Experts say India's rapid social change plays role in gang rapes, and nation's fury over them
By Katy Daigle, The Associated PressSeptember 2, 2013 7:00 AM
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, protesters shield themselves as Indian police beat them with sticks during a...
Punjab shame piles on: Gang-raped and dumped, nurse critical
BATHINDA: Even before the memories of Patiala gang rape and suicide case fade, another abduction and gang-rape of a 26-year-old nurse, who was in Chandigarh to attend a job interview, shocked Punjab on Sunday.
In an observation in...
By Prerna Sodhi, TNN | Dec 29, 2012
Today, I do not write as a reporter. Not as an activist or as a protester. I write today as a girl, a possible future victim and a scared and a hopeless human being. My fear rises from the sheer brutality the 23-year old was put through. My hopelessness rises...
Rapes in India rise by 873% from 1953
IANS / Thursday, December 20, 2012 16:16 IST
The number of rapes in India shot up from 1953 to 2001 by a staggering 873%, the CPI(M)'s "People's Democracy" said in its latest edition released Thursday.
"Sexual crimes against women have been...
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The Line Of No Control
MORE ADIVASIS ARE BEING RAPED. MORE ADIVASIS ARE BEING ARMED. THE GOVERNMENT CLAIMS IT IS DISAPPEARING, BUT THE SALWA JUDUM CONTINUES TO FUEL A PROXY CIVIL WAR.
TUSHA MITTAL REPORTS FROM GROUND ZERO.
AT A clearing in the forests of...