Top 5 Genuine Issues in India Which Need More Media Attention

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Jan 122014
 

Contemporary media, be it in print or digital form is often accused to be under-reporting some of the legitimate issues which can also be categorized as social concerns. It’s in conflict with the role of a watchdog that media is asked to perform by our constitution. For the very raison d’être that many problematic issues in our society go unnoticed, India is finding cumbersome to evolve into a developed society even after 60 years of sovereign rule. Here are top 5 genuine issues in India which need more media […]

5 Young Students Among 16 Dead in Hyderabad Blasts

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Feb 222013
 
5 Young Students Among 16 Dead in Hyderabad Blasts

Vijay Kumar had come to the site to purchase some books as he was preparing to take the examination for the post of sub-inspector in Prohibition and Excise department when the blast took place. Another deceased student – Azaz Ahmed – of Kottagudem in Khammam too had came to purchase books. Among the other students killed was Rajasekhar, who was pursuing MBA, Harish, an engineering student from Kottapet locality in the city, and Swapna, another MBA student. Bodies of 13 out of the 16 killed […]

Prayers for Ajmal Kasab at mosque in Kerala

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Jan 042013
 

PTI: Kochi: Police have launched an investigation into the offering of prayers at a mosque here for Ajmal Kasab, who was hanged for carrying out the Mumbai terror attack in 2008. The prayers were reportedly offered by an imam on November 23 after the Friday namaz at the mosque at nearby Trikkakara. The managing committee of the mosque removed the imam from the post after learning about the incident, committee sources said. Investigation is on, police said. Kasab was hanged in Yerawada jail in Pune […]

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Blame Indian Government for not taking action against rapists, Don’t Use me as an Excuse: Honey Singh

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Jan 022013
 
Blame Indian Government for not taking action against rapists, Don't Use me as an Excuse: Honey Singh

Famous Punjabi rapper ‘Yo Yo Honey Singh’ answered his critics by tweeting and saying not to use him as an excuse. “All this going on right now. They just needed an excuse and they’ve found one. CONGRATULATION!” Singh tweeted. “Before you blame me, blame the government for not taking action against the rapists in the first place! Don’t use me as an excuse! #HoneySinghIsInnocent – trend if you’re with me! I’ve admitted that my past was a wrong choice, but now I deliver completely different […]

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Dec 292012
 
Gang Rape Victim should have surrendered before Rapists: Female Scientist

As the news of Gang Rape victim’s death in Singapore shocked the entire nation, a female scientist asked, “If the girl was surrounded by six rapists, why didn’t she surrender before them?” This statement comes at a time when the entire country is demanding justice for her   and the people of India has even forced the UPA government to  bring measures to review laws dealing with sexual assault. This shocking statement came from female scientist Dr. Anita Shukla in a seminar  in Madhya Pradesh at […]

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Shocking!!!!! Captain Saurabh Kalia may have died due to weather: Rehman Malik

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Dec 152012
 
Shocking!!!!! Captain Saurabh Kalia may have died due to weather: Rehman Malik

Yet another shocking answer from Pakistan when Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said that he came to know about Captain Saurabh Kalia’s case very recently, and added that it is not known whether he was killed with the Pakistani bullet or he died because of the weather. “I have not examined this case. It has just come to my notice very very recently. But I will be very happy to see the father of the boy, the father of the soldier. I will […]

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Victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy to knock PMO on its 28th anniversary

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Nov 202012
 
Victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy to knock PMO on its 28th anniversary

Bhopal, Nov.19 (ANI): Activists and victims of the December 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy, have vowed to knock on the doors of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to seek adequate compensation on the 28th anniversary of the incident, which falls on December 3. Talking to reporters in Bhopal on Monday, an activist, Satinath Sarangi, said: “On the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy, five organisations working among the survivors of the disaster will this year go and knock on the door of […]

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Gujarat becomes the state with maximum number of Muslim policemen

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Nov 122012
 

NEW DELHI: Gujarat, which faced one of the worst anti-Muslim riots in the country barely 10 years ago, has emerged as the state with the largest number of Muslim cops posted in police stations, beating states with a higher proportion of the community in their population. The state has 5,021 cops from the community out of a total of 47,424 in its 501 police stations. On an average, Gujarat has 10 Muslim cops per police station — higher than any other state which shared data […]

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‘Can’t’ remain under Gadkari: Mahesh Jethmalani

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Nov 052012
 

New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): “I have resigned on moral grounds. I haven’t got satisfactory response from Gadkari. I wasn’t satisfied with his ( Nitin Gadkari) explanations, the party’s image is being tarnished,” said Jethmalani. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appeared to be wide split on Monday with eminent lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani training guns on party chief Nitin Gadkari and quitting from the National Executive Council (NEC). Mahesh, who has written to Gadkari over corruption issue, said that he has not received satisfactory response from the BJP President. […]

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VHP supporting Leh bandh

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Oct 292012
 

Jammu, Octo Oct 28 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday announced its support to a call for a shutdown of Leh Monday. The civil society of Buddhist-majority Ladakh has called for a strike to protest the “forcible conversion of Buddhists by the Muslims”. VHP state president Rama Kant Dubey said: “Forcible conversions of these Buddhists in Zanskar area of Kargil were done at behest of the Muslim community, against the wishes of Buddhists. There is criminal silence of the administration against the people who […]

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Kejriwal visited his injured supporters in hospital

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Oct 222012
 

The injured Kejriwal’s supporters had been admitted to hospital after being baton charged by police outside the Delhi residence of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for protesting against the latter’s move to allegedly favour and facilitate Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi’s son in law Robert Vadra and realty major DLF on land deals. The protesters had gathered to protest against the swift transfer of senior bureaucrat Ashok Khemka for inspecting all relevant documents registered in the land transactions of Vadra. Khemka has asked the […]

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Oct 172012
 

NEW DELHI: Facing graft allegations, Law Minister Salman Khurshidtoday threatened India Against Corruption member Arvind Kejriwaldaring him to visit the minister’s constituency Farrukhabad. The law minister also said, “I have been working with a pen for a long time. Now it is time to replace ink with blood.” Launching a bitter attack on Kejriwal, Khurshid was qouted by NDTV saying: “I don’t give a visa to go there but it’s a long road  to Farrukhabad …it is 300 km away. Let’s get there first.  Let him go there, but he should keep in […]

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IAS Officer transferred after ordering probe against Robert Vadra’s land deals: Arvind Kejriwal

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Oct 162012
 

Noida, Oct 16 (ANI): RTI crusader and India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday lashed out at the Haryana Government over transfer of IAS officer Ashok Khemka, saying it is extremely unfortunate that an honest officer has been transferred 40 times in the last 20 years. ” Ashok Khemka is a very honest IAS officer of Haryana. He has been transferred 40 times in the last 20 years. He ordered a probe into Robert Vadra’s land deals. He is the Inspector General of Land Records in Haryana. He was […]

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