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Gay rights champion makes legal challenge against Section 377A
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Gay rights champion makes legal challenge against Section 377A

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An LGBT rights advocate has filed a case against the Attorney-General, stating that Section 377A of the Penal Code – which criminalises sex between men – is “inconsistent” with portions of...
Kolkata puppies’ murder: Accused girls rejoin college after bail; other nursing students support them
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Kolkata puppies’ murder: Accused girls rejoin college after bail; other nursing students support them

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Kolkata: The two nursing students of NRS Medical College and Hospital, who were arrested on January 15 for the mass killing of 16 puppies, have resumed their classes. The accused students, Moutusi Mondal and Soma Burman, were...
Pishaach Sundari Ka Badla: Enter the dark, secret world of India’s horror writers
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Pishaach Sundari Ka Badla: Enter the dark, secret world of India’s horror writers

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On a hazy morning last year, 73-year-old Parshuram Sharma, who runs a music institute in Meerut, was fixing the strings of his guitar when Anadi Shubhanand, author and owner of Mumbai-based publishing house, Sooraj Pocket Books,...
Vellore Pongal tragedy: Bull dies after a head-on collision with another bull during manju virattu event
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Vellore Pongal tragedy: Bull dies after a head-on collision with another bull during manju virattu event

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Vellore: A 13-year-old bull named Villain died in the early hours of Friday after another bull collided with it head-to-head during the celebrations of Pongal in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore. The bull, who had participated in a...
Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize
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Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize

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Prizes totalling $22 million were presented to scientists in a ceremony in Mountain View, California on Sunday night, as the winners of this year’s Breakthrough Prizes were announced. Sometimes called the “Oscars of...
LAW CATCHES UP WITH ON THE RUN DELHI MOST WANTED GANGSTER NEERAJ BAWANA
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LAW CATCHES UP WITH ON THE RUN DELHI MOST WANTED GANGSTER NEERAJ BAWANA

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The most wanted and elusive gangster of Delhi has been apprehended by ateam of Special Cell after having been on the run for over one and a halfyears. These one and a half years saw a massive effort being put in by various units...
Former Delhi legislator Bharat Singh shot dead
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Former Delhi legislator Bharat Singh shot dead

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Former Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) legislator Bharat Singh was shot at by unidentified gunmen here during a religious programme , and succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, police said. The 38-year-old Bharat Singh and two...
About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands
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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

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The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Many are migrant workers abandoned...
1984 riots
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1984 riots

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A Delhi court has fixed April 22 for hearing CBI’s closure report in a case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The hearing could not take place  as additional chief...
Two ‘Bangladeshi nationals’ held for West Bengal nun’s rape
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Two ‘Bangladeshi nationals’ held for West Bengal nun’s rape

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Kolkata: In a major breakthrough, the CID on Thursday arrested two persons, both Bangladeshi nationals, one from West Bengal and the other from Mumbai, in connection with the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school in...