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बिखरते कश्मीर से निकलती दीबा फरहत की कामयाबी की दास्तां

शरीक़ अंसर,

A Portrait of the Indian as a Young Dalit Girl: Part 2 – Sister, Mothers

(Editor’s note: This was first published on Yahoo.com as a single piece. We are reproducing the long form report in parts for TwoCircles.net readers.)

Molestation accused Meghalaya policeman kills self

Shillong: A Meghalaya Police officer, who was placed under suspension for allegedly molesting a woman, committed suicide at his house on Monday, police said.

Sub Inspector Madan Basumatary hanged himself in his official quarter at the state police reserve in capital Shillong, city police chief Vivek Syiem said.

Basumatary for arrested for allegedly molesting the woman at the police reserve.

"He was placed under suspension after he was accused of molesting a woman. We are still investigating into the alleged molestation," Syiem said.

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Woman hangs herself in Assam police station

Guwahati : A 39-year-old woman hanged herself inside a toilet at the Dispur police station in Assam's main city of Guwahati, police said on Monday.

The woman, Victoria Dayoun Kharkongor from Shillong, was brought to the police station late on Sunday evening from the International Hospital in the city after the hospital authorities complained that she was behaving in a restless manner.

India's eight women wrestlers for Worlds announced

Lucknow : The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Monday selected eight women grapplers for the World Championships to be held in Las Vegas from September 7 to 12.

The WFI's selection committee picked the grapplers during the selection trials conducted at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre here.

Among the selected wrestlers, Olympian Geeta Phogat (58 kg) of Haryana, who won the bronze medal at the World Championships in 2012, will be aiming for a different colour of medal this time.

Molestation case: Students demand St. Stephen's principal's resignation

New Delhi: Scores of students on Monday protested outside the St. Stephen's College here demanding an external inquiry into the alleged molestation of a research scholar from the college and immediate resignation of the college principal.

"An external inquiry should be conducted into the role of the principal. He should be made to resign immediately," Devansh Mehta, a protestor, told IANS.

They also demanded action against professor Satish Kumar, who is accused of molesting the research scholar.

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Female trainee police officer kills self in MP

Bhopal : A female trainee sub-inspector on Monday committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district. She had been selected through the Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pareeksha Mandal (Vyapam), police said.

Anamika Kushwaha was posted as a trainee at the Jawaharlal Nehru Training Centre.

The training centre is situated near a pond in which she jumped to death early Monday. We have recovered the body. The reason of the suicide is not clear yet, a police official told IANS.

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Journalist's sister wants viscera examined in Delhi

New Delhi : Pakshi Singh, the sister of television reporter Akshay Singh who died in Madhya Pradesh under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam, has requested that the viscera samples of her brother should be sent to Delhi for test.

In a letter addressed to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Pakshi said: "As you know, he died in mysterious circumstances."

"I request you to get examined his viscera outside Madhya Pradesh, preferably at AIIMS Delhi for free and fair investigation," the letter said.

Girl killed in Bengal, rape suspected

Kolkata : A seven-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and killed by a man in West Bengal and police suspect she was raped before being strangulated, an officer said on Sunday.

The incident took place on Friday night in North Dinajpur district's Rarira village.

Police arrested the accused on Saturday after locals discovered the body and informed them.

"We have arrested the accused. He was presented before a court today (Sunday) which remanded him to police custody for five days," Superintendent of Police Syed Waquar Raza said.

95 widows remarried with help of NGO in Andhra-Telangana living happily

By Syed Khaled Shahbaaz for TwoCircles.net,

Hyderabad: A widow is no less than a destitute in an impoverished society, especially the young who are subject to occasional jeering in addition to being blatantly ignored by the society they live in. Without money - and in most cases - food and shelter, they have nowhere to go. Those with young children - innocently incognizant of their mother's suffering - are coerced to do menial chores to survive the whip.

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