Women activists oppose ban on Dec 16 gang-rape film telecast

The All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) on Thursday strongly opposed the blanket ban on the documentary on December 16, 2012 gang-rape incident by BBC and demanded action against the defence lawyers in the case, ML Sharma and A P Singh.

Documentary on December 16 gang-rape: Govt serves legal notice to BBC, says YouTube video removed
Documentary on December 16 gang-rape: Govt serves legal notice to BBC, says YouTube video removed

An upset government on Thursday served a legal notice on BBC over broadcast of controversial interview of Delhi gang-rape convict and said YouTube had removed the video even as it instructed telecom operators to ensure that it is not available to their subscribers.

Tihar issues legal notice to BBC, says shorter version shown

Tihar authorities on Thursday issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape saying that its makers violated the conditions of permission to shoot and they should stop its broadcast.

Broadcast of BBC documentary an 'insult of womanhood': Prasad

Terming the broadcast of the controversial interview of a Delhi gang-rape case convict as an "insult of womanhood", Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that the "country is hurt by the documentary".

Cops to approach CERT-In for blocking BBC documentary from Internet

Delhi Police is in the process of approaching the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), an arm of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, to block the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape from appearing anywhere on the Internet including video sharing websites like YouTube.

Mixed reactions to BBC move to air gang-rape convict interview

The decision by BBC to broadcast the controversial interview of one of the December 16, 2012, gang-rape convicts despite the restraining order against its screening has evoked mixed reactions among political parties.

Govt asks YouTube to remove BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape

Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape, saying that it is a very sensitive matter.

Delhi gang-rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': Ban's spokesperson

The remarks by one of the Delhi gang-rape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women.

Gang-rape documentary: BBC airs film in UK, rejects India's call for worldwide ban
Gang-rape documentary: BBC airs film in UK, rejects India's call for worldwide ban

The British Broadcasting Corporation on Thursday morning (IST) telecast the controversial documentary in UK featuring one of the December 16 gang-rape convicts despite Indian government's call to block the film worldwide.

Amid uproar, government says won't allow broadcast of December 16 gang-rape documentary
Amid uproar, government says won't allow broadcast of December 16 gang-rape documentary

Amid uproar in Parliament over a documentary which featured one of the December 16 gang-rape convicts, the Home Ministry on Wednesday went into damage control mode, saying orders were obtained from court to restrain the broadcast of the documentary and promising to investigate how permission was given to interview the rapist.

Up to govt to decide whether convict's interview should be aired: Nirbhaya's mother

Nirbhaya's mother on Wednesday reiterated her demand for the death penalty for Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, and said it was up to the government to decide whether to broadcast his controversial interview or not.

Nirbhaya case: Interview has exposed living reality of parochial mindset, says Kiran Bedi

Reacting to a documentary on December 16, 2012 gang-rape, which has created a storm, former cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi said on Tuesday that it has exposed a living reality of a parochial mindset.

25-yr-old woman gang-raped by friend, 2 others at V-Day party in Delhi

 A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by her friend and two others after they purportedly laced her drink with sedatives during a Valentine's Day party in south Delhi's Rangpuri area.

PM Modi meets Nirbhaya's parents, says govt doing utmost for security of women
PM Modi meets Nirbhaya's parents, says govt doing utmost for security of women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nirbhaya's parents on Tuesday and assured them that his government was doing its utmost for safety and security of women.

Bus ride organised in Delhi in memory of Dec 16 gang-rape

A bus ride was on Tuesday organised in the national capital in memory of the 2012 December 16 bus gangrape and murder incident which shook the nation.

Try juveniles accused of rape as adults: MPs

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed anguish over rising atrocities against women and children and demanded that juveniles accused of rape be tried like adults for this purpose.

Union Cabinet approves lowering juvenile age from 18 to 16 years for serious crimes

In a major decision the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved lowering of age of juveniles from eighteen to sixteen years.

Cabinet to take up amendments in Juvenile Justice Act today

The Union Cabinet will on Wednesday discuss a proposal which calls for giving more powers to the Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a correctional centres or tried in a regular court.

Delhi gang-rape victim`s family unhappy with SC ruling, wants death for convicts

The family of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape victim is heavily disappointed with the Monday order of the Supreme Court staying the execution of two of the key convicts in the case and demanded a death penalty for them.

660 Nirbhaya Centres for women violence victims

At least 660 rape crisis centres will be established across the country and named as Nirbhaya centres, as a tribute to the victim of December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.