Won‘t apologise: Rahul on ‘rape in India‘ remark

Under attack for his rape remarks, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he will never apologise, and instead demanded an apology from Narendra Modi, claiming that the Prime Minister had called Delhi a “rape capital” under the United Progressive…

‘The core problem, the core challenge is in Assam‘

‘People feel concerned about the future, whether it is the land or the jobs.‘‘The BJP came to power in Assam with promises of maati, bheti (home, hearth and identity), land, jobs and culture.‘‘Are these going to taken care of? I…

Japan PM may cancel India trip amid protests in Assam

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering cancelling his three-day trip to India for annual summit talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi from December 15-17 due to the deteriorating security situation in Guwahati, the planned venue of the meeting,…

Nirbhaya‘s mother opposes review plea of convict in SC

The mother of the victim in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case moved the Supreme Court on Friday opposing the plea filed by one of the four death-row convicts seeking review of its 2017 judgement awarding him death penalty.…

UN wades into citizenship row, says studying situation

The United Nations is closely analysing the possible consequences of India‘s amended Citizenship Act, a spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres has said, insisting that the world body has its basic principles, including those enshrined in the Universal Declaration of…