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Oct 19, 2015 Former Congress man's sexist remark: "Philip warned that if pushed further he would back his allegation with intimate details. "If I start revealing things then many Congress leaders will lose their face," he said. "The truth cannot be covered up if I publicly apologise. When A K Antony was KPCC president and K M Sudheeran was vice president I was secretary of KPCC. I have not made public the exploitation by Congress leaders which is well known to even Sudheeran,""
Oct 19, 2015 Kerala man’s Islamic State foray led to deportation of his 8 friends: "25-year-old Riyad Rahman is among at least 24 Indians believed to be fighting alongside IS."
Oct 19, 2015 Delhiites paid Rs 240 crore as bribe in past year, says study: "the Delhi government’s transport department (driving licence) and the municipal corporation’s department issuing tehbazari permits were the most corrupt after the police."
Oct 18, 2015 Women in Congress perform sexual favours to get party ticket: Cherian Philip: "Referring to Sudheeran’s demand that he should apologize, Philip said, “Out of sheer decency I haven’t revealed many secret things in Congress. If you depict me anti woman, I would be forced to reveal several incidents about exploitation of women by Congress leaders. There are stinking stories about how certain women leaders obtained tickets in elections."
Oct 15, 2015 Watch: Driver ties Kerala speaker's shoes: "Kerala Assembly Speaker N Sakthan has got embroiled in a controversy after his driver was seen helping him wear his footwear at a function at the Assembly complex in Thiruvananthapuram. The incident occurred during a function held in connection with the harvesting of paddy cultivated inside the Assembly garden yesterday in which the speaker took part."
Sep 13, 2015 UP murders shock India: "An incident similar to that of Sitapur in Uttar pradesh has come to light in another part of the same state. 18 year rape victim shot dead in Mau by 2 unidentified assailants. 2 days from now the girl was set to make a final statement in the local court in the case against a local heavyweight."
Sep 11, 2015 Govt finds Amitabh Thakur guilty: "The Vigilance probe ordered by Uttar Pradesh Government against IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has found him guilty of disproportionate assets. An FIR has been recommended against Amitabh Thakur."
Sep 9, 2015 MHA leaves aviation ministry foxed on Robert Vadra's no-frisk status: " Seeking the home ministry's views for taking Robert Vadra off the no-frisking list at airports has left the aviation ministry in a bind, due to which the Congress president's controversial son-in-law could continue to enjoy that privilege for some more time."
Aug 25, 2015 Islamic State draws more Indians, alarm bells in Delhi: "The 17 — all young men, barring a woman who has returned home — were educated, most hailing from middle-class or affluent families with conventional aspirations. Few had known links to Islamist political groups, and none to terrorism."
Aug 24, 2015 Delhi pervert gets bail at police station: "The Delhi pervert has been granted bail post midnight. Since his offence carried maximum sentence of one year and under amended CrPC, he was given bail at police station."
Aug 21, 2015 Vadra may lose no-frisking privilege : "Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is likely to be stripped of the privilege of not being frisked at airports as the Home Ministry has given its nod for a review of the list of people who enjoy the exemption."
Aug 19, 2015 Rape his sister, parade them in naked, UP khap panchayat orders revenge for brother's action: "a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has issued a diktat that a Dalit woman along with her sister should be raped and paraded naked in their villages as revenge for the ‘bad actions’ initiated by their brothers."
Aug 18, 2015 MP’s son ‘looted’ by woman from escort agency, 4 associates: "the MP had declared movable assets worth Rs 37.49 crore and immovable assets worth Rs 141.3 crore. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/mps-son-looted-by-woman-from-escort-agency-4-associates/#sthash.rZLdB63e.dpuf"
Aug 15, 2015 Delhi: AAP justifes Arvind placards: "Independence Day or My Day, well that question has surely confused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its Chief Arvind Kejriwal. Opposition and people on the social media now questioning the Delhi Chief Minister after some students taking part in an Independence Day parade at a stadium in the capital were seen making formations of his name. They were even holding placards with praises written for him. What's even more shocking is that the AAP is justifying it."
