Following the attack on senior Kashmir journalist Shujaat Bukhari and his two PSOs that killed them, several, including Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, labelled his murder as an ‘attack on the freedom of press’, others called it the “insanity of violence”.
A police complaint was filed, following which the dog’s body was removed and the Public Works Department (PWD) issued a complaint notice to the road construction company, RP Infraventure Pvt. Ltd.
The bizarre comparison BJP MLA Surendra Singh made between sex workers and corrupt bureaucrats left many on social media enraged. While certain people called his statement “sexist and gross”, others, surprisingly, agreed with what he had said.
While the organised protest is gradually garnering support, pictures and videos of farmers spilling milk as part of their strike has left many alarmed on the Internet, especially Twitter. They could have instead distributed food and milk among the poor and the needy, suggested Netizens.
Pakistan Censor Board’s ban on Veere Di Weddng’s generated quite a buzz on the Internet, especially Twitter, where many condemned it. Many others, decided to troll the leading ladies of the film.
According to post put up by the Kolkata Police on their Facebook page, the elderly woman, Yashoda Paul is a patient of amnesia and was being punished by the daughter-in-law for plucking flowers from the garden “without permission.”
Among fans and followers finding the video adorable and Jacqueline Fernandez beautiful, many Instagram users took to commenting that both her and Salman Khan, as responsible and well-known personalities, should have known better than “violating a child’s consent”.
As the Nipah virus outbreak struck again after 17 years in India, along with a general sense of panic, social media also shared their heartfelt tributes for Lini Puthussery, a nursing assistant, who died battling the infection while she was attending to three victims.
As international outrage at the violence flowed, Ministry of Health in Gaza declared an eight-month-old baby girl, who died after tear-gas inhalation, as the face of the ‘Gaza carnage’.
Right from raising awareness about rape culture in the country to his monologues on aborting fictional girl child, RJ Naved has been in news for propagating good causes. However, things took a turn for the worse when he pranked a pet owner whose dog had recently gone missing,
The video showing a railway vendor coming out of a train’s toilet with tea/coffee cans is said to have been recorded in December last year inside Chennai Central-Hyderabad Charminar Express at Secunderabad railway station, according to reports.
The incident of some elderly men beating up a couple in Kolkata for ‘standing too close’ resulted in a furious deluge on social media, especially Twitter, with many calling out the hypocrisy and ‘moral policing’ behaviour of society.
At a press conference to promote his upcoming film Sanju, Ranbir Kapoor, with director Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra also present, was asked to comment on the prevalence of casting couch. His response has left many aghast on social media.
Dismissing the tweets as ‘classic example of fake news’, Kanhaiya Kumar reportedly said that he is in his seventh and final year of the integrated MPhil-PhD programme that he had enrolled in 2011. His thesis, which is in its final stage, will be submitted by July 21, 2018.
After the horror that was spread by Kathua and Unnao rape cases, RJ Naved, who is known for taking an empathetic stand on social issues, apparently got a criminal lawyer on line to explain what the rape laws in the country are.
Arguing that ‘women are not rehabilitation centers for men’, a psychologist and parenting coach on Facebook makes a poignant point that getting men married off because their general demeanour needs to be fixed is absolutely unfair to the women they’re wedded to.
The beautiful, stirring poem chronicles the life of a dark-skinned woman from the time she was born to the time she becomes a mother herself, and how she faces the society’s presumptions and stereotypes against dark-skin.
Sania Mirza tweeted condemning the horrific rapes and a Twitter user replied to her that ‘last he checked’ she was ‘married into Pakistan’ and, hence, ‘was no longer an Indian’ to tweet about these issues.
Shared ‘anonymously’ on Pakistan Speaks, a Facebook page, the photo was posted by somebody on behalf of their friend. The man flashed and started touching himself sitting on his bike after parking it in front of a van parked in Lahore, according to the post.
The chilling details of Kathua rape and murder case and Unnao rape case have brought many on social media together, as they strongly asked for justice for the Kathua girl and speedy investigation in both the cases.