Nirbhaya documentary: Supreme Court seeks reply from advocates of accused
Nirbhaya documentary: Supreme Court seeks reply from advocates of accused

As the ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary "India's Daughter" on the December 16, 2012, gang-rape continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two lawyers for making derogatory remarks against women in the short film.

Ban on BBC documentary to continue till April 15

The ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary "India's Daughter" on the December 16, 2012, gang-rape will continue, the Delhi High Court ordered on Wednesday and asked the central government to place before it the advisory issued by it to prohibit exhibition of the documentary.

HC to hear plea to put Dec 16 gang-rape documentary CD on record

Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear tomorrow a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the December 16 gang-rape case.

Nirbhaya documentary: Commercial benefit will stir up protest, says Smriti Irani

Expressing displeasure over the controversial BBC documentary 'India's Daughter', Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday that deriving "commercial benefits" out of a brutal incident would definitely trigger an outrage in the country.

Revoke ban on BBC documentary: Editors Guild of India

Editors Guild of India today appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the telecast of the BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gang-rape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, saying the move was "wholly unwarranted".

Nirbhaya documentary: British film-maker rejects India ban
Nirbhaya documentary: British film-maker rejects India ban

British film-maker Leslie Udwin has denied all claims by New Delhi that she broke a contract with Tihar Jail by airing the documentary "India`s Daughter" on BBC, saying that the request for global ban has no legal or practical basis.

US supports India's efforts to address gender-based violence

 The US on Thursday said it supports Indian efforts to address "gender-based violence" in the aftermath of the horrific rape and murder of Nirbhaya, but refused to comment on the latest controversy surrounding the BBC's documentary on the issue.

BBC documentary on rapist uploaded on YouTube

A controversial BBC documentary featuring one of the December 16, 2012 gang-rape convicts has been uploaded on video sharing website YouTube by an individual.

Nirbhaya case: Shazia Ilmi demands arrest of lawyers for encouraging anti-women sentiments

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi on Thursday demanded the arrest of the lawyers who were representing Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts involved in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on a running bus, for encouraging anti-women sentiments.

India's film ban no signal of authoritarian regime: US expert

It would be unfair to portray India's banning of a BBC documentary on the gang-rape of an Indian woman as a signal of a more authoritarian government, according to a leading US expert.

Might die fighting but won't achieve justice, says Nirbhaya's mother

Questioning the steps taken by the government to fight the increasing number of crimes against women, Nirbhaya's mother on Thursday said it seemed to her that she might die fighting for her daughter but still won't achieve justice.

Controversy over Dec 16 gang-rape documentary: As it happened on Thursday
Controversy over Dec 16 gang-rape documentary: As it happened on Thursday

Defying the ban imposed by the Indian government on the telecast of documentary film 'India's Daughter', which is based on the interview of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case, the Britain-based British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday night (3:30 am Thursday Indian time) broadcast the controversial film.

Documentary on rape: British filmmaker says it shows attitude of men towards women
Documentary on rape: British filmmaker says it shows attitude of men towards women

British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, whose documentary on the December 16 gang rape has created furore in India for showing an interview with one of the convicts, said on Tuesday that it was her attempt to examine men’s attitude towards women.

Nirbhaya case: My film on rape has nothing sensational, says Leslee Udwin

British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, whose latest film on December 16 gangrape has created furore in India for showing the interview of one of the convicts, on Tuesday said the film is her attempt to examine the attitude of men towards women.

Rajnath takes strong exception to interview of Dec 16 convict

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday took strong exception to a British film maker interviewing December 16 gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in Tihar jail, and sought a detailed report from the jail chief on the whole issue.

Sheila Dikshit concerned over slow progress of women's safety measures

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday expressed concerns over the slow-paced functioning of measures that had been initiated to bring crimes against women to a standstill.

Still waiting for justice after two years: Dec 16 gang-rape victim's mother

On the second death anniversary of the December 16 gang-rape, 'Nirbhaya's' mother on Tuesday said that her daughter is yet to get justice.

Want zero crime against women but society also needs to change: Delhi Police Commissioner
Want zero crime against women but society also needs to change: Delhi Police Commissioner

On the second death anniversary of the horrific December 16 'Nirbhaya' gang-rape, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that several changes have been made in law to prevent crime against women since the incident but there is a need for society to change for it to be effective as well.

Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test
Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test

Pooja and Aarti, the Rohtak sisters who had shot to limelight after a video of them taking on their alleged molesters in a roadways bus surfaced last month, will now undergo polygraph or lie-detector test.

Delhi govt to revamp women's distress helpline 181

With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181 set up after the December 16 gang-rape incident.