When Umashree was inducted into the ministry, everyone knew that she would be given Women and Child Development portfolio. Was this an automatic choice because the candidate is a woman or was the decision based on capability?
While all eyes are on Delhi, we cannot possibly sit back and say this happens only in Delhi. As hard as it is to come to terms with what happened to the 23-year-old woman, it is time to look closer home and ensure this is not repeated anywhere.
If you have shifted residence recently you may not be able to vote in the coming assembly elections. This is just one of the issues with the recently published voter list. Bangaloreans have filed a PIL asking the High Court to intervene.
Bengaluru witnessed four rape cases in less than a week. Reams have been written about how media and society should react when a person is sexually assaulted. There have been protests against the insensitive reactions and sensationalisation of such assaults. But have things changed?