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Prison set-up should be gender-responsive
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Prison set-up should be gender-responsive

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PRISONS are designed to be secure places to protect society. Does society feel more secure in locking up women offenders? Does it serve any purpose apart from incapacitation? How safe do locked-up women feel? A gender-responsive...
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SC allows dance bars in Maharashtra: Govt’s attempts to shut down dance bars show its specious morality, distorted priorities

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The Supreme Court has struck down the attempts of the state government of Maharashtra to shut down dance bars. This is not the first time that the courts have ruled against the state. For the past ten years, the government has...
Mumbai railway stations are sexual harassment hotspots
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Mumbai railway stations are sexual harassment hotspots

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What do women do when faced with sexual harassment on the streets? According to a recent survey of 1,000 women conducted by the We the People Foundation, 34 per cent glared or reacted verbally, 15 per cent asked bystanders for...
Private Reporting Helpline to Check Cyber Crime in Delhi-NCR
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Private Reporting Helpline to Check Cyber Crime in Delhi-NCR

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Victims of cyber offences can now report their cases and seek technical help at zero cost at the first private cyber crime reporting helpline which has become operational in Delhi-NCR. Rampant crime over cyberspace and inability...
Mumbai police arrest BMC staffer for threatening to blow up Sion, KEM hospitals
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Mumbai police arrest BMC staffer for threatening to blow up Sion, KEM hospitals

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An employee of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) was arrested on Friday for allegedly making threat calls to Sion and King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospitals here. The call was received by the main control room of...
VHP leader Ashok Singhal admitted to hospital, in ‘critical’ condition
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VHP leader Ashok Singhal admitted to hospital, in ‘critical’ condition

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HP patron Ashok Singhal has been admitted to a multi-speciality hospital in Gurgaon once again after his health deteriorated. Singhal was admitted to Medanta multi-speciality hospital late on Friday night. According to a VHP...
Unclaimed children are getting adopted  in india
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Unclaimed children are getting adopted in india

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In a society obsessed with the male child, more and more childless Indian couples—and single parents—are opting to adopt girls. The trend is nationwide, and at the forefront of this change are the states of Maharashtra,...
Mark Zuckerberg is missing India’love for him
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Mark Zuckerberg is missing India’love for him

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who visited India recently, has penned down a post wishing everyone for Diwali. He also revealed that he missed being in India for Diwali. Zuckerberg posted the above image along with wife...
Celebration of children’s day by Google India
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Celebration of children’s day by Google India

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Google India today celebrated Children’s Day by featuring a doodle drawn by P Karthik from Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan, Visakhapatnam. The 9-year-old as the winner of the recent Doodle 4 Google contest, which is held every year....
500 burn cases at this diwali
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500 burn cases at this diwali

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Despite campaigns against firecrackers and advisories on safe use, the city saw only a marginal decline in burns cases on Wednesday. Around 500 cases, mostly involving children, were reported at hospitals across Delhi. Around 10%...