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Tavleen Singh is an Indian columnist, political reporter and writer. Her latest book ‘Durbar’ is a memoir of her career as a journalist during the time Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were the prime ministers of India. She gives us an insight into the workings of the world’s largest democracy through her travels and the people she met.
Date20.02.2013 | 10:07
Meena Kandasamy is an upcoming poet based in Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. She writes on women’s themes and on the Dalits, member of the lower castes in India. Her poetry collection is called ‘Touch.” She spoke to DW blogger Roma Rajpal on being a poet and her passion for writing.
Date08.02.2013 | 13:20
In the second part of her interview with Sharmeen Obaid and Daniel Junge, Roma Rajpal asks some very fundamental questions about violence against women. It took 18 months to complete the film, after which the filmmakers launched a separate campaign to spread awareness about acid attacks and help the victims.
Date31.12.2012 | 17:28
How much courage and determination does it take for a woman who has been scarred by an acid attack to get back on her feet and fight for justice? Women Talk blogger Roma Rajpal spoke to Oscar-winning filmmakers Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid about their work on the subject.
Date28.12.2012 | 14:26
A prank call by Australian radio presenters who pretended to be the Queen and Prince Charles has caused a huge uproar. They tried to inquire about the Duchess’s condition and were successful with their hoax. Kate was admitted in the King Edward VII Hospital complaining of acute morning sickness. The presenters were connected by the nurse on duty to Kate’s nurse who then gave a detailed account of Kate’s health. The nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who put the DJs through to Kate’s nurse, committed suicide.
Date17.12.2012 | 10:57
Tagsbritain, jacintha saldanha, kate, Media, paparazzi, prince charles, prince williams, roma rajpal, royalty
Women who dare to love, to pursue a career and women who refuse to be tied down by the conservative society are simply eliminated in Afghanistan. To this day, tribal courts and the Taliban use the Sharia (Islamic law) and order punishments such as stoning and executions. With a massive number of women falling prey to antiquated social customs, the obvious question is: does Afghanistan really want its women?
Date05.12.2012 | 15:05
Most of us think that being a TV presenter is a dream job with all the glamour, fashionable clothes, shoes and the red carpet. Roma Rajpal takes a peek into the life of Miriam Lange, a TV presenter for the morning news and talk show, Punkt 6 and Punkt 9 on RTL, Germany’s largest private channel.
Date14.11.2012 | 15:11