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How to prevent another Bulli Bai or Sulli Deals

February 18, 2022 9:14 am

Chinmayi Arun writes: At least in the short term, platforms like GitHub need to work with the group being targeted towards an automated detection system that will restrain this new disturbing trend of targeting Muslim women

Attacks like Bulli Bai are a response to assertiveness of minority women

February 07, 2022 9:26 am

They are a way of silencing both women and minorities, demonstrating that neither is safe in contemporary India

Fighting online sexual harassment is a long-drawn battle for women

January 26, 2022 6:51 am

Online sexual harassment continues to rise in India. But legal experts stressed fighting these cases is often an uphill battle for victims, despite there being ample provisions in law to help and aim them.

Delhi court denies anticipatory bail to engineering student in GitHub case: ‘His conduct an affront to secularism’

January 22, 2022 8:59 pm

Vishal Sudhirkumar Jha, a second-year civil engineering student studying in Bengaluru, was arrested by the Mumbai Police earlier this month. 

GitHub case: Court asks if two FIRs in Mumbai, Delhi can be legally investigated

January 22, 2022 2:22 am

Vishal Sudhirkumar Jha, a second-year civil engineering student studying in Bengaluru, was arrested by the Mumbai Police earlier this month.

Arrested trio could be involved with earlier app too: cops to court

January 18, 2022 7:25 am

🔴 Police said this while opposing the bail application of the three accused before the Bandra Magistrate court. The court heard the arguments by lawyers of the three accused and posted the matter for Tuesday when it is likely to pass on order on the bail applications.

‘Sulli deals’ case accused denied bail, court says can’t ignore ‘severity and gravity of his acts’

January 17, 2022 7:49 am

Denying him bail, Metropolitan Magistrate Vasundhra Chhaunkar observed that the court cannot ignore the “peculiar facts of the case which reflect on the severity and gravity of the alleged acts of the accused”.

Today’s hate crimes are bitter harvests of fields cultivated for a century

January 14, 2022 8:25 am

🔴 Satish Deshpande writes: Since it began in the 1920s, the larger Hindutva project had only been battery-powered. The Modi-Shah regime has plugged this project into the power of the state.

GitHub case accused got idea from similar app in 2019, say police

January 11, 2022 2:15 am

Thakur was arrested days after four persons, including two engineering students and a Delhi University student, were arrested for a similar app which posted doctored photos of at least 100 Muslim women, along with lewd remarks and comments, on December 31.

GitHub case accused has been defacing school websites since he was 15, say police

January 09, 2022 7:07 am

🔴 Bishnoi was arrested from his residence in Assam’s Jorhat on Thursday. Police say he learnt coding when he was 15, and claims to have defaced websites of Army Public School and Delhi Public School.