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Bacha bazi: Afghan subculture of child sex slavery

KABUL: AFP has traced three former victims of “bacha bazi”, or the sexual exploitation of boys, whose testimonies lay bare one of Afghanistan’s most egregious human rights violations. “Bachas” are boy sex slaves, often kept by powerful warlords, commanders, politicians and other members of the elite as a symbol of ... Read More »

Dimple Yadav raises questions on ‘elephant’ and ‘lotus’ printed on Rs 2000 notes

JAUNPUR: Raising eyebrows on Election Commission’s directives of covering the word “Samajwadi” written ambulances under Uttar Pradesh government’s initiative, SP MP Dimple Yadav on Sunday asked why the election symbols of BJP and BSP were printed on Rs 2000 notes. “Rs. 2000 notes were introduced but did this move curb corruption? Moreover, on the new […] Read More »

Panneerselvam camp dismisses Sasikala, Dinakaran from party

Chennai: A week after he was sacked from AIADMK by General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, former party Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan on Friday in turn dismissed her from the primary membership of the party. Madhusudanan, who is in former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam’s camp, had then disputed Sasikala’s powers to dismiss him. In a statement […] Read More »

Disproportionate assets case against Sasikala: A Timeline

NEW DELHI: AIADMK chief V K Sasikala was on Tuesday convicted in a corruption case by Supreme Court which dashed her ambition to become the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, as the verdict holding her guilty of entering into a conspiracy with late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa would bar her from electoral politics for the next […] Read More »