Cops ‘beat’ Dalit to death for applying Holi colours on upper caste in Jharkhand

Cops ‘beat’ Dalit to death for applying Holi colours on upper caste in Jharkhand

A 52-year old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by the police for throwing coloured powder on an upper caste on Holi in Jharkhand’ Koderma district , the victim’s widow said. The family of victim Pradeep Choudhary said that the deceased, along with other villagers, had sprinkled abir (coloured powder) on a local chowkidar […]

CVC’s portal crashes, data against corrupt officials deleted

CVC’s portal crashes, data against corrupt officials deleted

In a severe setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s fight against corruption in public places and his mission to promote Digital India, the portal of the country’s anti-graft watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has not been functioning for about four months now. Sources told India Today that the hard disk of CVC’s portal crashed on […]

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

On March 14, local TV channels across Assam went berserk over the news  that “46 Muslim clerics from the state have issued a fatwa against singer Nahid Afrin, asking her to stop performing in public”. Within hours, the outrage industry on social media went into overdrive, condemning the “fatwa”. Some even compared Assam’s Hojai district […]

In Modi’s ‘Uttam Pradesh’, posters asking Muslims to leave is a sign of things to come

In Modi’s ‘Uttam Pradesh’, posters asking Muslims to leave is a sign of things to come

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a party that has a thorough and decisive electoral mandate, must be in search of statesmanship to whitewash its campaign-time criminal utterings. Hence, the wise gestures to rise above caste and communal sentiments in Uttar, nay, Uttam Pradesh, now that 325 out of 403 Assembly seats are in BJP’s […]

View of Armageddon: US government declassifies early nuclear test footage

View of Armageddon: US government declassifies early nuclear test footage

The US government has declassified 750 video recordings from 210 atmospheric nuclear tests that were conducted in the United States between 1945 and 1962. Some of the footage, while truly impressive, will make you run for cover. Each of the nuclear tests conducted by the US government from the start of the nuclear arms race […]

At Least 64 Children Died Every Day In Madhya Pradesh In 2016

At Least 64 Children Died Every Day In Madhya Pradesh In 2016

At least 64 children below the age of six died every day in the last year in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh,  and its infant mortality rate is worse that some African countries. The government was forced to come up with the revised figure after former chief ministerBabulal Gaur accused the state government of providing misleading information on malnourished children in […]

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

A cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to the company’s blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. “The malicious apps […]