Witness statement against Prof Joseph not in commission report

17 Sep 2010

Muvattupuzha: It is reported that the statements by the witnesses presented by the Newman college management to prove the professor guilty were found to be false. The management which had put forward the allegetaions against Joseph in the report of Adv Varghese Prem Commission contains contrary statement. The report does not include the claim of management which stated that DTP operator Shiji George gave a warning to professor. Other witness , a student Thasni V A, was not present before the commission.


National Human Rights commission raps Karnataka govt on child labour in Bellary mines

Bangalore, Sep 16

National Human Rights Commission has taken strong exception to ''faulty investigation'' vis-a-vis violation of child labour laws in mines in Karnataka's Bellary district leading to large-scale acquittals.


Senior administrator bats for reservation for Dalit Christians

Sept. 14: Pushing for the long-felt demand of dalit Christians in the country to extend benefits given to their brethren in the Hindu fold, IAS officer C. Umashankar said change of religion does not lift the social status of a dalit. Speaking to reporters in Tirunelveli on Tuesday, the TANSI managing director asserted that he has been a Christian for the past two years.