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Why are road accidents an everyday affair in India?

Many drivers are maniacs in a hurry, who do not follow traffic rules, over speed, overtake from the wrong side, and drive under the influence of liquor.

No move to criminalise marital rape in India

Historically, sexual intercourse within marriage was regarded as a right of spouses, engaging in the act without the spouse's consent is now widely classified as rape by many societies around the world, repudiated by international conventions, and increasingly criminalized.

Muslims may equal the number of Christians by 2050

If current trends continue, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians around the world by 2050 …

Why Netaji continues to rule over Bengalis’ heart?

Seven decades after his "disappearance", Subhas Chandra Bose continues to inspire generations and is still the numero uno political hero in Bengal and for Bengalis worldwide.

What happens when an aircraft’s engines fail?

What really happens inside a single-engine military aircraft after its engine suddenly stop functioning -- is a ghastly and unnerving experience that only someone who has been through can describe?

Chiefs of Army Staff – the unusual coincidences

Gen. Naravane is the 3rd officer from Sikh Light Infantry to become Chief of the Indian Army. Prior to this, Gen. V. P. Malik and Gen. Bikram Singh served as the 19th and 25th COAS.

Shahi Imam has no relevance today

Hereditary imamat is un-Islamic. Shahi Imam means Imam of the emperor. It is not relevant today. All an imam does is to lead the prayer. Imamhood is not a license for power plays or monopoly of one family. It should be possible to remove Imams who bring a bad name to the community.

Budget 2021 showcases India’s self-belief; industry responds positively

As far as the general sentiment in the business community is concerned this year’s Budget reflects a feel of reality and showcases India’s self-belief....

Shared mobility: the future of Indian roads

Every house owner in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore thinks that he owns the adjacent road and has a right to park his vehicle on the public space meant for pedestrians, cyclists and other commuters. This leads to a serious parking crunch, and obstruction in the movement of - ambulances, fire engines, and other such emergency vehicles.

Surrender does not mean consent for sex – Kerala High Court

The conduct of a victim who surrenders before the accused as and when desired by him cannot be construed as consent for sexual intercourse.

Parliamentary Standing Committee recommends Franchise Protection Act for Automobile Dealers

Franchise laws will actually level the playing field between large automakers and local dealers. Currently, almost all auto dealerships are privately owned proprietorship or family-owned businesses.

Who betrayed the Mahatma?

Was there a British angle in Mahatma's assassination? Another indication of a British hand in the plot was Apte’s refusal, at the height of the Great Depression, of a full-time job in the Royal Indian Air Force.The most likely explanation is that he was probably already occupied -- as a British agent. Maharashtra ATS Chief Hemant Karkare’s investigation into that nexus was cut short when he was killed in the September 2008 attack on Mumbai, giving rise to a widespread belief that the attack was primarily aimed at eliminating him.

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