BJP And Feminism: How Has BJP Been Treating Indian Women?

A party with national prominence such as the BJP totes a venomous religiosity, that has berated the independence and self-reliance of women since the time of its inception.
Let's Talk About The Machismo In Politics And The Futility of it

Let’s Talk About The Machismo In Politics And The Futility of it

Machismo in politics has been present long before politicians started using chest measurements and other such shows of strength to spread their propaganda.
Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India's First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok Sabha Elections

Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India’s First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok...

Ashwathi Rajappan has filed their nomination from Ernakulam constituency where a high profile contest between major parties, the Indian National Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist), is underway.
Don't Want A Government that Does Not Care for Us: Highlights From The Manual Scavengers Manifesto

Don’t Want A Government that Does Not Care for Us: Highlights From The Manual...

The Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA) released the manual scavengers manifesto ahead of the 2019 General Elections calling for elimination of manual scavenging.
How The Indian Elite Almost Stopped India's Very First General Elections From Taking Place

How The Indian Elite Almost Stopped India’s Very First General Elections From Taking Place

Read to know how the upper classes' insecurities of democracy and the uncertainty it brought with it, almost derailed India's first general elections
Development For Whom?: What The 2019 BJP Manifesto Has To Say

Development For Whom?: What The 2019 BJP Manifesto Has To Say

The BJP manifesto has taken a strong stance against terrorism, expresses commitment towards national security and economic growth (oddly, yoga is discussed under economy) and dedicates an entire page to ‘bharatiya culture’.
Panels, Politics, and Penn (Women) In The Land Of Tamil Nadu

Panels, Politics, and Penn (Women) In The Land Of Tamil Nadu

Let's take a look at the toxic masclinity that has come to define Tamil Nadu news and politics greatly suffers from the lack of women representation.
Know Who You Are Voting For: On Criminals, Chowkidars, and Opposition Parties

Know Who You Are Voting For: On Criminals, Chowkidars, And Opposition Parties

As the General Elections of 2019 near and young and eager voters queue up to cast their first votes, it's imperative to make an informed decision after having a closer look at criminals, chowkidars, and oppositional parties.
Why Are 21 Million Women Voters Missing From The Electoral Rolls?

Why Are 21 Million Women Voters Missing From The Electoral Rolls?

The number of women voters missing from the statistics show that there are important gendered differences in voter registration and turnout that must be necessarily scrutinised to understand patterns of disenfranchisement.
Political Parties And Their Token Representation Of Women

Political Parties And Their Token Representation Of Women

Thee political parties look women-friendly simply by including women in photo ops to fool the masses, while simultaneously working to derail women's rise in society. Their representation of women thus becomes useless and toxic.

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Majili Review: An Ideal Wife Is The One Who Suffers In Silence And Submission

Majili Review: Why Is An Ideal Wife She Who Suffers In Silence And Submission?

Majili is a recent Telugu release, directed by Shiva Nirvana that stars Samantha Akkineni, Divyansha Kaushik, and Naga Chaitanya.

Being 33 And Single Is Not A Crime: Unpacking Criticism Against Unmarried Women

What we need to understand before we start criticising unmarried women is that marriage is a conscious choice, not an expected natural act that must 'happen'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.