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 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Gangrape, Patriarchy, Imran Khan, December 16 gangrape

Nirbhaya, Asma Aziz, Hajra Bibi: Why all real-life stories have the same thread

It is the centuries of conditioning of the masculine mind to be a caretaker, a patriarch, to be the one in control, to be the tamer, to be the dominant force.


 |  4-minute read
December 16 gangrape, Byculla prison murder, Jyoti Singh, Sexual violence

The sexual is at the heart of the political

We must unpack assumptions about class and caste and silences on the sexual if we are to change the cultures that breed violence.


 |  It Could Happen to You  |  2-minute read
December 16 gangrape, Jyoti Singh, Nirbhaya

Can we lay Nirbhaya to rest and grieve in silence now?

Her real name, like the memory of who she really was or what she looked like, perhaps, belongs only to her parents.


 |  The Other  |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, December 16 gangrape, Death penalty, Nirbhaya Rape case

Celebration of Nirbhaya verdict reveals India's new-found lynch-mob mentality

Expressions like 'rarest of the rare' are words that reveal our hypocrisy more than the gravity of a crime.


 |  The Cynic  |  3-minute read
Jyoti Singh, December 16 gangrape

Nirbhaya rapists to hang: What's there to celebrate?

Hanging these four remorseless dregs of society will serve no purpose.


 |  4-minute read
December 16 gangrape, Nirbhaya Rape case, Jyoti Singh

December 16 verdict: Nation erupts in 'joy' as SC upholds death for rapists

Will it amount to closure?


 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Murthal Highway Gang Rapes, Mewat, December 16 gangrape, Gang Rape

Aman Vihar gang rape is no longer shocking. There lies the shame

A distillation of the sexual derangement and putrid patriarchy, this is gendered violence at its most corrosive.


 |  6-minute read
Nirbhaya Rape case, Jyoti Singh, December 16 gangrape, Juvenile Justice Bill

Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill passed by RS, stuck on Twitter

Offenders over 16 could be tried as adults for heinous crimes if so assessed by the board.


 |  3-minute read
Juvenile Justice Act, December 16 gangrape, Nirbhaya Rape case

Beastly juvenile rhyme of December 16 rape convict

The Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by Delhi Commission for Women against the juvenile's release.


 |  3-minute read
Jyoti Singh, December 16 gangrape

Why rule of law, not anarchy, won in Nirbhaya rape case

It is only rhetoric that the juvenile poses a danger to society; there is no concrete evidence to support the claim.