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Congress trying to forge alliance with

Congress trying to forge alliance with

Now, the Congress is trying to forge an alliance with smaller political parties in Uttar Pradesh after it was denied by the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to be made part of the alliance. Party feels that this is important to keep electoral hopes of the Congress alive by forging alliance with smaller political parties in the state.

Girls forced as ‘devadasis’ yet after 36

Girls forced as ‘devadasis’ yet after 36

It's more than 36 years since the Karnataka Devadasis (Prohibition of Dedication) Act of 1982 was passed but yet the objectionable practice of maintaining 'devadasis' to 'appease gods' has continued in the interior parts of Karnataka along with those in neighbouring Goa. The state government is yet to set up rules to administer the law.

Rajasthan men get used condoms after

Rajasthan men get used condoms after

Nothing could have been more shameful for the world's largest democracy. Right to information (RTI) forms one of the foundations of a democratic system but it was mocked recently in Rajasthan where two persons queried about alleged corruption in the local village panchayat but what they got in response was shocking.

People of Assam observed Shok Bihu

People of Assam observed Shok Bihu

The issue of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by the government led by Narendra Modi has infuriated people of Assam so much that they have not taken to street but one of the allies of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state as Asom Gana Parishad withdrew its support from the state government. People of the state have observed Bihu as Shok-Bihu this year.

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