TMC MP likens Mamata to Mother Teresa, Goddess Saraswati

New Delhi : Trinamool Congress MP Idris Ali likened party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Mother Teresa and Hindu Goddess Saraswati in the Lok Sabha here on Monday.

Idris Ali, who recently hit the headlines for defending televangelist Zakir Naik, said, "I am deeply grateful to our honourable Chief Minister, who is in our eyes like Mother Teresa."

भारत में फ़्लू जैसी मामूली बीमारी से मर रही हैं गर्भवती महिलाएं

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net

श्रीनगर/दिल्ली: भारत में संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ और यूनीसेफ के दिशानिर्देशों को आधार बनाकर मां और बच्चों की देखभाल करने के प्रयास हो रहे हैं, इनसे कई इलाकों में मदद भी देखने को मिली है. लेकिन वैज्ञानिक पहलुओं को नकारकर आगे बढ़ने में भारत कई छोटी बीमारियों को नज़रंदाज़ कर रहा है, जिनमें प्रमुख है इन्फ्लूएंजा यानी फ़्लू. भारत में सेप्सिस और खून के बहाव के बाद फ़्लू मां और बच्चों की मौत का सबसे प्रमुख और अनोखा कारण बनकर सामने आ रहा है.

AAP has 'anti-women character', alleges BJP

New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), accusing it of having "anti-women character" after its Okhla legislator Amanatullah Khan was arrested for threatening a woman.

"This party (AAP) has anti-women character and is filled with criminal minded people who don't respect women," BJP Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay told IANS.

"And when police arrested their party legislators and carried on its work, then (Delhi Chief Minister) Arvind kejriwal tweets saying that Modiji's police is arresting its MLA," Upadhyay said.

कुपोषण से जूझ रहा है प्रधानमंत्री मोदी का संसदीय क्षेत्र

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net

वाराणसी: पिछली सदी के अंतिम दशक से शुरू होकर भारत सरकार द्वारा कई ऐसी योजनाएं चलायी जा रही हैं, जिनका उद्देश्य प्रमुख रूप से माता और शिशुओं के स्वास्थ्य की रक्षा करना होता है. इनमें से कई योजनाएं भारत में बढ़ रहे कुपोषण को लेकर हैं. लेकिन मौजूदा परिस्थितियों को देखकर यह लग रहा है कि ये योजनाएं प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के संसदीय क्षेत्र वाराणसी तक ही नहीं पहुंच पा रही हैं.

Poverty-stricken woman sells off goats to construct toilet

Patna : In a rare move, a poverty-stricken woman chose to sell her four goats for financing the construction of a toilet at her house in a village in Bihar's Rohtas district over the treatment for her paralysed husband as she considers it a shame for a woman to defecate in the open.

Shanti Devi, in her early 40s, had kept four goats to raise money for the medical treatment of her husband, who has been paralysed over one-and-a-half-years.

"I have sold my four goats to raise money to construct a toilet," Shanti, resident of Khaira Bhutha village, said.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh over healthcare facilities

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over poor healthcare facilities in Damoh district and sought its response in four weeks, officials said.

The human rights body, taking suo motu cognizance of a media report, noted that when even the district collector, the highest administrative official in a district, finds himself helpless, the plight of ordinary people can be imagined, a statement said on Friday.

NHRC notice to UP Power Corporation over electrocution of girl

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notice to the Chairperson of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation over the amputation of both hands of a girl following severe burn injuries sustained when she came in contact with a high voltage electricity line passing over her house.

Case registered against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

New Delhi : A 35-year-old woman has filed a case against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan for allegedly threatening her with dire consequences, police said on Wednesday.Case registered against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

"We received a complaint from the woman accusing AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan for threatening her with dire consequences after she went to meet him and register her complaint about poor electricity supply in her area," a police officer told IANS.

AAP worker commits suicide, BJP says anti-woman character exposed

New Delhi : A female Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker commited suicide after the molestor, a party member was released on bail, police said on Wednesday.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that the incident has exposed the anti-women character of the party.

The deceased has been identified as Soni, who resided in outer Delhi's Narela area with her two daughters and other family members.

Army regrets killings as woman dies in Kashmir

By Sarwar Kashani

Srinagar : A woman injured in firing a day ago died in a hospital here on Tuesday as the Indian Army expressed "regrets" and ordered an inquiry into the shooting, a first in the recent cycle of violence that has left over 40 people dead in the restive Kashmir Valley.

Neelofar succumbed to her injuries in SKIMS hospital, doctors said. She was injured in a south Kashmir village on Monday evening when soldiers opened fire after a "mob turned violent resorting to heavy stone pelting and attempted to snatch weapons from" them.