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Want a settled life, eager to eat: Sharmila to court

Rights activist from Manipur Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for over 13 years to protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), told a Delhi court on Wednesday that she was eager to eat if she was given the assurance that the “draconian” Act would be revoked. Sharmila was charged for […]

NHRC notice to Manipur govt for Irom's detention

The commission,which visited the activist in Imphal last month,has questioned the fact that Sharmila is not allowed to meet any member of the public.

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Sharmila death: Buses too long for city’s roads,say CTU workers

Condemning the buses,the union workers who had gathered at the roundabout where Sharmila had died,expressed their condolences to the family.

Sonia meets Jind rape victim’s family

She hugged me and said Sharmila was her daughter as well and that she is equally shocked,said the mother of Sharmila — a rape victim who had committed suicide in Narwana’s Sachhakhera village in Jind on October 6 — after Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited her residence on Tuesday.

In Jind,Sonia assures justice to rape victim’s kin

"I condemn in strongest terms these kind of incidents," Sonia said

Sharmila gangrape: Unidentified villagers pour petrol,light Jind rape victim’s pyre

Sharmila's body was burnt by unidentified men who poured petrol on the pyre and lit it.

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‘Saw flames,but could do little to save her’

There’s an uneasy calm in the small cluster of 40 houses belonging to Balmiki community at Sacchakhera village of Narwana in Jind district

Sharmila gangrape: Unidentified villagers pour petrol,light Jind rape victim’s pyre

Sharmila's body was burnt by unidentified men who poured petrol on the pyre and lit it.

Sharmila's 11-year-old hunger strike,now in Ripley's

Irom Chanu Sharmila,who has not eaten a morsel of food since the last 11 years has now been included in the collection of 'Ripley's Believe It or Not.'

CBI officials evaluate Hyderabad residence of Jagan

CBI gathered details pertaining to Jagan sister's house,which is located in same building compound.

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