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Pune techie gangraped, six including woman arrested

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Gitesh Shelke Pune A 24-year-old software engineer with a top IT compa ny was allegedly given a spi ked drink by a colleague at a restaurant on Saturday eve ning and later raped by him and his four techie friends at an apartment in Dhanori. The…

JNU student accused of sedition to Smriti Irani: Try to attack us as strongly as possible, we will hit back

Over the last two weeks, the campus has seen constant protests and programmes, both in favour of and against students arrested. Here is the lowdown on the impact of the unfolding events on the university. Written by Aranya Shankar New Delhi Published:Feb 29, 2016, 2:52 Former JNUSU vice president Anant Prakash Narayan, who is one…

WOMEN UNDER ATTACK – NHRC seeks report on dalit girl rape case

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Rajkot TIMES NEWS NETWORK Survivor’s Family Has Fled The Village Fearing Backlash The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Amreli collector and state director general of police seeking an action-taken report in connection with the alleged rape of an 18-year-old dalit girl…

Vemula was never a victim, say friends

Amrita Madhukalya @visually_kei New Delhi: “Rohith Vemula never wanted to be a victim; it was not in his nature to accept victimhood,” says Dontha Prasant, one of Rohith’s friend from the Hyderabad University, and one of the five PhD students who were barred from entering the University after they had been accused of protesting against…

Class 10 girl hangs herself

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad TIMES NEWS NETWORK Cops Say Exam Fear May Be The Cause In yet another incident of student succumbing to exam pressure, a class 10th student, Dimple Chauhan, 15, hanged herself to death at her house in Rayjibibi Chawl at Amraiwadi on Sunday morning. This is…

FIR filed, but Haryana Police suspect this Murthal rape case result of family dispute

“An FIR has been lodged against seven persons in connection with a gangrape on the basis of a complaint filed by a Narela-based woman today,” Haryana Police, DIG, Rajshree Singh told reporters. By: Express News Service Chandigarh Updated: Feb 29, 2016, 1:51 A resident of Narela, Delhi on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Haryana…

JNU student accused of sedition to Smriti Irani: Try to attack us as strongly as possible, we will hit back

Over the last two weeks, the campus has seen constant protests and programmes, both in favour of and against students arrested. Here is the lowdown on the impact of the unfolding events on the university. Written by Aranya Shankar New Delhi Published:Feb 29, 2016, 2:52 Former JNUSU vice president Anant Prakash Narayan, who is one…

Vemula was never a victim, say friends

Amrita Madhukalya @visually_kei New Delhi: “Rohith Vemula never wanted to be a victim; it was not in his nature to accept victimhood,” says Dontha Prasant, one of Rohith’s friend from the Hyderabad University, and one of the five PhD students who were barred from entering the University after they had been accused of protesting against…

The End of Impunity: Gujarat 2002

Photo Credit: Binita Desai The struggle of man (or woman) against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting:— Milan Kundera It was not simply the number of lives lost,though the number — perhaps 2500— is not insignificant. It was the cold-blooded manner in which they were taken. It was not simply that 19 of…

Women were dragged & molested in murthal

Sons of two Haryana policemen were booked for allegedly “storing” goods stolen during Jat agitation even as police conduct raids to recover material “looted” from the business community by arsonists. Sons of 2 cops booked Hooda’s demand Seeking early restoration of peace in Haryana, former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday demanded a probe…

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