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From dacoits to peace

Exploring the valley of Chambal

Text: Ambica Gulati

Green mustard fields, stark landscape, a blue sky and loads of thrills, the road from Agra to Etawah was an introduction to the country’s most populated state—Uttar Pradesh. 178 more words

Places

Killer of Phoolan Devi, India's Lady 'Robin Hood', Given Life Sentence

The upper-caste killer of India’s “Bandit Queen” was sentenced on Thursday to life imprisonment for gunning down the outlaw-turned-politician who was idolised as a champion of the lower castes. 76 more words

World

Timeline: Phoolan Devi murder case

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A court here Thursday sentenced Sher Singh Rana to life imprisonment for killing bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001. Following is the timeline of the murder case: 126 more words

General

Armed bandits demand water in dry northern India - Businessweek

Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts. 179 more words

Economics

Revolver Rani is not Phoolan Devi

– Atul Anand

Theatrical Poster of Revolver Rani

The film ‘Revolver Rani’ is about a Chambal based female dacoit/politician Alka Singh (Kangna Ranaut). She takes up arms after her father is killed by his upper caste brethren. 592 more words

Atul Anand

5/23/11 La La Land - You Darken My Life (TW rape, suicide)

Here is a newspaper article from around this time referring to the same story (though it says he raped 11 women, not 13. Either I saw a paper with a typo, or more likely made one myself when I drew this in the van back home.) 798 more words

Comix

Rani Pink

Nishtha Jain’s documentary, Gulabi Gang, is about a group of rural women in Uttar Pradesh who fight for the rights of women and Dalits. Sampat Pal Devi formed Gulabi Gang in 2006 to combat corruption and crime against women.  1,372 more words

Indian Cinema