Aug 14, 2015 Jamia ‘Sexist and hypocritical’: Students slam new rules for women residents: "The new rules bar women residents from taking permission for ‘late nights’ and asks them to be back inside the hostel premises by 8 pm."
Aug 9, 2015 The appalling defence of a convicted terrorist: "There is nothing wrong in what the Governor said. Anti-nationals had made a hero out of a terrorist. In fact, one could argue that those who tried hard to save this butcher of hundreds of innocents and made loud cries even against the Supreme Court verdict, should be kept under watch. Also, the intelligence agencies should keep a tab on media funds because the Press also make Yakub Memon a hero. It is so shameful to see this."
Aug 9, 2015 The appalling defence of a convicted terrorist: " It is amazing to see how some people advocate for foreign terrorists and plead legal mercy for those who have shed the blood of Indians, and still enjoy the freedoms and privileges enshrined in the Constitution of India In India, there are a number of people who are push for lost causes. Some do not even know that what they are pleading for is not only anti-national, but also lacks common sense."
Aug 8, 2015 SHOCKING: After he refused to felicitate state minister, TMC goons killed this BA student : "In another atrocious act reportedly initiated by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers, a BA student was beaten to death in a college in Sabong, West Midnapore allegedly by Mamata Banerjee’s party supporters after he denied following the command to felicitate a state minister on Friday morning."
Aug 8, 2015 Vyapam scam : CBI registers five new cases; Total FIRs cross 50 mark: "The total number of FIRs in Vyapam scam by CBI today crossed 50 mark with five new cases registered by the agency in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board examinations."
Aug 7, 2015 Mumbai journalist who wanted to join ISIS arrested in Delhi: "He said he would visit the Iraq embassy and “submit my memorandum to Caliphate Bagdadi” with the “desire to join the Islamic State as a spokesperson for foreign affairs or a government journalist”, and “willingness to surrender my Indian passport”. He also said he would visit the Pakistan high commission to “expedite my visa request” that he would be in Delhi for five days."
Aug 7, 2015 Darul Uloom Deoband fatwa declares shaving un-Islamic: "The barber in Saharanpur who sought the fatwa has decided neither to shave nor trim any beards."
Aug 6, 2015 Sympathizing with Yakub Memon, this Mumbai ‘journalist’ expressed his desire to join ISIS on social media: "The Mumbai Crime Branch is now on the lookout for Memon’s sympathizer Zuber Ahmed Khan who reportedly published a post on social media saying that he now plans to give up his Indian citizenship and become an official spokesperson of terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)."
Aug 4, 2015 Let me blow myself, my 72 virgins are waiting for me in heaven: Pakistani suicide bomber: "According to him, a man who is a jihadi is true follower of Islam whereas others are not."
Aug 3, 2015 #TerrorDoctor arrested in Kashmir: "A UK based doctor who was visiting his relatives in Kashmir has been arrested. Cops suspect him of funding a terror module. He was arrested in Budgam. He is suspected of routing Rs 10 lakh through Hawala route for a terror module. JK police in a statement has confirmed that he led a sleeper cell in Srinagar."
Aug 3, 2015 Why did some Muslims ignore Abdul Kalam?: "The former President was true Indian Muslim, rooted in his Bharatiya culture and faithful to his Islamic beliefs. This was unpalatable to those pushing an exclusive Muslim identity that undermines Indian heritage"
Aug 1, 2015 Cops suspended for thrashing farmer: "Two policemen were on Saturday (August 1) suspended for thrashing a farmer in Beed district of Marathwada, while the latter was in a queue to pay crop insurance premium. The two police constables have been suspended and an inquiry ordered into the incident, Superintendent of Police, Beed, Anil Paraskar said today, a day after the incident. The video of the cops thrashing the farmer with cane and kicks went viral on social media and was telecast by local TV channels. The farmer, Manohar Ashruba Gandhle, owner of five acre farm land, had come to the rural bank at Talwada in Gevrai tehsil. What apparently triggered the police action was that he had stepped out of the long queue at the bank, and was involved in a verbal exchange with some others in the queue."
