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Watch CCTV Footage of Enraged Man Punch And Kick a Woman at an Indore Gym

In shocking CCTV footage that has been released from a gym in Indore, a man can be seen brutally assaulting a woman who was working out there. The reason: she apparently had complained about his behavior, according to news agency ANI. The man, wearing a sleeveless T-shirt, can be seen …

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Delhi: 5-star hotel security manager held for ‘sexually harassing’ colleague, while team leader watches standing by

A security manager at Pride Plaza, a five-star hotel in Aerocity, has been arrested after being caught on CCTV allegedly sexually harassing a woman employee. The footage shows the woman repeatedly spurning his advances as he pulls her saree while another male staffer looks on. The woman manages to stop …

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Chandigarh: 12 year old Raped On the Way To School For Independence Day Celebrations

A 12-year-old girl on her way to school to celebrate Independence Day was kidnapped and raped in Chandigarh on Tuesday. The Class 8 student had taken a short-cut to school through the children’s traffic park in Chandigarh’s Sector 23 when a man stopped her, pulled her aside and raped her. …

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SpaceX to launch super-computer to space

SpaceX is poised to launch an unmanned cargo ship toward the International Space Station Monday, including a super-computer that could direct astronauts on future deep-space missions. The liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Dragon cargo ship, is planned for 12:31 pm (1631 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The mission …

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Supreme Court: Forced marital sexual acts cannot be considered crime

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that forced marital intercourse and sexual acts cannot be considered as a criminal act. The apext court said that section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which defines the offence of rape, has an exception clause that says the intercourse or sexual act …

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Chandigarh stalking case: Day long drama ends in re-arrest of Vikas Barala and friend

After a daylong drama, the Chandigarh Police on Wednesday re-arrested Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala’s son, Vikas Barala , and his friend, Ashish Kumar, accused of stalking and trying to kidnap Haryana IAS officer V S Kundu’s daughter, Varnika Kundu, on the night of August 4. Since morning, the Chandigarh …

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CRPF jawans accused of molesting schoolgirls at Raksha Bandhan event in Chhattisgarh, probe ordered

The authorities in Chhattisgarh have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident, in which security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme held ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district. The district administration has constituted a five-member panel to look into …

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Shaina NC tweets fake photo shaming Chandigarh’s stalking victim, later deletes tweet blaming hackers

BJP spokesperson, Shaina NC, on Monday joined the group of people who sought to publicly shame the victim of Chandigarh’s stalking incident. Shaina, in her tweet, had posted an image of the victim, Varnika Kundu, with a copied message that read, “So called victim Beti with Vikas Barala. Justice must …

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Gut-wrenching Facebook post by IAS officer after daughter was almost kidnapped by Haryana BJP chief’s son

An IAS officer in Haryana has taken to Facebook to post the ordeal his daughter, a DJ by profession, went through after being stalked and almost kidnapped by two men including a son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala. In his Facebook post, the IAS officer said that he will be failing …

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#WhereIsMyName: A campaign that challenges Afghan society’s patriarchy of naming and identity

In many societies, including ours, women’s names have traditionally been treated differently than men’s names. Women’s names, at least in part, are treated as far more dispensable, officially and socially. They are often supported by the father’s, and then replaced by the husband’s name. In large parts of Afghanistan, this …

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