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To be or not to be India’s Daughter?

 

First anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013 (Copyright: Reuters)

First anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013 (Copyright: Reuters)

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, NDTV, India’s largest English news channel, was due to broadcast British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter. The film is based on the brutal murder and gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh also known as Nirbhaya which means ‘The Fearless One’.

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08.03.2015 | 13:26

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When three-year-old Jhanvi went missing

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon on September 28 in New Delhi, when little Jhanvi went missing from India Gate, a popular meeting place in central Delhi. The initial nightmare eventually gave way to a massive social media campaign that helped find the toddler nearly a week later.

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08.10.2014 | 12:24

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Vaginas ‘more feared than plutonium’

A year after the fatal gang rape of a young medical student in New Delhi, Indians have started addressing sexual violence more openly; others should take a cue from the country, says Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler.

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25.12.2013 | 14:39

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It’s that time of the year again

It’s Christmas time, but slowly I’m beginning to think that it’s that time of the year when some men’s “desire to rape and molest” goes into overdrive. The question I’m asking myself now is, are rapes and protests against rape going to become a national pastime for us Indians?

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27.11.2013 | 15:18

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Free, fearless and very unfair

Once again, the Indian media is abuzz with the reports of a sexual assault. Only this time around, is not a “migrant” worker who can be pinned down as a rapist because he didn’t know any better in a city full of “loose” women. This time it is someone from our own fraternity: Tarun Tejpal. He is the editor-in-chief and founder of Tehelka (literally meaning storm), an independent website known for its sting operations that have uncovered several scams and shaken governments in the past. “Free, fair, fearless” is the motto of the publication.

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27.11.2013 | 14:58

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