Aug 1, 2015 SP leader seeks RS seat for Yakub Memon’s wife, sacked: "Mr. Ghosi made the demand in a letter to party president Mulayam Singh Yadav."
Jul 30, 2015 Kerala: 2 years on, no justice for Mahi: "Mahi, a teenager who was paralysed after being run over by a Minister's car in Kerala's Alapuzha District in 2013. His family has now sought help from the Government as the Minister who had initially provided them with financial help, has now abandoned them. It's a TIMES NOW campaign."
Jul 30, 2015 Delhi Univ admission racket busted: "Delhi Police Crime Branch busted a massive racket facilitating fake admissions in top Delhi University colleges on Thursday (July 30). Four including a college student have been arrested while some college officials are under the scanner. Joint CP Crime Ravindra Yadav confirmed the arrests. "A team led by ACP KPS Malhotra carried out the operation. Raids are continuing. We will share information soon, Yadav said. Crime branch had received a tipoff about the suspects and the racket after which it deployed sources at colleges. On Wednesday night, teams laid traps and nabbed the accused including a second year student. They are being interrogated to unveil the racket."
Jul 28, 2015 3,000 Bihar teachers quit fearing action over fake degrees: "About 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get jobs, have resigned till date apprehending legal action."
Jul 27, 2015 2 years on, no justice for Mahi: "Mahi, a teenager who has been paralysed after he was run over by a minister's car in 2013, seeks help from the government. The minister who had initially provided him with finacial help later abandoned him."
Jul 26, 2015 Samajwadi Party MLC writes to PM Narendra Modi over ‘corruption’ in recruitments by Akhilesh Yadav govt: "Accusing the Akhilesh Yadav government of corruption, an MLC of the ruling Samajwadi Party has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI probe into the recruitments done by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in various departments in the last two years."
Jul 26, 2015 Women harassed, cops won't act?: "Two girls from two different villages in Uttar Pradesh were harassed by local goons and even physically assaulted driving them to suicide. The aggrieved families allege police inaction in the case even as an accused against whom an FIR has been filed is on the run."
Jul 26, 2015 Muslim League says Supreme Court has no right to interfere in matters of faith: "A day after AIPMT was held across the country, IUML national secretary E T Muhammed Basheer blasted the court for its observations."
Jul 26, 2015 UP: Two killed in violence after eve-teasing, Opposition slams SP for ‘goonda raj’: "Two villagers were killed in violence and subsequent police firing when they tried to gherao the Biwanr police station here to lodge FIR against an eve-teasing accused. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/up-two-killed-in-violence-after-eve-teasing-opposition-slams-sp-for-goonda-raj/#sthash.HFwfLY20.dpuf"
Jul 25, 2015 Police should salute MLCs, MLAs: Maha legislator: "Peasants and Workers Party (PWP)MLC Jayant Patil created a flutter in the Legislative Council today by demanding that police at the entrance of the state Legislature and inside its campus should salute all the MLAs and MLCs."
Jul 25, 2015 Some Muslim leaders acting like terror mentors: VHP: "Accusing some Muslim leaders of “acting like mentors of terrorists,” the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday said such people are “traitors and enemy of humanity” and have “no right to live in India.”"
Jul 23, 2015 Vyapam scam: Roll numbers of 700 changed: "The roll numbers of 700 candidates in the 2012 Madhya Pradesh Pre-Medical Test were changed by a gang that guaranteed success in the competitive examination"
Jul 22, 2015 Teesta splurged Gujarat riot relief on wine and hairdos, police tell SC: "old the Supreme Court that social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand had used 2002 riot victims as "poster boys" to raise Rs 6-7 crore but indulged in a colossal fraud, using most of the money for their personal expenses."
Jul 20, 2015 IS video shows ‘boatful of Indian’ recruits, says one is dead IM man: "The accounts also posted a separate image from the latest nasheed video of a purported Indian in the ranks of the IS, identifying him as Abu Qaqa al Hindi"
Jul 19, 2015 Vyapam scam: No audit of exam process in 45 years: "Ever since the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board was formed in 1970, the state government has never conducted an audit of its confidential account"
Jul 19, 2015 Fifth Column: Another argument: "It gives me another chance to reiterate that Dr Sen is to blame for keeping vast majority of Indians poor, hungry and illiterate for decades."
