Pavan Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla was arrested in Chandigarh recently for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs. 90 lakhs in cash form from Manjunatha, who is representative of Mahesh Kumar, recently wrongly promoted as member of Staff Board. Mahesh kumar was still allegedly attempting to get a more lucrative post as member of electrical Railway board, producing a sizable profit.
Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar ridiculed a farmer Bhaiyya Deshmukh who, along with other farmers, has been on a hunger strike for last 56 days. These fasting farmers are demanding the release of water from a dam for their scorched fields.
The planting of a tumour-sized bomb in the lower body of a CRPF man in Jharkhand by Naxals is raising questions whether we are going back to the age of brutality. This is an act of extreme heartlessness that should be condemned by one and all.
December 10 is observed as International Human Rights Day across the world. At global level one can see violation of human rights taking place even in so-called powerful nations but it is always the minority communities that are the worst sufferers.