Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicCrime Against Women

Topic: Crime Against Women

Husband of Panchkula woman ‘raped by 40-50 men’ may have ‘supplied’ her to clients

Police say probe shows the woman, her husband and the main accused were constantly in touch during the four days she was believed to be missing. 

Talk Point: Steel secretary’s remarks shed light on a collective misogyny we all need to question

Aruna Sharma’s statement, and our instinctual response to subvert women’s voices and dilute legitimacy, sheds light on a collective internalised misogyny we all need to question.

Talk Point: Section 498-A is sometimes misused, implement July 2017 apex court order

Senior bureaucrat Aruna Sharma has lashed out at what she calls the “narrow approach in the name of women’s rights”. She believes this has...

Talk Point: Section 498-A: Most cases are filed to make monetary gains out of a failed relationship

Senior bureaucrat Aruna Sharma has lashed out at what she calls the “narrow approach in the name of women’s rights”. She believes this has...

Talk Point: Women-centric laws: Quality investigation alone can do justice to both men and women

Senior bureaucrat Aruna Sharma has lashed out at what she calls the “narrow approach in the name of women’s rights”. She believes this has...

Talk Point: Steel secretary’s attempt to vilify women is a disgrace to her gender

I do not agree with Sharma’s sweeping assertions. Firstly, she does not care to address the fact that the basic problem regarding women and their rights persists.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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