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Minor twins raped by stepfather

TURA: Williamnagar police in East Garo Hills are on a search to arrest a man who has been allegedly raping his seven-year-old twin stepdaughters for the last many months in the village of Cheran Songgital. The gory incident came to…

The police and the people

The Bureau of Police Research and Development has compiled data on the police force of the country. Almost 21% of sanctioned posts are lying vacant. That means there is one policeman for 663 people while the ratio should be 1:518. 56,944…

Need for uniformity

There has been much airy talk but little action for years about legislating a Uniform Civil Code (UCC). Social injustices that arise from the lack of such uniformity are all too obvious in Indian society. Public opinion, especially of a…

Y C Modi appinted new NIA chief

NEW DELHI: Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi, who was part of a Supreme Court-appointed probe team in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, will be the new chief of the NIA. The decision was taken on Monday by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet…

Political Opportunism  

The political churning happening in Meghalaya today reminds us of the clichéd phrase, “Old wine in new bottles.” The same corrupt people who have eaten up our roads and defaulted on our water supply systems are going to re-enter the…

Oil Hit

The Finance ministry’s current economic survey reveals that oil prices are falling. International crude oil prices may have halved since the Modi Government assumed office. But the consumers have not gained. This is due to a wrong taxation…