and beat up auto-rickshaw ...
  


Same hospital. Same deaths. Same headline. Don’t Read This.
ROZ, ROZ, SAME, SAME. NOW 69 IN 4. ANGRY?
12.10.17 - Awagyakrit Singh

You were angry at the death of children in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College Hospital. You might be even more angry at reading these old headlines. So, why would you want to read a fresh headline?

Aug 11, 2017 
30 Children Die During Last 48 Hours After Gorakhpur ...
  


Report says firm of Amit Shah's son made crores after BJP came to power; he hits back with Rs 100 crore defamation notice
08.10.17 - PT Bureau

AFTER ONE OF India's top online journalism portals today made explosive revelations about BJP President Amit Shah's son's company making whopping profits after the BJP came into power, India's Railway Minister and senior BJP leader hit back saying Jay Shah, son of Amit Shah, will ...
  


ICAI chief’s daughter Pallavi Vikamsey found dead on railway tracks
SENT 'NO ONE RESPONSIBLE' SMS TO FAMILY
06.10.17 - TEAM PT

TWENTY-YEAR-OLD Pallavi Vikamsey, the youngest daughter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) president Nilesh Vikamsey, was found dead on the railway tracks in Central Mumbai.
 
She had been missing since wednesday evening, after her classes at a law firm at Fort in south ...
  


Seven dead as Indian Air Force chopper crashes
06.10.17 - TEAM PT

SEVEN DEFENCE PERSONNEL were killed after an Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Chuna area on Friday.
 
Five of those killed were Indian Air Force personnel and two were Army officials.

The helicopter reportedly crashed around 6 am Friday while it ...
  


Wheelchair-bound man called 'Pakistani' for not standing during National Anthem
"SAAMNE EK PAKISTANI BAITHA HAI"
02.10.17 - TEAM PT

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND MAN, who has been fighting for rights of the disabled, was abused at a multiplex in Assam capital Guwahati on Friday for not standing up when the national anthem was being played.
 
Arman Ali, a top official at an NGO, had taken his nephew ...
  


Dalit man beaten to death for attending garba event
"DALITS DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO WATCH GARBA"
01.10.17 - TEAM PT

IN A SHOCKING incident, a 21-year-old Dalit man was lynched for watching Garba dance hosted for upper-caste Patel community in Gujarat's Anand district on Saturday.

At about 4 am on Sunday, Jayesh Solanki was sitting with his cousin Prakash Solanki and two other Dalit men near ...
  



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