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Bhanwari Devi murder case key accused Mahipal Maderna dies of cancer at 69
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Bhanwari Devi murder case key accused Mahipal Maderna dies of cancer at 69

Maderna was granted interim bail on health grounds on 18 September last year after he was diagnosed with cancer

The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'
Lifestyle

The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'

These attitudes have the support of not only society and families, but also the courts themselves.

The ICC is not enough: Lessons from #MeToo on the limitations of sexual harassment law
India

The ICC is not enough: Lessons from #MeToo on the limitations of sexual harassment law

An issue as complex and nuanced as workplace sexual harassment warrants judicial discretion. If the significant gains from this wave of #MeToo conversations do not translate into actual structural change, then we risk relegating the hard work put into this movement to a limited, one-off success

MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani: Junior minister tries to exhaust one accuser through legal means, and system might just allow it
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MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani: Junior minister tries to exhaust one accuser through legal means, and system might just allow it

Had the current laws been in place when the women suffered at the hands of MJ Akbar, they could have approached the police or the internal complaints committeeat the organisations where he worked.

#MeToo: Time to rethink the biased and deeply flawed idea of ‘due process’ that has failed women time and again
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#MeToo: Time to rethink the biased and deeply flawed idea of ‘due process’ that has failed women time and again

#MeToo needs to be the hammer that shatters our biased and deeply flawed idea of due process, leaving room for something better to emerge.

Nandita Das on making Manto, casting Nawazuddin Siddiqui and using anger as a means for resistance
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Nandita Das on making Manto, casting Nawazuddin Siddiqui and using anger as a means for resistance

In this conversation with Firstpost, Nandita Das talks about the perils of making a period film and the power of Saadat Hasan Manto's writing | #FirstCulture

Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance
Life

Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance

What a visit to Rajasthan's palaces, where reminders of the women who committed sati still exist, taught a writer about the way women are treated in the state | #FirstCulture

BJP asks Rahul Gandhi if he can be blamed for crimes committed by Congressmen
Politics

BJP asks Rahul Gandhi if he can be blamed for crimes committed by Congressmen

Countering Rahul Gandhi's stand on Nathuram Godse killing Mahatma Gandhi, the BJP on Thursday asked the Congress vice-president if he can be blamed for the crimes committed by Congressmen.

Cong outrage over rape accused Nihalchand: Pots calling kettles black?
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Cong outrage over rape accused Nihalchand: Pots calling kettles black?

The allegations against Nihalchand Meghwal by the Congress about a rape case are empty threats. When it comes to crimes against women the pots cannot call the kettle black.

Mallika Sherawat faces criminal complaint for 'wearing' national flag
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Mallika Sherawat faces criminal complaint for 'wearing' national flag

Mallika Sherawat and the makers of her next film Dirty Politics are in trouble as a criminal complaint has been filed against them for depicting the actress "draped in the colours of the Indian national flag,"

Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna passes away
Politics

Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna passes away

Senior Congress leader and former Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna died in Jaipur this morning following respiratory failure.

Delhi Cong candidates' list out: Why Rahul's ordinance row was just for show
Politics

Delhi Cong candidates' list out: Why Rahul's ordinance row was just for show

The list of candidates for the Delhi assembly polls reveals that the withdrawal of the controversial ordinance overturning the Supreme Court order keeping criminals out of politics has made little difference.

Mallika Sherawat is not Bhanwari Devi
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Mallika Sherawat is not Bhanwari Devi

Controversies follow Mallika Sherawat like rains after gathering clouds. To no one's surprise Mallika has fuelled a storm of protests while playing Bhanwari Devi, the slain Rajasthani nurse in KC Bokadia's Dirty Politics.

Mallika Sherawat receives threat calls after signing film on Bhanwari Devi
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Mallika Sherawat receives threat calls after signing film on Bhanwari Devi

Actress Mallika Sherawat, who is playing the lead in Dirty Politics, says her brother has received threat calls because she is doing the film based on the alleged murder of Bhanwari Devi by a politician from Rajasthan.

Death sentence can't stop rapes: Nandita Das
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Death sentence can't stop rapes: Nandita Das

Social activist and actress Nandita Das believes that death sentence cannot act as a deterrence against a crime like rape.

Bhanwari murder: No one turns up Indra Bishnoi's home auction
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Bhanwari murder: No one turns up Indra Bishnoi's home auction

Bishnoi has been declared a proclaimed absconder by the court and carries a cash award of Rs 5 lakh.

Bhanwari Devi case trial: Hearing adjourned till Nov 8
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Bhanwari Devi case trial: Hearing adjourned till Nov 8

A CBI court today adjourned the hearing till November 8 on charge framing against main accused Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, in the Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, as he failed to turn up.

Bhanwari Devi case: Maderna, Malkhan charged with murder
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Bhanwari Devi case: Maderna, Malkhan charged with murder

A court yesterday framed charges against former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna and MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi for kidnapping, murder and conspiracy among other offences in the Bhanwari Devi case, paving the way for trial.

Bhanwari murder case: Maderna's interim bail plea rejected
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Bhanwari murder case: Maderna's interim bail plea rejected

The ACJM (SC/ST Cases) court here today rejected the interim bail plea of Mahipal Maderna, an accused in the Bhanwari Devi murder case.

Malkhan tells court he had fathered Bhanwari's child
Politics

Malkhan tells court he had fathered Bhanwari's child

Accusing CBI of framing Malkhan Singh Bishnoi in Bhanwari Devi murder case, his counsel on Wednesday told a CBI court that the MLA was "in love" with the nurse with whom he had sired a daughter and she was not blackmailing him as he was paying for the child's expenses.