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  • Won't apologise, says Abu Azmi, women must be escorted by male relatives

    Won't apologise, says Abu Azmi, women must be escorted by male relatives

    Politician Abu Azmi says he will not apologise for declaring that women must not go out at night unless escorted by a husband, father or brother.

  • Yes, rapes take place in India, not Bharat, says Samajwadi Party leader

    Yes, rapes take place in India, not Bharat, says Samajwadi Party leader

    The misogynistic rants from politicians about how women provoke rapes continue unabated. Today, it was the turn of Samjawadi party leader Abu Azmi to weigh in. He blamed fashion and nudity for provoking sexual violence, and said that instead of "mod...

  • Don't commodify woman's sensuality, urges Shabana Azmi

    Don't commodify woman's sensuality, urges Shabana Azmi

    Celebration of a woman's sensuality was healthy but Bollywood's heroines would "do well to make more discerning choices", says actress and social activist Shabana Azmi.

  • No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress

    No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress

    Congress Member of Parliament Abhijit Mukherjee has apologised for his remark that women protesting against rape were "dented-painted" and there was no scope for action against him, the party said on Friday.

  • Shameful remark on Mamata leads to inquiry by Human Rights Commission

    Shameful remark on Mamata leads to inquiry by Human Rights Commission

    A former minister in Bengal who belongs to the Left has apologised for his shocking comments about the chief minister, Mamata Banerjee.

  • Blog: Delhi protester takes on President's son over 'dented and painted'

    Blog: Delhi protester takes on President's son over 'dented and painted'

    Rohini Devasher, a 34-year-old artist and among the hundreds campaigning for stringent anti-rape laws in Delhi today, is livid that the President's son, Abhijit Mukherjee, has called the protesters "dented and painted" women.

  • President's son apologises for remarks on 'dented and painted' women protesters

    President's son apologises for remarks on 'dented and painted' women protesters

    Criticism and ridicule have greeted Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of President Pranab Mukherjee, for his derisive remarks on the women who have been protesting in in Delhi against the gang-rape of a young woman.

  • Delhi protests are by 'dented and painted' women: President Pranab's son

    Delhi protests are by 'dented and painted' women: President Pranab's son

    Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of President Pranab Mukherjee, has derided the massive recent protests in Delhi against the gang-rape of a young woman, stating that they did not appear to involve students.

  • Pranab Mukherjee's son wins Jangipur by-poll by just over 2500 votes

    Pranab Mukherjee's son wins Jangipur by-poll by just over 2500 votes

    Abjijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee and Congress candidate has won the Jangipur Lok Sabha by-election. But what will serve as a wake-up call for the Congress, he won the seat by just 2,536 votes. This despite, the Trinamool Congress ...

  • Jangipur by-poll: 21 percent turnout so far

    Jangipur by-poll: 21 percent turnout so far

    21 per cent votes were cast till 11 am in the by-election to the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency where President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee is a contestant.

  • By-polls in Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee's son in the fray

    By-polls in Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee's son in the fray

    The Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal goes to the polls today and will determine the fortunes of the son of India's President. Abhijit Mukherjee who is contesting on a Congress ticket. The by-poll was necessitated due to resignation by...

  • Pranab Mukherjee's son, Abhijit Mukherjee, wants his Lok Sabha seat

    Pranab Mukherjee's son, Abhijit Mukherjee, wants his Lok Sabha seat

    Pranab Mukherjee is headed to Rashtrapati Bhawan and the Congress has to find not only a Leader of the Lok Sabha to fill his shoes, but also someone to contest the Jangirpur Lok Sabha seat he vacates. Mr Mukherjee's son, Abhijit, has reportedly said...

  • It's official: Pranab's son, Avijit, joins Congress

    It's official: Pranab's son, Avijit, joins Congress

    Avijit Mukherjee may be a newbie to politics, but he has a cache of experience to call upon. His father is Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, and as Avijit officially signed up with the Congress in Kolkata today, it was his father who he cited."The decision is mine. But obviously I told him 'I...

  • Pranab's son to contest West Bengal elections

    Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee has quit his job in the Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) to contest the forthcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal on a Congress ticket.???? On Monday, his resignation was accepted by the SAIL board and he wou...

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