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VOICES

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Holi holidays, Surf excel advertisement, Holi harassment, Holi

Please tell your children it's not okay to hit women with water balloons in the name of Holi!

While the jury is out over whether the recent detergent ad showing Holi promotes community enmity or amity, it sure is telling kids playing Holi with balloons is fine. No. It’s not.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Consent, Animal abuse, Water scarcity, Holi 2019

Why Holi is one of the most unholy days of the year for me

People take ‘Bura na mano, Holi hai’ way too seriously. And that's my problem with the festival. If I want to be offended at getting groped or troubled, I bloody well will!

VOICES

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Holi, Holi harassment, Bhaang, Indian festivals

Through the female gaze: Here’s why I, a woman, love Holi

The wet shirts. The bhaang. The lascivious dancing. What? Why can't women have some fun?

VARIETY

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Rape, Holi harassment, Lynching, Violence

How violence is becoming the new normal in India

From an act of production, it is now an epidemic source of consumption.