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People of the Dawoodi Bohra community take part in a final prayer after a 40 days mourning period ended after Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin passed away, in the presesnce of newly appointed spiritual leader Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin in Mumbai. Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar. 26.02.2014. Mumbai.
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Dawoodi Bohra women write to PM Narendra Modi against Female Genital Mutilation

Several women from the Dawoodi Bohra community have come together to launch a campaign this week seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to declare Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) illegal. The online campaign under the banner of WeSpeakOut was kickstarted on November 19, World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse. Since India […]

Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi addresses a press conference on RJD chief Lalu Prasad's Benami properties,  at BJP office in Patna on Wednesday. PTI Photo (PTI9_6_2017_000116B)
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Anti-dowry drive: Sushil Modi sets example

Even as Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has launched an awareness campaign against dowry, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi has decided to set a personal example for the cause. The marriage of the Deputy Chief Minister’s elder son will be a simple event. And the invitation cards will declare: “no dowry is taken for […]

Meet Ganga Kumari, The First Transgender Constable of Rajasthan Police
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Meet Ganga Kumari, The First Transgender Constable of Rajasthan Police

Rajasthan Police appointed transgender Ganga Kumari as constable after the state’s high court’s direction. Constable Ganga Kumari is Rajasthan’s first eunuch police constable. Ganga Kumari was denied permission to join Rajasthan Police as a constable in December 2015 after doctors discovered during the medical examination that she was a hermaphrodite – […]