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Story Posted on 18-07-2019

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Sexuality, Patriarchy, Caste violence, Caste bias

Sakshi Mishra hounded: How the society controls a woman’s sexual, matrimonial and reproductive choices

The episode goes beyond just caste conflict. It speaks of the deep-rooted insecurity in men and their urge to control a woman's womb.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Children health, UNICEF, World Health Organisation, Anti-vaccination movement

20 million children not vaccinated in 2018. Are the anti-vaxxers gaining ground?

More than one in 10 children across the world did not get vaccinated against life-threatening diseases and are at potential risk. Do we still accept the anti-vax theory?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Congress, Bjp in goa, Manohar parikkar, Goa politics

How Pramod Sawant managed to win over Congress MLAs for Goa's development

As Congress fails to provide any leadership to its MLAs, it is natural that those aiming for development of their constituencies will collectively join a party that can. Like the BJP.

VOICES

 |  2-minute read
Sanatan Sanstha, Gauri Lankesh murder, MM Kalburgi, Narendra Dabholkar

Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, MM Kalburgi and Gauri Lankesh killed: Why no one cares for the naked proof

The authorities have ignored the links that easily take them to the murderers.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Afghanistan, Donald Trump, Imran Khan, US-Pakistan

Will this finally make Imran Khan and Donald Trump 'true' friends?

The United States and Pakistan shared a chequered relationship. More uneven than camel skin.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Uterus, Menstruation shaming, Women's health, Medical malpractice

Hysterectomy! Are Indian doctors filling their pockets with uterus cash?

The utility of the uterus for women seems to begin and end with childbirth. The alarming numbers of hysterectomy procedures in India reveal a dangerous trend.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Militants, Laskhar-e-taiba, Mumbai Attack, Hafiz Saeed

Why arresting Hafiz Saeed will not end terrorism

Pakistan's action is clearly an eyewash. And the timing is super suspect.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Donald Trump, Pakistan, International Court of Justice

Hafiz Saeed arrested yet again. Will Donald Trump take the bait?

Did the US President really believe that Hafiz Saeed was 'absconding' and the Pakistani law enforcement agencies have 'found' him?

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Movie Review, Bollywood films, Immortality, Toxic masculinity

Toxic, immoral and sexist: What re-watching Yes Boss after 22 years taught me

No, boss. Immorality is not ambition. And love doesn't really change a person's inherent nature.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Data Privacy, FaceApp, Beauty, Age

Why I don’t see enough women taking up the FaceApp challenge

The Russian mobile application has a problematic understanding of ageing. Clearly.