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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Marital Rape, Jyoti Singh, Women's Rights, 70th Independence Day

India at 70: Where Indian women stand today

If women’s groups have consistently fought for change, the Indian State has not covered itself in glory where women are concerned.

VOICES

 |  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.

VOICES

 |  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.

VOICES

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

India can't hide its rape culture by hanging Jyoti Singh's murderers

Their swinging bodies will absolve us of our complicity, our vicious participation in the dastardly culture.

POLITICS

 |  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.

VARIETY

 |  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?

POLITICS

 |  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.

POLITICS

 |  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.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Jyoti Singh, December 16 gangrape

How releasing juvenile rapist shames Jyoti Singh

Doesn't this leave the victim with a sense of being raped not just by the minor but by the entire legal system?