'We have vindicated Krittika's honour, Indian diplomats' honour, and India's honour in the United States,' her attorney Ravi Batra said. George Joseph/Rediff.com reports on the case. The case filed by Krittika Biswas, an Indian diplomat's daughter, against New York City and others, for wrongful arrest and detention on cyberbullying charges, was settled, her attorney Ravi Batra said on Wednesday. "We have vindicated Krittika's honour, Indian diplomats' honour, and India's honour in the United ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Taking a step further in eGovernance, the Andhra Pradesh state Cabinet has now gone paperless. Wielding iPads in their hands, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Council of Ministers on Monday conducted a meeting of what is being called "eCabinet", a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country. It was a regular meeting of the state Cabinet, but the uniqueness this time was that it is paperless, with the government switching over to the electronic format in conducting the proceedings. The ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
After 11 days of joy and celebrations, amidst much security Mumbaikars said goodbye to its favourite Lord Ganesha. Chants of 'pudchya varshi lavkar ya' (come earlier next year) rang out in the air, as thousands of devotees were out on the roads to bid adieu to the deity and finish his journey in a watery abode. Watch the video HERE Security was tightened across the city with traffic being diverted in many areas and around 47,000 cops keeping a hawk eye across the city. Besides that, 49 roads ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The Supreme Court judgment will hopefully ensure that those in power and authority will hesitate before allotting precious natural resources that belong to each and every citizen of the country in an arbitrary and corrupt manner, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta. A labourer smokes after loading coal onto trucks at a coal yard near Chiwaki railway station in Allahabad. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuter Given the strong language used by the Chief Justice of India Rajendra Mal Lodha in his ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Fifteen people were killed and 18 injured when a massive blaze raged through a village in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district following a blast in an apparently leaking gas pipeline on Friday morning. "Bodies of 13 people charred in the incident were recovered from the gutted houses. Two others succumbed to their burn injuries while undergoing treatment at different hospitals," Amalapuram Deputy Superintendent of Police M Veera Reddy told PTI. 18 injured people were shifted to different ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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