Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Right To Know, Is The Right To Live: On The Need To Save...

While the Lok Sabha passed The Right To Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, with 178 members voting in favour of the bill, and only 79 members voting against it, let us look back at the history of the Right to Information Act, which had been achieved through long struggles, still continuing till today.

Will Women Benefit From The Sitharaman Union Budget Of 2019?

Nowhere did the Finance Minister mention a policy initiative in Union Budget 2019to enhance the labour force participation of women which has created ripples in many discourses on women’s economic empowerment.
Challenging Patriarchy In The 17th Lok Sabha Oath-Taking Ceremony

Challenging Patriarchy In The 17th Lok Sabha Oath-Taking Ceremony

It would be justified to assert that Mahua Moitra, Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty are tackling patriarchy in the Lok Sabha.
Meet Mahua Moitra: The First Time MP of Krishnanagar

Meet Mahua Moitra: The Trending MP of Krishnanagar

Mahua Moitra, MP of Trinamool Congress rendered a powerful maiden speech talking about the seven signs of fascism under the BJP led NDA.
What The Modi Government Should Do For Indian Women?

What The Modi Government Should Do For Indian Women?

The Narendra Modi-led government owes it to the electorate to use this historic mandate to ensure that Indian women can finally lead an equal, empowered, and dignified life.
Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita from Prathipadu is making history by being the first Dalit Woman Minister in the cabinet of YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh.
Why The Women's Reservation Bill Is The Need Of The Hour

Why The Women’s Reservation Bill Is The Need Of The Hour

Reservations for women from Other Backward Classes (OBCs) has not been incorporated within the Bill, despite receiving recommendations from the Report examining the 1996 Women's Reservation Bill.
Meet the 6 Women in the Council of Ministers

Meet The 6 Women Politicians Who Have Become 2019 Cabinet Ministers

Six women swore in as cabinet ministers. Here is a list of these women with their portfolios and a brief account of their political careers.
Chandrani Murmu BJD Odisha Youngest MP Woman Tribal ST 2019

Meet Chandrani Murmu: The Tribal Woman Who Is Now India’s Youngest Ever MP

The 2019 elections gave us the 25-Year-Old Chandrani Murmu who created history by becoming the youngest MP in India’s History.
Remya Haridas: The Only Dalit Woman MP From Kerela

Remya Haridas: The Only Dalit Woman MP From Kerala In Lok Sabha 2019

Remya Haridas made history by becoming not only the sole woman candidate from Kerala to make it to the Lok Sabha but also the second Dalit woman from Kerala to do so.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.