Delhi rape

Battling Images

Jan 8, 2014

The image of India has changed in American eyes, yet so has America's image... in Indian eyes.



The December gang rape in Delhi spurred such huge protests in India, a surprised government had to act quickly.

Painted and Dented

Jan 16, 2013
IBN Live / IBN Live

In the wake of the anger in India over the gang rape and death of the 23 year old woman in Delhi, India’s politicians have been all over the map. One said just because India won its freedom at midnight it didn’t mean women could roam the streets at midnight. But the reaction that really went viral came from Abhijit Mukherjee, a newly-elected member of parliament. In an interview with a Bengali television channel, he dismissed the women at protests and vigils as highly dented and painted.