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Gurmehar Kaur


‘It’s high time we took online abuse of women seriously’

March 02, 2019 3:29 am

Gurmehar Kaur, a student, social activist and an author, relived her experience of online violence at an event organised by the British High Commission and the Canadian Consul General on Friday, ahead of the International Women’s Day.

I will always stand for peace, says Gurmehar Kaur

January 31, 2018 4:58 pm

Gurmehar Kaur added that she would not let anyone define nationalism for her, asserting that it was the people who decide what love for the country means, not the establishment.

Gurmehar Kaur: The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

January 27, 2018 12:12 am

Delhi University student and peace activist Gurmehar Kaur on her debut book and the circles of solidarity that have held her together

An open letter to Gurmehar Kaur

March 03, 2017 3:13 pm

"No one wants war – we do not want violence after all India was born out of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement."

Haryana Minister Anil Vij: Those supporting Gurmehar Kaur are pro-Pakistan, should be thrown out of country

March 01, 2017 1:06 pm

Haryana wrestlers Babita Phogat and Yogeshwar Dutt also targeted Kaur for expressing solidarity with students who were allegedly assaulted by the ABVP.

Virender Sehwag clarifies: 'Anyone threatening Gurmehar Kaur with rape is lowest form of life'

March 01, 2017 11:52 am

Virender Sehwag was forced to clarify on his remarks following immense criticism for what many said was an insensitive tweet targeting 20-year-old Gurmehar Kaur.

Gurmehar Kaur's old placard came in handy for trolls to slam her for SaveDU campaign

March 01, 2017 4:38 pm

One placard, pulled out of context from a 10 month old anti-war video, stunningly and wholly hijacked the attention away from her cause of decrying ABVP violence in Ramjas. Suddenly the discourse became that of Kaur ‘supporting’ Pakistan.

Gurmehar Kaur's retraction of campaign shows how women who voice dissent are gagged in India

March 01, 2017 7:16 pm

From Kaur to Zaira Wasim, those who've challenged authority or seemed to have 'displeased' it, have received hate threats and been forced into submission

Delhi Police file FIR following DU student Gurmehar Kaur's complaint of rape threats

February 28, 2017 1:33 pm

Gurmehar Kaur today announced that she's withdrawing from the Save Delhi University campaign as it was all her 20-year-old self could take.

Gurmehar Kaur withdraws: Randeep Hooda justifies trolling her in Facebook post

February 28, 2017 1:02 pm

As Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from 'Fightback DU' campaign, Randeep Hooda says she has every right to protest and he and Virender Sehwag have every right to make a joke about it.