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UP: Wife given triple talaq, pushed off building by husband 19.1.2018 Zee News : States
A woman was allegedly thrown-off the terrace of a building by her husband after he gave her instant triple talaq for not meeting dowry demands in Hapur district, the police said.
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Man Allegedly Gives "Triple Talaq" To Wife, Throws Her Off Terrace 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A man allegedly threw his wife off the terrace after giving her instant triple talaq over not meeting dowry demands in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, the police said.
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UP: Wife given triple talaq, pushed off building by husband 19.1.2018 General News
A woman was allegedly thrown-off the terrace of a building by her husband after he gave her instant triple talaq for not meeting dowry demands in Hapur district, the police said. The incident took place on January 15 in Garhmukteshwar area here, they said. The victim received serious injuries in the incident, Station House Officer of women police station Minakshi Sharma said. "The woman was admitted to the district hospital in a serious condition. She has received injuries, including bone fractures," the officer added. A case has been registered against the victim's in-laws, including her husband Sham Mohammed, who is absconding, Sharma said.
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OBIT | Kashinath Was a One Man Film School, Writes Kannada Superstar Upendra 19.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Kannada film icon Kashinath passed away on Thursday. He mentored popular star Upendra who recalls his 28-year-long association with Kashinath.
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28-year-old woman found dead 19.1.2018 DNA: India
A 28-year-old woman was found dead at her residence in South-East Delhi’s Govindpuri area on Wednesday morning. The family of the woman alleged that she was tortured by her in-laws for dowry. The woman was married for less than 7 years, hence the enquiry was conducted by the executive magistrate after which the police have registered a case. According to the police, a call was received at 7 am on Thursday at the Govindpuri Police Station regarding a suicide by a woman in Tughlakabad village. The deceased was identified as Rajni. Her husband Sandeep told the police that he found her hanging from the ceiling fan with her dupatta. He got her down and removed the dupatta, and then informed the police about the incident.   A suicide note was also recovered from the house wherein the woman had stated that she is taking the extreme step as she was childless. Since they were married for less than seven years, the enquiry was conducted. “On the statement of Balu Ram, father of the deceased woman, given to ...
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Vikas Samiksha Yatra: Bihar CM Launches Project Worth Over Rs 400 Crore 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted a tour of Saran district as part of his Vikash Samiksha Yatra where he inaugurated and laid foundation stones for more than 300 projects worth over Rs...
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Woman found dead, kin blame husband 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Husband claims he found her hanging; ‘suicide note’ states she was childless
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Kashinath made a mark for himself 18.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
Actor, director and producer K. Kashinath, 67, who was instrumental in changing the direction of Kannada cinema in the late ’70s, died on Thursday after a brief illness. In his four-decade career, Ka...
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Kashinath Made Films on Taboo Topics, They Were Very Impactful: Upendra 18.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Kannada film icon Kashinath passed away on Thursday. He mentored popular star Upendra who recalls his 28-year-long association with Kashinath.
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Delhi: Woman found hanging, kin allege torture 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - delhi
The police said though the victim, Rajni (who goes by just one name), left a suicide note behind, her parents have cried foul and claimed that she was murdered by her husband.
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Nitish launches projects worth over Rs 400 crore during Vikas 18.1.2018 General News
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted a tour of Saran district as part of his Vikash Samiksha Yatra where he inaugurated and laid foundation stones for more than 300 projects worth over Rs 400 crore. The Chief Minister visited a village under Ekma block of the district where he flagged off as many as 331 projects involving a total cost of Rs 416 crore, an official release said here. Addressing a public meeting on the occasion, Kumar spoke about his government's campaign against social evils like dowry and child marriage, saying "these efforts must not be viewed through the prism of politics". "It should be a matter of concern for us that while Bihar occupies 22nd rank in the country when it comes to overall incidents of crime, the state is behind only Uttar Pradesh in cases of dowry deaths and harassment", he said. Urging the people to enthusiastically take part in the state-wide human chain which will be formed on Sunday, January 21, to send across a message
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Opinion: Second Major Case Of Team Modi Misusing Supreme Court Order 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In a secular country such as India, should public money be used to fund individuals to join religious yatras of their choice?
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Father of 3 arrested for marrying minor in Bihar 18.1.2018 General News
Days ahead of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "human chain against child marriage" event, police on Thursday said they have arrested a man in Samastipur district for marrying a minor girl.
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‘There is a misconception about triple talaq’ 17.1.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
Interview with the women’s rights activist Flavia Agnes. By ANUPAMA KATAKAM
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Human Chain 2.0: After Battling Liquor, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Sets His Sights on Dowry 17.1.2018 The Wire

Bihar is gearing up once again to form a statewide human chain, this time against dowry and child marriage.

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Man Murders Wife, Baby in Front of Two Other Kids in Delhi 17.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Sunita and her son were allegedly hit multiple times with a blunt object, police said.
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Man Allegedly Murders Wife, Son In Front Of Two Other Children In Delhi 17.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Sunita, 30 and her 18-month-old son were allegedly killed by her husband, Prakash, in front of the couple's two other children in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, the police said.
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Man murders wife, son in front of two other kids in Delhi 17.1.2018 General News
A 30-year-old woman and her 18- month-old son were allegedly killed by her husband in front of the couple's two other children in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, the police said today. Sunita and her son were allegedly hit multiple times with a blunt object, they said. She got married to Prakash in 2005 and the couple used to fight regularly, officials said, adding that the woman had even filed a case of dowry harassment against her husband. The case was in court but the couple had reached a settlement. The woman lived away from her husband for a year and had recently returned, they said. The incident came to light when Prakash's brother came to her place and failed to get any response even after repeated knocks, the police said. A police team reached the spot and found the bodies and the two children, aged seven and four, they said. The elder child alleged that their father killed their mother and they were scared to inform anyone, police added. The accused was still at ..
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Sushil asks Cong, RJD to support human chain on January 21 16.1.2018 General News
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today appealed to the opposition RJD and Congress to "rise above party politics" and take part in the state-wide human chain to be formed on coming Sunday. The Nitish Kumar government is organizing the human chain to send across a message against dowry and child marriage - social evils against which campaigns were launched by the Chief Minister on October 02 last. "Last year, when a similar human chain was formed on the same date in support of the Bihar government's prohibition drive, the BJP had wholeheartedly taken part despite being in the opposition at that time", Sushil Modi said in a statement. "The decision to ban sale and consumption of alcohol in Bihar was lauded even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, whose party was in power at that time, had vociferously supported the measure and enthusiastically participated in the human chain. But he began to belittle the radical step later", the Deputy CM
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Don't force kids for human chain programme, HC tells Nitish 16.1.2018 Deccan Herald - National
In a serious setback to the Bihar government, the Patna High Court on Tuesday asked the Nitish regime not to take any coercive action against those children who fail to participate in the human chain programme on January 21. The order was passed by a division bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon, while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a social activist Shiv Prakash Rai. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has planned to form the worlds longest human chain in Bihar on January 21. The event is aimed at creating awareness about the social evils of child marriage and dowry. Last year too, a human chain was formed in January in support of liquor ban throughout the state in which around four crore people had participated. The Patna High Court on Tuesday told the Bihar government that "children could participate in the human chain event only after the parents give their consent." However, no coercive action should be taken against those who fail to participate in the programme, the high ...
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