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Gender Bias
Opinion  /  Published 13.07.20

Hurry up: women in Army

The obstacles on the path towards equality in India are many. The patience of people and institutions working towards achieving it is thus bound to run thin. The Supreme Court had to remind the Centre...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Army: 1 month for women officers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a month to the defence ministry to grant permanent commission to women officers in the army after the government said it could not comply with the court’s Febru...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Court shoots down gender bias in army

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the government to grant permanent commission to all women army officers, including those in combat areas, dismissing the government’s argument of physiological a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

End gender bias in Army: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army within three months, terming the Centre's argument of physiological limitations a...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.19

AIIMS study bares gender bias in health care

Men outnumber women in outpatient consultations across diverse medical specialities at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, doctors reported on Wednesday, presenting fresh evidence ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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Books  /  Published 30.08.19

Toni Morrison: A piercing gaze never needed blue eyes

Toni Morrison, who passed away on August 5, almost always had a piercing gaze and an imposing presence in pictures. However, fans and journalists who met her said that she was actually gentle and at e...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Women’s health is not considered important enough

Inequality is a concept that most Indians, especially women, are familiar with. Many a study has outlined how women are deprived of even the most basic necessities. Take, for instance, the recent stud...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

The sexism of AI is the sexism of the tech industry

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By The Editorial Board

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

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Govt: Women weaker, have to care for kids

The following are some of the reasons the Centre cited in court in defence of discrimination against women officers:Women officers, unlike men in the same arm or service, are not employed in hazardous...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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