Breaking his silence on the rape-murder of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir and the rape of another in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised justice and said the incidents that have caused outrage have shamed the country.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a midnight protest by party workers at India Gate against the "slumber" of Narendra Modi government over the rape incidents in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and to seek justice for the victims.
On a day that the Women and Child development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced that the government was planning to amend the law in favour of the death penalty for raping children under 12, the BJP was making excuses for two of its ministers in J&K for backing the accused in the horrible and brutal rape and murder of an 8-year-old shepherd girl in Jammu’s Kathua. The party claims the ministers were misled and that being misled is not a crime. The party with a difference surely has different moral and ethical values.
Demonetisation was not a well-planned or well thought-out, useful exercise says Raghuram Rajan, ex-Governor of Reserve Bank of India, adding that the government was cautioned about it when the idea was mooted.
Justice J. Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, refused to hear a case filed by former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan questioning the authority of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) as master of the roster, saying "why should I, let this country decide its own course".
As the issue of the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua assumed communal proportions, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti promised that there will be no obstruction of justice while the Congress targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his "silence" over the issue.
Massive protests greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai with the helicopter as the chosen mode of transport amid a state-wide agitation demanding a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
India’s banking sector, the foundation of our modern economy, is in crisis. A spate of scams has dragged the credibility of India’s biggest private and public sector banks through the mud. Even more dangerous is a Debt Bomb of bad loans that has grown almost 17 times bigger in the past 10 years. The biggest culprit in the creation of this impending financial implosion is none other than Corporate India.
After navigating nearly five hours of questions from 44 US senators on Tuesday about the abuse of citizen's data, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has to do it all again on Wednesday. The billionaire Facebook boss will testify before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, which will be seeking answers following revelations that Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from 87 million Facebook profiles for the purpose of voter profiling.
The Supreme Court has said that it was the "prerogative" of the Chief Justice of India - a high constitutional functionary - to constitute the benches and allocate cases and that authority can't be regulated on the mere apprehension of being exercised arbitrarily.