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Kashmir valley’s top hospital registers domestic violence cases, silently

As the society faces fast degradation in moral values in the wake of unrelenting violence, Kashmir’s premiere Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital (SMHS) on Thursday claimed to have, for the first time, started registering female homicidal burn cases, besides increasing trend of violent mode of committing suicides. Read More

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Lawyer, judge and aam aadmi

First it was Rupan Bajaj from Punjab, then a woman officer in Kerala; and we learnt that senior women civil servants are as vulnerable to sexual harassment as ordinary women in ordinary workplaces. Also, that nothing separates top cops and ministers from the common man, save the assumption of impunity...

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Q&A: No Time Like This Since the Emergency

Indira Jaising, 73, is India’s top female federal legal advisor and co-founder of the Lawyers Collective, an advocacy group focusing on the rights of women and minorities. Read More

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Top Female Lawyer Criticizes Tehelka, Supreme Court

India’s top-ranking female government lawyer says the employers of two women in the news recently for leveling sexual-assault allegations against powerful men erred in not taking the accusations to the police. Read More

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Tragic Plight Of A Heritage Site

The colonialists wanted to expand the western part of Fort St.George. The Chennamalleeswara and Chennakesava temples got destroyed in a mysterious “fire accident”. The people who rose in anger were pacified with money grants and land west of Flower Bazaar. A sand mound south of Armenian Street was razed to...

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Rationalism Rationed

The gruesome murder of Dabolkar, who had been spearheading a movement against superstitions in Maharashtra, has plunged all people of rationalist disposition in shock.  Voices are rising that laws should be put in place to prevent the country from being reduced to an assembly of dim wits. A law had...

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Rally to oppose EU-India FTA, 10 April 2013

Date: 10 April 2013 Venue: Barakhamba road to Jantar Mantar, Delhi Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Around 2000 people including people living with HIV (PLHIV), patient groups and public health activists will take to the streets and rally from Barakhamba road to Jantar Mantar at 11.00 am on 10...

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