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DCW serves summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday served summons to 125 brothel owners at GB Road, asking them to appear before the commission between September 21-24, along with their original identity proofs and address proofs. The summonses were posted outside the brothels, whose owners refused to

SC to hear PIL in NEET aspirant Anitha’s death case

The Supreme Court will today hear a public interest litigation(PIL), filed by lawyer G. S. Mani, in National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) aspirant S. Anitha‘s death case. Anitha, 17-year-old Dalit girl who was the face of the fight against NEET, took her life on September 1. The teenager from Ariyalur had

NTR’s son gets 6 months in jail in cheque bounce case

A local court has sentenced former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N T Rama Rao’s son Nandamuri Jayakrishna to six months’ simple imprisonment in connection with a 2015 cheque bounce case. The tenth Special Magistrate court yesterday found Jayakrishna, proprietor of Rama Krishna theatre at Abids

Hurricane Harvey victims sue federal government

Property owners in Harris County, Houston filed a class action lawsuit [amended complaint, PDF] against the federal government on Tuesday for releasing water from the Barker and Addicks reservoirs after Hurricane Harvey, causing flooding in their homes and businesses. The property owners did not experience flooding until