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Story Posted on 14-10-2018

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Parliament, Congress, Narendra Modi, Land Acquisition Act

A five-year review of Land Acquisition Act, 2013: How the law is empowering millions despite Centre's unwillingness

Land has been returned across the country on an unprecedented scale, correcting numerous historical injustices.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Congress, Transparency, Right to information act, RTI Act

13 Years of RTI: Why India needs to worry about its slipping international ranking

Due to lack of political will, the RTI Act is not being implemented in letter and spirit.

VARIETY

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Chinmayi sripaada, Tamil Nadu, Kollywood, Metoo movement

#MeToo and the conspicuous silence of Kollywood

Barring a handful of stars, most do not seem to want to address the elephant in the room.

VOICES

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Rituals, 150th anniversary, Gandhi Jayanti, Mahatma Gandhi

The danger of anniversary: Why I hope the 150th anniversary of Mahatma won't be marred by insane ritual

We owe to his memory not rote repetition but inventiveness because Gandhi was one of the great inventors of the century.

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square  |  9-minute read
Women Empowerment, Sexual harassment, Timesup, #MeToo

#MeToo is not a battle of the sexes. It's about agency of an individual

Women and men together will redraw the lines, remap the dynamics, and create a world that is safe, kind, attentive, responsive and empathetic.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Sexual harassment, Timesup, #MeToo, Carnatic Music

An open letter to the sexual predators of the Carnatic music community

For the first time ever, the Carnatic music community in North America and India has come together demanding action against sexual predators in the field.

VOICES

 |  8-minute read
Social Media, Sexual harassment, MJ Akbar, #MeToo

Our time is now: How MJ Akbar sexually harassed me when I was a teenage trainee in his newsroom

May there be many more who raise their voices in protest so that every last citadel of abuse men like you have built continues to fall.

VOICES

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Sexual harassment, Sex workers, Prostitution, Me too movement

Why India's #MeToo movement is silent about sex workers

Do sex workers not undergo sexual harassment — of a more horrendous kind?

POLITICS

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Devendra Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra, Shiv Sena-BJP alliance

Dussehra deadline: Will Uddhav Thackeray finally make his stand on alliance with BJP clear?

BJP and Shiv Sena may announce a truce for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.