casteism and discrimination in indian media
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Not many upper caste journalists acknowledge the existence of caste-based bias in media.
kaanchi body shaming art

I've always believed that art is the strongest medium for expressing my thoughts. Apart from making me creative, it's made me socially aware and sensitive.
sugarless tea

'Sugarless Tea' by Sai Selvarajan is a beautiful short tale about a postal clerk in Ahmednagar, made by using stop motion and watercolour paintings.

I wondered if these superheroes existed where I lived, would India's issues have been resolved with resounding success?

Villages in Maharashtra's Nanded district are facing a severe water crisis. Wells are drying up, and cultivation is suffering.

The gaming industry is estimated to be roughly around $90 billion at the end of 2015 and is expected to reach the $100 billion mark soon.

Dark Is Divine from Pakistan envisions a society in which equal treatment is given to everyone irrespective of skin colour, size and their bodies.

A human chain was formed by students and alumni of JNU in support of students from Leftist organisations participating in a hunger strike.
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I met this illustrator in a coffee shop who made me find a constant fountain of inspiration as an artist.
Source: Posted by Chaayos on Twitter

Chaayos' ad showing a single mother with a moustache is proof of the masculine feminism that capitalism tries to sell.

Behind the many ruins of the once flourishing Bhat Mohalla in Zaloora, Gawri's house exists as an example of the legacy of Kashmiriyat.

The onus for responsible journalism doesn't just lie with the media houses but also with laymen citizens like you and me.

Loss of demand for these craftsmen's unique products can be attributed to globalization and cheap Chinese goods flooding the market.
Actress Emma Watson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTX2CJ6D

Celebrities are often known to make bold statements with their choice of outfits at public events. So did Emma Watson at the Met Gala.

Films like 'Kya Kool Hain Hum', 'Partner', 'Style', and many more feature such horrific stereotypes of trans women as sexually predatory.
Students attend class at a school in the Ralegan Siddhi village, located in the Ahmednagar district  about 250km (155 miles) southeast of Mumbai June 17, 2011. The school was founded by veteran Indian social activist Anna Hazare in 1979.  Hazare is an unlikely thorn in the side of the government hundreds of miles away in New Delhi. And yet for millions of Indians, he is a 21st-century Mahatma Gandhi, inspiring a rare wave of protests against the spiralling corruption that has tarnished the up-and-coming image of Asia's third-largest economy. Picture taken June 17, 2011. To match feature INDIA-ACTIVISM/    REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION) - RTR2O5E2

In a country obsessed with engineering, this film aims to redefine the meaning of education and the perspective of students, teachers & parents.
phobia movie trailer

Good thrillers in Indian cinema are hard to come by. So it is pretty understandable that the trailer of 'Phobia' has got me excited.
German film director Werner Herzog speaks during a meeting of film lovers in La Paz April 10, 2015. Herzog is in Bolivia to shoot a film in locations such as the Uyuni salt flat, according to local media. REUTERS/David Mercado   - RTR4WVTF

François Truffaut called Werner Herzog as "the most important film director alive", and rightly so.

I never expected anyone to attempt such a bold and explicit movie portraying homosexuality in Kerala, or even the whole country, for that matter.
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Some are professional photographers, some enthusiasts, but all these Instagram accounts are definitely worth following.

Here are some reasons as to why you need to add 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' to your weekend binge-watching list.

Despite being warned by their parents, they go closer to the house where they find a... 

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