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    What would Nirbhaya say to Trump?

    Most evenings when I step out for a walk around the dark, poorly lit roads of our neighborhood, my heart says a little prayer for Nirbhaya. It was 4 years ago when the tragic act, involving her, shook our nation for the better. Since then, while crime against women hasn’t stopped; in my lonely walks on the roads, it does seem to have reduced a wee bit. Four years ago, I was accustomed to occasional cat calls and slight brushing on the road (considering that I am unattractive mother of two, I used to wonder what more attractive younger girls would be facing). I am happy to say that since…

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    Law has to be Blind but Humans need not Be

    As the whole country seethes with anger on the release of the juvenile, I feel anger and frustration rising too. I am a woman myself and a mother of an innocent girl. But I am sure, it is not just women like me who are seething. I am sure men of all ages and caste are furious too.¬†We all know that if there was ever a man who deserved capital punishment, it would definitely be this Juvenile. Alas, I was once a law student myself and I understand why Lady Justice¬†has a cloth tied on her eyes. A law is a law and has to be upheld unless the basic…