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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Punish ‘rape’ fashion shoot photographer, say Delhi victim’s family

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:51pm by Reuters

    ... of protests over violence against women and raising questions about women in the world's largest democracy. The pictures for the fashion spread were taken by Mumbai photographer Raj Shetye ... be banned," he said. Shetye was quoted on the Buzzfeed news site as saying he was trying to depict the plight of women and denied attempting to depict the scene of the rape. "But being a part ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns rapes in his country

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... in fields after dark as- like hundreds of millions of Indians- they did not have a toilet in their own home. "We are in the 21st century and yet there is still no dignity for women as they have ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death toll rises to 51 dead, 100 missing after landslide engulfs Indian village

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Associated Press in Malin, India

    ... said the bodies of 22 women, 23 men and six children have been recovered so far. Suresh Jadhav, a district official, said about 40 homes were wiped out. Two days of torrential rains triggered ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    21 dead, scores trapped, after landslide sweeps through village in western India

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:09pm by AFP, AP

    ... men and 10 women – had been recovered from beneath mud, rocks, trees and other debris. “Everything on the mountain came down,” said Suresh Jadhav, a district official, describing how a cascade ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian politician apologises after threatening opponent with rape

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:50am by AFP

    ... men to rape your women," he said in an address to followers in late May. His comments drew widespread condemnation, including from Trinamool, which is the fourth largest party ... claimed he had been misquoted. "I never said rape. I said raid. I said they should raid all the people and places, including women and old," he told CNN-IBN earlier yesterday. However ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rapes 'accidental', Indian politician declares

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... "accidentally", in the latest controversial remarks by a politician amid renewed outrage over attacks against women. Ramsevak Paikra, the home minister of Chhattisgarh state who is responsible for law ... to power in a landslide election victory and has pledged increased women's security, has so far stayed silent over the rapes. India brought in tougher laws last year against sexual offenders ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Youthful chief of India's 'failed' Uttar Pradesh state vows to turn things around

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... that respects its women, only that society progresses," said Yadav, once a student in Australia. The lynching of two girls gained international attention after villagers prevented police from ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... tycoons, worth billions of dollars, have sucked up much of the cash. The wealthy gun their darkened cars through the unpaved streets while the pedestrian masses fret. Women, in particular, ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Assam separatists kill at least 11 Muslims in attacks in India’s northeast

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:56pm by AP

    ... 11 people, mostly women and children, in two overnight attacks. The gunmen are members of the Bodo tribe and belong to a faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland, said regional ... in Assam state. The dead included six women and three children, police said. The violence comes at a time of heightened security during the country's general election, with the voting taking ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Women tourists desert India after sex attacks

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi The number of foreign women tourists visiting India has dropped by 35 per cent in the past three months following a spate of sex attacks that have made ... at the country’s treatment of women, and since then there have also been other widely reported attacks. A Swiss cyclist was gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh last month, while a South Korean tourist ...




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