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Three years of Modi government: A report card 26.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The record of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during its three years in power has been impressive, judging by macroeconomic parameters, especially inflation.
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LIVE! PM to kickstart MODI fest from today to celebrate 3rd anniversary 26.5.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Criminals having a field day on Uttar Pradesh highways, Yamuna Expressway 26.5.2017 DNA: India
Criminals are having a field day on highways and expressways connecting Delhi and NCR Western Uttar Pradesh, but the police have failed to tighten the noose on them. In the past few months, several incidents of loot, rape have been reported from UP's highways and expressways. The police do not have any action plan to control the menace. On explaining the details, a senior police officer said that so far 12 gangs have been identified and engaged in committing crimes on highways and 165-kilometre-long Yamuna Expressway connecting Noida to Agra. Major gangs here include the Axle gang and the Lifafa gang are among the most active in these regions. The police said since 2015, apart from Uttar Pradesh, gangs from Haryana and Delhi are also active in the region. Explaining the modus operandi, a senior police officer said that 'Axle gang' lay axle on the highways and the e-way. As the driver stopped the car after hitting the axle, the gang would rush to rob the passengers. In contrast, the officer said, the ...
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Arrest warrant issued against 'hot' yoga founder Bikram Choudhury 25.5.2017 Rediff: News
Authorities believe the 69-year-old has hid his assets and left the country.
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Women hit Lucknow streets over 'poor' law and order 24.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
Taking to streets on Wednesday, women from several parts of the city protested against the state government charging on the law and order situation of the Uttar Pradesh (UP).
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Sonu Nigam quits Twitter 24.5.2017 TOI: Entertainment
According to IANS, singer Sonu Nigam on Wednesday announced he will quit Twitter and has urged all "logical and sensible patriots" to do the same, following the suspension of singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's micro-blogging account.
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Sahranpur: One killed, seven injured in fresh violence 23.5.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
One dalit was killed and seven others, including a woman were injured in Sahranpur after they were allegedly attacked by a mob. As per reports, the group was attacked when they were returning home from riot-hit Shabibpur after meeting BSP chief Mayawati.   Prior to Mayawati’s visit, a group of unidentified people had set fire to at least 12 houses owned b the Thakur community in Shabibpur, said SP (city) Prabal Pratap while speaking to the city. Retaliating to this, the mob ambushed and attacked Mayawati’s supporters with sharp-edged weapons near Chandpur village under the purview of Badgaon police station. A dozen individuals sustained injuries, with eight of them getting seriously injured. These people were rushed to hospital of which one – identified only as Ayush – a resident of nearby Suakhedi village was declared brought dead, while the condition of the remaining seven was said to be serious. The district magistrate N P Singh and SSP Subhash Chandra Dubey rushed to the village with additional ...
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Reader titled “Raising Happy Children and Providing Safe Childhoods” released by WCD Ministry 23.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a reader titled “Raising Happy Children and Providing Safe Childhoods”.
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Paresh Rawal sparks row with Arundhati Roy tweet 23.5.2017 DNA: India
Bollywood actor and BJP parliamentarian Paresh Rawal found himself in the middle of a Twitter storm on Monday after he tweeted that Arundhati Roy should be tied to an army jeep, suggesting she be deal with in a manner a stone-pelter was in the Kashmir Valley in April. “Instead of tying stone pelter on the army jeep tie Arundhati Roy! (sic)”, the actor tweeted on Monday. His tweet went viral with over 4,700 retweets. His comments drew criticsm from Twitterati, some seeing it as an attempt to incite violence. The April incident, in which a Kashmiri man was tied to an army jeep as a human shield sparked outrage in Kashmir. The tweet was condemned by Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who tweeted, “@SirPareshRawal Why not the person who stitched PDP/BJP alliance ?(sic)”. “With violent views against women like that, I feel sorry for the women in his life,” reacted another user. While the BJP distanced itself from the incident, Union minister Smriti Irani said, “Nowhere will we, in any way, support any violent ...
