‘Upper Caste’ Reservation And The Fallacy Of Income-Based Quota

The upper caste reservation bill shifts the focus from social injustice to one of economic inequity, thereby essentially erasing the pernicious effects of everyday casteism.

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.

The Partition Of Bengal: Challenges Faced By Women And Migrants

The partition of Bengal witnessed a prolonged and torturous migration of mostly Hindus from East Bengal and large-scale violence against women.

Briefs That Make Women Drool: Objectifying Imagery In Men’s Underwear Ads

Men's underwear ads portray women as carnal creatures who need merely a trigger (the right underwear) to grant sexual access to their bodies.

कविता: खेल सी ज़िन्दगी

न जाने मैं कब इतनी बड़ी हो गयी, खेल-कूद, दौड़-भाग को भूल, जीवन के पतंग की लरी हो गयी

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