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70-year-old woman commits 'sati' in Bihar

A 70-year-old woman allegedly revived the age-old tradition of sati by jumping into the funeral pyre of her husband in Bihar’s Saharsa district. Gahwa Devi, 70, performed sati on Saturday......

American Jew given Maha Mata title

Kashi Ashram Founder Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, who was born in a Jewish family, was last week given the honored title of Mata Maha Mandaleshwar at a special ceremony by Ma Yoga Shakti Saraswati at......

Rajasthan HC stays glorification of sati

Rajasthan high court has stayed glorification of sati in the five temples of Jhunjhunu. The state government had filed an appeal against the order of the lower court of Jhunjhunu under which the......

Govt may amend Sati Act

The government is likely to amend the Sati Act to treat a woman who burns herself in the funeral pyre of her husband as a victim and not as an offender.The matter is likely to come up before the......

How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

The return of the activist State

The middle class's long push to force the State to retreat from the economy may be reversing, says Ajit Balakrishnan. There is probably a generation of Indians, now in their twenties and early......

A 'successful' Budget won't be an easy task for Jaitley

FM needs to convince Indians to invest more in stocks In an unprecedented move, the global rating agency Standard & Poor downgraded the US government’s “AAA” sovereign credit......

SAARC nations moot trade forum like European Union

Photograph: Ministry of External Affairs Aiming to transform the region into a vibrant economic zone, SAARC resolved to set up a South Asian Economic Union on the lines of European Union by......

COLUMN: Utterly butterly Indian ads

A recently published book, Ad Katha, is not just a trip through the golden age of Indian advertising, but also an enquiry into how many of the cultural symbols that we now see as "Indian" came......

Want to be rich? Here are a few golden tips

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances? Are you aware of the investment options available in the market? How best can you plan your finances? What are the crieria for evaluating an......

'Missed Ashok Mehta in every film that we didn't work in'

Aparna Sen, who worked with late cinematographer Ashok Mehta in three films -- 36 Chowringhee Lane, Paroma and Sati -- pays tribute to the legend.When Aparna Sen started her career asa filmmaker......

VOTE! Who should play Sati opposite Hrithik's Lord Shiva?

We asked you, dear reader, if Hrithik Roshan -- who's been reportedly chosen to play Lord Shiva in the film adaptation of Immortals Of Meluha -- will do a good job of it. And now, fresh reports......

Review: Watch Naam Shabana for Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee is super. But that's not to say that the rest of the cast isn't tremendous, says Vaihayasi Pande Daniel. Reason to go see Naam Shabana? There are five: Taapsee. Taapsee. Taapsee. Taapsee.......

Review: Why aren't you watching Anaarkali Of Aarah?

Anaarkali Of Aarah is a tale well told, says Savera R Someshwar. Oh, I so wish I could seeti bhajao. Not the lascivious kind. But the kind you hear when something good happens, when something......

PIX: Bappi Lahiri celebrates Durga pooja

Bollywood has started its Durga pooja celebrations. Bappi Lahiri and his son Bappa were spotted at the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Pooja in Andheri, a western suburb of Mumbai, enjoying the......

Asiad: India's medal winners

Indian medal winners at the 15th Asian Games in Doha.GOLDAthletics: Women's 4x400 Relay (Sati Geetha, Manjeet Kaur, K. Chitra and Pinki Paramanik)Chess:Women's Rapid (Koneru Humpy)Mixed Team's......

EPL updates: Advocaat calls meeting to discuss Sunderland's woes

Sunderland's Jeremain Lens (left) and Norwich City's Steven Whittaker compete for the ball during their Barclays English Premier League match at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on Saturday.......

Everton apologise for badge change, promise consultation

Everton have apologised to their fans for a controversial change to the club crest and have promised a full consultation with a view to changing it again after next season. The English Premier......

Indian athletes a disaster in Doha

India's overall show in the athletics event of the Asian Games was a disaster, marked by a sharp decline in gold medal haul and below par performances by many of them.If the athletes were the toast......

Indian women win 4x400 gold

India won its first gold medal in track and field at the Asian Games through its women's 4x400 metres relay team on Tuesday.The quartet of Sati Geetha, Pinki Paramanik, K Chitra and Manjeet Kaur,......
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Sati Sadhani Award presented to Birubala Rabha

JORHAT/DERGAON, April 21 - The State Government will set up a cultural centre for research and development in the name of Sati Sadhani, the last... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=apr2217/at052
Azam Khan to CM Yogi Adityanath

With the growing hue and cry on banning 'Triple Talaq', Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has yet again spewed controversy on 19 April by asking... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/reinstate-sati-pratha-before-banning-triple-talaq-azam-khan-to-cm-yogi-adityanath-58161.html
Azam Khan

Apparently irked with the growing clamour for banning the evil Sharia traditions like triple talaq, nikah halala etc, senior Samajwadi Party leader... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/uttar-pradesh/if-you-want-to-ban-triple-talaq-then-also-reinstate-sati-pratha-azam-khan-1997389.html
Shia board for anti-triple talaq law like one against sati

There is nothing like triple talaq in one go," AISPLB spokesperson Maulana Yasoob Abbas told ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-shia-board-for-anti-triple-talaq-law-like-one-against-sati-2405399
A film is not a preacher's pulpit

Veteran actress and filmmaker Aparna Sen, who has made path-breaking films like '36 Chowringhee Lane' and 'Mr and Mrs Iyer', is ready with her next... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/bollywood-news/aparna-sen-a-film-is-not-a-preacher-s-pulpit-57509.html

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