25 years after women were given 33% reservation in local self-governance bodies, many women sarpanchs remain faceless wives and daughters-in-law.
The relevance of Ghashriam Kotwal’s critique of a totalitarian right-wing assumes a significant relevance at this political juncture.
When I became an activist with Students For Free Tibet, I realized even my citizenship was a privilege which I had to use to help those without.
Should we celebrate Nirmala Sitharaman’s victory as a sign of women’s “empowerment”? Having women visible in politics isn't enough to encourage equitable outcomes for women.
Hundreds of women assembled to demand passage of the long awaited 33% Reservation Bill in the monsoon session of the Lok Sabha.
Installing a army tank as a reminder of patriotism in university spaces doesn’t speak of the professed ‘sacrifice of soldiers at the borders’, but of the military culture of suppressing dissent.
The new President tweeted his notion of the ideal Indian woman, and it is fraught with harmful notions of honour, labour and nationalism.
Ram Nath Kovind's election is significant as he is India's 2nd Dalit president. However, BJP's concern with anti-caste politics is dubious.
By the reckoning of the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards, men are non-gender specific MPs, women supposedly need their own award category.
Now that the #NotInMyName protest is over, the unrest has settled, similar questions have been lingering in our minds- is it going to die out like every other time?
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