White House blames Democrats after officials’ immigration row

Washington, Oct 19 : The White House has blamed the Democrats for a heated row between Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Advisor John Bolton over immigration. “While we are passionate about solving the issue of illegal immigration, we are not angry at one another,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said […]

245 children from separated immigrant families still in US custody

Washington, Oct 16 : A total of 245 children from separated undocumented immigrant families were still in US custody, officials said in a court filing. According to government figures, most of the 245 children in custody have parents who were removed from the US, reports CNN. Of those, only 18 children are currently in the […]

31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati station

Guwahati, Oct 15 : Thirty-one Bangladeshi nationals were detained at the railway station here on Monday, a police official said. “The group came to Guwahati from Bengaluru onboard the Guwahati-Bangalore Express. They were waiting to board the Kanchanjungha express to go to Agartala,” Superintendent of Railway Police Hemanta Kumar Das told the media here. “During […]

Amid controversy, Hamid Ansari to release ‘The Sarkari Mussalman’

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Former Vice President Hamid Ansari will release “The Sarkari Mussalman” by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd) on Saturday at the India International Centre here. The book has been subject to much controversy over its portions relating to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Shah, who led the Army in quelling the […]

Woman recalls harrowing experience with Suhel Seth, accuses him of abusing power

New Delhi, Oct 10 : A film director and creative producer shared on Wednesday a number of screenshots of a lengthy WhatsApp message sent to marketing consultant Suhel Seth recalling an experience she had “buried deeply”. The woman alleged that despite her persistent declining, Seth asked her to join him for an ice cream in […]

I’m not a harasser, being attacked and vilified: Chetan Bhagat on #MeToo

New Delhi, Oct 10 : Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat, who has been facing a lot of flack after screenshots of his WhatsApp conversations were leaked on social media, asserted on Wednesday that he is being “attacked and vilified”. “I want you to know that I am suffering because my name is being dragged into needless […]