Kavita Krishnan on her book Fearless Freedom, what empowerment means, and why 'unlearning' propels equality
Kavita Krishnan's debut book examines the various facets of 'freedom' for women in modern-day India, revealing the deceptive ways in which seemingly benign tropes, hiding in plain sight, disempower women in the garb of emancipation.
An employee of a multinational company was allegedly raped by two of her colleagues in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday, they said.
Self-styled godman among three arrested for 'raping' woman in Delhi's Janakpuri area; survivor approached DCW
According to Delhi Police, the woman had said she went to the ashram on the suggestion of her colleague who told her she would be spiritually healed by self-styled godman Hari Narayan.
A senior lawyer was arrested by the Delhi Police for raping a colleague in his chambers in Saket court
The Juvenile Justice Board on Wednesday said that an accused held in connection with the rape of a 10-year-old girl inside a madrassa in Ghaziabad will be tried as an adult
Eight-month-old girl raped by 28-year-old cousin in New Delhi: Survivor hospitalised; police arrests accused
An eight-month-old baby girl was raped allegedly by her cousin in northwest Delhi's Netaji Subhash Place, police said on Monday
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside the premises of a private school in Shahdara in Delhi, the police said on Sunday.
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and dumped near a railway track in Delhi. Admitted at AIIMS, her condition is said to be critical
A day after a two-and-half-year-old was allegedly gang raped, her relatives on Sunday attacked one of the accused in the hospital, prompting Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi to assure action was being taken and to appeal for calm.
In the wake of gang-rape of two minor girls in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took on the Centre over policing and said he will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep "peacefully" if such incidents recur.
"Buyer beware - we all know how those horror movies end," the lawsuit stated
Uber asked a US court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an alleged rape victim in New Delhi. saying the ride-sharing company could not be held legally responsible for the driver's acts.
Our outrage becomes a way to blind ourselves to the larger outrage of a culture and society that is quick to blame the victim for what she wore, what she ate, and when she went out. Singh might be unrepentant but at least he is paying for his crimes. The rest of us so cavalier about blaming the victim for bringing it on themselves escape unscathed.
Medical and forensic evidence have corroborated the woman's testimony that she was raped by the Uber cab driver who had also tried to force her into unnatural sex, Delhi Police told a city court in New Delhi on Monday.
The plea of Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver accused in the Uber cab rape case, seeking to re-examine 28 prosecution witnesses, was on Wednesday rejected by a Delhi court which said it was an endeavour to "delay the proceedings" and an attempt to "protract the trial".
Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India's capital after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government official said the company remains blacklisted.
Uber rape victim's lawyer today expressed surprise at the re-entry of the taxi service firm in Delhi, saying he is not confident that the "India-specific safety measures" the company assures of putting in place will prevent another attack on its passengers.
"I was libidinous from my school days," Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman executive in his cab on 5 December last year, told Delhi Police during the probe.
Flush with cash from foreign investors, technology-based taxi aggregators Ola Cabs and TaxiForSure are in talks to buy radio taxi operators in order to get the government's approval to operate in India.<br />
Ola cabs might be planning make their services more women-friendly by launching a line of 'by women, for women' cabs. That sounds like a welcome idea except these services already exist but don't have the resources to actually be reliable, available and useful to women.