There was something starkly uncanny about these stories.
We obviously cannot feed our 121 crore population with this situation in the near future.
Imagine a school that actually dares to put LGBT issues on the table in its sex education classes.
"Our focus is on the human being, the labourers, the farmers, the artisans and artists - rather than on the beautiful products of weaving, pottery and the like."
I was completely taken aback when my friend informed me that they ‘believed’ that if any member of the household was having her periods, pickles kept for drying, will eventually rot
Differences become a four-letter word. Those who are different are decried as being outsiders who are encroaching on land and resources.
“As I sat hunched over a stove in the kitchen, he came in from behind, splayed my back with kerosene oil, threw in a lighted match and ran away.”
1900 registered cases (out of possible millions) with an abysmal conviction rate is not going to deter this corrupt industry.
It always saddens me to hear others trumpet meaningless social constructs – such as the definition of beauty – as though they are a matter of fact.
More than three-fourths of men expected their partners to agree if they wanted to have sex.
We need to end this right, not half-way.
Over the last two years, 413 people—civilians, security forces and terrorists—died in Assam
However regressive the former judge's views might sound to us, they hint at a deeper social malaise pertaining to how we bring up our children.
Whether on this side of these ‘norms’ or that, we are never quite seen as human. Death becomes easy, elimination becomes justified.
Apsara Reddy is an inspiration to all, and we need more people like her to succeed, to rewrite the laws we all live by.
"Call me old fashioned but I’d rather bump into someone at the supermarket or a party and participate in real life interactions."
But just one son wasn’t enough for him.
A 16-years-old child, when ‘rescued’ from child labour, cannot simply be expected to rejoin school.