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Mita Mondal died in suspicious circumstances last week.
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The cruel 'punishment' was meted out because the family was unable to pay a 'penalty' of ₹6,000.
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Note: this post contains some spoilers As a feminist activist who has worked on systemic violence on Indian women for over 15 years, I have long waited for India to produce a film like Parched. Direct...
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This is what beauty looks like.
India, a country best known today for its rising economic might, is the worst place to be a woman. On Sunday, 25 July 2016, an Israeli woman was gang-raped in Manali, India. The incident is a gruesome...
The victim was on her way to school.
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15 suspects detained in connection with the brutal incident.
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CHENNAI -- In a major breakthrough, a man suspected to have murdered a 24-year-old woman IT profe ional here was arrested tonight in Tirunelveli district, police said. After stalking her for months, h...
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The father of 24-year-old S Swathi, the Infosys employee who was hacked to death on Friday morning at a railway station in Chennai, blamed the inaction of 'mute spectators' for the death of his daught...
Remember the feeling of being uncomfortable within the confines of your home? Checking every window twice over to make sure they are shut properly, there's not as much of a crack through which anyone...
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Sometimes it’s just 20 minutes of action behind a dumpster. Sometimes it’s just the time it takes to go up and down an elevator. But lives are “deeply altered” nonethele . The father of a former Sta...
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Thank you, Mid-Day newspaper, you did a great service today. You published a stupid piece of opinion by Malavika Sangghvi, asking us to sympathise with a rape accused named Tarun Jit Tejpal. Twitter a...
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In 2013, the two-finger test that was mandatory to ascertain rape, was banned by the Supreme Court. "Undoubtedly, the two-finger test and its interpretation violates the right of rape survivors to pri...
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