Husbands Committing Suicide 4 times faster than Wives

The suicide statistics for the year 2010 have been published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) – a unit of the Honorable Union Ministry for Home Affairs, Govt. of India. As usual, apart from painting a very grim picture about the society, the numbers tells a tale that better be called as tell-tale of

Till death do us part

In a culture that celebrates marriage as a sacrament, home is highest across all beliefs. But the focus that has rapidly changed from community to self has dislodged our framework of family, respect and obligation. Is our value base on regression mode, wonders Tejaswi Uthappa “What was your reason to get me married?,” I probed

Four in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete

WASHINGTON – Is marriage becoming obsolete? As families gather for Thanksgiving this year, nearly one in three American children is living with a parent who is divorced, separated or never-married. More people are accepting the view that wedding bells aren’t needed to have a family. A study by the Pew Research Center, in association with

And we expect justice from them…

HYDERABAD: Five judges belonging to the state’s subordinate judiciary were suspended by the AP High Court on Wednesday for allegedly copying while writing their LLM examinations at the Arts College of Kakatiya University in Warangal on Tuesday.  The judges were doing this course under distance mode from Kakatiya University as the degree would help them gain some increments

An Indian Tragedy Many Times Over

Government meddling has deprived victims of the deadly Bhopal gas leak of fair compensation. On Tuesday, a district court in Bhopal, India, found seven former Union Carbide India Ltd. (UCIL) officials guilty of “causing death by negligence” for a gas leak at a pesticide factory in that city over 25 years ago. The officials were

Indian bureaucracy most inefficient in Asia: Survey

Singapore: India has the most inefficient bureaucracy in Asia and red-tape is much worse than in China, says a survey. In the ranking of 12 countries, India has been named as having the most inefficient bureaucracy followed by Indonesia and the Philippines, according to the survey of expatriate business executives conducted by the Hong Kong-based