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India’s Supreme Court grants stay for two Delhi gang-rape convicts

India’s Supreme Court grants stay for two Delhi gang-rape convicts

Mar 16, – In an emergency court session held on Saturday, two Supreme Court judges ordered the hangings of two of the four convicts to be put on hold, after the men’s lawyers appealed. Indian’s Supreme Court has granted two young men convicted of a fatal gang-rape a stay of execution. The attack on a […]

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Indian judge booked for wife’s murder

Indian judge booked for wife’s murder

July 21, – Pradeep Aggarwal, brother of the CJM’s wife Geetanjali, had lodged a first information report against Garg and his parents under penal provisions for murder and common intent Code, police said. Ravneet Garg, the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) of India’s Gurgaon, was booked for the murder of his wife who was found dead […]

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Rescuers, struggle to reach flood-hit India shrine area

Rescuers, struggle to reach flood-hit India shrine area

June 21, AP _ JOSHIMATH, India — Rescuers on Friday found 40 bodies floating in the River Ganges near a Hindu holy city hit by heavy monsoon flooding that has killed more than 200 people and stranded tens of thousands, mostly pilgrims, in mountainous northern India. The Indian air force dropped paratroopers, food and medicine […]

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Mass Protests in Brazil vow further action

Mass Protests in Brazil vow further action

June 21, AP – Protests that began as an outcry against a 10-cent hike in bus and subway fares in Brazil’s largest cities haven’t ended with Wednesday’s announcement that the increases would be rescinded. Protest organizers have called for mass demonstrations in dozens of cities Thursday, as people express frustration with corruption and what they […]

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