Jul 14, 2015 Debate: #ThakurVsMulayam: Are netas above the law?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Amitabh Thakur, IPS Officer; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Shahid Siddiqui, Chief Editor, Nayi Duniya & Former, Member of Parliament; and Dr Ajoy Kumar, National Spokesperson, Congress -- discuss the fight between IPS officer Amitabh Thakur and UP Govt escalating, Thakur seeking Centre's intervention over the FIR registered against him, and whether the officer is only being targeted for speaking out against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav."
Jul 12, 2015 Rape case against IPS officer who alleged threat from Mulayam: "An FIR was registered against senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur last night accusing him of rape, hours after he lodged a complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him."
Jul 8, 2015 Woman set ablaze at police station dies, inquiry ordered: "The mother of a journalist, who had accused police officials of setting her ablaze at a police station after she refused to give bribe to free her husband, today succumbed to injuries"
Jul 5, 2015 Robot programmed to function as traffic police found collecting bribe: "Just like the real traffic cop, this one too asks for bribe"
Jun 29, 2015 ‘Extortion racket’ Karnataka: Clamour for Lokayukta’s resignation amid graft storm: "Former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde has also joined the chorus calling for Justice Rao to step down as in the wake of allegations emerging against his son."
Jun 29, 2015 Co-op Housing- a den of corruption: Court
Jun 29, 2015 Debate: Vyapam scam: India's murkiest coverup: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- GVL Narasimha Rao, Natl Spokesperson, BJP; Priyanka Chaturvedi, Natl Spokesperson, Congress; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & Natl Head, Legal Cell, SP; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Leader, BSP; and Vivek Tankha, Former Additional Solicitor General -- discuss massive political fight over Vyapam scam, Congress alleges cover up after the death of two more accused, death toll of the accused and witnesess touching 25, and Madhya Pradesh Govt ruling out a CBI probe into the issue."
Jun 29, 2015 Saudi pumping millions to promote Wahhabism in India: "Kerala has been showing signs of sharp radicalisation. This was the only state where posters mourning the death of Osama Bin Laden had come up and a prayer for Ajmal Kasab was also held after he was hanged"
Jun 25, 2015 Akhilesh #KillerCoverup complete?: "Uttar Pradesh journalist Jagendra Singh's forensic report says it was an act of self-immolation. Even as the blame game in the murder case continues, the police is pushing the suicide theory."
Jun 24, 2015 Death on the beat: Corrupt nexus threatens journalists
Jun 24, 2015 Bihar JD-U legislator arrested in murder case: "Bihar Janata Dal-United legislator Anant Singh was on Wednesday arrested in connection with a kidnapping-cum-murder case"
Jun 24, 2015 AJSU MLA gets 7-year RI, loses membership: "AJSU leaders Kamal Kishore Bhagat and Alester Bodra, found guilty on Monday for extortion and attempt to murder case by a Ranchi court"
Jun 24, 2015 Solar scam accused Saritha Nair alleges lobby among ministers to trap women: "Nair had complained to the police Abdullakutty had raped her after inviting her to talk about launching solar project in his constituency."
Jun 23, 2015 Will gouge out eyes, chop hands if TMC is challenged: Abhishek: "West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee has stoked a controversy by publicly threatening to "chop off hands and gouge out eyes" of those who dared to challenge the ruling party,"
Jun 23, 2015 Reign of terror: Why mafiadom rules from Mamata's Bengal to Akhilesh's UP: "An Uttar Pradesh freelance journalist is set on fire and dies in hospital for allegedly angering a minister by posting stories about illegal mining and land-grab on Facebook."
Jun 17, 2015 Debate: Is the UP govt blind to scribe's dying declaration?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Syed Asim Waqar, Leader, SP; Bukkal Nawab, MLC, Samajwadi Party; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Ajoy Bose, Senior Journalist and Padma Rao, Senior Journalist -- discuss how the UP government is blind to a journalist who succumbed to his burn injuries while exposing the minister."
