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Biswanath Ghat in Assam selected as Best Tourism Village of India 2023

Biswanath Ghat has been selected as the Best Tourism Village of India 2023 by the Ministry of Tourism, from amongst 791 applications from 31 States and UTs

Biswanath Ghat in Assam selected as Best Tourism Village of India 2023 (Photo by Twitter/ANI)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 04:23 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Sonitpur (assam) [india]

Cop tied to pole, thrashed by villagers for ‘indecent advances’ towards woman

Accused sub-inspector arrested and booked under Section 376 (rape) of IPC on the complaint by the victim; departmental inquiry also ordered, say police

Villagers said that the S-I, allegedly in an inebriated state, scaled the wall of the woman’s house in Barhan police station limits late on Sunday night. (Pic for representation)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 06:42 PM IST

Karnataka: 3 menstruating women locked by villagers, officials ensure release

According to officials, Gubbi taluk tehsildar B Arathi raided Chikanettagunte village and released the three menstruating women

The Golla community in Tumakuru district still practices the superstition of isolating women during menstruation (File photo)
Updated on Sep 18, 2023 12:44 AM IST

In-laws booked for cutting woman’s hair, parading her in Hamirpur village

Police and administration rushed to the village soon after the video of the incident went viral on social media. In the three-minute video, people, including women, are seen chopping off victim’s hair and smearing her face while she cries

An FIR has been lodged at Bhoranj police station, the SP added (HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 11:08 PM IST
By, Dharmashala

Loss, denial, mourning: Inside West Bengal’s village of explosives

A village in West Bengal, India, has been in mourning multiple times due to explosions at illegal firecracker factories that have killed many people

At villages like Natun Chandra, teenage boys and men move out to work, mostly to firecracker units, the women can be seen making a living by rolling beedis on the sides of the street. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 01:45 AM IST
By, Sreyasi Pal, Suti (west Bengal)
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