Archive for March, 2013

Irked over their sentiments being hurt, activists decide to boycott Himmatwala

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Often controversies around movies help them boost their revenues, however, this one might just turn out to make Himmatwala a damp squib for the entertainer Sabjid Khan as men’s rights activists have decided to boycott the movie. They have not only decided to refrain from watching the movie but are also campaigning actively against the […]

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Woman demands action against Police official for colluding with hubby in torture case

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A married woman, Savitri (name changed) has moved an application before the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bangalore asking action to be taken against the SI of MahalingamPura Police station. According to the woman, the SI colluded with her hubby against whom she has filed a complaint of torture and dowry harassment under Section 498A and […]

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Govt. of India mulling the idea to broaden the ambit of Section 498A

| March 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

After the rape melee, the Govt. of India has decided to broaden the ambit of the controversial Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code. In wake of a lot controversies sprouting up against Section 498A and a lot of civil society groups raising their voices of dissent against Section 498A which they allege is being […]

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Bollywood actor-director fires PR Executive over embarrassment

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an embarrassing incident, after a flop show at a launch function for a social event, Bollywood actor-director Farhaam Shakhtar, has fired his public relations executive for failing to ensure success of the launch of a social initiative in Hyderabad. When contacted Farham confirmed the development saying, “Yes, this is true, we have fired him […]

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Company producing shaving ranges enters Guinness Book of Records

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chhillette, a company that pioneers in the products for shaving ranges enters Guinness Book of World Records for over-simplifying an otherwise complex and cumbersome process. In an unprecedented move, the company made unanticipated contribution to the process of selecting commandos and this has been identified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the simplest […]

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Fashionistas stage protests, slam the new rape law

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Amidst the ongoing national debate about the new rape law, with mixed responses coming in from all quarters, there is yet another front that has opened up its opposition and is objecting to some of the provisions. Fashion Apparels Manufacturers and Traders Association of Cosmetics (FAMTAC), has sent an application to the Govt. of India […]

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Government to start mobile kiosks for bail post law on stalking

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

In its endeavor to provide the best of services to the people, the UPA II Government has announced plans to introduce mobile kiosks for processing bail applications. In a press release issued late night, after the Cabinet approval for the new anti-rape law which also includes non-bailable provisions for stalking, voyeurism, etc., the UPA II […]

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Suicide attempt by young woman rocks the nation on women’s day

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Suicide attempt by a young woman has rocked the nation on March 8, the International Women’s Day. The young woman, whose identity is being protected was rushed to hospital after she was found lying unconscious in her room by her brother. Doctors at AIIMS have flushed out the naphthalene balls she had consumed and right […]

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Ahead of International Women’s Day, Feminists Develop Cold Feet

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the first time in the history of feminism since its inception, feminists have developed cold feet this year ahead of International Women’s Day which happens to fall on the 8thof March. A group of feminists under the aegis of Orthodox Feminists’ Association Members (OxFAM) have backed off (albeit unwillingly) from observing International Women’s Day […]

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Small clerical mistake proves costly for women only banks

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In what is being called as a cover up, many are viewing the sacking of the clerk who messed up with the implementation of women only public sector banks, as a mere eyewash.The feminists are up in arms against Ramaswamy and are demanding his arrest as because due to his carelessness, now the implementation of […]

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