Yasin Malik, a separatist leader from the banned terror outfit called Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has declared a hunger strike inside his cell at Tihar jail in New Delhi on Friday morning, claiming that his case was not being investigated properly.
In a positive development towards women’s right over their body, the Supreme Court of India on Thursday expanded the scope of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act to include "unmarried woman" and allowed a woman to abort her 24-weeks pregnancy that came out of a consensual relationship.
Expressing concerns at the worrisome and leaderless state of affairs of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened to suspend the governing body of India if it fails to conduct its election within the coming weeks.
In an incident that might spark yet another controversy in the country, the Haridwar Police on Friday arrested 8 Muslims for offering Namaz in a public place without permission and disrupting traffic as they had blocked the roads in order to offer their prayings.
A Facebook post by a General Manager of the India Today news channel has gone viral on social media. The derogatory post, written by a man named Indranil Chatterjee, made insulting remarks against the newly-elected President Draupadi Murmu. Chatterjee’s Linkedin profile states that he is a Deputy General Manager in the India Today Group.
In a shocking case from Pakistan, a 21-year-old American woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in the country’s Punjab province. The rapists even made a video of the heinous act in order to blackmail her.