POSTED BY News Ed ON Sep 18, 2014 AT 20:07 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 18, 2014 20:07 IST

In an appalling incident which took place in Kolkata's Jadavpur University, a woman student was dragged to the boys' hostel and sexually assaulted by a group of ten men after a college fest.

This incident took place on August 28 but was reported only in September, following which students of the college protested against the authorities claiming that the internal probe was being conducted in an unfair manner. The agitating students were demanding a fresh probe into the incident. They also claimed that workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress party were pressurising them to end the agitation. 

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Sep 18, 2014 AT 20:07 IST, Edited At: Sep 18, 2014 20:07 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST

While it may be too early to analyse the reasons for the electoral setback for the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the instant verdict, on at least Twitter, was that it was a resounding rejection of the Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj brand of rabble-rousing and communally polarising campaigning (from Love Jehad to blaming Madrasas for terrorism). Significantly, in UP the absence of BSP ensured that the anti-BJP vote was not divided.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST, Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST
POSTED BY News Ed ON Sep 15, 2014 AT 20:12 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 15, 2014 20:12 IST

The new uniform of the Colombian women's cycling team seems to have drawn much attention on social media and not for the right reasons.

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Sep 15, 2014 AT 20:12 IST, Edited At: Sep 15, 2014 20:12 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 14, 2014 AT 16:40 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 14, 2014 16:40 IST

The powers of social media. All it took was a tweet:

The Finding Fanny star, rightly outraged with a "news" item in a newspaper, followed it up with two more tweets:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 14, 2014 AT 16:40 IST, Edited At: Sep 14, 2014 16:40 IST
POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Sep 10, 2014 AT 21:25 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 10, 2014 21:25 IST

In the end, Al Jazeera decided to merely laugh it off with a tweet:

They needed to clarify further:

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POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Sep 10, 2014 AT 21:25 IST, Edited At: Sep 10, 2014 21:25 IST
     
 
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