Actress Zaira alleges mid-air molestation, accused arrested

Mumbai , Dec 10

"Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim, 17, has alleged she was molested mid-air by a middle-aged man, drawing strong reactions by women rights activists and politicians. The airline apologized and Mumbai Police, which registered an FIR, arrested the accused on Sunday.

My Padmavati: Rajasthan's shame and a community's misplaced valour

New Delhi

My Padmavati is a four-year-old in rural India, possibly in the desert state of Rajasthan. She is lucky to be alive. She has escaped sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. But her fight has just begun. As she enters her teens she will face the outlawed menace of child marriage, dowry demands, domestic violence and honour killing (in case she dares to select her life partner).

DCW chief meets President over women safety situation

New Delhi , Dec 9

DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Saturday met President Ram Nath Kovind and briefed him on issues related to women safety and the growing menace of illegal drugs and liquor being sold in the capital, a statement said.

Now, SC/STs in Delhi can apply for employment loan via app

New Delhi , Dec 8

The Delhi government will launch a mobile application on Saturday through which Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes, minorities, and handicapped persons can apply for employment loans, SC and ST Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said here on Friday.

Actress Zaira alleges mid-air molestation, case filed

Mumbai , Dec 10

"Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim, 17, has alleged she was molested mid-air by a middle-aged man, drawing strong reactions by women rights activists and politicians. The airline apologized and Mumbai Police registered an FIR.

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar , Dec 10

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Sunday while leading a protest march.

Kejriwal launches free entrance coaching for SC/ST students

New Delhi , Dec 9

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched a scheme under which free entrance coaching will be provided for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) students preparing for civil services, judicial services, banking, engineering, medicine, and other competitive examinations.