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 |  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.

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 |  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.

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 |  3-minute read
ISRO, Elon Musk, Moon, Chandrayaan-2

From Hitler to Elon Musk: Why we can’t let the moon be in peace

Chandrayaan 2 has been called off for now. But the silent race is on.

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 |  Shorts In The Dark |  6-minute read
Noida, New Delhi, Flats, ConstructionShorts In The Dark

Our own Bangla-Desh: We Indians want to build our houses from scratch. And one house just isn't enough

Construction is testimony to doing well in life. That's why you won't find a single spot in the nation where there isn't construction work, materials being transported, the sounds of a drill.

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 |  11-minute read
Sheikh Abdullah, Maharaja hari singh, Kashmir martyrs day, 13 july 1931

July 13, 1931: Not Martyrs Day but Black Day for the Hindu narrative in Jammu and Kashmir

On this day in 1931, Kashmir saw a revolt against the Dogra royals and Hindus. The day has been spun to represent Martyrs Day, commemorating Muslims storming a prison, forgetting the truth.

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 |  Tarar Square |  9-minute read
Bill Clinton, The clinton affair, Monica Lewinksy, Media trialTarar Square

A woman called Ms Lewinsky

When Monica Lewinsky says women need to tell their stories in their words, I can't agree more. I, too, faced media trial in January 2014. It's still going on.

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 |  3-minute read
Hitting in the name of love, Slap each other, Director sandeep reddy vanga, Kabir singh movie

No. If you slap your loved one, you don't love them: Why 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Reddy Vanga is totally wrong

'Kabir Singh' is famously sexist. And director Sandeep Reddy Vanga has defended the protagonist, played by Shahid Kapoor, hitting the woman lead. As a man, I am appalled.

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 |  3-minute read
Secret Superstar, Dangal, Religion, Zaira Wasim

Controversy's child: Zaira Wasim is looking for inner peace. Why should we come in her way?

Wasim has suffered from depression and suicidal thoughts. If she seeks peace through religion, why are we judging her? She doesn't have to live life according to our expectations.

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 |  7-minute read
Mob violence, Jai shri ram, Lynching, Tabrez ansari

From sacred to profane: How the holy 'Jai Shri Ram' chant is now a cry of violence to lynch the terrified

Once words of calmness and beauty, the Hindu chant is now a signal, a dog-whistle, a weapon in the hands of lynch mobs targeting the most vulnerable.

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 |  3-minute read
Shoaib Malik, India-pakistan match, Veena Malik, Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza vs Veena Malik: This is exactly what two women should never do to each other

The world is only waiting to see a woman attack another woman. The sexist thrills are even greater when two empowered, successful women do exactly that.