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    Delhi: 25-year-old woman’s decomposed body found in wardrobe

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 25-year-old woman was found in a wardrobe of her flat in northeast Delhi’s Gokalpuri on Friday, police said. It is suspected that she was in a live-in relationship with a man, who was married.  The victim was allegedly pressurising him to get a divorce from his wife and get married to her, a police official said.

  • Bhopal woman held hostage by jilted lover rescued

    Bhopal: The woman, who was held hostage at gun-point at her residence in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal city for over 12 hours, has been rescued. According to the police, the accused namely, Rohit Singh from Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh claimed that he loved the 30-year-old model and wanted to marry her.

  • Claudia Sheinbaum elected as the first woman mayor of Mexico City

    Mexico City: Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum, according to exit polls. Sheinbaum, 56, won the election to lead North America’s largest city with between 47.5 and 55.5 percent of the vote, according to an estimate by polling firm Mitofsky.

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    20-year-old woman raped by taxi driver in Goa, accused held

    Panaji: A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a taxi driver near the airport in Vasco town, around 40 kms from here, police said today. The incident occurred last evening and the accused identified as Ravichandra Bhat (48) was arrested this morning, police added.

  • Man, woman commit suicide by hanging from tree in Palghar

    Palghar (Maha): A 28-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide on Thursday apparently over their failed love affair, the police said on Thursday. The deceased, both separately married, were residents of the Hanuman Nagar area in Boisar, they said.

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    Female founder of South Korea’s largest porn site arrested

    Seoul: A woman who co-founded South Korea’s largest pornography website has been arrested after living as a fugitive in New Zealand for years, police said. Soranet — set up in 1999 — held tens of thousands of illegal porn videos including “revenge porn” and spycam porn videos of women secretly filmed at public locations.

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    Maharashtra: Banker seeking sexual favour against loan sanction arrested from Nagpur

    Nagpur (Maharashtra): Rajesh Hivse, the manager of the Central Bank of India’s Datala branch who allegedly sought sexual favours from a woman to clear a crop loan, was arrested from Nagpur on Monday. Hivase was arrested by a team of the Buldhana police and the Nagpur Crime Branch.

  • Maharashtra: Teased for dark skin, woman poisons food at family function

    Raigad (Maharashtra): Miffed over being humiliated for her dark complexion, a woman in Maharashtra’s Raigad district poisoned food at her relative’s house-warming function, killing five people. The incident took place on June 18 when the accused, Pragya Survase, mixed pesticide in the food and served it at the function of her relative Subhash Mane in Mahad village.

  • Outer, inner, sexual conflict of a modern woman

    A friend, who calls herself a senior citizen, was surprised, annoyed and somewhat amused to find that she could not get an apartment of her choice to rent, because of the building society’s ‘No Single Women’ regulation. She was hardly likely to party all night, she protested, but was told a rule is a rule.

  • Badaun rape: Victim seeks time ahead of recording statement

    Badaun (Uttar Pradesh): The woman, who had accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Badaun Kushagra Sagar of allegedly raping her, has sought time ahead of recording her statement. The victim appeared before the Circle Officer and requested him to grant her five days before she records her statement in the matter.

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    Mumbai: 91-year-old woman on stroll dies as branch falls on her near Walkeshwar

    Mumbai: A 91-year-old woman died after the branch of an Asoka tree fell on her while she was having an evening stroll, near Banganga Tank, Walkeshwar, on Monday. Leela Gokuldas Sukhi, who suffered multiple injuries, was rushed to St Elizabeth’s Hospital on Malabar Hill initially, and later transferred to GT Hospital, where she died on Tuesday morning.

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    Bombay High Court allows woman to abort 26-week foetus suffering from hernia

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed a 25-year-old woman to abort her pregnancy since it has crossed the permissible 20-week limit. The woman claimed that her foetus is detected with hernia. The woman, a resident of Solapur, along with her husband, had approached the vacation bench of Justice Shahrukh Kathawala and Justice Ajay Gadkari. She sought permission to abort her 26-weeks pregnancy as per the provisions of the Medical Termination