Opinion  /  Published 26.02.20

Unrealistic goal

Sir — Cases of tuberculosis are on the rise in India. Yet, the Union health minister, Harsh Vardhan, has set a goal of eradicating TB from India by 2025. One problem with TB is that it is often cons...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

Why should rules of worship be carved in stone?

It is all a question of priorities. So for the Union minister for textiles, Smriti Irani, it would be natural to think first of textile products or commodities related to these. It proves her dedicati...
By The Editorial Board

Technology  /  Published 25.08.19

Wearable therapy could help ease period pain

A team led by a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has developed the world’s thinnest wearable hot water bottle to relieve menstrual pain in ...
By Liz Do in Toronto

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Principal held after period test in Gujarat

Police on Monday arrested four persons, including the principal of the Gujarat college, where authorities allegedly forced over 60 girls to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruatin...
By PTI in Bhuj(Gujarat)

India  /  Published 14.02.20

‘Period test’ in hostel

Over 60 girls studying in a college in Gujarat’s Bhuj were allegedly forced by hostel officials to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruating.The alleged incident took place on F...
By PTI in Bhuj(Gujarat)


Gujarat  /  Published 14.02.20

NCW scanner on college for strip check

As many as 68 undergraduate hostellers were allegedly paraded through the college into the restroom and forced to individually remove their undergarments to prove that they were not menstruating, the ...
By Our bureau and agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Ugly truth behind a strip search

The role of education is inextricably linked with emancipation and the broadening of mindsets and cultural practices. It is thus a sign of the nation’s failure to uphold the progressive ideals assoc...
By The Editorial Board

Health  /  Published 23.11.19

The wiser woman

Menopause is a critical time in a woman’s life. Due to the decline of estrogen production, various bio-physiological challenges seem to arise during this phase. Studies have reported an increased ri...
By Kaushik Talukdar

India  /  Published 18.02.20

Reason on period goes to the dogs

A religious leader in Gujarat has said that menstruating women who cook food for their husbands will take birth as dogs in their next life while men having such food will be reborn as bullocks. Swami ...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.18

Sabarimala protests are backward and anti-humane

When hundreds of women join massive protests against a verdict in favour of women’s equality, something is deeply wrong. The Supreme Court has ruled that the ban in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple agai...
By The Editorial Board


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