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#SatyamevJayate – Aamir Khan – Gender and Sexuality #MumkinHai

THE SPECTRE OF 3 DIGITS AND A TV SHOW Share this post Aamir Khan’s Tv show ‘Satyameva Jayate’ recently telecast an episode on non-normative sexualities. While some gender identities were carefully ‘invisibilised’, the hoopla around the whole issue makes one… Continue Reading →

#SundayReading – Whats common between Aamir Khan, Narendra Modi and Satyamev Jayate ?

  Guest Post by –   Dr  Gaurav Chhabra The recent meeting between the Bollywood top-shot Aamir Khan and political hot-shot PM Modi is trending online. With both men talking development, one focusing more on social development and the other… Continue Reading →

Women Organisation seeks apology from #SatyamevJayate on Fudging Facts #Vaw

The episode of Satyamev Jayate on Sexual Violence – State Response,  though claiming to showcase ground level reality had a number of factual errors. The Government of Maharashtra in 2013 issued standard protocols for “Forensic and Medical Examination of Sexual Assault Cases. An… Continue Reading →

Man gets FB ‘likes’ for sex with minor #WTFnews

Madhavi Rajadhyaksha, TNN | May 22, 2013, MUMBAI: Noted gay rights activist Harish Iyer has approached the Mumbai police objecting to an offensive post on a popular social networking site that boasts of how the person who uploaded the post had sex with a minor. “Just… Continue Reading →

Coventry honour killing victim Surjit Athwal remembered #Vaw

by Hayley Draper, Coventry Telegraph Dec 7 2012   THE ‘honour killing‘ of a Coventry mum has been remembered at a memorial service at the House of Commons. The 14th anniversary of the disappearance of Surjit Kaur Athwal was marked… Continue Reading →

Man killed after exposing khaps on TV, wife fears she will be killed #SatyamevJayate #AamirKhan #Honorkilling

S Raju, Hindustan Times and Dainik Bhaskar, CNNIBN Meerut, November 26, 2012 Casual labourer Abdul Hakim, 29, who exposed the ugly face of khap panchayats against lovers in Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate earlier this year was eliminated in full… Continue Reading →

Political cartoonist arrested on sedition charges gets a week in police custody

  Shivam Vij, Rediff.com, Sept 9, 2012 A holiday court in Mumbai [ Images ] on Sunday remanded anti-corruption cartoonist and free speech campaigner Aseem Trivedi to policy custody till September 16 for allegedly making cartoons that insult India‘s [ Images ] flag, Parliament and… Continue Reading →

Award Winning Political Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi held for ‘obscene’ matter on net #sediton #FOE

Mumbai: The Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) police on Saturday arrested Kanpur cartoonist, Aseem Trivedi (25), for reportedly posting “ugly and obscene” content on his web portal and for putting up banners mocking the Indian Constitution during Anna Hazare’s anti-graft movement… Continue Reading →

Indian Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be tried For Treason #sedition #WTFnews

Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, this year’s Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award winner (along with Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat) plans on turning himself over to the police in Mumbai in the next couple of days over controversial cartoons he posted on his web site… Continue Reading →

Manual scavenging is a result of India’s caste divide

  Manual scavenging is a result of India‘s caste divide Sagarika Ghose: The story of Prabhu and Guru Dhodiya and the terrible plight of manual scavengers. They do their job standing all day in human waste, standing in the unbearable… Continue Reading →

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