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Citizenship Act stir: Trains, buses torched as protests intensify in Bengal, Mamata appeals for peace

The protestors also blocked roads in several parts of the state leading to disruptions in vehicular movement and train services.

published on : 14th December 2019

MHA stalls Bill to check assault on doctors

The proposed Bill was set to go the Union Cabinet soon but the MHA has rejected it saying that no central legislation can be brought to protect the practitioners of one specific profession.

published on : 14th December 2019

Citizenship Bill: Spontaneous stir plunges Assam into chaos

People are coming out on the streets and joining the protests that have revived the memories of Assam agitation of 1980s.

published on : 13th December 2019

CAB protests: One killed in Assam violence

At least two Bengali-speaking people were injured in police action when they were protesting against the CAB along with largely Assamese-speaking protestors.

published on : 12th December 2019

Haryana school parades six students with 'blackened' faces over poor performance

The incident took place on Friday and one of the girls, a 9-year-old Dalit, informed her parents about it. 

published on : 10th December 2019

Pakistani woman dies after being set on fire by husband

The victim, a resident of Kabirwala tehsil, was doused in petrol and set on fire by her husband and others on December 6.

published on : 9th December 2019

Saudi Air Force officer opens fire at Florida Naval base; 3 dead, 12 hurt

The authorities are investigating whether the attack was terrorism-related.

published on : 7th December 2019

Debate on women safety turns ugly in Lok Sabha

BJP accuses two Congress MPs of charging towards Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha, seeks apology

published on : 7th December 2019

Woman jumps to death from 21st floor, husband detained

Upset over alleged harassment by her husband’s family, a 26-year-old woman jumped to death from the 21st floor of an apartment block in Kothanur on Monday.

published on : 4th December 2019

HC denies bail to 2018 Bulandshahr violence accused

In December 2018, a mob attacked the police after some cattle carcasses were found in Bulandshahr's Siyana tehsil.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Mexican drug cartel attacks town near US border, 20 killed in gunbattle

Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme said late Sunday afternoon that authorities had determined the casualty count from the gunbattles stood at 14 gunmen dead and four police officers killed.

published on : 2nd December 2019

'The Silence and the Storm' book review: The Continuing Nightmare of Women’s Lives

Being a woman in India is a complicated business.

published on : 1st December 2019

Jharkhand polls: First phase of voting sees 62.8 per cent turnout amid sporadic violence

The police said that Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty or damage.

published on : 30th November 2019

Commonwealth signs pact to reduce violence against women

Reports suggest the abuse remains largely unreported due to impunity, silence, stigma, fear and shame.

published on : 26th November 2019

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Tens of thousands rally worldwide

Roughly 87,000 women and girls were murdered across the world in 2017, according to the United Nations.

published on : 26th November 2019
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