Journalist Rape

India journalist threatened over anti-rape cartoon

An Indian journalist and cartoonist who has received online threats over a cartoon that refers to recent incidents of rape says she will not back down. Swathi Vadlamudi’s cartoon depicts a conversation between Hindu god Ram and his wife, Sita, to criticise right-wing support for the accused. In the cartoon, Sita tells Ram she is “glad” she was kidnapped by ...

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Journalist booked for rape

NEW DELHI: The editor of a news channel was booked for allegedly raping a woman employee whom he had hired as a vice-president of the company. In her complaint the woman told police that the editor forced her resign after she refused to give-in to his demands. Police said that they have recorded the woman’s statement before a magistrate and ...

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Indian Editor charged with rape

A court in India has charged Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of Tehelka magazine, with raping a colleague. A trial court in Mapusa in the western state of Goa charged Mr Tejpal with rape, sexual harassment and wrongful restraint. He has pleaded not guilty. His unnamed accuser has alleged that he assaulted her at an event organised by Tehelka in ...

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