Jun 17, 2015 Bihar MP misbehaves onboard?: "Expelled RJD MP from Bihar Pappu Yadav today allegedly behaved rudely with an airhostess of a Jet Airways flight from Patna after she asked the lawmaker not to throw the leftover food in the aisle."
Jun 17, 2015 Air hostess accuses Pappu Yadav of harassment, misbehaviour: "Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav has become a part of controversies after an air hostess leveled charges of harassment and misbehaviour against him."
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist Burned Alive By Police After Exposing Corrupt Politician
Jun 15, 2015 Journalist murder: Accused SP minister should be given death sentence, says Swamy: ""The journalist's family should keep up its demand for a CBI probe," says Swamy."
Jun 14, 2015 ISIS flags & a separatist seminar: "Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Geelani's anti-India seminar has sparked a political debate. While the opposition has questioned the BJP-PDP led coalition for going soft on this June 14the anti-seminar., the BJP is under to pressure to convince the pro separatist Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to put an end to Geelani's betrayal."
Jun 13, 2015 Protest against journalist death in UP: "Protests erupt against Shahjahanpur-based journalist Jagendra Singh death in Uttar Pradesh but Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav remains silent. Uttar Pradesh Minister in-charge of Dairy Development Ram Murti Verma has been charged with murder, along with nine others, among them four policemen with the killing of Singh by setting him afire in Shahjahanpur District."
Jun 13, 2015 ‘Had cops wanted, they could have burned your father in custody,’ Ex-MP tells murdered scribe’s kin: ""The minister cannot do such a thing. Had the police wanted, they could have burned your father inside the police station instead of doing this at his house." "
Jun 13, 2015 EXCLUSIVE: Majority community under attack again in West Bengal, BJP blames TMC of playing communal politics: "murderous mobs rampaged through the streets smoking out members of the community. The ill fated community found themselves isolated and terrorized. The state machinery led by the police did nothing,"
Jun 10, 2015 Indian journalist burned alive after reporting on politician's alleged corruption
Jun 10, 2015 Paid price for taking on UP Minister?: "Jagendra Singh a journalist from Uttar Pradesh succumbed to burn injuries last week. While his family cries foul claiming he was burnt to death for taking on Uttar Pradesh Minister Rammurti Verma, the police claim that he set himself ablaze to evade arrest. After public outrage, a case has been filed against Rammurti Verma and his aides."
Jun 6, 2015 A new low for two misogynist netas: "Tonight we have two misogynist netas. One, a Minister from Goa who calls gangrape that happened in his state 'a stunt'. The other one, simply dismissing the concept of rape, saying it is all consensual. Exposed tonight, yet again, is the appalling, disgusting mindset of our political class. But if this is their mindset, how will they ever ensure protection of women in our country? Shouldn't they be sacked and stopped right away."
Jun 6, 2015 84 Delhi policemen booked for corruption
Jun 4, 2015 Mr Guv, spend money judiciously: "The reply to an RTI query reveals that Rs 4 crore was spent on his flight travels, by special flights and chartered copters, besides renovation of the Raj Bhavan. "
Jun 3, 2015 NCP leader & goons storm ashram: "NCP Corporator, his goons and a few policemen who were giving the politician protection, have been caught on camera trying to abduct a girl from an ashram in Badlapur. Rs 1 lakh have also been looted from the ashram. The gutsy ashram priest put up a fight and chased the attackers away."
Jun 1, 2015 VVIP cars given right to rule roads: "In yet another brazen display of VVIP Racism, the Karnataka Legislature Secretariat has claimed that 75 cars, under the purview of the Speaker cannot be searched by officials. The letter issued by the Secretariat takes this racism a step further, audaciously stating that these cars can neither be seized nor stopped while plying on city roads. However questions of security risks and misuse of Government vehicles loom large."
May 31, 2015 Behind bars, some are more equal than others
May 28, 2015 Separatist want help from terrorists: "Separatist leader Yasin Malik has appealed to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Chief Syed Salahudin to probe attacks on three telecom operators shot dead in past two days in Sopore, North Kashmir. Warning posters were been spotted around Sopore threatening the telecom operators. As a result of the terror threat, telecom services are affected and shops have been shut down."
