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PNB scam CBI detains Gitanjali Group’s VP Vipul Chitalia for questioning SFIO summons top bank officials

PNB scam updates: CBI detains Gitanjali Group’s VP Vipul Chitalia for questioning; SFIO summons top bank officials 17:07 (IST) Vipul Chitalia arrested in connection with the case 14:05 (IST) Deputy Managing Director Axis Bank V Srinivasan was seen leaving from SFIO office in Mumbai 13:49 (IST) PNB fraud going on since 2010: CBI …

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Delhi University students protest against sexual harassment under the garb of Holi celebrations

Delhi University students protest against sexual harassment under the garb of Holi celebrations New Delhi: A day after a Delhi University college student’s social media post narrating alleged “semen-flinging” went viral, over 40 members of ‘Pinjra Tod’ — a women students’ collective — on Wednesday took out a protest march condemning …

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Where Virginity Is For Sale in India

Where Virginity Is For Sale in India In Koppal, an impoverished district in Karnataka, virginity is for sale. When girls dedicated in local temples under the illegal devadasi system hit puberty, their virginity is auctioned off to the highest bidder. Traditionally girls in this district in south India undergo an …

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Maulavi Muhammad Baqar: Hero or Traitor of 1857?

Rana Safvi explores the life of Urdu journalist Maulavi Muhammad Baqar, who recorded the siege of Delhi during the 1857 mutiny in his paper Dehli Urdu Akhbar. Suppression of the Indian Revolt by the English. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Vasily Vereshchagin’s Suppression of the Indian Revolt by the English. Credit: Wikimedia …

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India outcry after eight-month-old baby raped

An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped, allegedly by her cousin, in the Indian capital Delhi. Police say she is in a critical condition after being admitted to hospital on Sunday. They have arrested the 28-year-old cousin. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal, who visited the girl, described her …

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