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India's rage: Filmmaker, journalist discuss gang-rape and fallout profiled in banned documentary

Earlier this month, the BBC broadcast India’s Daughter, a documentary about the rape and murder of 23-year-old Joythi Singh. A physiotherapy student in India, Singh was on her way home from a movie in South West Delhi when she was dragged to the back of a bus, beaten, and mercilessly gang-raped by six men — an attack that left her unconscious and disemboweled. 519 more words

Women's Rights

Never give up

The tenacious women who grace the stage at the Women in the World Summit share a common trait, whether they are from New Jersey or Uganda—they don’t take no for an answer.

Human And Civil Rights


Women across the globe are on the frontlines of popular uprisings. From young Egyptian activist Dalia Ziada to Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, these firebrands talk about how they did it—and inspire a call to action.

Human And Civil Rights

Adieu Barkha

The Buck Stops Here” for NDTV. Star Anchor Barkha Dutt steps down as the Group Editor. She however, won’t be leaving her maiden channel completely high and dry and will continue her association with NDTV as a Consulting Editor. 63 more words


Bidding Adieu to Barkha??

Broadcaster and journalistBarkha Dutt has stepped down from her position as the Group Editor of NDTV. After two decades with NDTV, she plans to set up her own media company and advisory group. 113 more words

Movers & Shakers

Every prominent Indian journalist is scrambling to find Act 2.0

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Suddenly, the Indian media has been seeing the transformation of several high-profile editors into entrepreneurs.

Two years ago, Indiaspend, a data journalism initiative, set up by Govind Ethiraj, previously with CNBC TV18, and edited by Samar Halarnkar, formerly a managing editor at Hindustan Times went live.  489 more words

India's most famous journalist is turning entrepreneur

Widely watched, prolifically retweeted, liberally criticised and abundantly admired, Barkha Dutt—perhaps the most well known Indian journalist of her generation—is turning entrepreneur.

On Feb. 16, even as Dutt was out reporting the political machinations underway in Jammu and Kashmir, New Delhi Television (NDTV) sent an internal memo announcing her new designation as the channel’s consulting editor. 292 more words