India

US confirms Pakistan’s hand in Pathankot airbase attack

As the NIA is considering filing a chargesheet against Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar in the Pathankot terror attack, the US has confirmed the role of Pakistan in the same. The IP addresses of Facebook accounts of Pathankot masterminds have been traced to Pakistan. On January 2, 2016, a heavily armed terrorist[Read More…]

“Don’t wear skirts” mantri to foreign tourists

Adhering to the mindset that a woman’s clothes are responsible for any untoward incident happening with her, our “Culture” minister Mahesh Sharma has advised women visiting India “not to wear skirts while travelling in India.” Mahesh Sharma, the Union tourism and culture minister courted controversy with this statement, though he[Read More…]

President Mukherjee promotes freedom of expression in varsities

Pushing for freedom of expression, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities and institutions of higher learning must be bastions of free speech and debates should be encouraged. At the first convocation of Nalanda University, he said the varsity reflects an idea, a culture which flourished for 1,200 years before[Read More…]

Latest Update