Society

immigrants

By Monica Islam: If news reports are to be believed, there is currently an influx of refugee immigrants, especially of Hindu, Sikh, and Buddhist origins, into the state of India ...
gay-pride

By Pamela Eapen: in the crusade for gay rights. Recently, Ireland made history as the first country to approve same-sex marriage through a referendum, or popular vote. The significance of ...
salwa_judum

By Devika Kohli: The Revival of a ‘banned’ movement Chhavindra Karma the son of the Mahendra Karma (a Congress leader who spearheaded the Salwa Judum in 2005 and was killed ...
Systematic reviews of the research judge the current evidence as mostly in favour of drinking coffee

By Clare Collins: Some like it hot, some like it iced, and some just don’t like it at all. Until recently, coffee was on the list of habits to break ...
marriage

By Joanna Lobo:  Filmmaker and activist Deepika Bhardwaj finds out that the law against dowry can be misused against men. Kapil Rastogi, 32, received a phone call from the police ...
love has no labels

By Sanskriti Pandey: Can labels continue to define us when we are stripped down to our bare selves? We don social constructs as garb, and sub-consicously fall prey to a ...
flash mob3

By Eleonora Fanari:  Although the motto “Unity In Diversity” has been the driving message for unifying and integrating the multiplicity of India, exclusion and marginalization have continuously troubled the entire ...
Odisha

By Kabir Sharma: Kuntala Baghad had finished class ten and dropped out of school when I met her. However, she wanted to study more and do a BA. Her father ...
ted talk desire and love

By Sanskriti Pandey:  A quote in a movie I recently watched unnerved me greatly: “Fantasies have to be unrealistic, because the moment, the second that you get what you seek, ...
Image courtesy: India Today

By Pallavi Ghosh:  In Shahajhanapur’s Hareva village in Uttar Pradesh five Dalit women were forced out of their houses, stripped and paraded naked on the streets this Tuesday on May ...
Source

By Abhishek Jha:  Emma  in September 2014, after Paul Nungesser, her rapist, was acquitted. She said that she would carry it every day until he left the campus. At the ...
domestic child labour india

जावेद अनीस:  भारत ने अभी तक संयुक्त राष्ट्र बाल अधिकार समझौते की धारा 32 पर सहमति नहीं दी है जिसमें बाल मज़दूरी को जड़ से खत्म करने की बाध्यता है। ...
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, Massachusetts on March 23, 2015. Tsarnaev was heavily influenced by al Qaeda literature and lectures, some of which was found on his laptop, a counterterrorism expert testified at his trial on March 23, 2015.  REUTERS/U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTR4UK50

Jody Lynne Madeira, Indiana University, Bloomington ; Christopher B Daly, Boston University; Jeffrey Kaplan, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and Nancy Berns, Drake University The jury has spoken. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces ...
gn saibaba

By Devika Kohli:  On 9th May 2014, Dr. G.N. Saibaba, English Lecturer at Ramlal Anand College, Delhi University was arrested by the Maharashtra police on account of his alleged association ...
Dalit_History_Month

By Pallavi Ghosh:  Reports of violence against Dalits flood the media. However, despite the presence of such violence, one might argue that there is a pressing need to develop the ...
sexual harassment on Facebook

By Sanskriti Pandey: “There are voices out there which need our representation. Let this be an opportunity to perpetuate a culture of improved behaviour which seeps down to the lowest levels of social ...
santa2

By Jason ‘Jayology’ Jeremias: “When I turned 16, I came to know that I had been married off as a child. But I don’t even remember that marriage, so I ...
maggi

By Shinjini Devbarman: Nothing can sum up an Indian childhood better than Maggi – India’s first instant noodle brand. Out of all the things that are quintessentially Indian, Maggi is ...
Photo Credit: Muhammad Ahmed/ Flickr

By Sushant Sudhakaran:  In India, the Delhi High court on May 18th 2015 proclaimed that birds have the fundamental right to live with dignity, and that keeping them in cages ...
sexual abuse

By Smita Sharma:  Kamalika’s untimely death at the age of 17 was not a matter of chance. She committed suicide by jumping off the seventh story of a building. She ...
Photo Courtesy: Feminist Men Of New York/ Marcella Leininger Kocolatos

By Shambhavi Saxena: In feminist news this month, third-year NYU law student Marcella Leininger Kocolatos has created a kickstarter project to crowd-fund her “Feminist Men of New York Calendar” (FMNY2016), ...
sex tea

By Sanskriti Pandey: When you ask someone if they want a cup of tea and they say, “maybe”, what do you do? Make them a cup of tea and wait ...

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