Thousands took their anger and outrage to the streets after a 23-year-old student was gang-raped in a moving bus on the night of December 16 in Delhi. The whole nation reels under the shock of the details of this gruesome crime, and mourns a braveheart. But we also stand resolute to make sure that this doesn’t repeat itself. As a first step we want laws ensuring safety for women to be scrutinized and amended. The following 15 points would be sent as suggestions from the general public to the Justice Verma Committee that has been set up to look into possible amendments to the criminal law to ensure speedier justice and enhanced punishment in cases of aggravated sexual assault.
In 1998, Nagendra came to the big city (Mumbai) from his village, hoping to make a mark for himself by building a strong, sustainable career.Read More >
It is obvious to all that all is not well in India.Read More >
psychological rehabilitation is possible only by treating them as one would treat any other child while keeping in mind their special needs.Read More >
“I remember feeling some sort of terrible sadness that wanted nothing, but took everything, and nothing would quell it.”Read More >
While northeast states are often clubbed together, we found wide differences; for example, Manipur’s high poverty rate and Sikkim’s prosperity.Read More >