Nun rape: Arrested bishop to be produced before Kerala court

Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 22 : Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested in a nun rape case, will be produced in a Kerala court on Saturday, police said. Mulakkal, who headed the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punjab, was arrested on Friday in Tripunithura after three days of questioning. He was to be produced in […]

Kerala Catholic bishop arrested over nun’s rape

Kochi, Sep 21 : After three days of questioning, the Kerala Police on Friday arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar and has been accused of repeatedly raping a nun, police said. He was taken for medical examination and will be produced before a court on Saturday. This is first […]

Muharram observed in West Bengal

Kolkata, Sep 21 : Beating drums and thumping their chests, thousands of Muslims across West Bengal took out large processions on Friday to mourn the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussain at Karbala 1338 years back on the 10th day of the first Islamic month of Muharram. Processions were organised at many places here […]

Nun rape: Bishop questioning enters Day 3

[Thrippunithura: Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrives for questioning by the special investigation team of the Kerala police, in Thrippunithura, Friday, Sept 21, 2018. ( /PTI] Tripunithura (Kerala) Sep 21 : The Kerala Police began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, for the third consecutive day on Friday, even as demands for […]

Aadhaar, Ayodhya and adultery — SC verdicts likely next week

By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce next week a spate of judgement including on Aadhaar, Ayodhya and adultery that would have bearings on the right to privacy, politics and social morality. The verdicts on the challenge to the constitutional validity of Aadhaar on the touchstone of […]

Naropa Festival ends in Ladakh with world record in dance

By Nivedita Singh Leh, Sep 21 : A total of 299 women dressed up in traditional Ladakhi wedding attire danced together to mark the last day of the Naropa festival and also created a Guinness World Record in the process. The women, aged between 18 and 60, wore heavy coat-like ‘gongchas’ with ‘perak’ headgear as […]