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“If women were given justice the proper way, we wouldn’t be here.”
Abhijeet Solanki, a seven-year-old from Gujarat, had received up to 80 blood transfusions as a treatment for thalassemia major. Then his sister was born.
On average, nearly 90 rapes are reported in the country every day. Activists say that data on crimes against women is often the tip of the iceberg.
Critics of the ad accused it of promoting “love jihad”, an Islamophobic conspiracy theory. The company called the outrage saddening.
Prashant Kanojia was arrested on August 18 this year. His wife, Jagisha Arora, says it is part of the crackdown on journalists.
Indians facing cultural intolerance and racism by outsiders via food is not new. Are “unpopular takes” reducing the complexity of Indian cuisine?
As dozens of journalists arrive in the nondescript village in north India, there’s growing concern about the impact of media intrusion on the victim’s family.
Uttar Pradesh state police rushed to cremate the body of the victim without the family’s consent and insist the woman was not raped.
The victim in the Hathras case belonged to the Dalit community, considered lowest in the caste hierarchy.
This is the latest in the series of curbs aimed at silencing human rights defenders in India. Activists are concerned about how far the government will go.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the passage of these bills a “watershed moment”. Farmers and opposition call it a “death warrant”.