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By Kanika Katyal: Popular culture tells you that this is a mystery which not even the gods of Olympus could solve. For centuries, a number of answers have been formulated, and ...
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By Kabir Sharma:  “Whenever I look at married women my age carrying their children, walking by their husband’s side, I think of myself, my life, and my future, and something ...
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By Abdul Muheet Chowdhary:  The previous article had briefly examined the essential tenets of the communal ideology – namely the belief that people belonging to the same religion have common social, ...
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By Arati Nair:  “Sex is what you are born with, gender is what you recognize and sexuality is what you discover.” (sic) Earlier this year, Madhu Bai Kinnar was elected ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: Advertisements are increasingly becoming bold in their choice to let their stand on an issue become a selling point. Harping on that latest trend, this Pedigree ad ...
road safety

By Anugraha Hadke:  About four years ago, as any other day, I stood at the bus stop waiting for my usual DTC bus to take me home from college. Except ...
female genital mutilation

By Stephanie Haase:  Nigeria banned female genital cutting or female genital mutilation (FGC/FGM) last week. That is a huge step forward for women’s rights. But what is FGC? And what ...
kids speak out

By Sanskriti Pandey: Last month, I shared an interesting video where kids opined on ‘religion’ and reminded us of impressionable minds that were slowly but surely forming their own beliefs ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena: Given the chance, would you slap a girl? Perhaps it’s unfair to ask this now, of a reader I presume is level-headed, not mid-conflict, emotions in check, ...
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By Sanjana Sanghi: In view of Anganwadi meals being served in the tribal areas of Alirajpur, Mandla and Hoshangabad, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM of Madhya Pradesh, turned down a proposal ...
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By Abhishek Jha: It was only about a couple of weeks ago that in an instance of “unity in diversity”, it was reported that Muslims have donated land for the ...
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By Pallavi Ghosh: What is feminism? With the ever widening scope of the discourse around gender equality including transgender as well as LGBT rights, . Multiple timelines exist interacting and ...
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By Spring Chenoa Cooper and Anthony Santella: Conduct an Internet search for “masturbation,” and you will find hundreds, if not thousands, of slang phrases for the act. This proliferation of ...
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By Abdul Muheet Chowdhary:  The recent communal attack on Muslims in Atali village in Ballabhgarh, Haryana is yet another symptom of the great cancer that is afflicting the body politic of ...
accident

By Shambhavi Saxena:  In India there seems to be an unspoken agreement that pedestrians have no right of way, while . Road safety, that is to say being safe while ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: Remember how your mother dropped you to school when you were a scared, trembling child? Those were your first steps towards learning, and she nudged you on ...
why is rape wrong

By Sanskriti Pandey: If you are reading this, you most likely agree that rape is wrong. But what if someone told you that you are part of the problem, despite ...
juvenile justice

By Arati Nair: In Hyderabad, an 8-year-old girl was raped by a minor who was her neighbour. The case was reported days after the incident as parents were reluctant to ...
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By Kanika Katyal: Forbes brought out its 12th annual list of the 100 most powerful women that features extraordinary entrepreneurs, visionary CEOs, politicians, celebrity role models, billionaire activists and pioneer ...
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By Beast:  Ekalavya was great company because he always brought company. He had no idea what it was to be alone. He was born with not only voices in his ...
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By Arati Nair: Having simultaneously straddled the ‘Shaktimaan‘ and ‘Game Of Thrones‘ age, the 90s kids among us are only too eager to draw comparisons between then and now. Remember ...
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By P.V. Durga: Popular media is filled with advertisements about the importance of drinking clean water in order to ensure good health. Have you been influenced by one of those ...

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