Kishanganj: Nooniya Basti under Mahingaon Gram Panchayat in Kishanganj district of Bihar is largely inhabited by Shershabadi Muslims, who trace their origins to Bangladesh. It is in this conservative milieu, where girls are not allowed to even ste .. Read More

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ENOUGH! NO MORE

AJITHA MENON

Kishanganj: When Akbar Ali of Bhatabari village walked out on his wife Menka Kumari, 20, to marry a second time, he assumed that Menka would just accept his diktat quietly. But the young woman completely took him by surprise when she immediately s... Read More

A DREAM COME TRUE? WELL ALMOST

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KISHANGANJ: The Health Sub Centre (HSC) at Marwatoli village, which falls under Mahingaon gram panchayat in Kishanganj district of Bihar, is spacious, neat and well-equipped with a separate labour room. Stationed on duty are two ... Read More

INDIA: IN BENGAL, WOMEN AGRICULTURISTS TAKE CHARGE

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KOLKATA (Women’s Feature Service): Agriculture is hard work. And contrary to the general perception, women, rather than the men, do most of the farm work. In fact, their contribution to the India’s total agricultural p... Read More

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