Bilkis Bano News
Pandey and other activists were scheduled to participate in the foot march, titled 'Apologising to Bilkis Bano', planned to be taken out from her native village Randhikpur in neighbouring Dahod district on Monday under the banner of 'Hindu-Muslim Ekta Samiti'
Shabana Azmi broke down and said, "Ulti aati hai mujhe. Yeh sanskari log hai? And someone from the ruling dispensation is making this remark!"
Those giving hollow slogans like 'Beti Bachao' are 'saving rapists': Rahul Gandhi on Bilkis Bano case
Bilkis Bano was gangraped in Gujarat's Randhikpur village and seven members of her family, including her three-year-old daughter, killed on 3 March, 2002 in the Gujarat riots that broke out after the Godhra train burning
The Telangana minister’s comment comes after netizens trolled him for coming out in support of Bilkis Bano and slamming the release of the 11 men who were sentenced to life in the case
Eleven men, convicted to life imprisonment for gang-raping a then five-month pregnant Bilkis Bano and murdering her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots, walked out of Godhra sub-jail after a panel approved their application for remission
A special CBI court in Mumbai on 21 January, 2008, sentenced the eleven accused to life imprisonment on the charge of gang rape and murder of seven members of Bilkis Bano's family
'Apni akal da saboot' and 'Karan Johar ke paltu': Kangana Ranaut, Diljit Dosanjh flex Twitter muscles over farmers' protest
Kangana Ranaut and Diljit Dosanjh argued on Twitter after the Queen actor claimed that an elderly lady at the farmers protest was Shaheen Bagh activist Bilkis Bano, aka Bilkis Dadi.
Pandey said she didn’t expect to be featured in the prestigious list, and feels motivated to continue her fight for the causes of environment and climate change.
Bilkis Bano gangrape case: SC tells Gujarat govt to give Rs 50 lakh compensation, job and accommodation to 2002 riots survivor within two weeks
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Gujarat government to give within two weeks Rs 50 lakh compensation, a job and an accommodation of choice to Bilkis Bano, who was gang raped when she was five months pregnant during the 2002 riots in the state
Bilkis Bano case: SC directs Gujarat govt to provide Rs 50 lakh compensation, job, house to 2002 riots gangrape survivor
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Rajan Gogoi was informed by the Gujarat government that action has been taken against the erring police officials in the Bilkis Bano case.
Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court asks Gujarat govt to take action against errant cops, including IPS officer, in two weeks
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna asked the Gujarat government to complete the disciplinary action within two weeks initiated against the erring officials in the Bilkis Bano case indicted by the Bombay High Court
Bilkis Bano's plea for exemplary compensation highlights how the judiciary failed her by ignoring state's responsibility
Bilkis Bano, the 2002 Gujarat gangrape and communal violence survivor, has been fighting for justice.
Bilkis Bano gangrape case: SC grants six weeks time to Gujarat govt to apprise it on action taken against convicted cops
2002 Bilkis Bano gangrape case: SC granted six weeks time to the Gujarat govt for apprising it on whether any disciplinary action has been initiated against policemen convicted
Supreme Court tells Gujarat riots survivor Bilkis Bano she can demand higher compensation from Gujarat govt
The Supreme Court on Monday said Godhra riots rape survivor Bilkis Bano can seek higher compensation from the government.
Bilkis Bano gangrape case: SC upholds Bombay HC verdict; dismisses appeals of 4 cops, 2 doctors convicted
Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeals of two doctors and four policemen including an IPS officer challenging their conviction by the Bombay High Court
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hold an urgent hearing on a plea by Gujarat Police officer Ramabhai Bhagora seeking stay of a Bombay High Court order convicting him in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case.
Bano and her husband Yakub said that in order to live without any fear, it was necessary that the convicts are not granted parole.
Murmurs of exaltation and disparagement would always be heard no matter what the judgment is. The only worry is will the word 'rape' ever disappear from the dictionary or is there another Jyoti Singh unknowingly waiting to be taken down the gory path again?
Bilkis Bano verdict steers away from taking responsibility about sexual violence committed in conflicts
The judgment looks at the rape of Bilkis Bano and the rape of thousands of women during the post-Godhra riots, as a misfortune of communal disharmony, and in this, it normalises the crime of rape as a result of uncontrolled sexual desire, when in reality, rape is about power and subjection.
2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Is denying death penalty in the Bilkis Bano episode justice denied?
How could the same law be applied differently to two similar cases is a question only legal experts and courts can answer.