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Matters India - Oct 5


image10,000 women, groups worldwide seek justice for Hathras victim

Mumbai: More than 10,000 women, feminist groups and rights activists from all over the world on October 4 got together to seek justice for the Hathras gangrape victim. Besides Indians,…

imageMeeting in politician’s house defends Hathras gangrape accused

Hathras: Scores of people October 4 held a meeting outside the house of a former legislator of Uttar Pradesh and defended the accused in the alleged gangrape of a Dalit…

imageActivist moves opposes narcoanalysis test of Hathras victim’s family

Lucknow: Activist Saket Gokhale has filed a letter petition before the Allahabad High Court seeking stay on the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to conduct a narcoanalysis test of the victim’s…

imageGandhi bust put up in Malawi despite previous protests

Malawi : A bust of renowned Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi has been unveiled in the Malawian capital, Lilongwe, two years after critics prevented a Gandhi statue from being erected…

imageJesuit university offers course on religion for global citizenship

Kolkata: Jesuit-run St Xavier’s University, Kolkata, is set to introduce a foundation course on religion for undergraduate students starting this academic year. “The Foundation Course on Religion offers to all…

imageHill people demand justice for Hathras gang rape victim

Kurseong: Scores of people braved inclement weather in the hill town of Kurseong to protest against the gangrape of a teenage girl in faraway Hathras, Uttar Pradesh The protesters came…

imageYouTube channel preserves tribal culture

Sundargarh: A YouTube channel created by a tribal youth to disseminate information about every aspect of his community has found a place among the Under Forty list. Eugene Soreng and…

imageDare to hop amid crisis, chaos

Indore: A large number of people in the country experience frustration, hopelessness and despair as they witness brutality of police, insensitivity of the politicians who run the government, judges acquitting…

imagePope signs new encyclical in Assisi

Assisi: Pope Francis on October 3 signed his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, during a visit to Assisi, an Italian town associated with St Francis of Assisi. In his first official…

imageTellicherry archbishop, auxiliary test Covid positive

Thalassery: Archbishop George Njaralakatt of Tellicherry and his Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Pamplany were on October 3 admitted to a private hospital after they were tested positive for Covid-19. Two priest…

imageBosco youth help plant 1,000 trees on Gandhi Jayanti

Bengaluru: Bosco Youth of Bangalore Archdiocese has celebrated the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhi Jayanti) by pledging a greener nature. Around 41 Bosco youth and their animators on October…

imageBishop Mulakkal files review petition in Supreme Court

New Delhi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal has approached the Supreme Court requesting to review the order that rejected his discharge petition filed in connection with the nun rape case. He also…