A team of BBC journalists was assaulted in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers "being killed at the Ukraine border," the company said today after lodging a protest with Russian authorities.
The National Human Rights Commission has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.
The West Bengal government is contemplating issuing advisories to parents engaging private tutors for their children at homes, a day after a three-year- old boy was assaulted at his Lake Town address by a woman tutor, a minister said on Thursday.
Barely a fortnight after a youth was killed and his body thrown on the railway track for protesting against illegal hooch dens at Bamangachhi in North 24 Parganas, another person was allegedly beaten up in the area for protesting against consumption of hooch in the open.
Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistani army assault, it has emerged, as refugees revealed details of life under the militants - and their taste for imported luxuries.