Personal experiences, helplessness spurred us to fight for judicial reforms, say petitioners ahead of SC verdict on sexual assault cases
The women who triggered the change feel there's still a long way to go in building a justice system which is intimidating for the abuser, and not daunting for the victim.
Chhapaak, Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar's film, based on Laxmi Agarwal's life, makes Rs 23.92 crore in five days
The collections of Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak, which took a hit after its opening weekend, have benefited from the partial holiday of Makar Sankranti on 14 January
According to trade analysts, Chhapaak has been working only in urban pockets and multiplexes, and not in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Supreme Court pulls up Bihar govt, asks why state was funding NGO that raped girls
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while hearing the case of the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, expressed concern over incidents of rape in India and said that women are being raped "left, right, and centre". The apex court referred to National Crime Records Bureau data which says that a woman is raped every six hours in the country.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Supreme Court completely restrains photos of occupants and interviews in media
The Supreme Court on Thursday in the Muzaffarpur restrained the electronic media from showing, even in morphed form, images of the alleged victims of rape and sexual assault at a shelter home in the Bihar district, observing they cannot be compelled to "relive the trauma" again and again.