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Inequality at the pulpit and its ramifications

In his Sunday Guardian column, Guardians of the pulpit, MJ Akbar highlights gender inequality in yet another crucial area – priests. This recent judgement by a Delhi sessions court was the trigger for his column. Kamini Lau, an additional sessions judge, denied anticipatory bail to a certain Maulvi Mustafa Raja, who abetted in the abduction of a [...]

Aftermath of Delhi gangrape: a set of must-read articles and tweets

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] Barring one two, the rest of the curated articles should appeal to your head rather than your heart. For Anonymous The Problem is Us How to go from outrage to action Till the next rape case Impact of UPA pardons On police reforms… Nine demands from [...]

Crime does not pay – a rebooting manifesto

[Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on my other blog.] It’s been over a week since a hapless young medical student was brutally gang-raped and mercilessly beaten to within a micro-inch of her life. In this glorious nation’s capital.. inside a moving private bus with tinted windows that drove past five police checkposts without [...]