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#India- Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL on US surveillance of Internet data

PTI : New Delhi | Wed Jun 19 2013, Supreme Court. (IE Photo) The Supreme Court today agreed to give an urgent hearing to a PIL on the issue of US National Security Agency snooping on Internet data from India and… Continue Reading →

47 yrs after being gang raped by Army men , two Mizo women compensated #Vaw #AFSPA

Adam Halliday : Aizawl, Sun Jun 16 2013 The Central government has given Rs 5 lakh each as compensation to two Mizo women who lost their sanity after being allegedly gangraped by Indian Army soldiers 47 years ago, at the beginning… Continue Reading →

In India – ‘Good girls don’t drink, flirt or party’ #Film #Vaw #moralpolicing

New Documentary Shows That Urban India Blames Women For Crimes Against Them Mithila Phadke TNN When filmmaker Padmalatha Ravi decided to make a documentary on society’s perceptions of women, she kept it straightforward. A motley crowd of people—from college students… Continue Reading →

#India – The Niyamgiri warrior against Vedanta – Sanjay Parikh #mustread

Aparna Kalra  |  New Delhi  June 15, 2013  BS Though his case files are stacked across four rooms, Sanjay Parikh, the lawyer who thrust a spoke into India-focused miner Vedanta Resources‘ plans, has ensured each is marked neatly. “This is the Kalahandi case…… Continue Reading →

Note of dissent against Tehelka’s newly announced Tarun Sehrawat Award for Journalism of Courage and Conscience

courtesy- Tehelka   Pratik Kumar- Facebook Why make a martyr out of Tarun Sehrawat? The young departed soul deserves an apology, and not memorials or an award in his name. His colleagues say that he died brave and strong. I… Continue Reading →

Delhi High Court- Having sex with woman on false promise of marriage is #Rape #Vaw

PTI : New Delhi, Sun Jun 09 2013, Having sex with woman on false promise of marriage is rape: High Court. (Reuters) Having sexual relations with a woman on false promise of marriage amounts to rape, the Delhi High court has… Continue Reading →

#India – More rapes in Delhi in 2012 than 4 other metros , Mumbai child rapes spike by 20% #Vaw

Dwaipayan Ghosh, TNN | Jun 14, 2013, 01.39 AM IST The number of rapes in the capital last year (706) was more than those reported in four other metros – Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai (484) – put together. NEW DELHI: Delhi‘s… Continue Reading →

Press Release : NAPM Demands a Political Resolution on Telangana

NAPM Demands a Political Resolution on Telangana Condemns Undemocratic Extraordinary Steps against the Telangana Agitators June 14, New Delhi / Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh is in turmoil once again over the demand of a separate Telangana. The struggle for a separate… Continue Reading →

Delhi girl gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh #Vaw

IANS  |  New Delhi  June 13, 2013 A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by two people in Uttar Pradesh‘s Badaun, police said Thursday. The girl has been rescued and one of the rapists arrested. The girl went missing from her… Continue Reading →

#India – Suryanelli Gang Rape survivor moves HC- against parliamentarian P J Kurien #Vaw #goodnews

She seeks to implead herself in a petition to conduct further investigation against parliamentarian P J Kurien.  June 12, 2013,  Kochi:The victim in the Suryanelli gang rape case has approached the High Court, seeking to implead herself in a petition… Continue Reading →

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