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Arms and the godman PDF Print E-mail
ThisIndia

21 November 2014

Instead of choosing the easier and more sensible option of surrendering to the police, Sant Rampal put at risk the lives and limbs of his band of supporters.

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Sterilization drive kills 17 women in Chhattisgarh, hundreds battling for life PDF Print E-mail
ThisIndia

21 November 2014

Dear Friends,

The Asian Human Rights Commission has received information about the death of 17 women due to medical negligence in botched sterilization surgeries organised in an abandoned hospital that lacked basic infrastructure. The information from Society for Fast Justice has revealed that the incident is not a standalone one; it is part of a campaign aimed at population control that has left hundreds of women struggling for life in three other hospitals.

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People’s tribunal throws new light on Sister Valsa John’s murder PDF Print E-mail
Women

21 November 2014

New report by tribunal comprising leading lawyers and researchers suggests the nun fighting for land rights of tribal people in Jharkhand was probably eliminated by hired killers, not Maoists as claimed by state police Sister Valsa John Malamel, a Christian nun working on tribal land rights in Pakur district of Jharkhand, was brutally murdered by a mob of 20 to 25 persons three years ago, on November 15, 2011. The nun from Kerala had been leading land protests against a mining company. The Jharkhand Police has so far been maintaining that she was murdered by Maoists because she had helped negotiate an agreement between Panem Mining Company and the project-affected villages and that the Maoists were opposed to any such agreement.

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Maoist leader Narayan Sanyal released from jail PDF Print E-mail
Prison

21 November 2014

Narayan Sanyal, described by those familiar with his work as the “tallest Maoist leader” in the phase succeeding the Naxalbari agitation, was released on bail from the Hazaribagh jail on Thursday after being jailed for about nine years.

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Parents held for 'honour’ killing of 21-year-old Delhi University girl PDF Print E-mail
ThisIndia





21 November 2014


NEW DELHI: In a horrific case of "honour killing" in the capital, a 21-year-old final year student of Sri Venkateswara, a leading college in Delhi University's south campus, was allegedly murdered by her family because she had married a boy from another caste and region.

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