September 22, 2019 6:49 am
18-year-old Roop Kanwar remains India’s last known case of sati, her death stunning a nation and forcing a rewrite of its laws. 32 years later, as the last of the cases associated with her death winds its way through a Jaipur court, two Rajasthan villages keep her alive, in photos, and as a “devi” who will be worshipped
June 16, 2017 6:00 pm
The history of the abolition of sati is instructive for the triple talaq debate
April 03, 2015 1:38 am
On Monday afternoon, Usha’s partially burnt body was found near her husband’s funeral pyre.
April 01, 2015 10:56 pm
Within hours of Tukaram's funeral, Usha had gone missing after the last rites were performed on her husband.
January 09, 2014 9:56 pm
The perspective of what's good and convenient for rural women cannot be decided by urban women or by politicians who want to do good.
August 08, 2013 12:16 am
Stories of three women and their struggles come together on stage as part of an ongoing theatre festival in the city
November 04, 2010 12:41 am
Bride burning is a crime which deserves the death sentence because of the extreme depravity of mind.
In pictures: Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today