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VOICES

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Communalism, Crimes against children, Kathua rape, Aligarh murder

From Kathua to Aligarh: We have to stop sacrificing our children on the altar of some people's twisted political correctness

A society that can't safeguard children has no right to talk about the rights of the perpetrators. No identity, religious, caste or economic, is more important than the safety of a defenceless child.

VOICES

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Gang Rape, Aligarh child murder, Aligarh rape, Kathua rape

What the Kathua rape victim’s letter to the Aligarh victim might have said

We were both killed mercilessly by men from across the religious divide. But, little one, what we suffered goes beyond all divides. Why don't those fighting for us understand this?

VOICES

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Outrage, Liberals, Kathua rape, Mandsaur rape

Unlike Kathua, why the outrage brigade is so silent on Mandsaur

Both celebrities and media should ask themselves who's really communal — the right-wing or their groupies who first look at criminals' religion, then react.

VARIETY

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Sexual assault on children, Rape of minors, Sexual assault, Kathua rape

Why people should stop calling for death penalty for rapists

The knee-jerk reaction to public anger against the Kathua rape and murder case in the form of an ill-conceived ordinance needs deeper analysis.

POLITICS

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Militancy, Kathua rape, PDP-BJP alliance, Jammu and Kashmir

Why the gulf between Jammu and Kashmir has widened under PDP-BJP rule

The coalition government is facing an uphill task to contain the deteriorating situation.

VOICES

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Unnao rape, Kathua rape, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment

What living in Dubai taught me about why rape culture thrives in India

I live in a society where safety and security is intrinsically woven in its fabric.

VARIETY

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Narendra Modi, Kathua rape, Asifa, Maya kodnani

Modi government must answer why victims are increasingly being denied justice

Why is the police soft on criminals of the ruling party but harsh on those from the Opposition camps?

VOICES

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Violence against children, Jammu, Caste Politics, Kathua rape

The Kathua girl died many times - and we are to blame

With every crime committed against children, we are failing them miserably.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Press statement, Jammu, Kathua rape, Deepika Singh Rajawat

Statement of Deepika Singh Rajawat, the lawyer representing Kathua rape victim

‘Not deterred by fake and false propaganda, will continue to do my duty without fear or favour’.

VARIETY

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Kareena Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, Trolls, Kathua rape

What trolling of Kareena Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, Sonam Kapoor over Kathua rape reveals

The belated online outrage is either a reflection of herd mentality or armchair activism.