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Forester murdered in office 28.7.2017 Hindu: National
TIRUNELVELIThe Forester of Sivagiri Range in the district was murdered by an armed gang on Friday evening.Police said an armed gang attacked Forester T. Murugesan (33) from Melagaram near Courtallam, ...
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Abuse of anti-dowry law:SC says no arrest till charges verified 28.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court has voiced concern over "abuse" of the anti-dowry law and has directed that no arrest should "normally be effected" without verifying allegations as violation of human rights of innocents cannot be brushed aside. The apex court, which passed a slew of directions to deal with complaints under section 498 A (subjecting a married woman to cruelty) of the IPC including constitution of family welfare committees in every district, has observed that many of such complaints are not bonafide and "uncalled for arrest" may ruin the chances of settlement. It noted that the apex court had earlier observed that a serious review of the provision was warranted and at times, such complaints lead to uncalled harassment of not only the accused but also the complainant. "We are conscious of the object for which the provision (498 A of the IPC) was brought into the statute. At the same time, violation of human rights of innocent cannot be brushed aside. Certain safeguards against uncalled for arrest or ...
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When class goes crass... 28.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Brimming with energy, Suddho Banerjee’s “Manasi” conveys George Bernard Shaw’s attack on snobbery of upper class effectively
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Abuse of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court says no arrest till charges verified 28.7.2017 Zee News : India National
The court has asked the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to give a report about need for change, if any, in the directions or for any further directions and listed the matter for consideration in April 2018.
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Actor Inder Kumar dies of heart attack 28.7.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Bollywood actor Inder Kumar, who worked in films like "Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge" and "Wanted", died on early Friday. He was 45.
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Woman sues Airbnb over alleged sexual assault 28.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Airbnb guest is seeking to hold the company accountable for alleged sexual assault, claiming in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit that she was attacked by a host in Los Angeles who was not properly screened, the media reported on Friday.
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Bengaluru ranks 40 among top 50 cities for women entrepreneurs: Dell 28.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The only other Indian city in the tally is Delhi, that at the 49th spot, just ahead of Jakarta
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Women in Cinema Collective speaks against work space sexual harassment in Mollywood 28.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Women in Cinema Collective speaks against work space sexual harassment in Mollywood
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When Akshay Kumar suffered child abuse 28.7.2017 TOI: Entertainment
Akshay Kumar recently revealed a very uncomfortable truth about his childhood. The actor, who was speaking at a seminar on women's safety, also touched upon the topic of child abuse while encouraging children and women to talk to their families so that they can be protected and empowered.
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Freed from ISIS, Yazidi women return in 'severe shock' 28.7.2017 Latest News
Since the operation began, around 180 women, girls and children captured in 2014 have been liberated
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No arrest without checking complaints in dowry cases: SC 27.7.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
In a big relief to innocent family members of husbands in dowry harassment cases, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest should be made without examining a complaint by a committee of civil society members.The top court directed the formation of one or more family welfare committees by the District Legal Services Authority in each district with civil society members, wives of officers, retired persons and para legal volunteers, to examine such complaints.In a landmark judgement meant to check unmindful roping in of all family members of men, a bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel
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WCC demands to form sexual harassment complaint cells 27.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Ex-serviceman commits suicide over debt harassment 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Harassed by a couple over loan, a retired Navy personnel on Thursday committed suicide by jumping into the Yamuna river here, police said.
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Racist attacks 'cut me the deepest' as first lady: Michelle Obama 27.7.2017 Rediff: News
"Knowing that after eight years of working really hard for this country, there are still people who won't see me for what I am because of my skin colour," she said.
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We're still together at Phantom Films: Vikramaditya Motwane 27.7.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
The Phantom Films quartet is "still together", says filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, who is a part of the movie production banner with Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena and Vikas Bahl.
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No arrest in dowry harassment case without verifying authenticity of complaint: SC 27.7.2017 TOI: India
Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by disgruntled wives against her husband and in-laws, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest or action be taken on such complaints without verifying the veracity of dowry harassment allegations.
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Pak council orders 'revenge rape' of 16-yr-old girl 27.7.2017 TOI: Home
Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother's alleged sexual assault of another girl. The Supreme Court also requested a report on the case, which echoed a notorious case from 2002 in which another teenager was gang-raped on a local council's order.
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Probe shifts to Dileep’s foreign trip 27.7.2017 Hindu: National
Special Investigation Team questions actor-singer Rimi Tomy in this regard
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Man arrested on charge of abuse, swindling money 27.7.2017 Hindu: States
Accused allegedly lured woman by offering her a chance to act in films
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Pakistan news: Musharraf mulled nuclear strike against India in 2002 - Times of India 27.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Pakistan news: Musharraf mulled nuclear strike against India in 2002 - Times of India
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