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Aparna Kalra

Aparna Kalra

Freelance journalistaparnakalra@gmail.com
The writer is a journalist and Delhi School of Economics alumnus who reports often on education and gender.

By Aparna Kalra

Men are scared — why a woman’s public stripping is subversive

What can be done to women and girls in private can’t be on public display.

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Why Ankit Saxena lay bleeding on the road, knifed by his girlfriend’s parents

What was he thinking? Didn't he know we hate them? That they are supposed to hate us back too.

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I was hit and left bleeding to die. Three months on, I'm afraid again

The accused got bail and the victim jail.

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Dilli, meri jaan: How I survived a brutal attack in a public park

The sound, and the feeling, and the taste of continuous bleeding and retching has stayed with me.

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Why is Amit Shah going after Romeos in UP for women's safety?

Unfamiliarity with the opposite sex, instead of a feeling of camaraderie and friendliness, can surely only increase hostility, not lessen it.

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A to Z of 2016 that will make every Indian stand up with pride

What the nation needs to know.

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Jain girl’s death: We must protect children from ourselves

People visited the house and took selfies with the dying child.

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Why Baba Ramdev’s university is not the answer India is looking for

I do not know what spirituality means; I cannot afford it. I just want a degree.

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Shameful that India forces a Shaikh to be Shubham for rent

Only an anti-discrimination law can protect the rights of hapless tenants against biased homeowners.

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JNU row: Why BJP MLA OP Sharma needs an education

This nebulous concept of a glorious country led by macho leaders is based on limited understanding of what it takes to be a great nation.

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Sania Mirza has finally learnt to let her racquet do the talking

We are an unforgiving society, especially to anyone young or who we consider an 'upstart'.

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Showing Modi spine can harm one's career, Bastar officer learns the hard way

What Amit Kataria, the Chhattisgarh IAS official, seems to have got wrong is not his attire but his demeanour.

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Bihar cheating: Who's afraid of Board exams?

The whole world has struggled with standardised exams, and India is no different.

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