Gangrape

  • The Fringe Character

    Sougata's Blog |  Sougata Mukhopadhyay
    We had it all on camera The wailing woman, wide shots of her sitting on the ground, her legs spread. Tight frames of her ...

  • Media and rape sensationalism

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    On the morning of 10 September 2013 I saw a wonderful piece of news on the net - the four accused in the rape case...

  • Misplaced rage

    Children Are Watching Us |  Valay Singhrai
    In the case of the juvenile convict in the Delhi gang rape and murder case, we are witnessing a beastly rage, from seemingly sensible and...

  • A Conversation About Rape

    THE NEWSROOM BLOG |  H R Venkatesh
    As I waited at the Delhi-Noida toll booth on the drive to work on Friday, I rang a friend. Don't you know a woman ...

  • Mumbai gangrape: It could've been any of us

    Dextra Aria |  Kajal Iyer
    The minute I reached my apartment on Friday night after covering the aftermath of the horrific incident at Shakti Mills, my neighbor came running out...

  • Unequal justice breeds communalism and terrorism

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    "Justice", the new rallying cry on the streets and in the studios, can be awfully selective at times. The brutal gangrape of a Delhi girl...

  • Sexist is as sexist does

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    The MLA who told the national kabaddi women's team coach that she should wear appropriate clothes - that is, a sari instead of shirt and...

  • #Suryanelli Trends on Junglebook

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    A rape that happened 17 years ago has animals of Junglistan up in arms. #Suryanelli is today the most trending topic. @ChikkuTheCricket Can ...

  • Two months after December 2012: What is the progress?

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    It has been more than two months since the infamous Delhi gangrape that shook the people's conscience across the country. While the incident induced a...

  • Time for India to join hands with Bharat to curb crimes against women

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    After the horrific Delhi gangrape incident which shook the nation to its foundation, people for the first time in one voice said 'No to crimes...

  • Road safety: Good Samaritans need fear no harassment

    Fresh air |  Vivek Sengupta
    The friend of the rape victim, who through her ordeal and death galvanised an entire nation, spoke out a few days ago. In his first...

  • Addressing suppressed sexuality

    Common Sense Majority |  Dr Karan Thakur
    The ghastly and brutal gang-rape and murderous assault on a 23-year old by six men in New Delhi last month has shaken the national consciousness...

  • Her death cannot go in vain

    Arunoday's Space |  Arunoday Mukharji
    As a crime reporter who started out at the age of 20, I was jolted to a different sort of reality fresh out of a...

  • An Open Letter to RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

    The Other |  Nadim Asrar
    Dear Sir, You cannot be more 'right', pun vehemently intended. I am one of the many today outraged by your remarks that rapes happen ...

  • 10 points for Justice Verma to keep women safe

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    Dear Justice Verma, The outrage will not stop until steps are taken. The politicians have failed. The justice system of India needs to take ...

  • Two cheers for the anti-rape movement

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    Following the horrific assault and rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi there has been massive protests at Delhi, in other cities of India as...

  • Rahul Gandhi, this is your chance

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    The nation continues to reel under the shock of the death of a young medical student who was brutally gang raped in New Delhi on...

  • Police action on protestors marks failure of govt's outreach

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In the classic BBC political satire serial, 'Yes Minister', minister Jim Hacker asks his senior bureaucrat Sir Humphrey Appleby how to deal with a group...

  • Delhi gangrape: Third India wants justice

    Afsar's Take |  Afsar Ahmad
    Till now, we have known two kinds of India. One which supports the government and second that supports the Opposition. Post independence, these two types...

  • Not death but castration for rapists'

    Silent Stir |  Sahasranshu Mahapatra
    In May 2011 Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau had suggested to explore the option of 'chemical castration' as a punitive measure for the child rapists....

  • Delhi rape: I live in hope things will change, I die in fear they never may

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    Dear Delhi, I belong here. Please let me feel safe in my own home. Speaking strictly from whatever little experience of life I have ...

  • No country for rape victims

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    I had a friend, let's call her 'B'. She was assaulted outside her home. We were just out of college. Like most assaults, the perpetrators...