Australian Senator compares Muslims with ‘poisonous jelly beans’

By Rekha Bhattacharjee Sydney, Aug 15 : Australian Senator Fraser Anning on Wednesday compared Muslims with “poisonous jelly beans”, following his “racist” maiden speech in the Senate seeking immigration restrictions based on race. Anning, from the conservative Katter’s Australian Party, advocated a return to White Australia policy and called for migration bans on Muslims in […]

Modi slams opposition on Triple Talaq Bill

[New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi on Wednesday, August15, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Aug 15 : In a veiled attack on the Congress and other opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Modi slams opposition on Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi, Aug 15 : In a veiled attack on the Congress and other opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said there were some people who did not allow the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament during the just concluded monsoon session. He assured Muslim women that his government would not […]

300 priests accused of abusing thousands of children in US

Washington, Aug 15 : Internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in the US state of Pennsylvania showed that over 300 “predator priests” have been credibly accused of sexually abusing thousands of children, according to a grand jury report. “We believe that the real number of children whose records were lost or who were afraid ever […]

Religion does not teach animosity: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Aug 15 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reminded people on the occasion of Independence Day that no religion teaches animosity. As he and his deputy greeted the people on the occasion, Manish Sisodia told them to aspire for freedom from the shackles of caste, religion and narrow outlook. Sharing a […]

Over 300 priests accused of child sex abuse in US

Washington, Aug 15 : More than 300 “predator priests” from six Catholic dioceses across US state of Pennsylvania have been accused of sexually abusing over 1,000 child victims, according to a new grand jury report released on Tuesday. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said that over 1,000 children victims were identifiable from the church’s own […]