IB suspects right-wing outfit instigated Maharashtra violence

The Intelligence Bureau wants the State police to monitor the activities of the Sambhaji Brigade, a right-wing group in Maharashtra as it is suspected to be behind the violence that erupted in the State after morphed images of Shivaji Maharaj, Babasaheb Ambedkar and Bal Thackeray were posted on Facebook.


crimes against the girl child continue to haunt India

The country’s alarmingly skewed child sex-ratio continues its disturbing trend with a decline in birth of nearly three million girls as opposed to 2.06 million boys during 2001-11, according to the ‘Children in India -2012: A statistical appraisal’ report recently released by the Ministry of Statistic and Programme Implementation. As per the report, Haryana, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh continue to indicate startlingly low child sex-ratio.