Rape incidents are not new to India but the heinous crime that took place on a moving bus in Delhi on the accursed night of December 16, 2012 changed the way Indians perceive the crime. Not just in India, the incident horrified and unnerved people across the world.
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar's desire to make a comeback as Bihar chief minister has hit a major roadblock. First, the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections cost him the Bihar CM’s post and later Jitan Ram Manjhi, the man he nominated to succeed him as the CM, turned against him.
He is now known as the 'man of the match' and a `show stealer'. Little-known advocate SK Bagga became a famous man when he trounced none other than Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi by a margin of 2,277 votes in the BJP stronghold of Krishna Nagar.
Surveillance cameras, snipers and barbed wire have become a common sight in the schools of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province after the horrific December 16 attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on the Army Public School in in Pakistan's Peshawar that left over 140 students and staff dead.
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's announcement of the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent has already sent jitters across India and other South Asian countries.