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?
RSS Women's Wing Camp taught young girls conflicting messages of empowerment with combat training and lessons on how to be a good mother.
A soldier's wife sent PM Modi a 56-inch blouse, a part of the trend of feminine symbols being used as "insults" in political protests.
Misogyny in the Indian political arena runs deep. Women politicians are constantly subject to vile sexist remarks targeting their appearance.
At the core of this mindset lies the assumption that women need "protection" because, god forbid, what if they exercise their right to choose their own partners for love or for marriage? The horror!
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