Sonali Mukherjee

  • Stop Acid Attacks gets Indian of the Year 2013 award December 20, 2013

    The Stop Acid Attacks is an organisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights and justice of survivors. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him November 28, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of good work and pride August 10, 2013

    At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting their son's...
  • Acid attack survivor Sonali Mukherjee walks the ramp August 5, 2013

    Acid attack survivor Sonali Mukherjee walks the ramp at an event in Mumbai to raise money for others like her. The 28-year-old's steely resolve inspired even the stars at an event in Mumbai to raise money for acid attack victims like her. Sonali Mukherjee has almost become a mascot of courage...
  • CJ Sangeeta calls for regulation of acid sales June 16, 2013

    Sangeeta Das believes that the regulation of acid sales would go a long way to help curb the crime of acid attacks. Here, she turns a CJ to reveal how easily the acid sells in the market. Many other citizens across the nation second her view on the regulation of...
  • CJ Sonali Mukherjee fights for justice June 16, 2013

    Acid attack victim, Sonali Mukherjee turns CJ to narrates her sorrowful tale after acid was thrown at her. She has been fighting to bring the criminals to justice ever since the day of attack. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show: Acid Attack Special June 16, 2013

    This week's CJ show is dedicated to the fighting spirit of acid attack victims. Also, featuring their resilience and determined courage to live life. Watch them as they CJ's to fight the crime that had once tried to disfigure their lives. ...
  • Fight back: The Citizen Journalist special on acid attack victims June 14, 2013

    This week, our Citizen Journalist Show Special highlights the trauma of acid attack victims in our country. Also featuring is their fight for justice. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Jharkhand acid attack victim recovering slowly September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Ten years after a horrific acid left her disfigured, 27-yr-old Sonali Mukherjee is taking baby steps towards a normal life. She is recovering from a reconstructive surgery at Delhi's BL Kapur Memorial Hospital. Her operation was done with the help of the NGO Beti. "I want to thank...
  • TMC MP Kabir Suman sings for acid attack victim September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A member of parliament from the Jadavpur constituency in West Bengal, Kabir Suman has shown his faith in Sonali Mukherjee via a song. Twenty seven-year-old Sonali Mukherjee was attacked with acid in 2003 after she objected to the advances of three men in Dhanbad. Dhanbad, Jharkhand, was Sonali's hometown...
  • Jharkhand acid attack victim undergoes surgery August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Ten years after the horrific incident, 27-year-old acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee on Thursday underwent a reconstructive surgery at BL Kapur Memorial Hospital in New Delhi. Doctors attending on Sonali said that she is still in the ICU as she has developed some respiratory complications but they assured that...
  • Jharkhand CM offers govt job to acid attack victim August 11, 2012

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand government on Friday offered a government job to acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee after CNN-IBN ran a campaign to help her. In addition, Chief Minister Arjun Munda assured adequate security to her family. Twenty seven-year-old Sonali Mukherjee was attacked with acid in 2003 after she spurned the advances...
  • Jharkhand acid attack: Justice still eludes victim August 1, 2012

    Bokaro: Even as financial and medical help pours in for acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, justice still eludes her. It's just the beginning of a long battle ahead for her. As soon as she reached her hometown of Bokaro in Jharkhand, she went to meet the Bokaro Deputy Commissioner, demanding...
  • Sonali's plea to die exposes India's acid violence July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: They came in the dead of night, broke into her home as she slept and poured a cocktail of acids over her face - burning her skin, melting her eyelids, nose, mouth and ears, and leaving her partially deaf and almost blind. Her crime - she had spurned their...
  • Help pours in for Jharkhand acid attack victim July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Nine years after Sonali Mukherjee was left visually impaired, partially hearing impaired and disfigured due to an acid attack in Jharkhand, several people have now offered help. This came after CNN-IBN focused on the plight of the 27-year-old and has continuously been campaigning to raise funds for her...
  • Is the law too weak to help acid attack victim Sonali? July 17, 2012

    Twenty-seven-year-old Sonali Mukherjee has been running from pillar to post for the past nine years fighting for justice. She was attacked with acid when she spurned the advances of three men in her neighbourhood in her village in Dhanbad, the capital of Jharkhand. However, nine years on, justice still eludes...
  • Jharkhand acid attack victim says her fight is still strong July 17, 2012

    The victim spoke to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose about her fight for justice. ...
  • FTN: Is the law far too weak in dealing with crimes against women? July 16, 2012

    27-year-old Sonali Mukherjee is still struggling to come to terms with the trauma of an acid attack nine years ago that left her blind and barely alive. ...
  • Jharkhand acid attack: Govt assures probe, action July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN aired the story of an acid victim from Jharkhand, who is in Delhi, struggling to find legal and medical help, the Jharkhand government has promised to look into her case. But activists say curbing the sale of acid and stronger laws are needed to...
  • Jharkhand acid attack case: SC lawyer offers to fight for victim July 15, 2012

    Supreme Court lawyer Aparna Bhat, who filed the PIL in the Sonali Mukherjee acid attack case, says she is willing to help her for free. ...
  • Jharkhand: Justice eludes acid attack victim July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old victim of an acid attack has been struggling to get justice for the past nine years. All her pleas, however, have fallen on deaf ears and her perpetrators are roaming scot-free. The distraught girl has now demanded euthanasia as her family cannot meet her medical costs. Sonali...