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Bengal Woman Died On Holiday. Her Family’s Gesture Helped Save 2 Lives

Kolkata and Kochi have tied a curious knot. A woman from Bengal’s capital was on a holiday in a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala, when she suffered a cardiac arrest on Republic Day. She was rushed to a hospital in Kochi, put in the ICU but on February 9, …

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Angry man mercilessly hits his wife repeatedly before beheading her over cooking spicy food!

In another piece of disturbing news, a 40-year old plumber in a fit of rage brutally killed his wife in East Delhi’s Madhu Vihar. The accused Subodh hacked his wife Manisha into pieces to get rid of frequent quarrels which they were having over his second marriage. There were 22 …

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As One Billion Women Rise, We Need To Look To The Ground

One Billion Rising is a global movement started in 2013 by Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues. The campaign draws from the history of V-Day protests and aims to fight the multiple forms of violence against women and girls—including rape, domestic abuse, battery, incest, female genital mutilation, and sex trafficking, which …

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Hindu-Muslim Couples across Generations on How Love Is A Fight They Didn’t Give Up On

Far right groups from all religions have come out to play and frankly, this is as ugly as it gets. Yet, amid this unbridled anti-Hindu, anti-Muslim anti-humanity hate-fest, human beings continue being human beings. And some of them fall in love. We spoke to four Hindu-Muslim couples from four generations …

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WATCH: 12-Year-Old Requests PM Modi to Ensure That History Of The Northeast Is Taught In Schools

If there is one thing that you either watch or read today, let it be this. Twelve-year-old Aaira Goswami from Assam has written a letter and posted a video, requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that the history of the Northeast is included in school textbooks all over the …

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How has a tiny infant become a talking point in key elections of Uttar Pradesh?

Between this hullabaloo of elections in Northern India, a young baby has emerged as a talking point. Khazanchi Nath is a 2 months and 11 days old infant. His name has an interesting story of its own. Khazanchi means “treasurer”in hindi. On 2 December 2016, Sarvesha Devi who was heavily …

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500 Kg Eman, World’s Heaviest Woman, Lands In Mumbai, Lifted By A Crane

Eman Ahmed, termed the heaviest women in the world, today landed in Mumbai for weight reduction treatment at a local facility. Ms Ahmed, 36, landed at Mumbai international airport around 4 am. Ms Ahmed  was lifted, along with the bed on which she laid while travelling, with the help of a …

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Just Because Parents Back Mayawati, Don’t Assume We Do: Young Dalit Women

When college student Komal speaks to us at her home in the Dalit colony of Kauseri Baksar in Meerut, an older woman chides her from the balcony of another apartment. “Where is your mother?” she asks, indicating that Komal shouldn’t be talking to the media without supervision. “She is doing …

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She Was Raped By Him At 16. Years Later, They Tell Their Story Together

Nine years after she was raped by her former boyfriend, Iceland resident Thordis Elva wrote a letter to her rapist Tom Stranger. It was a cathartic act and through the letter, she hoped to find some peace. She didn’t expect a reply but did receive one – surprisingly it was …

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National Commission For Women Comes Out In Support To Ban Female Genital Mutilation In India

The National Commission for Women said it supports the demand for a law to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in India. The two petitions initiated on Change.org on ‘Speak Out on FGM’  say that UN recognizes India as a country where female genital mutilation (FGM) is still …

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