Mayawati blames BJP, RSS for Dalit atrocities

Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday visited the Dalits beaten up by self-styled cow vigilantes and blamed the BJP and RSS for rising incidents of attacks on Dalits in the country. The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister visited the Civil Hospital here to express solidarity with the victims of the brutal attack […]

Stop use of pellet guns: Amnesty to J&K government

New Delhi, Aug 4 : Global rights group Amnesty International on Thursday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to stop the use of pellet guns which have claimed lives and left hundreds blinded in the ongoing protests in Kashmir Valley. “Pellet guns are inherently inaccurate and indiscriminate, and have no place in law enforcement,” Zahoor […]

British-Muslim detained for reading Syrian book on plane

London, Aug 4 : A British-Muslim woman was detained at a UK airport and questioned under terror laws after a cabin crew member spotted her reading a book on Syrian culture on board her honeymoon flight. Faizah Shaheen, who helps prevent teenage mental health patients from becoming radicalised, was returning from honeymoon in Marmaris, Turkey, […]

US Supreme Court blocks transgender toilet ruling

Washington, Aug 4 : The US Supreme Court has temporarily overturned a ruling that allowed a transgender high school student to use the bathroom of his choice. The school board in Gloucester county, Virginia, is challenging a decision by a federal appeals court that ruled it must allow a student, who was born a girl […]