Search Results for Tag: Narendra Modi
In an interview with DW, renowned novelist and social activist Arundhati Roy talks about the recent arrests of leftist intellectuals in India, accusing PM Modi’s government of “overturning” the country’s constitution.
Date03.09.2018 | 12:41
TagsArun Ferreira, Arundhati Roy, dalit, fascism, Gautam Navlakha, India, Narendra Modi, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, women's rights
Violent protests erupt in India against Bollywood epic ‘Padmaavat’
Hindu fringe elements in parts of northern India have resorted to mass protests and vandalism in a bid to block the release of “Padmaavat,” a film about a mythical Hindu queen. Protesters say the movie distorts history. – Author: Srinivas Mazumdaru
Date24.01.2018 | 19:12
TagsHindu, India, myth, Narendra Modi, Padmaavat, Priyanka Chopra, queen, Rajput, Uttar Pradesh, women's rights
A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date19.01.2018 | 15:28
Tags#actofviolence, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, gang rape, haryana, India, Murali Krishnan, Narendra Modi, Punjab, rape
A proposed bill criminalizing “triple talaq” among Indian Muslims has spawned an acrimonious debate. Critics complain if it becomes law, it could be used as a tool against Muslim men and wouldn’t help Muslim women.
Date05.01.2018 | 11:19
These are difficult and troubled times in India. What began as a trickle of protests has now assumed huge torrents. A number of Indian authors have returned their literary awards to protest against rising religious intolerance in the country.
Date27.11.2015 | 15:28
TagsAamir Khan, India, Kiran, Maneesha Sethi, Narendra Modi, religious intolerance, women's rights, womensrights
For the first time, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi utilized his social media presence and fan following to bring about awareness on the delicate subject of female feticide in the country.
Date14.07.2015 | 14:48
Tags#BecauseIAmaGirl, #heforshe, #selfiewithdaughter, Female foeticide, girls' rights, India, Narendra Modi, women's rights
Date05.07.2015 | 22:15
Tags#selfiewithdaughter, #sorcery, Islamic State, jihadist, Narendra Modi, Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, witchcraft, women's rights