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Six women gang-raped at gunpoint in Bihar

Six women in India were gang raped by three men at gun-point. IANS Patna – Six women have been allegedly gang-raped... (more...)

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Girl allegedly gang raped, murdered for protesting against family’s humiliation at kangaroo court

VANCOUVER DESI In a horrific incident, a schoolgirl’s nude body was found lying close to the railway tracks with her... (more...)

Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News

How is it possible that a fifth of Indian politicians have criminal charges against them?

Protest against criminlas contesting in elections. BBC News SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses... (more...)

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Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate sexual violence against women — build five million new toilets

Women’s Toilet. Photo credit Wikipedia SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Indian government has a firm plan to eliminate... (more...)

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Fashion photos that recreated fatal 2012 Delhi gang rape sparks outrage

The Wrong Turn photo series depicts a fashionably dressed woman fending off men’s advances on a bus. Mumbai photographer... (more...)

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Activists calling for shut down across Bangalore over rape of minors and crimes against women

Indian police officers stand guard as an activist shouts slogans during a protest against the rape of a six-year-old student,... (more...)

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Indian police arrest school head for negligence after 6-year-old raped

The head of a school in southern India has been arrested in the rape case of a 6-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) THE... (more...)

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Angry protesters rally over police inaction after 6-year-old raped at school in southern India (w/ photos)

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High incidences of rape in India, reflect the values of society

According to BBC News UK (2013), a woman is raped every 21 minutes in India and most incidences are never heard nor spoken... (more...)

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Budget irony: India allocates more money for colossal statue than for women’s safety

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India Budget

India’s new gov’t unveils reform budget aiming to revive growth to 7-8 pct, reduce subsidies

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Katra village sisters

Second autopsy ordered in case of Indian cousins who were raped, killed, hanged from tree

In this Wednesday, May 28, 2014 image taken from video, villagers, left, sit in silent protest under the bodies of two teenage... (more...)

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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

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