GoDaddy dumps white supremacist website after Twitter outrage

New York, Aug 14 : Soon after Twitter users called out the participants of the white nationalist rally in the US state of Virginia in which three people were killed and 19 injured, global web-hosting company GoDaddy dumped ‘The Daily Stormer’, a website that supported the rally. GoDaddy tweeted on Sunday that it has given […]

NCLT approves RCOM-Aircel merger, Brookfield deal

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Monday passed an order allowing the Aircel-Reliance Communications merger and also the Brookfield Towers sale to proceed. According to sources, the NCLT has also allowed Reliance Communications’ (RCOM) tower arm’s 51 per cent stake sale to Brookfield for Rs 11,000 crore. RCOM and […]

Blot of Gorakhpur tragedy will stay for long on Yogi Adityanth

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Aug 14 : Some stains stick. In politics they sometime stick for a lifetime. In 2012, Akhilesh Yadav stormed to power as a beacon of hope in Uttar Pradesh. The Muzaffarnagar communal riots a year later marred his political career for ever. Cut to 2017. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was […]

NHRC issues notice to UP on Gorakhpur deaths

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the deaths of over 60 children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur and called for a detailed report. It also asked for information about the steps taken for “relief and rehabilitation of the […]

Suspect in Virginia car ramming a ‘Nazi sympathiser’

Washington, Aug 14 : A man accused of ramming a car into a crowd of activists protesting a white supremacist rally in the US state of Virginia, had long sympathised with the Nazis, his former school teacher said. One person was killed after the car mowed down a group of protesters in Charlottesville city on […]

Rise in food prices pushes WPI inflation higher

New Delhi, Aug 14 : An exponential rise in food prices pushed India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 1.88 per cent in July, official data showed here on Monday. According to data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the wholesale price index (WPI), with the revised base year of 2011-12, […]