This statement was originally published on pen-international.org on 15 December 2014. We, the undersigned journalists, writers, historians and activists from South Asia, are deeply concerned about the use of 'contempt of court' law to curb freedom ... Ifex, 4 days ago
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NEW DELHI, Dec 18: Protests were held across the country against the dastardly terror attacks in Peshawar and schools observed two minutes silence on the directions of prime minister Narendra Modi. However, Delhi police had its own way in dealing ...Kashmir Times, 4 days ago Left parties hold joint protest against Centre's policies Business Standard India, 1 week ago Left groups to join hands against Modi Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and ...Reuters UK, 6 days ago Two years after Delhi gangrape: Helplines, fast-track ... Firstpost.com, 6 days ago Women feel no safer, 2 years after Delhi gang-rape Livemint.com, 6 days ago Two years after December 16 gang-rape, women feel no safer in Delhi ZeeNews.com, 6 days ago
New Delhi: Two years after the horrific Delhi gang-rape case, the national capital is still clueless about measures to curb, if not completely stop, sexual harassment of women in public spaces. It is clear by now that harsh laws don't work without ...Firstpost.com, 5 days ago
Nirbhaya fights on. Two years after the 23-year old's gang rape and death, her fight is slowly pushing change, not in a lessening of rape but in the response to it. Yet, says Brinda Karat, CPM Politburo member, there has been no political will to ...Times of India, 6 days ago
Mixed responses from various political parties have come forth due to Center's decision to pull the plug on Uber taxi services across the country. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport has stated that this was not a solution to the issue. ...Rush Lane, 1 week ago Centre calls for nationwide ban of Uber, political parties divided Times of India, 1 week ago
As the Indian capital reels under yet another alleged sexual assault case two years after the gang rape and murder of a 21-year-old student in the city led to an outcry towards crimes against women, there are some reports of women fighting back. ...Asia News Network, 1 week ago Breaking silence on sexual crime in India Asiaone, 1 week ago Why furious fightback sisters gripped India BBC, 3 weeks ago
Bhawna Yadav died three days after she married Abhishek Seth. Sonu Kumar and Danista loved each other but hate triumphed. Kumar, a young Dalit craftsman in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, and Danista, a Muslim, married against their ...Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
A girl sit next to the candles after a candle light march, days after the rape by Uber Cab driver, at Jantar mantar in New Delhi on Dec 8th 2014. (Express Photo: Ravi Kanojia) The rape of a 27-year-old woman executive allegedly by a Uber cab ...Financial Express, 1 week ago Rape by cabbie puts spotlight on poor implementation of norms Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago No change in mindset: Victim still being blamed for rape Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago 'Govt has failed on safe public transport' Times of India, 2 weeks ago
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NEW DELHI: Barring a few "cosmetic" measures like the decision to recruit women bus drivers, nothing has changed in the city since the December 16 incident, activists say. In the absence of a large, well-networked public transport system, commuting ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
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