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Uttar Pradesh clears ropeways construction at religious spots
Lucknow, Dec 11 : The Uttar Pradesh government has given a green signal for the construction of ropeways in Barsana, Mirzapur and Chitrakoot- all religious places and known to attract thousands of devotees each year, an official said Wednesday.
Protest planned to save Yamuna from pollution - Indiatalkies.com
Mathura, Nov 25: A nation-wide protest is being planned early next year to save the Yamuna river from pollution, the organisers said Monday.
The Indian Express
In the aftermath of the Delhi protests, numerous women spoke out. Many read this to mean that the culture of silence is finally breaking down.
The Man Mandir Ghat
Back to my series on the "Ghats" of Banaras: The old name of this ghat was Somesvara, but in c.e. 1585, Raja Savai Man Singh made a palace on the banks of the Ganges.
The afterlife of a rape survivor
As a rape survivor, I have always wanted to give voice to victims of violence. But it was only this week, after the publication of a very personal piece on rape, that I understood how important it is to do so.
The rape that changed a country
She was an orphaned adivasi, a tribal girl, and she performed the most menial of jobs to put bread in her belly.