Dastangoi is a lost art form of storytelling in Urdu, performed by either one or two people.
"We are not satisfied. We will not interfere with the high court verdict. It is a well-written judgement," the bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao said.
One doesn’t know where to start responding to this barrage of speculations advanced by the High Court to reformulate real consent, real resistance and real rape—the holy trinity of inexcusable defense in rape cases.
Lawyers, activists see the verdict as a ‘dangerous reasoning’ that further trivializes ‘consent’, something that already is a bone of contention among many.
"Peepli Live" co-director Farooqui was acquitted by the high court saying it remained doubtful whether any such incident took place.
Co-director of Bollywood movie 'Peepli Live' Mahmood Farooqui was arrested in a rape case of a 30-year-old American researcher in March 2015
Delhi High Court raised doubt over 'veracity of incident' and complaint.
The distinction between oral sex and penile sex is based on moral considerations that put centrality on loss of honour in peno-vaginal rape.
We complain about police investigations, court trials, victim blaming and so on. But only if we keep pushing the system, will it eventually work.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.PTI Photo
Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.PTI Photo
Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.PTI Photo
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It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates