VOICES

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Marriage, Rape Laws, Age of Consent, Feminist movement

Why is a woman's sexual freedom taken for granted in India?

The age of consent should have nothing to do with age of marriage.

VOICES

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VOICES

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Vegans, Uttar Pradesh, Slaughterhouse ban

I am a vegan but I'm against forcibly shutting down meat shops

This move is clearly not for the animals, it is for people and their hunger for power.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Dharma, Hinduism, Hindutva, Narendra Modi

I call Modi the rishi guru of new India

PM brings in a technologically progressive form of the older Bharatiya ethos as a dynamic creative force.

VOICES

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Yogi Adityanath, Modi

Adityanath as UP CM, for Indian millennials like me, is the Modi moment we never saw

The same group that had never known from experience that the PM was, for years, the poster boy of the Hindutva 'fringe'.

VOICES

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Anti-Romeo Squad, Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh

Blame not Romeo for sexual harassment in UP

Resorting to moral policing in the name of controlling the malaise is equally bad.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Afrophobia, Africans, India, Racial Attacks

I’ve lived with Africans and this is what I learnt

A country that doesn’t even respect its own citizens can never respect foreigners.

VOICES

 |  Retrofit |  4-minute read
BJP, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath

Why I believe Yogi Adityanath as UP CM reflects maturing of Indian democracy

Having given BJP an overwhelming mandate, voters have spoken clearly that they want to overthrow the yoke of elite political leadership.

VOICES

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Feminism, Anti-Romeo Squads, Women

Calling women safety squads anti-Romeo is an Indian problem

Why does the foreign slant to describe crimes against women persist?

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Sexism, Feminism, Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar's open letter to sexism

Definition: Prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination typically against women - based on sex.