Mumbai city has witnessed 237 rapes, including eight gang-rapes till August this year, with police saying that in most cases, the victims knew the accused, majority of whom were either 'friends and lovers' or neighbours.
For those who wish to help the less fortunate, but don't know where to start, a new non-profit organisation, Hope Monkey, is offering a solution. Launched on October 2, the initiative connects NGOs with the casual philanthropist, via an easily navigable website.
Sahay, who was hospitalised with 55% burns on September 15, was stated to be in stable though critical condition, but developed kidney failure later.
There are trends that point to a change taking place in Rajasthan’s political culture of communal harmony. And the signs are evident. Srinand Jha reports.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday attacked BJP saying it is a party of "poisonous people" which spreads nothing but rumours.
Goa MLA Caetano Silva stands to be disqualified as a legislator after the Union home ministry found that he is a foreigner under India's citizenship law.
The first meeting of the committee formed to work out a solution to the Singur land issue failed to make any headway on Tuesday.
As Raj Thackeray took on Jaya Bachchan, uncle Bal Thackeray took on SRK. As the Senas battle for the Marathi vote, will Bollywood be the victim? Sweta Ramanujan-Dixit
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Singer Asha Bhosle’s second-born, Varsha, was admitted to Jaslok Hospital at 3 am on Tuesday after her domestic help found her unconscious at the singer’s Prabhu Kunj apartment on Peddar Road.
Raj Thackeray’s latest campaign targeting the Bachchans is simply another effort to keep the issue he raised the flooding of Mumbai by non-Maharashtrians, whose loyalty to the city, he claims, is in doubt alive, writes Shailesh Gaikward.
A local court extended the police custody of Students' Islamic Movement of India leader Safdar Nagori and four other activists who were involved in serial blast case in Ahmedabad.
Supporting his wife Jaya Bachchan in the controversy resulting from her desire to speak in Hindi, Bollywood superstar Amitabh has said her remarks were not deliberate.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan said the casual off-the-cuff remarks about speaking in Hindi by his wife Jaya had hurt many people's sentiments and was glad that she has apologised for it.
Apologising for his wife's remarks, actor Amitabh Bachchan says he and his family members were willing to face any punishment if found guilty.
A day after Big B apologised on behalf of wife Jaya for a comment she had made, MNS chief Raj Thackeray announced his decision to withdraw his agitation, reports Naresh Kamath
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