INDIA

Ugandan woman raped in Delhi

Ugandan woman raped in Delhi

New Delhi: Two men, in their early 20s, were arrested for raping a Ugandan woman in a moving car in Delhi, police said Friday. The accused were arrested following the 35-year-old victim’s complaint lodged at the Vasant Kunj police station after the incident Thursday night. In her complaint, the woman said the two men abducted […]

Indian girl, 6, allegedly raped by school gym instructors

Indian girl, 6, allegedly raped by school gym instructors

NEW DELHI—A 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men on the premises of a school in India’s technology hub Bangalore, police said Thursday. The attack took place on July 2, but the child’s parents did not find out she was assaulted until earlier this week after she complained of a stomach ache and was […]

Illegal entry stalls exit of 121 Indians from Iraq

Illegal entry stalls exit of 121 Indians from Iraq

CHANDIGARH: Punjabi youths working in strife-torn Iraq are having a difficult time trying to return to India as many are without a valid visa. Many of them had visitor visas for Dubai and entered Iraq illegally to seek jobs. Visas of at least 121 youths from Jalandhar and Fatehgarh Sahib have expired at least two […]

Badaun gang-rape victims’ family claims being threatened

Badaun gang-rape victims’ family claims being threatened

Badaun: The family of the Badaun rape victims on Monday alleged that they have received threats and demanded security from Central forces, saying they do not trust the state police. “We are receiving threats. We are being told that who will protect us once the media leaves the village and politicians stop frequenting us,” said […]

Sonia congratulates people of Telangana

Sonia congratulates people of Telangana

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday congratulated the people of Telangana as it became the 29th state of India reminding them that it was her party which “finally decided to reorganise the state of Andhra Pradesh”. In a message, she noted that the movement of creation of Telangana has had a long history and […]

INDIA: Women protest over rise in violence

INDIA: Women protest over rise in violence

Police have used water cannons to disperse hundreds of women protesting against a rise in violence against women in the Indian state where two teenagers were gang-raped and later found hanging from a tree. The protesters in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, were demonstrating outside the office of the top elected official, Chief […]

Telangana becomes new Indian state

Telangana becomes new Indian state

Celebrations have greeted the creation of India’s newest state of Telangana, marking the formal division of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. Thousands of people cheered as regional political leader K Chandrasekhar Rao attended a parade soon after he was sworn in as Telangana’s chief minister. Mr Rao led a 14-year struggle for the creation […]

Kashmir issue should be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan

Kashmir issue should be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said his country wants to resolve the Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of people of Kashmir and UN resolutions. “Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the UN resolutions and aspiration of the people of Kashmir,” he said in his first address to the parliament. He […]