Do Women Count? For all their purported devotion to women, which political party actually empowered Indian women?
More Indian women have voted than Indian men. But the number of Indian women empowered to stand as political candidates is miserable. Do our women-friendly political parties even care?
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Don't sing like Amar Singh: Neta compares MJ Akbar case with allegations against CJI, distills all of Me Too to 'vengeful women'
The naya chowkidar slams Azam Khan’s misogyny but defends MJ Akbar and claims women won't get employment if they 'besmirch the image of a high placed male'.
How low can they go? Elections 2019 is seeing our politicians only fall lower and lower in mudslinging and maligning
The extent to which Indian politicians stoop to name calling and launching verbal attacks that are personal in nature is revolting. If this is the new normal, this is something we need to worry about.
Dimple Yadav's Shocker: Why leaders like the Samajwadi Party bahu Dimple in fact power Azam Khan's unabated misogyny
No, Dimple. Azam Khan's comments cannot be whitewashed in whataboutery. There is a time women leaders have to stand up for women. You just missed that crucial occasion.
Strangely weak EC? Why does the Election Commission need a rap on its knuckles from the SC to do its job?
It's been facing charges of acting slowly against some offenders, and not acting against others at all. The EC must assert itself strongly now, to provide a level field to all candidates and regain the trust of voters.
Azam Khan is assaulting Jaya Prada through his speeches. EC should ban him from contesting in Rampur
Over the past many years, Khan has lost no opportunity to attack Jaya Prada by hitting her with gender-specific insults. This is far from the level playing field every candidate must have.
TDP, SP, RLM, RLD and now BJP. Jaya Prada's political career has seen many ups and downs, a few Azam Khans, but little defeats via them.
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Unless somebody in your direct bloodline was one of those rulers, don't lionise their rule.
This is a man who used his power to send state police on a hunt for his personal missing buffaloes.
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