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Swiss tourist gang raped: New shame for India

Swiss tourist gang raped: New shame for India

A woman tourist was gang-raped by seven men and her husband forced to watch after he was beaten and bound during an attack in a forest in India. India seems…

Chandigarh debut in Rainbow History of India

Chandigarh debut in Rainbow History of India

The Rainbow event of the week had to be Chandigarh’s first ever pride walk. Hats off to activist Dhananjay who is the force behind the event. The ides of March…

Shocking Mega Expose of Banks

Shocking Mega Expose of Banks

Cobrapost, a news website alleged the involvement of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank in facilitating money laundering after a sting operation. The brazen criminal activity by these banks…

Anti-rape bill Lowers age of consent

Anti-rape bill Lowers age of consent

In a welcome step, the proposed legislation against rape lowers the age of consensual sex from 18 to 16, thus bringing a much needed balance to legislation. Amid differences of…

A slap turns into a murder

A slap turns into a murder

Bangalore: Mahalakshmi a 37 year old teacher at Elements Montessori on Aralur Road died at their Mantri Flora apartment when slapped by her husband Dharmesh Kumar who is an exploratory…

India should ban co-education: it’s Un-Islamic?

Co-education promotes promiscuity, and must be banned: another ‘wise patriarchal’ concept from an Indian religious leader…..  Amid widespread criticism in India, including from within the Muslim community, the head of…

HISTORY will NEVER revolutionize to HERSTORY

HISTORY will NEVER revolutionize to HERSTORY

‘Hamein Jine ka Haq hai…Bonlne ka Haq hai…Sochne  ka Haq hai…’ ‘I don’t want you as another woman who takes birth as a daughter and dies as a wife without…

Chandigarh’s first Pride on March 15

Chandigarh’s first Pride on March 15

Chandigarh is set to wave the rainbow Flag on March 15. On the heels of Hyderabad’s Pride March in February, it is Chandigarh in the north which is readying for…

9th Asian Women’s Film Fest

9th Asian Women’s Film Fest

International Association of Women in Radio and Television celebrates Women’s Film Festival in Delhi this week. The 9th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival will be held in Delhi from 5-8…

Manual scavenging banned in Delhi

Manual scavenging banned in Delhi

Manual scavenging, or rather, the cleaning of sewers and latrines by human hand, is now illegal in Delhi. Delhi became the first state in India to ban manual scavenging. The…

Nagaland, Meghalaya await new governments

Nagaland, Meghalaya await new governments

Who will be the new Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Meghalay?  We’ll know by March 1st! Meghalaya recorded 88 per cent polling and Nagaland 83.27 per cent in the assembly…