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Friday, January 28, 2022

Jayshree Bajoria


Jayshree Bajoria is the author of the Human Rights Watch report, ‘Everyone Blames Me”: Barriers to Justice and Support Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in India. The views expressed are her own.

Why India needs a victim and witness protection law
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

#GenderAnd Development: Could Delhi’s Witness Protection Scheme be a template for a nation-wide law?

They seek alternatives to this ghetto
Tue, Dec 17, 2002

Unusual visitors are suddenly thronging Pascal Maidan in Jogeshwari (East), Mumbai.The enthusiastic, curious, camera-wielding youngsters bus...

‘Someone seen my kid?’
Sat, Nov 02, 2002

Her eyes relentlessly darted through the crowd of children, looking for a face she last saw four years ago. Hafiza Bibi held out a frayed ph...

Do it yourself: Civic anti-malaria squads get to work
Tue, Oct 15, 2002

The familiar blue vans drive past a hoarding: Sirf BMC ko mat toko, jo kachra karte hain, unko bhi to roko. (Don’t criticise only BMC, ...

Train to hope
Sun, Oct 06, 2002

Of all the trains pulling into Bandra Terminus today morning, this one was different. Even at 5.40 am, it was difficult to sheath the excite...

Teachers get only promises, no pay
Fri, Sep 06, 2002

Bihar is not the only place where you have to wait endlessly for your pay cheques. Today, most teachers in Maharashtra have awaited their pa...

Govt now goes overboard on quality
Fri, Jul 26, 2002

Catch them young, groom them for board exams, bury their childhood. That’s what the state government is up to in the garb of keeping a ...

Touchy BJP gets poster show on Gujarat dropped
Tue, Jul 16, 2002

Organisers of the National Convention for Peace, Secularism and Democracy in Mumbai had to scrap a poster exhibition on Gujarat on Saturday ...

Infosys keeps its IIT promise
Mon, May 13, 2002

Infosys has called back all the 60 students it recruited from IIT, Powai, last year and later rejected. The leading IT company’s decisi...

Scarred, Mumbai offers Gujarat legal and material help
Mon, May 06, 2002

No city knows riots — and the life after — better than Mumbai. Two months after Gujarat started burning, a handful of organisation...

At IIT Mumbai, job letters turn into pink slips
Sat, May 04, 2002

Sleepless nights, gloomy faces, tired looks and red-shot eyes. It’s not just the morning after the farewell parties at Powai’s Ind...