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Gender
Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Man’s world: Gender gap in labour markets

Women are disadvantaged in labour markets across the world. Gender disparities are quite pronounced in India. The remuneration, on average, is substantially lower for women compared to men. This anoma...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Women's Covid shield missing

The biological advantage that women have over men in surviving coronavirus infections observed in multiple countries appears missing in India, researchers have said in the country’s first study of a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 26.05.20

Men more at risk. Why?

For those philosophically pondering the possibility of a virus having emerged to “fix” the world, here is more food for thought: the novel coronavirus or Sars-Cov2 is killing far more men than wom...
By Koustubh Panda in

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Navy glass ceiling also sinks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that all women naval officers in the Indian Navy would be entitled to permanent commission, which would make them eligible for pension and other retirement benefits....
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.20

SC: No excuses for gender bias in Navy

The Supreme Court in a major verdict on Tuesday paved the way for granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Navy, saying a level playing field ensures that women have the opportunity t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.20

Harassment affront to women's equality: Supreme Court

Sexual harassment at the workplace is an “affront” to a woman’s fundamental right to equality, her right to live with dignity and to practice any profession or be part of any occupation, the Sup...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Silent call to stop torture of women

Rape, trafficking, acid attack, dowry death and other atrocities against women were the focus of a mime act enacted at a police programme to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday.The 30-minute pr...
By Neha Singh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.20

Calcutta teens spread word on need for education

Teenaged girls and boys urged adults to let their daughters complete their education and be financially independent instead of getting them married off early. The students, many of whom face discrimin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.03.20

Gender violence protesters hold Mexico schools

Anger at increasing violence against woman — and at seeing abusers go unpunished — has led students to take over at least 10 schools or departments at Latin America's largest university....
By AP in

Style  /  Published 29.02.20

Manish Arora talks inclusivity

Designer Manish Arora isn’t known for subtlety. His style is exaggerated, bold, over the top. He is sitting backstage, where models are scurrying around and getting ready for his big show on the ope...
By Ushnota Paul in


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