Being born in a foreign country and belonging to Indian roots, I call myself an Indian by choice and not by birth.
The laws in these countries have diminished the quality of the lives of their LGBT+ citizens. 'Coming out' to one's family is often met with oppression.
Since Independence, many governments and political leaders have come and gone but nothing has changed in India's infamous 'Red Corridor'.
With 9 farmers committing suicide daily, Maharashtra has lost as many as 3,228 farmers in 2015.
I don't mean to say that patriarchy doesn't really exist, but there is no King Patriarch or the Holy Book of Patriarchy annually reviewed and revised.
Underwater and out of wheelchairs, these persons with disabilities are free. They can't walk but they can dive, because in the water, we're all the same.
It is criminal to confine intelligence and creativity to only those who can afford it.
The topic was the controversy on the crossing of the sacred inner threshold of Shani Shingnapur Temple, guarded jealously by the 'protectors' of religion.
While dating is still an alien concept in rural India, people are exercising greater choice in selecting their spouse even through arranged marriages!
Ambedkar pointed out the inherent violence that is attached to a punishment like the death penalty.
The average American spends $97 every day, the average Chinese $7 but the average Indian spends only $1.8.
After around forty years since the Emergency, it may be argued that the country is facing the same crisis again.
By feeding these trolls, by ‘sharing’ and ‘liking’ we are consciously or unconsciously encouraging this calcifying misogyny.
Just outside Delhi, Shanti Devi changes tyres, fixes punctures, repairs engines – and breaks stereotypes.
For the layman, the situation in Turkey might seem to be a political disarray, but it is somewhat more complicated than that.
If you think that freedom of speech is something that's being misused by these people, then you are right to a certain extent.
Delta was a 17-year-old Dalit girl from a village near the Pakistan border in Barmer district of Rajasthan.
The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill 2010 proposed to give a divorced Hindu wife half the share in her husband's residential property.
On the one kilometre stretch of G.B. Road in Delhi, there live 4000 women squeezed inside 77 brothels.
It is unfortunate that governments would want to suppress such powerful voices just because they speak out the uncomfortable truth.
They pursued their education either on Braille slates or a 'brailler'. At that time, reading and writing was tedious and used to consume a lot of time.
Hats off to this man. Thank you for breaking a stereotype around gender, even if it is in your personal space.