While the national capital and the rest of the nation continue to boil over gangrape of 23-year old woman in Delhi, The PM finally came out to assure all measures of safety for women and appealed to protesters to maintain calm. God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar announced retirement from ODI format, bringing an end to his glorious one day career. read the most read stories here.
Tendulkar retires from ODI cricket
Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, on Sunday retired from one-day internationals, bringing the curtains down on a glorious career spanning 23 years during which he re-wrote record books with his phenomenal feats. "I would like to wish the team all the very best for the future. I am eternally grateful to all my well wishers for their unconditional support and love over the years, he said. Read more
Salman Khan, Karan Johar are new B-town buddies?
Rumour has it that actor Salman Khan and Karan Johar are apparently new best friends! The two were spotted sticking to eachother almost all the time at recently held Dabangg 2 premiere, reports Mid-Day. Not only this, but the two also spent some quality time at Salman's brother Sohail Khan's birthday party afterwards. They remained inseparable throughout. Read more
Anger against govt grows, PM urges for calm
Issuing a fresh appeal for peace, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said government will look into delay in response in the gangrape case as also all aspects concerning the security of women while asking people to desist from violence. In a televised address, Singh said he and his family join in the concern for the 23-year-old victim, who was gangraped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in south Delhi on December 16 night. Read more
A wounded nation seeks answers
Some crimes are too gory to even imagine - like the one the national capital woke up to on Monday. If movements have triggers, the gang rape of a girl in a moving bus - an unnamed 23-year-old who battles against the odds to live - has become a symbol of crimes against women in the country and has forced a pained and anguished nation to seek answers. Read more