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An actress who preferred mellow drama to melodrama: Sadhana passes away at 74

Dec 26, 2015

An actress who preferred mellow drama to melodrama: Sadhana passes away at 74

Sadhana Shivdasani, or Sadhana, as she was famously known in Hindi cinema, passed away quietly on Friday Christmas day 25 December at the Hinduja hospital in Mumbai. She lived and died a recluse. #Bollywood #InMemoriam #Waheeda Rehman #Asha Parekh #Sadhana #Woh Kaun Thi #Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee
New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Putting an end to a protracted legislative debate and a widespread public outcry, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Juvenile Justice Bill. Under the new law, children between the ages of 16 years and 18 years who commit heinous crimes can now be tried as adults. #Sitaram Yechury #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #Venkaiah Naidu #Maneka Gandhi #Derek O'Brien #Rajyavardhan Rathore #Juvenile Justice Bill #Kailash Satyarthi #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Dec 22, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Rajya Sabha has been forced to take up the Juvenile Justice Bill for debate owing to unprecedented public pressure following the release of the convict in Jyoti Singh rape case #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act #Nirbhaya #Delhi gangrape juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #December 16 gang rape ##NirbhayaInsulted #Jyoti Singh #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Parents of the 16 December gang-rape victim today met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seeking his party's support for the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill in Rajya Sabha. #Congress #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Nirbhaya #Juvenile Justice Bill #Jyoti Singh Pandey #Asha Devi
How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

Dec 21, 2015

How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim on Monday said the courts have failed them and asked how many Nirbhayas would it take for the laws to change. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh Pandey
Weren't hopeful that SC will give favourable verdict: Delhi gangrape victim's father

Dec 21, 2015

Weren't hopeful that SC will give favourable verdict: Delhi gangrape victim's father

With the SC rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim said the courts have failed them. #India #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Crimes against women #Juvenile convict #Jyoti Singh #Asha Devi #2012 Delhi gangrape case
Jyoti Singh's parents detained for second day after protests over juvenile's release

Dec 20, 2015

Jyoti Singh's parents detained for second day after protests over juvenile's release

Scores of protesters, including the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim, were detained after they protested against the release of the juvenile offender near India Gate. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Delhi Police #juvenile #Jyoti Singh #Asha Devi #December 2012 Delhi gangrape #Badri Singh Pandey
'Crime won, we lost': Jyoti Singh Pandey's parents upset with High Court verdict

Dec 18, 2015

'Crime won, we lost': Jyoti Singh Pandey's parents upset with High Court verdict

Jyoti Singh Pandey's parents' three-year-long fight for justice for their daughter suffered a setback when the Delhi HC refused to stay the juvenile offender's release #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Delhi High Court #Nirbhaya #16 december gangrape #Anil Soni #Jyoti Singh Pandey #Asha Devi #Nirbhaya case juvenile
Girl power: Sania Mirza, Asha Bhosle and five other Indians feature in BBC's 100 Women 2015 list

Nov 19, 2015

Girl power: Sania Mirza, Asha Bhosle and five other Indians feature in BBC's 100 Women 2015 list

Seven Indians including Asha Bhosle, Sania Mirza and Kamini Kaushal have made it to BBC’s list of 100 most aspirational women. #India #Asha Bhosle #BBC #NewsTracker #Sania Mirza #Indian women #List #girl power #Inspirational women