Posts Tagged: "News"

Maneka Gandhi says that the concept of marital rape can’t be applied in Indian context

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The government remains unconvinced about criminalizing marital rape as Maneka Gandhi told Rajya Sabha on Thursday that the concept of marital rape cannot be “suitably applied in the Indian context” due to factors like poverty, illiteracy and religious beliefs.  Deccan Herald reported that Maneka Gandhi, the Indian Union Cabinet Minister...

2-year-old girl along with 3 other minors married in Rajasthan, while the cops were napping

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As disgusting as it gets, this really happened in Gajuna village of Bhilwara district in Rajasthan. Hindustan Times reported that four girls aged between two years and 12 years were secretly married in a ceremony while police and local administration were caught napping. The most shocking part is that the grooms...

Siachen Avalanche: Soldier buried for 6 days, 20-foot down under pulled out alive

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Lance Naik Hanananthappa was assumed dead, but the rescue personnel pulled him alive and they call it a miracle. Though his pulse is critical, the spirits of the rescue personnel are raised as they have been treadling through snow for days. Source The New Indian Express reported that Lance was a resident of...

Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel are killing it in these first look photos of xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage

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We have all been waiting to see Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel together in xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage ever since Vin Diesel shared their first selfie together on his Instagram account. Where there’s a long way to go for the film to hit the theaters, we do have some pictures of...

Salman Khan acquitted By Bombay High Court for the 2002 hit-and-run case

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Salman Khan on Thursday got acquitted of the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The Bombay High Court, which has been hearing an appeal against a five-year-sentence handed out to the actor by a sessions court in May, said that the prosecution had...

Rajinikanth cancels birthday celebrations to help Chennai flood victims

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Rajnikanth, the superstar who’s going to turn 65 on 12th December, has called off his birthday celebrations and has decided to donate money to help the victims of Chennai floods. Other celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Siddharth, RJ Balaji, R Madhavan, Dhanush, Allu Arjun and Mahesh Babu have also come forward to support...

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Atta noodles in trouble: worms found in a packet in Haryana

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After FSSAI said Patanjali Atta Noodles launched by Ramdev have no approval, it is back in trouble again. This time, worms were found in a packet in Narwana city of Jind district in Haryana. India Today  reported that one Vinod Kumar bought the Patanjali atta noodles packet containing worms from an authorized shop...

Honey Singh’s music is being put to best use! Farmers in Uttarakhand are using it to scare away wild boars

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Not kidding. Finally, Honey Singh’s music has come to some serious use and we can’t be happier. Farmers in Nainital, Uttarakhand are using it to scare away wild boars. Whattay win! The Times of India reported that the government has been forced to declare wild boars as pests and to sanction...

Shocking! Wife commits suicide after husband mocked Aamir Khan for his intolerance remarks

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The whole Aamir Khan controversy about his intolerance remarks has gone a bit too far. He gave his official statement recently. Things have taken a serious turn where a case of a woman committing suicide due to a dispute with her husband over remarks by Aamir Khan has come in light. The...

Amitabh Bachchan is surviving on 25% liver; has been a Hepatitis B patient for 20 years

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In a very shocking revelation, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan said that he as been living only on 25 per cent of his liver today having lost the rest 75 percent to the deadly Hepatitis B virus. At the launch of media campaign for on Hepatitis, he said, Hepatitis B came to me accidentally....

Devendra Fadnavis agrees to lower legal drinking age to 21 from 25 in Mumbai

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There’s a good news for the youth of Mumbai. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved a report to revive the city’s vibrant nightlife which has been under curfew lately over fears of growing vigilantism of police and licensing authorities. The Hindu reported that one of the main recommendations of the report...

Shocking! Hindu-Christian marriage invalid if either doesn’t convert: Madras HC

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In a quite shocking retort, the Madras High Court held that marriage between a Hindu woman and a Christian man is not legally valid if either of them does not convert. PTI reported that a woman’s parents had filed a Habeas Corpus petition, which was dismissed later by justices P R Shivakumar and V...

FSSAI says Patanjali Atta Noodles launched by Ramdev have no approval

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Patanajali Ayurved, the FMCG venture promoted by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, launched noodles amidst the whole Maggi ban controversy. Where we haven’t yet tasted the noodles, in a rather surprising news report, The Indian Express reported that Ramdev has not obtained mandatory product approvals from the Food Safety and Regulatory Authority...

“How will she survive?” – the story of a 13-year-old rape survivor, who delivered a baby girl

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A 13-year-old rape survivor, delivered a baby girl on Monday. Throughout the day and the one that followed, it was difficult for everyone to console her. Her only concerns were: ‘iska kya hoga?’ (what will happen to the baby?) … yeh kiske sahare rahegi? (who will take care of her?) She...

Cabinet minister Azam Khan says cell phones are responsible for rapes of minors

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Yet another shocker (but not surprising, given the fact that it is coming from a politician): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and state Cabinet minister Azam Khan said, Mobile phones are responsible for rapes as they have become the easiest and cheapest source of serving obscenity to younger generation who now are...