Delhi Gang Rape

Some questions about the Tarun Tepal rape scandal #Tehelka

When the email about Tejpal’s recusing himself from his job for six months leaked, I took it at face value and was angry with Tarun Tejpal and Shoma Chaudhary. Shoma’s refusal to form a sexual harassment committee whipped it into fury. There was no way that a sexual harassment committee was not required. Then, the …

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A setback to women’s rights in India: Justice Verma is no more

Yesterday, when news that Justice Verma died of multiple organ failure hit, that was my first thought. An important force in reforming India to be safer for women is lost. Many things have been written about the good judge’s contribution to improving the judiciary, his integrity, his courage in admitting his own earlier landmark judgments …

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Why I am furious about the ZeeTV interview of the #DelhiGangRape victim’s friend

Yesterday, Zee TV interviewed the victim of the assault, in which his friend was gang raped. The interview itself contained nothing new, except putting a face to the tragedy. The information was already public apart from the personal expression from the victim’s mouth itself. Many imagine that the wrong was disclosing the identity of the …

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