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New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

NEW DELHI — Mehboob Alam’s phone rang at 5:04 a.m. Sunday. It was his 38-year-old nephew, Mohammad Imran, pleading to be saved. A minute into the call, Imran’s voice disappeared. Alam ran toward his nephew in a crowded section of central New Delhi, through the winding labyrinth of […]

Unnao rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

UNNAO, India – A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, has died in a New Delhi hospital, prompting protests from opposition leaders who blamed the ruling party for failing to check incidents of violence against women. The woman […]

Justice can never be instant, loses its character when it becomes revenge: CJI

Jodhpur, Dec 7: In the backdrop of the Hyderabad rape-murder incident and gunning down of the four accused in an alleged encounter, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Saturday said justice can never be instant and loses its character when it becomes revenge. At the same time, […]

Police kill four men suspected of gang rape, murder; draw cheers

HYDERABAD, India – Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian near Hyderabad city, drawing applause from her family and hundreds of citizens outraged over sexual violence against women. The men had been in police custody and were […]

Sacked from Ayodhya case, says Muslim parties’ lawyer Rajeev Dhavan

New Delhi, Dec 3: Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, on Tuesday said he has been sacked from the matter on the ‘nonsensical’ ground that he is unwell. Dhavan, who posted the information on Facebook, said he […]

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media money laundering case

New Delhi, Dec 4: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in a money laundering case related to INX Media and directed that he could not leave the country without its prior permission nor speak to the media. Chidambaram, who has been in custody […]

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