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Teen sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged to death in India- Cops suspected

Teen sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged to death in India- Cops suspected

Authorities in northern India said Thursday that they have arrested three men, including two police officers, suspected of gang-raping and killing two teenage sisters before hanging their bodies from a mango tree, sparking renewed public outrage over sexual violence in the country. Villagers found the girls’ bodies hanging from the tree Wednesday morning, hours after […]

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Bitterly fought India election campaign ends with conflicting visions

Bitterly fought India election campaign ends with conflicting visions

May 10, – campaigning in India’s bitterly fought election entered its last day Saturday ahead of next week’s final voting with the Hindu nationalist opposition already scenting victory. Ruling Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi warned on Saturday of an India divided by caste and creed if the Hindu nationalist opposition wins power, as campaigning ended […]

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Indian Bride shot dead on her wedding stage by ‘pining’ Cousin

Indian Bride shot dead on her wedding stage by ‘pining’ Cousin

May 09, – The incident took place at a marriage garden in Lalghati area of Bhopal city. Anurag Singh, shot dead his own cousin, on her wedding stage in full public view, who accused her of “cheating him.” Around 11:15 pm on Thursday, when the bride, Jaishri Namdeo, was standing with her groom on a […]

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India: 51 year-old Danish tourist gang-raped in Delhi, police nab suspects

India: 51 year-old Danish tourist gang-raped in Delhi, police nab suspects

Jan 15, – Delhi Police detained 15 men in connection with the gang rape of a Danish tourist in a central part of India’s capital, the latest incident exposing the dangers for women in the world’s second-most populous nation. The 51-year-old woman was raped at knife-point by a group of men between 5 p.m. and […]

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India: Arvind Kejriwal ‘finalizes’ his team for Delhi cabinet

India: Arvind Kejriwal ‘finalizes’ his team for Delhi cabinet

Dec 24, Ghaziabad –  Arvind Kejriwal is understood to have finalized his team of ministers that includes his trusted associate Manish Sisodia and five others to be inducted into his ministry that will be sworn in later this week. Besides Sisodia, a former journalist who won from Patparganj constituency, the cabinet will include Rakhi Birla, […]

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John Kerry Expresses Regret to India over Diplomat’s Arrest

John Kerry Expresses Regret to India over Diplomat’s Arrest

Dec 19, – Meanwhile prosecutor Preet Bharara said in a statement that she “was accorded courtesies well beyond what other defendants, most of whom are American citizens, are accorded”. “It is true that she was fully searched by a female Deputy Marshal – in a private setting – when she was brought into the US […]

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Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty of Aarushi and Hemraj murders

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty of Aarushi and Hemraj murders

Nov 25, – An Indian couple have been convicted of murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their domestic servant, Hemraj. The 14-year-old only daughter of dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar was found dead at home in May 2008 with her throat slit and a fatal head injury. Suspicion initially fell on Hemraj until his bludgeoned […]

November 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
US website’s ‘rape festival’ report sparks protests

US website’s ‘rape festival’ report sparks protests

Nov 22, – New Delhi: An American website’s satirical piece apparently addressing the grotesquely high prevalence of rape in India has drawn sharp criticism, particularly leaving the northeastern state of Assam seething in anger. Written by Paul Horner, the write-up with the header “The Assam Rape Festival In India Begins This Week”, was first published […]

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal in war of words over money

Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal in war of words over money

Nov 19, – Ralegan Siddhi/New Delhi: Gandhian Anna Hazare and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, partners until recently, were on Tuesday locked in a war of words over money collected during the India Against Corruption (IAC) movement. As Hazare raised questions about the funds but making it clear that he didn’t doubt Kejriwal’s integrity, the activist-turned-AAP […]

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Indian PM ‘to boycott Sri Lanka Commonwealth summit’ over human rights issue

Indian PM ‘to boycott Sri Lanka Commonwealth summit’ over human rights issue

Nov 10, –  Indian media said Mr Singh had written to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to say he will be represented by his foreign minister instead. Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott this week’s Commonwealth summit in Colombo, officials say, amid a row over Sri Lanka’s human rights record. A formal announcement is expected […]

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