Following the harassment of a young couple in the metro, protests erupted in Kolkata with the slogans Hok Alingan (let there be hugging) and #Freehugs at Dum Dum and Tollygunge Metro stations and also inside the Metro coaches.
In what seems to be a blatant case of deception and corruption, nearly 960 educational institutions, including 100 engineering and medical colleges have been charged with submitting fake records intended for Dalit and Tribal students to claim their scholarships in a fraud manner.
Shefali Vaidya, empowered by victory over spineless companies like Amazon, somehow manages to make Hindus feel like victims because the rape-accused are Hindus.
Justice Indu Malhotra, who took oath as a judge of the Supreme Court on April 27, has been in the news for being the first woman advocate to be directly elevated to the Supreme Court from the Bar.
On 19th April, when Pakistani actress, model and singer Meesha Shafi tweeted about suffering sexual harassment at the hands of her fellow actor-singer Ali Zafar, she was almost instantly bombarded with a vicious backlash.
Durga Malathi used her work to bring to light the heinous rape and murder of an eight-year-old child and the absurdity of the ensuing protests to protect the rapists and was met with abuse, stones being hurled at her house and death threats.
If the numbers of women who turned out in support of Modi in London are anything to go by, then cultural nationalism is Indian feminism’s enemy.
Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.
On April 7, Sri Reddy staged a semi-strip in protest, in front of the Telugu Film Chambers, as part of her struggle against the Casting Couch.
The JNU Long March protesters were assaulted with water cannons, lathi charges, and sexual harassment – ironically while protesting against sexual harassment.