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Anupama Chandran’s assertion of her rights as a mother resonates beyond Kerala’s borders

An upsurge of social conservatism is visible in Kerala even as old shibboleths about gender, family, and marriage are challenged by a generation less burdened by custom and tradition. A 23-year-old mother’s protest in Thiruvananthapuram demanding the return of her one-year-old son, who was illegally given away for adoption by her parents, is raising larger […]

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Youth dies in bike accident

A 26-year-old youth died while his friend escaped with injuries after their bike a road stopper at Hoshangabad road in the evening on Saturday; Misrod police have started investigation. The police said that two injured youths were rushed to a nearby hospital where one was died during treatment while other escaped with injuries. The deceased […]

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Ex-Howrah deputy mayor’s daughter-in-law held for selling newborn babies

The daughter-in-law of former Howrah deputy mayor Minati Adhikari and a state government official were among 10 people arrested from West Bengal’s Salkia for allegedly selling newborn babies from an adoption centre, police said on Saturday. Acting on complaints, Howrah City Police Commissioner C Sudhakar led a raid on ‘Cradle Baby Centre’ late on Friday […]

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3 injured in a clash in Thane

Police arrested seven persons, following a clash between two groups in Bhiwandi town, which has left at least three persons injured, an official said on Friday. The incident occurred in Ummat Nagar area of Bhiwandi on Thursday evening. Two rival groups clashed following an argument among the children in the locality over some issue. A […]

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CBI arrested 7 from 14 states in online child sexual abuse case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested seven persons in connection with the online child sexual abuse case following searches at 77 locations across 14 states around the country. The seven accused were arrested from various places including Delhi, Dhenkanal (Odisha), Noida (U.P), Jhansi (U.P), Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) in the ongoing investigation. The CBI alleged […]