Sexual abuse accused Bishop to join investigation

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Named in a sexual abuse case by a senior nun, Bishop Franco Mulakkal is likely to join an ongoing investigation into the matter with the Kerala Police soon and will hand over charge of his Diocese to his second-in-command during his absence. In a statement, Mulakkal of the Roman Catholic Diocese […]

SAD accuses Congress of resorting to fraud, force

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Accusing the Congress government in Punjab of ‘terrorising the bureaucracy for the promotion of its electoral fortunes in the forthcoming civic polls of Punjab’, the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday said, ”The Congress leaders are trying to kill democracy in the state and are not reluctant to even threaten […]

CM asks STF chief to oust drug mafia from Punjab

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday directed new anti-drugs STF chief Mohammad Mustafa to take effective steps to oust drug mafia from the state and accordingly he has started taking effective steps like holding meetings with his staff. “No slackness would be tolerated by any official of the Special […]

BJP MLA blames + char(39) +frustration+ char(39) + among unemployed youths for rapes

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh A BJP MLA from Haryana, Premlata Singh, on Saturday blamed “frustration” among unemployed youths as the reason for rapes in the country, triggering angry reactions on social media. “The frustration that has crept into the minds of our youths is one of the reasons behind such incidents (rapes). Youths who are […]

HC verdict halts assault on democracy: Badals

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Badals have thanked the High Court for its verdict allowing the SAD rally. ‘+ char(39) +”+ char(39) +’The Congress government had made a murderous assault on democracy. The High Court Verdict has not only halted that assault but has also strengthened the hands of the SAD-BJP who are working for […]