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JNU rape case: Accused Anmol Ratan sent to 14 days judicial custody

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JNU rape case: Accused Anmol Ratan sent to 14 days judicial custody

New Delhi:JNU student Anmol Ratan, accused of raping a 28-year-old fellow student in the university hostel, was on Thursday remanded to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court.A magisterial court at...


Committee zeroes in on 'PAVA' shells as alternative to pellet guns

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Committee zeroes in on 'PAVA' shells as alternative to pellet guns

New Delhi: An expert committee constituted by the Union Home Ministry to find alternatives to pellet guns for use in Kashmir has zeroed in potent and newly developed 'PAVA shells', a chilli-based less...

Tamils continue to face racial discrimination in Sri lanka, says UN Committee post review

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Tamils continue to face racial discrimination in Sri lanka, says UN Committee post review

Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka, a UN committee stated recently, and questioned the island-country if Indian Tamils were allowed to get back to their homeland while reviewing a re...

Ban on commercial surrogacy is not a solution, calculated regulation of surrogates is

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Ban on commercial surrogacy is not a solution, calculated regulation of surrogates is

As a feminist who believes in equal rights for women, I am appalled by the phrase wombs on rent. How can someones body organ be on rent? There have also been reports of how badly some of the surrogate...

Another BJP worker hacked in Kannur district of Kerala

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Another BJP worker hacked in Kannur district of Kerala

In another case of political hostility, a BJP worker was hacked and hospitalised in Kannur district of Kerala, reported NDTV.This incident comes two days after a BJP worker was killed in a bomb explos...

Kashmir unrest: NIA probes transactions worth Rs 38 crore from 17 bank accounts

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Kashmir unrest: NIA probes transactions worth Rs 38 crore from 17 bank accounts

Amid the ongoing strife in Kashmir, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) launched a preliminary probe to track transactions amounting toRs 38 crore from 17 accountsin four banks of south Kashmir th...

Navy takes up Scorpene leak with France's Directorate General of Armament; asks govt to investigate

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Navy takes up Scorpene leak with France's Directorate General of Armament; asks govt to investigate

New Delhi: On Thursday, the Navy said it has taken up the Scorpene document leak matter with France's Directorate General of Armament and has asked the French government to investigate the incident w...