Tehelka Rape case: Shoma Chaudhury should be arrested: Vidya Shet

The chairperson of the state commission for women of Goa, Vidya Shet, on Monday hit out at the managing editor of the Tehelka magazine, Shoma Chaudhury, in the journalist sexual assault case. She condemned Chaudhury and said that she should be arrested as she has given protection to the accused. http://www.hindustantimes.com/audio-news-video/AV-India/Shoma-Chaudhury-should-be-arrested-Vidya-Shet/Article2-1155623.aspx?hts0021

India's Whitening cream: Is it a Fair deal for women? Is it an Insult? or Is it a mere corporate gimmick? or Racism?

Feminists in the world’s largest democracy are angry about ads for a fairness cream for women’s intimate parts. Some columnists believe the obsession with whitening products is symptomatic of racism [GALLO/GETTY] Cosmetics for Indian women are assuming unhealthy tones. A recent Indian advertisement for Clean and Dry, a vaginal wash which promises women fairer privateRead More

Some 14,000 India farmers committed suicide in 2011

http://www.bikyamasr.com/71484/some-14000-india-farmers-committed-suicide-in-2011/ NEW DELHI: A new report published by India’s National Crime Records Bureau has revealed that some 14,000 farmers in the country killed themselves last year. The report said that the number is a positive step in the right direction however, after nearly 16,000 farmers committed suicide the previous year. However, the report warned thatRead More

The Invisible War – a Groundbreaking investigative film on Rape within the US Military

Courtesy: http://www.kirbydick.com/invisiblewar.html It’s rare for any work of art to fundamentally reorient an adult man’s conception of an American institution, but that’s the strength of The Invisible War. For 1 ½ hours it remorselessly indicts – rightly – a toxic culture within the armed forces that tolerates the systematic violation of more than 16,000 women andRead More

Calls to ban Coca-Cola

  Calls to ban Coca-Cola colouring linked to cancer that is still available in Britain despite U.S. health alert Campaigners to write to UK health ministers calling for an outright ban of the colouring Coca-Cola strenously denies there is any health risk to humans. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2164635/Calls-ban-Coca-Cola-colouring-linked-cancer.html