DECEMBER

  • US support India's efforts to address gender-based violence 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Washington: The US on Thursday said it supports Indian efforts to address "gender-based violence" in the aftermath of the horrific rape and murder of Nirbhaya, but refused to comment on the latest controversy surrounding the BBC's documentary on the issue. "We have not seen the documentary in question and cannot comment...
  • Anti-women remarks by lawyers: BCI head terms it unwarranted 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bar Council of India (BCI) Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on Thursday termed "unwarranted" the alleged anti-women remarks of certain lawyers, including a defence counsel of the December 16 gangrape convict. The BCI Chairman, however, said the lawyers' body cannot initiate action on its own without any complaint. "Unless and...
  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defence lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament registered in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action...
  • Delhi rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': UN 22 hours 54 minutes ago

    United Nations: The remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women. Ban's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric refused to further comment on the remarks made...
  • Nirbhaya documentary rocks Parliament Yesterday

    The documentary featuring an interview with Nirbhaya's rapist has been banned in India and now the Home Ministry is planning legal action against the filmmaker. ...
  • Parliamentarians condemn interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict: Who said what Yesterday

    New Delhi: Parliamentarians unitedly expressed their anger and condemned the interview of one of the convicts of 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder of a young girl, Mukesh Singh, by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin. MPs of both the Houses raised the issued and demanded that government take strict action in this regard and...
  • Delhi court orders ban on broadcasting documentary on Delhi gangrape 2 days ago

    After a huge row over the interview of the 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in the documentary 'India's Daughter', a Delhi court has ordered ban on its broadcast. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR and moved the court to stop the broadcast. ...
  • Nirbhaya case: Should the documentary's broadcast be stopped? 2 days ago

    After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British filmmaker Leslee...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza 2 days ago

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure to get interview of rapist Mukesh Singh inside Tihar Jail 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure that she followed to get the interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh inside the Tihar Jail. "The DG of Tihar Jail was thrilled and understood objectivity of documentary. Everyone has to understand what goes in...
  • Nirbhaya case: Inside the mind of a rapist 2 days ago

    Two years after the violent rape that horrified the nation, one of the rapists Mukesh Singh who is on death row for the rape and murder of Nirbhaya, said, "Don't fight rape, allow it..." A chilling statement from a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin details portions of a 16...
  • Delhi Police files FIR, to move court in filming of documentary inside Tihar jail in Nirbhaya case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police will move court against airing of a BBC documentary interviewing one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. "This was a ghastly crime and the law has been broken, we shall investigate the case. We are going to move the court against...
  • Had permission from MHA, Tihar Jail authorities to interview Delhi gangrape convict: British filmmaker 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BAFTA award winning Director and Producer Leslee Udwin on Tuesday claimed that she had followed all instructions and had permission from Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail authorities to interview 2012 Delhi gangrape convict. As part of her documentary 'India's Daughter', Leslee had interview Mukesh Kumar, who...
  • Nirbhaya's parents outraged after convict blames women for rapes, Home Ministry steps in 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British...
  • December 16 gangrape convict blames victim, says 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: One of the rapists convicted of the barbaric gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in December 2012 in Delhi and sentenced to death has sparked a controversy by blaming the victim for the sexual assault. In an interview to BBC, one of the convicts Mukesh Singh also...
  • Despite political uproar, Delhi still unsafe for women January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi is headed for polls again, the most important issue that can affect this electorate is of women security. After the Uber and Nirbhaya incident, the top demand of Delhiites is to make the the city safer for women. As crime against women are on the rise...
  • Coldest December 22 in Delhi in 5 years, mercury drops to 4.2 degress Celsius December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the coldest December 22 in the last five years with mercury dropping to the season's lowest of 4.2 degree Celsius in national capital on Monday, even as a thick blanket of fog severely hit flight and train operations besides affecting vehicular movement. According to the MeT department,...
  • Hindutva ideologue opposes HRD Minister, says there shouldn't be politics on Xmas December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindutva ideologue and author Dinanath Batra has come out in the open to oppose HRD Ministry's decision to celebrate Good Governance day on December 25. "It should not have happened. The order as wrong so it has been withdrawn. I am not one with the government on this...
  • 45th anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak War December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the 45th anniversary of the gory 1971 war between India and Pakistan which led to the liberation of Bangladesh. On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with the three service chiefs paid tribute to the martyrs of the war at Amar Jawan...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice December 16, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in the national capital, victim's parents fight for justice. They said their fight will not end until law is changed to treat juveniles in rape cases as adults. Her mother said, "Nothing has changed in all these years. Till...
  • Watch: No city for women December 15, 2014

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Delhi: Two years on, nothing changed on ground for women December 15, 2014

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? CNN-IBN has been getting you special reports and first hand accounts from across the country. ...
  • She still asks me how others like her will get justice: December 16 gangarape victim's father December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: "They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?" says the father of December 16 gangarape victim as he fights back tears while remembering his daughter whose brutal rape and murder two years ago shook the nation's conscience. Referring to the recent incident where an...
  • Watch: Undercover reporter analyses security of women on Delhi streets December 15, 2014

    As we approach the second anniversary of December 16 gangrape, CNN-IBN undercover reporter analyses the security of women on the crowded streets of Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Jantar Mantar in Delhi remains epicentre of Delhi gangrape protests December 15, 2014

    As we approach the second anniversary of the horrific Delhi gangrape case, protests were held in Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Monday against the rising crime against women. ...
  • No directive to keep schools open on Christmas, clarifies government December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Refuting reports of the government's plans to keep schools open on Christmas to observe Good Governance day, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said that students are not being asked to come to schools. "There is an essay competition planned, but it is voluntary and online," she...
  • Delhi streets any safer after December 16 gangrape? December 15, 2014

    CNN-IBN correspondents discuss if the streets of the national capital have become safer for women after the December 16 gangrape. ...
  • Watch: Has anything changed since December 16, 2012 December 15, 2014

    People from various cities speak up about the safety of women after the horrific December 16 gangrape in Delhi. ...
  • How safe are you in your city? December 15, 2014

    The December 16 gangrape raised several questions about the safety of women in public transport. At CNN-IBN, experts discuss the measures to be kept in mind while traveling in a public transport vehicle. ...
  • Nothing has changed since the Nirbhaya case, says ex judge Usha Mehra December 11, 2014

    As we track yet another rape case in December, one cannot help but remember the horrific bus gangrape case that shook the nation two years back. It triggered massive outrage and a slew of promises from the government. Justice Usha Mehra has said that the government has not implemented any...