'It is nauseating to hear jingoists shout that this is a country that worships women as Goddesses. Leave Goddesses aside, do you treat women as human beings here,' asks Shobha Warrier. India's daughter dies brutally again. She has been silenced cruelly; this time not by a rapist, but by the State. Along with her, a bereaved father and mother are also silenced, with nobody to hear their sad tale and nobody to stanch the tears of a mother in agony. The very day the film India's Daughter was ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Shiban Khaibri British film maker Leslee Udwin is perhaps right in saying that the documentary on Nirbahya India's Daughter is the real reflection of what the society thinks. Though the documentary is banned in the country, the wisdom in imposing ...Daily Excelsior.com, 1 month ago
TVS EQUIVALENT OF A BLANK PAGE NDTV, the news channel that was scheduled to air India's Daughter, on Sunday night screened a flickering lamp againsta dark backdrop with the words India's Daughters — a playon the title of the documentary. The ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
Prakash Patra, now the resident editor of The Telegraph in Odisha, was one of the reporters who had interviewed Billa in 1982 on the eve of his execution. Patra, then with The National Herald, recounts how he came face to face with the death-row ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
he Centre has banned the controversial BBC documentary, which has created a huge uproar all over the country leading to protests both inside and outside Parliament. The documentary maker Leslee Udwin has since left the country fearing arrest by ...The Sunday Guardian, 1 month ago
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi with the winners of the National Bravery Awards 2014 in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB They are the Special 24, the proud young recipients of the National Bravery awards this year. Rediff.com's Upasna Pandey met them at the award ceremony in New Delhi. Their innocent smiles could be misleading and the twinkle in their eyes could make you believe they are just ordinary children on their first visit to the national ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Twenty children, selected for this years bravery awards, today had a lifetime experience at the Rashtrapati Bhavan with President Pranab Mukherjee interacting with them and posing for a photograph. 'Bharat Award', the highest of the National Bravery Awards, winner Resham Fatima from Uttar Pradesh was among those awardees who met Mukherjee. The 16-year-old girl had fought her uncle and escaped while he was forcing her into a car and pouring acid over her head after she turned down his marriage ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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