India

322 of new UP MLAs crorepatis, 143 face criminal cases

322 of new UP MLAs crorepatis, 143 face criminal cases

Whopping 322 of the 403 new lawmakers elected to the Uttar Pradesh assembly are ‘crorepatis’ (multi-millionaires) while as many as 143 have criminal cases, including of murder, pending against them. According to a report by the National Election Watch, the list of multi-millionaires elected members is headed by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Ajay Pratap Singh […]

India leads bribery show in APAC, beats neighbours including Pakistan

India leads bribery show in APAC, beats neighbours including Pakistan

India has got the dubious distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing today that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay ‘tea money’ or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services. The survey, conducted by international anti-graft rights group Transparency International, found 69 […]

800 Muslim Families Return Dowry

800 Muslim Families Return Dowry

Patna: More than 800 Muslim families from the East Indian state of Jharkhand have returned dowry to brides’ families following a massive campaign against the practice, which was launched by social activist Haji Mumtaz Ali. This is perhaps for the first time in India that families of grooms have returned dowry years after they received […]

‘Not afraid of ABVP’: Students continue protests with strong message on their Facebook display pictures

‘Not afraid of ABVP’: Students continue protests with strong message on their Facebook display pictures

  Delhi University’s Ramjas college became nothing less than a battle ground a few days ago, when the ABVP started a violent protest against students who invited Umar Khalid, a Ph.D student leader from Jawahar Lal Nehru university for a seminar. While the incident brought to light the unlawful restrictions on freedom of expression and […]

Alauddin Khilji- the Saviour of Hinduism?

Alauddin Khilji- the Saviour of Hinduism?

If Alauddin Khilji had failed to stop the Mongol Invasion of India, the Mongols would have engaged in a large scale slaughter of the Hindus I really like Indian Leftist historians, some of them are my role models like Irfan Habib (not the bearded one, but the clean shaven one, although the bearded one is […]