Travel advisories were issued and travelers were made to think that sexual assaults were limited to India. But in reality, rape is a critical problem worldwide. And in our own backyard, numbers show that it is a also a widespread problem in the Unites States.
In the Internet age, we're all journalists. Everyone who posts on social media should consider that, if what they posted is incorrect, exposing, sensational, prejudicial or otherwise inappropriate, it may change the perception of those who see it in unforeseen ways.
No Indian prime minister or president has visited Pakistan since 1998. In contrast, top Pakistani leaders have visited India five times since. What will it take to get India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to cross the border?
Learn statecraft, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admonished his own home minister after he did not forewarn the family of a Kashmiri held responsible for an attack on India's Parliament, about his hanging.
The difference between the government's approach to the two men shows the tiny role that "actual harm caused" matters in the criminal justice system, and testifies to the increasingly unaccountable power of the U.S. prosecutor.
Working with people who have experienced extreme trauma, I have become convinced that those who have suffered the most have the most to give, if they are only able to reconcile with their past and restore a measure of hope.
It's upsetting to see just how familiar we Mumbaikars are to the situation we are in right now. Serial blasts in India's financial capital at the evening rush hour. We all know exactly what will follow.