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Bizarre from BHU VC: Don’t talk about sexual harassment

Varanasi: In what can be termed as a shocking statement, BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi has warned girl students at the campus against talking about sexual harassment openly. As if this weren’t bizarre enough, he opted for another sexist statement. He said that in trying to talk about sexual harassment,

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Yogi Adityanath take on BHU violence: We already knew it

Lucknow: Terming violence on girls at BHU a conspiracy against his government, Yogi Adityanath said that he had received intelligence input prior to the incident and had shared it with the varsity authorities. “It is clear that the row escalated due to communication gap between students and university authorities, following

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ED summons Lalu, Tejaswi Yadav over IRCTC case

It seems that all is not well with RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav from past few months as after a breakdown in alliance with JDU, The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today set him into new trouble by issuing fresh summons in the 2006 IRCTC hotels’ contract case. Along with Prasad, ED

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OMG: New Harassment Cases In UP Varsities

Lucknow: In what can be termed as a disappointing news, three new cases of sexual harassment have come to light from university campuses in Lucknow, Allahabad and IIT-Kanpur even as Banaras Hindu University (BHU) continues to face heat over a similar case on its campus and the violence that followed.

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Dera Sacha Sauda: Court Wants Transparent Report

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Haryana government to submit a transparent report on whether any movable asset was allowed to be removed from the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa. Point to be noted here is that the full bench of Justice Surya Kant, Justice

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Rajnath Singh convince GJM, Darjeeling strike suspended

DARJEELING:  The GJM suspended for an indefinite time frame from today after more than three months of agitations that cost 11 lives in the hills of Darjeeling. Morcha chief Bimal Gurung urged hill residents to resume transport services, reopen shops and schools and colleges. The announcement from the GJM came late

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‘Rally For Rivers’ comes to Lucknow, Sadhguru seeks support

LUCKNOW: Founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru envisioned the Rally For Rivers’ so as to protect the rivers and as he reached Lucknow he pitched for a national policy for the country’s vanishing rivers. The rally reached Lucknow today and on the occasion was present the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

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Honeypreet wants ‘anticipatory’ bail

NEW DELHI: In an interesting chain of event, Honeypreet, who has been on the run following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in two rape cases, has approached the Delhi high court seeking transit anticipatory bail, her lawyer said. Honeypreet tops the list of 43

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CBI court dismiss plea of dera chief’s former driver to depose

CHANDIGARH: The specia Panchkula CBI court rejected the plea filed by Khatta Singh –former drive of Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh- to depose against the preacher in the ongoing murder cases against him. It is worthwhile mentioning that Khatta, who earlier retracted his statement in 2012,

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Mukul Roy says goodbye to Trinamool Congress

Senior Trinamool Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy today gave his resignation from the working committee and primary membership of the party. In the press conference, Roy stated: “Today, I will resign from the working committee of the Trinamool Congress… I will resign as Rajya Sabha member after