In a shocking incident, a woman attempted to set her pregnant daughter-in-law on fire in Nellore, because an astrologer predicted that she would give birth to another girl child.The in-laws poured Kerosene on Girija (victim) and fled the house after she raised an alarm.She was rescued by the local people and was rushed to a hospital. Her condition is stated to be out of danger.Police have registered an attempt to murder case against the in-laws who are currently absconding.Preliminary inquiry ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Nearly two months after his wife and daughter committed suicide, senior bureaucrat B K Bansal, out on a bail in a corruption case, allegedly hanged himself along with his son at their residence with a purported suicide note claiming "harassment" by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The tragic replay of events at the house of Bansal, Former Director General Corporate Affairs, in East Delhi's Neelkanth Apartments came to light when the family's maid entered the flat through an "unlocked door" ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The Congress on Saturday defended the decision to accept Rs 50 lakh donation from Zakir Naik's non-governmental organisation in 2011, saying the Islamic Research Foundation was not under suspicion at that time."The government must tell people should Congress have been an astrologer when it accepted unsolicited donation of Rs 50 lakh in 2011from Zakir Naik's NGO?" Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.He asked the Centre that, at that time, was this organisation was under any needles of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, Sukanya Verma looks back at Raj Kapoor's Boot Polish (1954), starring Baby Naaz and Ratan Kumar. IMAGE: Rattan Kumar and Baby Naaz in Boot Polish When a pair of destitute brother and sister is left at the mercy of a heartless relative, the only solace they can find is in one another. They are somewhat like Hansel and Gretel but with no crumbs to strew the path, no home to trace back to and no parents to return ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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