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Punitive Measures Against Fairness Cream Ads, But What About Poor Mentality?

Punitive Measures Against Fairness Cream Ads, But What About Poor Mentality?

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The Indian Health Ministry has proposed to make punitive measures more stringent against fairness cream ads that are misleading the citizens.
Budget 2020: “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Is A Huge Success” – Is It Really?

Budget 2020: “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Is A Huge Success” – Is It Really?

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Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman did the classic thing that all finance ministers do – exaggerate campaigns with misleading statistics.
Death Penalty Debate And The Death Of Conversation On Rape Culture

Death Penalty Debate And The Death Of Conversation On Rape Culture

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Death penalty often becomes a short cut when there is actually a need to focus on long-term social reform, and the failure of the state to ensure women's security.
This Republic Day, Ask Yourself—Is India A True Republic?

This Republic Day, Ask Yourself—Is India A True Republic?

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With the Republic Day around the corner, we the citizens should observe it more as a day of introspection and affixing accountability, than as a day of celebration.
Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

Unpacking The Siege: Has Normalcy In Kashmir Been Restored?

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Given this analysis of the alleged ‘normalcy’ in Kashmir, one might wonder what role does this narrative play out in Indian politics.
Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

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On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Beyond Generation Gap: What Do Parents Think Of Anti CAA Protests?

Beyond Generation Gap: What Do Parents Think Of Anti CAA Protests?

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Today when the nation affects all, across gender and generation, what we see today isn’t just a movement but paradigm shift.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

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The freedom of speech and expression of individuals can never be compromised for unrealistic restrictions put forth by the state, be it through a provision of a Personal Data Protection Bill or a restriction to their right to protest on the streets.

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: The Rise Of A Surveillance State

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Instead of protecting rights, the Personal Data Protection Bill weakens privacy and violates constitutionally guaranteed provisions.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.