The #Sanskari hero raped her says TARA’s producer Vinta Nanda

Vinta Nanda, the veteran producer and writer of super successful and trend setting show TARA on a post on social networking site said the #Sanskari hero of Hindi films and TV had raped her twenty years ago. Vinta writes – ” His wife was my best friend. We were in and out of each other’s homes, we belonged to the same group of friends, most … Continue reading The #Sanskari hero raped her says TARA’s producer Vinta Nanda

इंडिया टीवी एंकर तनु शर्मा प्रकरण पर उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार को एनएचआरसी ने भेजा नोटिस

      इंडिया टीवी एंकर तनु शर्मा प्रकरण पर उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार को एनएचआरसी ने भेजा नोटिस यूपी सरकार सीबीआई जांच की संस्तुति करे – जेयूसीएस यौन उत्पीड़न व इंडिया टीवी, कारपोरेट और राजनेताओं के बीच गठजोड़ पर जेयूसीएस की शिकायत पर जांच शुरु जेयूसीएस ने पूरे प्रकरण की सीबीआई जांच की मांग दोहराई लखनऊ 28 सितम्बर 2014। इंडिया टीवी एंकर तनु शर्मा प्रकरण … Continue reading इंडिया टीवी एंकर तनु शर्मा प्रकरण पर उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार को एनएचआरसी ने भेजा नोटिस

Lawyer, judge and aam aadmi – Kalpana Kannabiran

Unless the legal profession and courts, largely comprised of men, restructure themselves, they will continue to present hostile environments to women. Even while ruling that sexual harassment is an infringement of the constitutional right to dignity, the justice pyramid stood apart as an exception to this standard First it was Rupan Bajaj from Punjab, then a woman officer in Kerala; and we learnt that senior … Continue reading Lawyer, judge and aam aadmi – Kalpana Kannabiran

Needed: A ‘Tehelkaa’ in Tehelka – Ayesha Kidwai

The ongoing Tarun Tejpal sexual assault imbroglio has been revelatory at multiple levels, but perhaps most of all of the truth of Noam Chomsky’s observations (in another context) that “for the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.” It is far easier to demand in print columns and television studios that the definition of rape and sexual assault be expanded beyond peno-vaginal penetration when it … Continue reading Needed: A ‘Tehelkaa’ in Tehelka – Ayesha Kidwai

TEJPAL TEST FOR PEOPLE LIKE US – Flavia Agnes

“If the death penalty has to be awarded for a 19-year old, poor, illiterate and socially backward boy for committing gangrape, what should the corresponding punishment be for a father figure and the highest authority in the organisation, for finger penetrating a young colleague, as per the regime of stringent punishment? THE TEJPAL CASE, FAR REMOVED FROM THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE DELHI AND MUMBAI RAPE … Continue reading TEJPAL TEST FOR PEOPLE LIKE US – Flavia Agnes