Artist Mukesh Singh has infused life in an epic tale of political and familial intrigue that has enthralled readers for centuries. The artist in collaboration with Scottish playwright Grant Morrison,...
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday called on two lawyers to explain comments made in a controversial BBC documentary on the gang rape and murder of a woman on a Delh...
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The film needs to be screened not because it is going to bring about even an iota of change. It needs to be screened so that Indians can have their own reactions and responses to the film--to like it, to hate it and to criticise it--rather than being fed vicariously the views and opinions of those who have seen it and have the right to see it.
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The government is doing no service to women or their rights by banning this documentary. Instead it is essentially letting men in India off the hook so that this society can continue with tacitly approving a culture of violence against women.
British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, director of the banned documentary India's Daughter, has responded to a number of allegations levelled against her in recent interviews to The Hindu and The Economic Ti...
Instead of keelhauling her, Udwin should be thanked for her work. It is not a "skewed western view" of the incident, but a narrative held by those affected by the case.
Despite the Modi government's efforts to ban the telecast of India's Daughter, a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin on Delhi gangrape victim named 'Nirbhaya' by some sections of the media,...