Swachh Bharat, but for whom ?

Hindus, who compromise the majority of our country, are a weird people.One of the underlying tenets of Hinduism is the concept of purity. The...

Endogamous Love: On Love Jihad & Marriages In India

"Love is profoundly political. Our deepest revolution will come when we understand this truth. Only love can give us the strength to go forward...

Ray Rice and the Inescapable Machismo of American Sports Culture

 Ever since video footage of American football player Ray Rice brutally assaulting his fiancé in an elevator was leaked, America has been involved in...

Emma Watson’s speech for the #HeForShe campaign

Amidst all the horrors going on, there is some good news. Good news, Hermoine style. Emma Watson, goodwill ambassador for the United Nations stood...

On TMC MP’s ignorant question & the resistance from Jadavpur University

This piece is in response to an article published in Times of India, where TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee asks, are Jadavpur University students protesting...

More Tabloid Misogyny from TOI

How low could one of the worst popular tabloid newspapers in India go? Well apparently a lot lower than we had imagined. I don’t...

Motherhood and Benevolent Misogyny

"These days, sexism is a bit like Meryl Streep, in a new film: sometimes you don’t recognise it straightaway. You can be up to...

Tear the Nexus: On the ongoing assault at Jadavpur University

The recent uprising of the students at Jadavpur University, standing up on the face of a hostile administration that is leaving no stones unturned...

A game of target naming: On Deepika, Shweta & Suzette

Let's play a game! That game would be victim-blaming, female shaming, target naming, scapegoat framing. All of them sides of the same multi-dimensional terrestrial...
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On the Mary Kom Biopic

This article goes on to explain the subtle and often hidden racist intents in mainstream Indian cinema which exoticises the Oriental.

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Equal Play, Equal Pay: The Gendered Pay Gap In Indian Cricket

The society has somehow undermined the work done by women and cited this as a reason, along with others, to maintain a significant pay gap in the workspace, even in the domain of cricket.
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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.