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By Sanskriti Pandey: The fight for gender equality involves a fight against deeply ingrained stereotypes that haunt every person who does not fit the role assigned to their gender. While on one ...
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हरबंस सिंह सिधु: मैं लुधियाना रेलवे स्टेशन के वेटिंग रूम मैं बैठ कर सोच रहा था कि मैं यहाँ अभी क्यों हूँ? मुझे तो १५ दिन बाद जाना था | ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: “When I told my brother, he also asked me why I didn’t fight back. Adam, I am, right now, I promise.” It was not ironical when the ‘People you ...
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By Nur Ibrahim: The first time I skipped my Quran reading class, I was 11. I stayed inside the room while my brother carried on his poorly-accented Arabic recitations with ...
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By Akshat Seth: I am a man with soft hands. ‘How does that even matter?’ one may wonder. Well, to me it does. The fact that I have soft hands ...
havells ad on censorhip

By Sanskriti Pandey: What do you get when you put an ordinary situation in a room with some people and a Havells fan? An advert that will have you chuckle ...
Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai documentarystaff pick

I am beginning to completely lose faith in being able to intervene in the mainstream media. We need to find different ways of making news.
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By Komal Ganotra: We don’t currently have a copy of the new bill, however according to various media reports it is clear that the cabinet has approved the amendments to ...
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By Prerna Grewal: She was only five years old. Her parents, her toys, her tricycle and her friends were the only things that comprised her world. A green and white ...
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By Anugraha Hadke: Browsing through the TV on a Sunday afternoon, my father paused at a matrimonial website ad showing a father conspicuously chasing prospective grooms for his daughter with ...
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By Sanjana Sanghi: A full page advertisement for Kalyan Jewellers in The Hindu on April 17, 2015 featuring Aishwarya Rai Bacchan has created a furore among child rights activists, feminist ...
LGBTQ Delhi University

By Rafiul Alom Rahman: In December 2014, a DU student was bashed up and dumped off a car by some students of the same university. The case went unreported due to ...
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By Anuja Gupta: In patriarchal modernity (modernity that has evolved out of long-seated patriarchy), a woman’s body needs to be closed and she must learn to contain her sexuality within ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena: Outdoing its predecessor, 2015 has been named the hottest year yet, as polar ice caps continue to melt and your ornamental plants are giving up the ghost in ...
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By Gangadhar S Patil: Rural India and Gujarat led a record 35% surge over a year in mobile-phone and computer-based transactions with the government, an indicator of the demand and ...
AIIMS doctor commits suicide

By Devesh Narayanan: 31-year-old Dr. Priya Vedi took her own life earlier this week, after she realized that her husband of five years was secretly gay. “Dr Kamal Vedi I ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey:  We seek happiness. The quest for happiness leads us through many roads, and we often find it in loving – the act of giving love. But are ...
feminazi vs real women

By Shaheen Ahmed: Sundays are generally meant to be leisure days for me, a day when I can lounge around the house in pajamas reading inane news stories, watching films, or ...
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By Abhishek Jha for Youth Ki Awaaz: What exactly does virginity mean, folks? Before the most sought after secret of the century is handed over to you, of course, you ...
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By Bikram Bora: Incident 1: In the 1890s, a British military expedition was sent into the Mishmi Hills (presently in Arunachal Pradesh) region, north of Assam. Allegedly, certain inhabitants from ...
dove choose beautiful campaign

By Sanskriti Pandey:  In this recent video, Dove has recorded a social experiment that lets women choose to walk through either of two doors labeled ‘Average’ and ‘Beautiful’. According to ...
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By Simran Kaur: When food pipes are stitched into an 83-year-old grandfather’s forehead while pus collects around, indicating deep infection; visitors are intimated; his son is incarcerated – but public outrage remains ...

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