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India’s response at UNGA: Pakistan is now ‘Terroristan’ — produces and exports global terrorism

India’s response to Pakistan at UNGA: India stressed that no amount of cross-border terrorism perpetrated by Pakistan will undermine India’s territorial integrity. India exercised the right of reply during the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations ...

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Myanmar tapped into communal divide, fear, paved way for violence in Rakhine

Rohingya militants believe Hindus collaborated with country’s rulers The men reached Fakir Bazaar early in the morning, their leaders armed with guns, their faces covered with black masks, others just carrying machetes, marching in single file along a jungle path. ...

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Bail for rape: High Court blames victim for ‘mindset’

“The testimony of the victim does offer an alternate story of casual relationship with her friends, acquaintances, adventurism and experimentation in sexual encounters and these factors would therefore, offer a compelling reasons to consider the prayer for suspension of sentence.” ...

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Calcutta HC sets aside Mamata govt’s restrictions on Durga idol immersion, wants separate routes for Muharram

The West Bengal government had banned idol immersion after 10pm on September 30, the last day of the five-day festival, and on October 1 on account of Muharram. The Calcutta high court put on hold on Thursday a controversial West ...

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Over 40 million people living in slavery worldwide: ILO

About 71% of modern day slaves are women, while 25% are children As per the 2017 Global Estimates of modern slavery released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation (WFF) on Tuesday, an estimated 40.3 million ...

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