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Hospitals are implanting hormonal birth control on mentally impaired women

Kathmandu, Oct. 17 -- When a mentally impaired 21-year-old woman from Sindhupalchok was referred to the Paropakar Maternity and Women's Hospital about two weeks ago for an abortion, doctors at the hos... Read More


Ease BCCI's strait-jacket conflict rules, CoA to SC

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- The Indian cricket Board's Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators have recommended the easing of stringent conflict of interest rules. A vital aspect of the reform p... Read More


Bharat Ratna row: Prasad hits back at Cong

Nagpur, Oct. 17 -- Justifying Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar, Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday attacked the Congress for opposing the highest civilian honour for "rashtra bhaktas". ... Read More


Tanwar to support jjp in hry polls

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- Rebel Congress leader Ashok Tanwar, who had resigned from the party a few days ago, on Wednesday pledged his allegiance to help Dushyant Chautala and the Jananayak Janata Party i... Read More


BJP relies on Phogat to breach Bishnoi's Adampur citadel

Adampur, Oct. 17 -- Sonali Phogat, 40, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Haryana's Adampur, started her career as an anchor on Doordarshan 20 years back. She later dabbled in acti... Read More


Why has the medical education sector not been reformed?

Kathmandu, Oct. 17 -- Other than politics, if there is any sector that has attracted huge public protests for reforms in the country, it is health. However, it remains among the shadiest areas in the ... Read More


A feud that fuelled Vikhe Patil's move to BJP

Ahmednagar, Oct. 17 -- A political feud that has lasted three generations has shaken the foundations of the Congress and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the "sugar bowl" of Maharash... Read More


In Haryana, women's issues at forefront, but few candidates

Jhajjhar, Oct. 17 -- What Nitasha Nihar Sihag can't get over, so many days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its candidates for the upcoming Haryana assembly elections, is why she was o... Read More


Face to face: 'BJP using govt agencies to threaten leaders in Oppn'

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government is targeting and poaching leaders from ... Read More


Sena chief campaigns against ally

Kankavli, Oct. 17 -- A day after former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane merged his party, Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksha with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of chief minister D... Read More