Day: October 17, 2018

DDC Leh flags-off ‘Eat Right India’ movement

open view web desk LEH, OCTOBER 17: Deputy Commissioner, Leh AvnyLavasa flagged off a cycle rally today from NDS Stadium on the second day of ‘Eat Right India’ movement under ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ organised by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India under the Ministry of Health and […]


Justice MK Hanjura accorded farewell

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 17: Justice MK Hanjura was accorded affectionate farewell today on his superannuation as a Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Full court reference was organized by the High Court to bid adieu to Justice Hanjura. The farewell function was attended […]

Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women

Clashes erupted in India on Wednesday as traditionalists tried to stop women visiting one of Hinduism’s most sacred temples, with police waving batons charging stone-throwing protestors. Devotees opposed to allowing women into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala earlier surrounded and intimidated […]

Indian minister in #MeToo storm quits

India’s fledgling #MeToo movement claimed its highest-profile scalp to date on Wednesday as a government minister and veteran editor quit after at least 20 women accused him of sexual harassment. M.J. Akbar, who became junior foreign minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government after a glittering journalistic career, […]

M J Akbar resigns as minister

New Delhi, Oct 17: Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar stepped down Wednesday following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications In a brief statement, Akbar said he had decided to seek justice in a court of law […]