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Bhanwari Devi case: HC issues notices to CBI chief, state govt

Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the CBI director and the state government on a criminal writ petition filed by one of the accused of the Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case seeking quashing of the chargesheet against her. Times of India, 3 weeks ago
PTI - COURT CBI Namibia Press Agency, 3 weeks ago
Notice to CBI Director in Bhanwari abduction-murder case Press Trust of India, 3 weeks ago

Why we must join Bhanwari Devi in her fight for justice

For more than 23 years, Bhanwari Devi, who was gang-raped for speaking out against the marriage of two babies, has been fighting a lonely battle for justice. Rashme Sehgal traveled to Dausa in Rajasthan to meet the courageous woman, a winner of the Neerja Bhanot Award for bravery, a symbol of Indian women's struggle. IMAGE: Bhanwari Devi. Photograph: Rashmi Sehgal   An ailing Bhanwari Devi clutches the bannister with trembling fingers as she climbs up the steps leading up to her house.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Nirbhaya to Jisha: Nothing really changes, does it?

I have outraged too much in the past like many others, which hasn’t gotten us anywhere. Rapes have merely become statistics in our country, best meant for research reports and discussions at conferences, says Devanik Saha. Kerala is filled with grief over the brutal rape and murder of Jisha, a 30-year-old law student, with the post-mortem report revealing that her intestines had been taken out with a sharp object -- bringing back horrific memories of the Nirbhaya gang-rape incident in ...
 Rediff.com23 hours ago

Vidya Bal: The feminist fighting India's entrenched misogyny

ByAdwait A. Patil Being a woman in the Republic of India is a dangerous prospect thanks to entrenched misogyny that influences everything from violence on the street to extreme orthodoxy in religious institutions. According to the India's ...
 South Asia Monitor2 weeks ago
Financial Express

Rajasthan celebrates 67th foundation day

Rajasthan Diwas, the state's annual celebration of its formation, is being held today to commemorate the 67 th year of Rajasthan's foundation. As part of the celebrations, Rajasthan Government's tourism, art and culture department organised the ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

8 Women Who Show Us What It Really Means To Be Strong

Somewhere between the fight for equality and conflicting feminist ideologies, these women have carved a niche for themselves in the society by conquering and defeating all odds. Yes they have made us all realize that for proving her mettle she does ...
 MensXP.com1 month ago

9 Women Who Are The Very Definition Of The Word 'Courage'

Bravery is an extraordinary act. It's not the lack of fear, but moving on despite the fear. And not everyone has it in them to stand up against the what scares them. We don't know where this unbelievable strength comes from, and why it comes only in ...
 Indiatimes1 month ago
Counter Currents

Rethinking Feminism In India On International Women's Day International Women's Day is upon us. So, here we have Soni Sori recuperating in Delhi ICU after an acid like substance was thrown at her in Bastar, a couple of firebrand lawyers stay holed up in Chhattisgarh fearing for their ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago

How much lower can juvenile trial age go down to? Nandita Das

Actress and social activist Nandita Das says there is need to re-examine the lowering of age for juveniles accused of heinous crimes to be tried under laws for adults. "I fully support your very valid concern. Because how much lower in age can you go? You ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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