May 27, 2015 Insensitivity of hospitals again in the fore: 6-year-old’s kidney missing at AIIMS, Safdarjung denies treatment to a rape victim: "Pavan Kumar, originally from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh stated that his daughter has been on dialysis since March 14 but both the kidneys of his daughter were removed by the doctors during a surgery recently."
May 25, 2015 Delhi Anti Corruption Branch can arrest Delhi Police officials, holds high court: "Justice Vipin Sanghi denied bail to Anil Kumar, who was head constable at Sonia Vihar's police station and arrested earlier this month while allegedly extorting money from a scrap dealer in the area."
May 23, 2015 Govt survey pegs bribe at Rs 4,400/year per family: "The survey conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) showed that individuals in Lucknow, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune as well as rural areas paid maximum amount of bribe for general work, admission and to police personnel."
May 21, 2015 Debate: Mom MLA, I'm VVIP brat, Lal batti car kills 1: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Amee Yajnik, Spokesperson, Congress; Shazia Ilmi, Leader, BJP; Gaurav Bhatia, Spokesperson & National Head, Legal Cell, SP; Neelam Katara, Mother of Nitish Katara; Saba Naqvi, Political Editor, Outlook; and Sanjay Pinto, Lawyer & Columnist -- discuss the issue of policemen looking helpless before SP MLA's brat, Kerala minister's car mowing down a motorist, and if this is not racism, what is."
May 20, 2015 Kerala Minister’s car killed professor; car registered on businessman’s name with govt license plate
May 19, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRacism: India's patience running out: "In a bold act, a woman jumped atop Agra Samajwadi Party leader's Mercedes, smashed the windshield and tore off the party flag on the bonnet after being allegedly winked at by his gunman at a traffic signal."
May 19, 2015 Minister stopped from breaking rules: "Even as a strong undercurrent against VVIP culture takes shape across the nation, netas continue to flaunt their VVIP tag for undue benefits. But a brave Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable in Patna - showed Ram Kripal Yadav his place when he tried to enter the VVIP lounge from the exit gate."
May 19, 2015 Policeman thrashed by neta's goons: "This police officer was beaten up and assaulted by the security escort of the Manipur Speaker allegedly for not making way for the convoy. Nine days on, this victim of VVIP racism still awaits justice. With no political will what so ever, this police officer decides to take the legal route to justice."
May 19, 2015 UP: Brave heart fights pervert alone: "A 23-year-old brave heart joins us in the fight against VVIP racism. Takes on a powerful neta after his security guard winked at her. India is raising its voice against the VVIP racism showing the mighty and powerful that they can't get away with just a VVIP tag."
May 17, 2015 K'taka CM's gift: 90 min traffic jam: "Here is another example of rampant VVIP raj in Karnataka as the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inspects civic work on road and keeps the people of Bengaluru waiting for over 90 minutes. What's even more appalling is this response from the Chief Minister who says that people will bear it. "What am I expected to do? Should I go over them? You tell me. What is your suggestion for that? You expect us to inspect civil works. If I do, then you say I inconvenience people. There is always some inconvenience to people, I believe people will bear with it," CM said."
May 17, 2015 RTI activist exposes #VVIPRacism in Maharashtra: "An RTI application has revealed that in 2013-14 several ministers in Maharashtra were getting uninterrupted water supply without even paying for it when the state was suffering from drought. It is revealed that the ministerial bungalows used over 2 lakh kilo liter of water evend during the acute water crisis. And, at least 18 meters out of 41 were not working properly. It is also revealed that a few of the ministers' bungalows didn't have proper water meters installed."
May 17, 2015 Minors beaten mercilessly: Two cops suspended: "A day after a video of two police constables mercilessly beating two minor boys in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, went viral on social media, the two cops have been suspended.Superintendent of Police of Katni confirms the constables have been suspended after an initial probe was conducted based on the video."
May 17, 2015 Maharashtra police officer suspended for dancing with bar girls: "Maharashtra Police suspended a police officer, who was caught dancing with bar girls while in uniform, after a video of his act went viral, officials said on Friday."
