Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley`s recent statement that one incident of rape in Delhi has hit the tourism sector, causing loss of millions of dollars, has severely disappointed Nirbhaya`s father who, on Friday, termed the BJP leader`s remark as `irresponsible`.
Saddened by the Supreme Court`s decision to put a stay on the execution of two men convicted for their role in the gang-rape and murder of her daughter, Nirbhaya`s mother on Monday said that they were hurt by the decision.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has disappointed the poverty-stricken family of Bihar`s `Mountain Man` Dasrath Manjhi, as neither did he provide financial help to them nor send his team to inquire about their requirements.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Delhi Police to show the dying declaration of the Dec 16 gang-rape victim as it extended its interim order putting on hold the execution of death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta who were convicted of the crime.
They lost their daughter and they know it pains. Delhi braveheart Nirbhaya`s parents, Friday, joined the nation in condemning the shocking insensitivity displayed by Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on rape.
Aamir Khan has returned to the small screen with the second season of ‘Satyamev Jayate’, a television show that has managed to stir the national conscience. The actor raised a number of pertinent questions in the first season and continues to do so this season as well.
The insensitivity towards women`s rights appears to be not just limited to uncouth men. Maharashtra State Women Commission member and NCP member Asha Mirje exhibited similar disposition when she blamed women for not being “careful”.