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Lynchings new normal for country, says Congress 23.5.2017 TOI: India
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To keep rapists away, put on 'ElectroShoe' 22.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
To keep rapists away, put on 'ElectroShoe'
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POCSO Act: Guntur minor sexually abused by lover, later gangraped by 4 others | Hyderabad News - Times of India 22.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
POCSO Act: Guntur minor sexually abused by lover, later gangraped by 4 others | Hyderabad News - Times of India
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Sikkim monks meet Rajnath 21.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Sikkim monks meet Rajnath
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Resisting rape, Kerala woman chops off man's genitals, earns CM's praise 21.5.2017 DNA: Top News
Fed up with the continuous sexual abuse by a self-styled godman, a 23-year-old law student in Thiruvananthapuram chopped off the genitals of the man when he allegedly tried to rape her at her home in Pettah. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who promised all help to the woman, termed her act as "brave" and "courageous", telling reporters, "It was a courageous step, no doubt about it." According to a complaint filed by the woman, the 54-year-old man had been harassing her for many years. When the man tried to abuse her on Friday night at her house in Pettah, she protested and chopped off his genitals with a knife, police said. However, the man told the police that he had chopped off his genitals himself since they had become "useless". The incident came to light after the suspect, identified as Gangeshananda Theerthapada alias Hariswami, who claimed to be an inmate of Panmana Ashram in Kollam, was admitted to the government medical college hospital here with critical injuries in the wee hours. He ...
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Gurmehar is ready to tell her story through book 21.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Extra marital affair, domestic violence drives woman to murder husband 20.5.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Upset over her husband's extra- marital affair and the torture he meted out to her, a 25- year-old woman allegedly strangulated him with a dupatta in northeast Delhi's Seelampur, police said. The woman initially claimed that her husband was killed by two men but her lie was later caught and she was arrested, they said. On May 16, the police received information that the man, Salim, was brought to a hospital in a state of unconsciousness where he was declared brought dead. His wife alleged that two men -- Gulbahar alias Gullu and his associate Asif -- had killed her husband. The two accused, Asif and Gulbahar, were interrogated but they were found to be innocent, a senior police officer said. It was also found that Salim and his wife were not having cordial relations, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast) Ajit Kumar Singla. The woman was interrogated and she revealed that her husband used to beat her regularly over petty issues. Salim also had an extra-marital affair, he said. The officer said ...
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Kerala girl cuts off man's genitals to prevent rape bid 20.5.2017 Rediff: News
The woman in her complaint stated that the accused has been harassing her since she was a minor.
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Woman cuts off private parts of 'swami' of Kerala ashram 20.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Police has taken a case against Hari under Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO). Pettah CI Suresh Kumar said that they have not taken any case against the girl as they feel it is their responsibility to morally support her.
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Kerala: Woman chops off Swami's genitals, alleges she was being raped for years 20.5.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
A 23-year-old woman in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram chopped off the genitals of a Swami from an ashram after he allegedly tried to rape her on Friday night. The 'godman' has been identified as 54-year-old Hari alias Ganeshananda Theerthapada Swami​. According to a report on  The News Minute , police say the woman gave a statement alleging that the Swami had been abusing her for several years, since she was in her high school. "She knew that no one would believe her if she said she had been sexually assaulted by a man of god. So, this was perhaps the only thing she could think of," the Circle inspector of Pettai station told TNM.  The woman has been taken to a women’s shelter run by the government. Theerthapada , who ​belongs to the Panmana Ashram in Kollam, is now out of danger after surgery. He ​used to visit the woman's house to conduct pujas for her sick father. Meanwhile, the Panmana Ashram, which was founded by social reformer Chattambi Swamikal, said in a statement, “The Swamy had left the ashram 15 ...
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After Rewari, girls of Gurugram and Palwal demand school upgradation 20.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
After girl students from Rewari district in Haryana compelled the state government to announce upgradation of their village school, girls from Gurugram and Palwal districts locked up their school and sat on protest demanding that the school be upgraded to senior secondary level. Raising the issue of increasing number of incidents of eve-teasing and sexual harassment that they face while commuting to schools in the cities or other villages, students demanded that government should ensure that girls can complete Class 12th in their village school. Over 200 students locked the school gate and began raising slogans against the government, which was the first to launch Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the state. "Some girls have to drop out after Class 10th because their parents do not want to send them to school afar, fearing their safety. Those who manage to convince them face problems of eve-teasing everyday. Be it buses, autos, the problem does not end," said Sapna Kumari, one of the students from ...
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