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Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectives
Life

Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectives

Academic studies on rape in India are beginning to examine the offenders' perspective as well

Banned in India, 'India's Daughter' gets Meryl Streep's backing for Oscar
India

Banned in India, 'India's Daughter' gets Meryl Streep's backing for Oscar

A film banned by Indian authorities about the deadly rape of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi has opened in the United States to acclaim, with Hollywood star Meryl Streep saying it deserves to win an Academy Award.

Barkha Dutt corners adamant Leslee Udwin, CBS anchor during discussion on India's Daughter
Life

Barkha Dutt corners adamant Leslee Udwin, CBS anchor during discussion on India's Daughter

Udwin, journalist Barkha Dutt and women's rights activist Sunitha Krishnan were invited to the Women In The World summit in New York.

India's Daughter: Delhi HC refuses to order prosecution of BBC, documentary maker
India

India's Daughter: Delhi HC refuses to order prosecution of BBC, documentary maker

Delhi High Court has refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the documentary 'India's Daughter' on the Delhi gangrape.

India's Daughter documentary: Delhi HC seeks Leslee Udwin's reply on convicts plea
India

India's Daughter documentary: Delhi HC seeks Leslee Udwin's reply on convicts plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply from Leslee Udwin, the director of the controversial documentary on 16 December, 2012 gangrape, on a plea of convict Mukesh Singh seeking a CBI inquiry and Udwin's prosecution.

Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on telecasting BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'
India

Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on telecasting BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'

The Delhi High Court declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking a lift of the ban on telecasting the BBC documentary 'India's Daughter'.

India's Daughter maker Leslee Udwin says govt is bluffing: 'MHA knew exactly what I was trying to do'
Life

India's Daughter maker Leslee Udwin says govt is bluffing: 'MHA knew exactly what I was trying to do'

"I made it very clear what I was trying to do. I got permission from MHA on certain conditions, all of which I adhered to. There was no subterfuge. They knew exactly what I was trying to do.

India's Daughter: SC seeks reply from lawyers of accused for remarks on women
India

India's Daughter: SC seeks reply from lawyers of accused for remarks on women

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two advocates for allegedly making derogatory remarks in BBC's documentary 'India's Daughter'.

BBC cut out international rape statistics from India's Daughter, accuses Leslee Udwin
India

BBC cut out international rape statistics from India's Daughter, accuses Leslee Udwin

An early preview of the film, before it was banned, included statistics of rape and sexual assault from all over the world

Ban on BBC documentary to continue till April 15
India

Ban on BBC documentary to continue till April 15

The ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary India's Daughter on the December 16, 2012 gang rape will continue

India's Daughter: HC agrees to hear plea on putting documentary CD on record
Delhi

India's Daughter: HC agrees to hear plea on putting documentary CD on record

Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the 16 December gangrape case.

India's Daughter: RSS slams BBC, says channel has 'double standards'
India

India's Daughter: RSS slams BBC, says channel has 'double standards'

Criticising BBC for going ahead with the telecast of 'India's Daughter', a documentary based on the Delhi gang rape, an article in the latest edition of RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has accused the channel of "double standards" and questioned its intentions behind running the film despite a ban.

India's Daughter: Delhi Police registers FIR for screening of banned documentary
India

India's Daughter: Delhi Police registers FIR for screening of banned documentary

Police on Friday registered an FIR in connection with the screening of banned documentary, India's Daughter, in south Delhi's Sant Ravi Dass camp area.

India's Daughter doesn't defame India: Farhan Akhtar
Entertainment

India's Daughter doesn't defame India: Farhan Akhtar

After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar voiced his strong opinion in favour of "India's Daughter", his son Farhan Akhtar has come forward to support the controversial documentary, saying filmmaker Leslee Udwin's intent is not to defame India.

Indian govt should hang its head in shame for banning India's Daughter: Leslee Udwin
India

Indian govt should hang its head in shame for banning India's Daughter: Leslee Udwin

British-based filmmaker Leslee Udwin says the Indian government should hang its head in shame for banning her documentary on the December 16, 2012 fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman.

German professor to Leslee Udwin: The white woman's 'rape in India' burden
India

German professor to Leslee Udwin: The white woman's 'rape in India' burden

. By banning the documentary, the Indian political class and their supporters managed to turn a mediocre documentary into a symbol of free speech; offer damning "evidence" of our cultural blindness to the plight of our own citizens; and render invisible the critical and concerted resistance of Indians against such violence. The long-standing paranoia the Indian government displays against foreign journalists achieves exactly the same effects.

Leslee Udwin slams 'unprofessional' Times Now in email, says she is 'dismayed' by 'hate campaign'
Life

Leslee Udwin slams 'unprofessional' Times Now in email, says she is 'dismayed' by 'hate campaign'

Leslee Udwin, took on Times Now, in an email to it VP, News Operations Hector Kenneth for one sidedly bashing her documentary India's Daughter.

India's ban on gangrape documentary will 'not last very long,' says Udwin
India

India's ban on gangrape documentary will 'not last very long,' says Udwin

India's ban on the BBC gangrape documentary will "not last very long" as the country's courts "are not puppets" of the government and civilised values will return, the British filmmaker behind the controversial film has said.

Banned BBC documentary India's Daughter premieres in the US
Politics

Banned BBC documentary India's Daughter premieres in the US

Streep told a packed auditorium that victim Jyoti Singh was not only India's daughter but "she's our daughter, too."

Banning India's Daughter only shows our lack of self-confidence
India

Banning India's Daughter only shows our lack of self-confidence

While defending the ban on Leslee’s documentary we are responding to our instinctive tendency to be secretive about our weaknesses and inadequacies.