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Oct 20, 2017
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi greets Hindus on Diwali, says Pakistan committed to protecting rights of minoritiesThe Pakistan government is committed to protecting the rights of the minorities and promoting a society free from any discrimination, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.
Oct 16, 2017
Rohingya crisis: 537,000 refugees in Bangladesh fleeing Myanmar violence, says UNThe United Nations has raised the number of newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar to 537,000.
Oct 15, 2017
Uttar Pradesh minor, who survived gangrape, commits suicide after getting rape threat againA 15-year-old girl, allegedly raped by five people four months ago and threatened by them last Friday, has ended her life, the police said on Sunday.
Oct 12, 2017
Supreme Court declares sex with wife below 18 illegal: Men may face 10 year-imprisonment or liferThe Supreme Court judgement criminalising sexual intercourse by a man with his minor wife can attract a jail term of 10 years under the India Penal Code or even a life term under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Oct 11, 2017
Supreme Court rules sex with minor wife between 15 and 18 years as rape, sets right historic wrongThe Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that sexual intercourse with wives between 15 and 18 years of age will be considered to be rape.
Oct 05, 2017
Rohingya militants set Rakhine houses afire to intensify Muslim minority exodus, says Myanmar army chief officeMore than 500,000 Muslim Rohingya have run from communal bloodshed in Myanmar in the last six weeks and numbers are again rising.
Oct 01, 2017
Milind Deora column: India, US must focus on 'policy' to counter China's rising influence; end traditional fixationsWhile America is fixated with Russia and North Korea, India is fixated with Pakistan, but in the process, both democracies are not addressing the elephant in the room, ie, China
Oct 01, 2017
Sri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in ColomboSri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in Colombo
Sep 23, 2017
BJP must counter Rahul's charges of 'divisive politics' by dismantling partisan UPA-era policiesThe BJP must provide the country with an alternative idea of India. It should be fighting against the ‘divisive policies’ of the UPA government which are still in place.
Sep 22, 2017
Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawade's OSD found tweaking government resolution to suit personal agendaThe Maharashtra government had directed gram panchayats to distribute aid. However, the government resolution (GR) that was subsequently issued was found to have included names of districts which weren't part of the scheme