May 12, 2015 Debate: Fight bribes, get bricks?: "In a horrific incident of police brutality, a head constable of Delhi Police today hit a woman with a brick in posh central Delhi locality after an altercation following which he was arrested and dismissed from service as the incident triggered widespread outrage. Traffic policeman Satish Chandra was arrested and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of his attacking a young woman with two children at Golf Links area went viral."
May 12, 2015 Debate: #RampantVVIPRaj: Thrashed, slapped, beaten: "It's India's sad reality. In the rampant VVIP raj where the aam aadmi is left to suffer. From Mumbai to Manipur, from Delhi to Vijayawada, this VVIP racism is absolutely shocking. In Manipur, a policeman was brutally assaulted by the Speakar's escort party. He was brutally thrashed in front of his wife and children. And even more shockingly, the Speaker was sitting inside the car but didn't act. And, BJP MP Nattubhai Patel and his men allegedly assaulted a builder in Mumbai for ovetaking his car. A case has been registered, but no arrests have been made yet. The builder says the MP's men broke the windshield and assaulted him. When TIMES NOW spoke to Kandivali MP Nattubhai Patel, he denied allegations and said no such incident took place. And, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi allegedly slapped a forest department guard, but police refuse to file FIR. And, she won't answer allegations against her."
May 12, 2015 #RampantVVIPRaj: India's reality?: "Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has been accused of assault by a forest guard. A policeman was severely thrashed for stopping speeding convoy of Manipur Speaker. And the incidents of VVIP racism continue to be reported from across the country. Join the TIMES NOW campaign to put an end to this criminal discrimination in the name of VVIP culture."
May 12, 2015 Manipur Assembly Speaker's security staff attacks police officer: "Manipur Assembly Speaker's escort on Monday night attacked a sub inspector in Imphal."
May 12, 2015 Corruption — from birth to death: "Abysmal levels of integrity in public services"
May 11, 2015 How an MLA's son celebrates birthday: "In utter disregard for traffic rules, friends of TDP MLA Bonda Umamaheshwara Rao's son vroomed in their swanky cars and bikes, striking terror among pedestrians and commuters alike, in the heart of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Worse still, policeman stands as mute spectators."
May 11, 2015 Debate: No top laywer, no justice?: "In a major reprieve for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court today suspended the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case, admitted his appeal against conviction and granted him bail. Justice Abhay Thipsay directed Khan to surrender beforethe trial court forthwith and execute a fresh bail bond of Rs 30,000."
May 11, 2015 Fight corruption & get assaulted?: "In a case of police brutality, a head constable on Monday (May 11) attacked a woman with a brick in the posh Golf Link area of central Delhi over a minor altercation following which he was suspended pending a detailed inquiry. The traffic cop was suspended and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of the attack surfaced. The victim, who was riding a two-wheeler, alleged that the constable demanded a bribe accusing her of violating traffic rules. She alleged that her small child was also abused by the cop. She said that following an argument, the cop picked up a brick and attacked her."
May 11, 2015 Delhi Traffic Police constable hits woman with a brick, arrested: "In a shocking incident in Delhi's elite Golf Links area, a traffic policeman attacked a woman with a brick. The incident took place when the woman was on her way to drop her daughters to the school on Monday morning"
May 11, 2015 Woman attacked by a traffic cop with bricks after she refused to pay bribe in Delhi: "Not even 24 hours after a DTC bus driver who was beaten to death by a biker in the national capital could get justice; another shocking incident of road rage has been reported in the metro city. This time, the incident turned even uglier as it was initiated by the lawmakers themselves. (Also Read: Bus driver, 42, beaten to death by 22-year-old biker. Who is responsible? Can compensation get a life back?)"
May 9, 2015 Legal mystery: Did loopholes, errors bail out Salman Khan?
May 8, 2015 Do the rich and influential get preferential treatment?: "In a major relief for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court has suspended his five-year jail sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The actor signed Rs 30,000 bail bond. Citing that it is a norm to suspend any sentence of seven years or less pending appeal, Justice Thipsay ruled that Salman be released on furnishing a fresh bail bond."