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By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Ram Singh, India rape suspect dead in prison cell, police say suicide as family says he was murdered

One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Police say Ram Singh hanged himself. But his lawyer and parents claim he was murdered. “There More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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India: Parents protest rape of 6-year-old schoolgirl, allegedly by school staff

Parents in Bangalore, in southern India, hit the streets in protest Saturday over the alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl at a prominent private school. It is reported the child was allegedly raped by school staff More...

By Robert On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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India: Woman raped by two separate gangs in one night

Just about one year after the tragic gang rape and subsequent death of a New Delhi student known as “Nirbhaya”, the BBC reports on the most unfortunate chain of events of a 21-year-old Indian woman that More...

By Robert On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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India: Four sentenced to death in New Delhi student rape and murder case, some doubt it will deter further sexual assaults

India is battling an epidemic of sorts in sexual violence as reports of rapes and gang rapes headline newspapers across the country. Image/CIA However, there was some vindication last week as Judge Yogesh Khanna More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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India: Seven year old girl raped in train restroom, perpetrator still at large

A 7-year-old Indian girl was lured away from her mother this past weekend and raped by a “family friend” in a train bathroom. Image/CIA The horrible crime comes after reports of rapes on two young children More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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10-year-old Indian girl dies in a Mumbai hospital 10 days after being gang-raped

Sadly, there is yet another tragic story of gang rape in India. A 10-year-old girl has died just over a week after being gang-raped, allegedly by four juveniles. The alleged gang-rape took place on June 16 in a More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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President Clinton compares Holocaust ‘sickness’ to Boston bombing, Malala Yousafzai shooting and Indian rape case

Former President Bill Clinton, speaking Apr. 29 at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 20th anniversary commemoration, warned that the Holocaust’s “sickness is very much alive today”. Clinton More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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India: Recent rapes not only draws reactions on the streets of New Delhi, but also on social media and from Indians abroad

The recent brutal and tragic rapes and subsequent deaths of two young women  in India this has brought out thousands in protest of not only the crimes, but also of how the police, the government and Indian society More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Indiana court holds up minor’s ability to have abortion without parental notification

An appeals court in Indiana on Tuesday upheld the decision of a lower court to block a portion of a 2017 state law aimed at ensuring parents are informed when underage daughters undergo abortions. That ruling More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Pentecostal community of India accused of bribing people to convert to Christianity

In a continuation of attacks on India’s small Christian community, Vasudev Devannai, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan in Northern India, who is fully involved in Hindu-nationalist party, Bharatiya More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Indiana Senate race: Joe Donnelly climbs ahead of Mike Braun as Judge Kavanaugh is more crucial

As the midterm primaries heat up, a new poll shows the Indiana Senate may hinge on the actions of incumbent Joe Donnelly and his vote for or against President Trump’s SCOTUS pick: Brett Kavanaugh. The new More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Sridevi to be Remembered at Indian Film Festival in L.A.

The Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles will include a tribute to Sridevi. The Indian actress met her demise with reports that she went into cardiac arrest. Fans question why the actress chose to stay behind after More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Gloria Steinem says abortion rights is ‘where democracy starts’ in bizarre discussion of rape

During a post-show conversation about Sovereignty at Arena Stage, Gloria Steinem spoke about “women’s rights,” but truly meant just abortion, equating this freedom to Democracy at large. Using More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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High levels of heavy metals prompt NYC health to advise against using certain Indian made Ayurvedic medications

The New York City Health Department advises New Yorkers to avoid certain Ayurvedic medications made in India by Shree Baidyanath as they have been found to contain elevated levels of arsenic, lead, and mercury. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Remenard Castro, Nina Castro murder-suicide is end to rape, domestic violence nightmare

Months before a Gary man shot and killed his estranged wife in front of their two children, he raped her at gunpoint, court records in northwest Indiana’s Lake County show. The shocking murder-suicide has rocked More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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Univ Colorado at Boulder bans racist, insensitive Halloween costumes: Indian, geisha and gangsters

The University of Colorado Boulder is now taking on Halloween in the battle of political correctness as they ask students not to wear costumes which perpetuate racial, cultural and gender stereotypes. Around campus More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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Laxmi Sovi, Christian widow in India attacked,beaten by Hindu extremists for not converting to Christianity

Hindu extremists burst into the home of a widow in India’s Chhattisgarh state demanding her and her children to convert back to Hinduism. She was hospitalized and her home was demolished by the time the event More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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Buying ‘Tezaab’ in India will now require photo ID

The Indian Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal and state governments to regulate the sale of acid in an attempt to reduce attacks on women. Hydrochloric acidPublic domain image/walkerma The Supreme Court’s ruling More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan talks Delhi Gang Rape: ‘They should be punished immediately’

Aishwarya Rai BachchanYouTube Video Screen Shot The December case of the  23-year-old New Delhi student who was assaulted by a group of men on a bus, beaten with an iron rod, stripped and eventually thrown off More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Branson Christmas Coalition lists the ‘Landmark’ Christmas trees, new 3D light trees

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” More...


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