In her column, Ira Trivedi details her own experiences with sexual harassment in the literary world — more specifically from two prominent figures who have also been named in other #MeToo accounts: Chetan Bhagat and Suhel Seth.
Mumbai, Oct 15: In a civil defamation suit filed against writer producer Vinta Nanda, actor Alok Nath has sought a written apology and compensation of Rs 1. Vinta Nanda had earlier accused Alok Nath of rape. "We have filed a defamation
Inspire by Narendra Modi to enter politics, Swami Paripoornananda, who is all set to join BJP, says his foremost agenda is talk about 'Hindus and their rights' and sacrifice himself towards good politics.
When the woman realized what was happening, she raised an alarm and upon hearing her screams, the commuters in the train thrashed Singh and took him to the railway police station to turn him in.
Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor's playbook and issued a challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.
In the new stories shared about MJ Akbar, women have recounted behaviour ranging from harassment and sexism to abuse of the power dynamic between an editor and his subordinate.
Organisers of a garba event in the US allegedly threw out a scientist from Vadodara and his three friends saying that their surnames didn't sound 'Hindu'.
The comedian said it was her father's battle and she would let him fight it but would stand by him.
New Delhi, Oct 15: The investigations being conducted by the National Investigating Agency has found that a Mosque in Palwal, Haryana was built with the funds of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. This came to light when the NIA was probing a module
The Blue Line of Delhi Metro, which currently terminates at Noida City Centre, will be extended to Noida Sector 62 by the end of this year.
The owner took the policeman to his home on the pretext of showing him the registration papers and set ablaze his two-wheeler in front of the house.
Muhammad Rasheed, an autorickshaw driver, got the scare of his life when he received a call from Pakistan's Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) which sought an explanation from him about a whopping PKR 300cr-worth of transactions made to his account. Rasheed who lives in Karachi came to know about the huge transactions in his account only when FIA summoned him for an explanation. Here's more.
While the curtains are meant to provide privacy, passengers often use it for wiping their hands and cleaning their footwear.
The Chittorgarh Fort as seen in the period film 'Padmaavat' has been recreated by two crowd-pulling Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata. Both the Sribhumi Sporting Club and the Md Ali Park puja committees modeled their pandals on the famous fort of Rajasthan, but the idea behind it was different, officials of the two organizations said. Here's more.
The Central Information Commission has directed the National Archives of India to give a "categorical" response to an RTI applicant who asked the Prime Minister's Office whether freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was dead or alive.
The play -- "Shiva", a confluence of Bharatnatyam, Carnatic Music and storytelling -- was scheduled to begin in the afternoon.
A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal and 14 others, accused of money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block.
Justice Ramana refused an invitation to address an international conference organised by the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute since the event happens to be on days when the Supreme Court of India is working.
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been advised to take a week's rest by doctors, a statement by his office said on Monday. Parrikar, who has been undergoing treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, was suddenly discharged and arrived in Goa on Sunday. "Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's condition has improved further.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices increased to 5.13 per cent in September from a rise of 4.53 per cent in August, official data showed here on Monday.
On Sunday, a minister from Maharashtra said that the BJP-led government had allowed online liquor sales in the state, but backtracked later and said that only a proposal for online liquor sales had been received.Interestingly, last month, a senior excise department official had told PTI that the state was looking to increase revenue collection by allowing online liquor sales.Here are the details.
Ankara, Oct 14 (IANS) Turkey's decision to release US pastor Andrew Brunson was not due to "any external pressure," the ruling Justice and Development Party's spokesperson said Saturday. "It is the result of the processes of the independent Turkish judiciary," Omer Celik told reporters in the southern province of Adana, Xinhua reported. "Despite of the impositions and threats over the case, none of Turkey's institutions including the presidency took any action on the case due to pressure," Celik was quoted by state-run Anadolu Agency as saying.
A senior official of the force informed that a pilot project under which complaints can be lodged through a mobile application is already ongoing in Madhya Pradesh which will be replicated across the country soon.
A real estate broker was killed for allegedly posting some comments on a WhatsApp group, police said Monday.