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Halal Is Harām: Let’s Decide India!

In a country where halal certification does not invite legal actions against ‘communalism’, why is it not okay for non-Muslims to specify that their products are not halal?

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Jaipur bombing: Saif, Sarwar, Rahman, Salman to hang

Three of the convicts hail from villages of Azamgarh while the fourth is from Nizamabad; they were all Indian Mujahideen operatives

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High Court seeks data on FIRs filed in crimes against women

The court has directed to submit the data in four weeks time from the date of order and has listed the matter for next hearing on 24 September, said AAG Singh adding that based on the data, the court would draw conclusion about the seriousness of the police in dealing with crimes against women

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Girl forced into flesh trade by mother, raped by brother

The girl claimed that when she sought help from her brother, he raped her and threatened to kill her with a sword

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Chain snatchers in Gujarat face up to 10 years imprisonment

While committing the offence, if the chain snatchers injure somebody while trying to escape, they will be liable for imprisonment of up to 10 years

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India

Two minor girls raped in Pune’s Hinjewadi; one survives, another dies of trauma

Pune: Two 12-year-old girls were raped in Pune’s Hinjewadi on Sunday, where one of the victims succumbed to her injuries, and the other is currently receiving treatment, reports said.  The Hinjewadi police have arrested two accused — 22-year-old Ganesh Nikam and a 17-year-old juvenile — who allegedly lured the girls with sweets and raped them in […]

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Crime India

Delhi air hostess dies after ‘jumping’ off roof; family alleges murder

New Delhi: 39-year-old air hostess Anissia Batra died after falling from the fourth floor of her house in south Delhi’s Panchsheel Park on Friday afternoon. The family of the victim later alleged that her husband and in-laws were harassing her for dowry. Romil Baaniya, the deputy commissioner of police (south), said a case under Indian Penal […]

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Asaram’s supporter arrested ahead of rape case verdict

Jodhpur: As per the directions of the Rajasthan High Court, the trial court will today deliver its verdict in the Jodhpur Central Jail premises where Asaram has been lodged for the past over four years.  Asaram is accused of raping a teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at the godman’s ashram […]

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SC to examine constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala

 New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the prevalent practices of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among the Muslims and sought responses from the Centre and the Law Commission. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission that an earlier five-judge constitution bench, in its 2017 verdict, […]

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BJP MLA in MP booked for poll code violation

Ashoknagar (MP): A BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh was today booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct in force for the tomorrow’s Assembly bypoll at Mungaoli in the district, a police official said. Shailendra Jain, the MLA from the adjoining Sagar district, was allegedly campaigning in Mungaoli, where canvassing formally ended at 5 […]