Day: August 1, 2018

Karunanidhi’s illness; DMK lost its 21 workers

The DMK on Wednesday said 21 of its party workers have died unable to bear the “shock” of the illness and hospitalisation of party chief M Karunanidhi. The party also appealed to the cadres not to take any extreme step in view of the 94-year-old former chief minister’s health. “I am deeply depressed to learn […]

The Shocking Response of Bihar’s Child Rapes accused on arrest

The man allegedly at the heart of Muzaffarpur’s house of horrors — a children’s shelter where more than 30 girls were tortured and sexually abused over a period of 4 years — was seen grinning hugely while being led away by the police over the week-end. Brajesh Thakur, the 50-year-old politically connected owner of the […]

Shocking Report; Sexual abuse ‘endemic’ in international aid sector

Sexual abuse of vulnerable women and girls by international aid workers is ‘endemic’ and has been happening for years, with perpetrators easily moving around undetected, a UK government report has revealed. An inquiry heard ‘horrifying’ stories of aid staff sexually exploiting the people they were meant to be helping, including one homeless girl in Haiti […]