Kerala Catholic priest arrested for rape

Kannur (Kerala), Feb 28 : A Catholic priest in Kerala was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl, who subsequently gave birth to a baby boy, police said. Robin Vadakkanchery, 49, a parish vicar near Kannur, was also the manager of the Church-backed school, where the girl was a Class 11 student. Vadakkanchery […]

Talks of disintegration in garb of freedom of speech not tolerable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, Feb 28 : Amid the rising political brouhaha over the violent students clashes in Ramjas College, BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday warned that talks of the country’s disintegration in the garb of freedom of speech will not be tolerated. “We fully support freedom of expression but in the […]

Gurmehar steps back after threats, students denounce ABVP

[New Delhi: Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the ?Value Capture Finance Policy Framework? at the National Workshop on Urban Development in New Delhi on on Tuesday. Minister of State for Planning (Independent Charge) and Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Rao […]

LG assures ‘strict action’ over campus violence: Kejriwal

[New Delhi: Indian Blind Cricket Team, the winner of ?T20 Blind Cricket World Cup-2017? calls on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Vijay […]

Rural innovation, startup conclave in Hyderabad next month

Hyderabad, Feb 28 : The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) on Tuesday announced the launch of India’s first Rural Innovation and Startup Conclave’ (RISC2017) to be held March 23 and 24. The focus of the two-day event to be held at NIRDPR is to build capacities and promote fresh talent by […]