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Jharkhand villagers kill five women suspecting witchcraft

Ranchi: Five women have been killed in a village in Jharkhand, 45 kilometres from capital Ranchi, reportedly on allegations of witchcraft. The village falls under Ranchi’s Mandar block. The police ...Read More...

70 Vyapam accused seek President’s nod to kill selves

Bhopal: Seventy doctors and medical students accused in the Vyapam scam and lodged in Gwalior Central Jail have in a letter requested the President to allow them to commit ...Read More...

Rape victim and Indian society

As if being sexually abused weren’t traumatic enough, an Indian rape survivor from the state of Gujarat is being asked to endure a “purity test” involving her balancing an ...Read More...

Naga rebels hike tax on traders, government employees

Dimapur: “The demand letters come by March, April and we need to pay up within a month,” Akali, (name changed) a Dimapur-based entrepreneur said. Two more slips demanding payments ...Read More...

Birds get their basic right in Meghalaya

Khasi – An order of the East Khasi Hills district administration has become the ‘wind beneath the wings’ of birds and now they have their ‘fundamental right’ to fly. ...Read More...

Assam Minority Commission condemns Bosco desecration

The commission convened an emergency meeting on SaturdayRead More...

Naxalism making a huge dent into Chhattisgarh GDP: Raman

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday admitted that the problem of Naxalism is putting a huge dent into the GDP of Chhattisgarh, as the government has to spend huge ...Read More...

Global satellite to be named after Abdul Kalam

A global satellite for earth observation and disaster risk reduction — GlobalSat for DRR — proposed under the UN framework is to be dedicated to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as ...Read More...

Chalo Pathapally march, seeking justice to Dalits, begins

45 Dalit families were driven out of their land by dominant Boya community, who converted it to burial ground.Read More...

Transgender candidate fails police recruitment test

Prithika failed to finish the 100-metre race within the stipulated time of 17 secondsRead More...
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