Aparna Kalra
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The writer is a journalist and Delhi School of Economics alumnus who reports often on education and gender.

VARIETY

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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.

VOICES

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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.

VOICES

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VOICES

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.