Gurgaon-based MNC executive raped by guest house owner

Gurgaon: A 21-year-old woman, working as an executive at a multi-national company, was allegedly raped by a paying guest house owner in Sector-39 area of Gurgaon. Police said the incident occurred yesterday night but it was reported to police around 8 pm today. The woman, a native of Ludhiana in Punjab, has been staying in the PG accommodation in Sector-39 for the last couple [Full Article...]

Bill on Bonus Act to be brought to Parliament: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the government will bring to Parliament a bill to amend the Bonus Act with a view to enhance the benefits for the working class. “We are going to bring an important (bill) in this House (to amend) Bonus Act…The Cabinet has already approved it. This is a very important bill for our workers. We are [Full Article...]

Secularism most misused term: Rajnath

New Delhi: The issue of intolerance cast its shadow on Thursday during an animated debate in the Lok Sabha that saw the government attack Congress saying ‘secularism’ was the ‘most misused’ term in politics while Congress hit back contending that the ideals of the Constitution were under threat as they were being pilloried deliberately. The occasion was a day-long debate on the ‘Commitment to [Full Article...]

Three ultras storm Army camp in Kashmir, killed

Srinagar: Three heavily-armed militants on Wednesday stormed an Army camp in Tanghdar near the Line of Control, about 160 kms from here, triggering a fierce gunfight in which all the attackers were killed along with a civilian. The militants attacked from the rear side of the camp at 6.15 AM, which resulted in few vehicles catching fire, defence sources said. “There was a stand [Full Article...]

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Modi speaks of harmony on Guru Nanak Jayanti New Delhi: On the occasion of Guru Nanak’s birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday underlined the message of harmony and compassion propagated by the founder of Sikhism, a message that assumes significance in the midst of “intolerance” debate. “On Guru Nanak Jayanti, my greetings to everyone. Guru Nanak Dev’s message of service, compassion and harmony [Full Article...]

CBI raids AAI’s Thiru’puram office

Thiruvananthapuram: A CBI team raided the office of the Airport Authority of India here on Tuesday, a source said on Wednesday. The raid was kept a closely-guarded secret and the details came to light only on Wednesday. The Thiruvananthapuram unit of the CBI has been closely monitoring the situation for the past six months after allegations of royalty evasion that the ground handling agencies [Full Article...]

Aamir is self-appointed mullah: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Launching another attack on Bollywood actor Aamir Khan for alleging growing intolerance in the country, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday labelled him a “self-appointed mullah”. “In recent past, some individuals have assumed the responsibility of judging whether India is a ‘tolerant’ or ‘intolerant’ nation… Aamir Khan has joined this business by becoming a self-appointed mullah, which is sad for those who love him,” [Full Article...]