Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Sign of red: Women as property

A marriage may break down for a million reasons. The Gauhati High Court granted divorce to a man and woman with a history of disagreements, although a family court had earlier dismissed the husband&rs...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.20

Too hot to handle

Sir — It is difficult to keep one’s cool when people, including world leaders, downplay the urgency of preventing global warming. But a recent study indicates that they might have to take the heat...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Notice on sexist jibe at Jamia student

The Delhi Commission for Women has sent a notice to police to file cases over the “vilification campaign” against a pregnant Jamia Millia Islamia student, arrested for alleged involvement in prote...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.19

What witch hunt deaths say about India

Many citizens of New India are particularly fond of talking about the glories of Indian civilization. And yet, the hallmark of a civilized society is its freedom from superstition and regressive pract...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.19

Technology is being used to make life worse

Sir — Technological advancement, one had hoped, would do away with superstition and other unscientific practices. Instead, technology seems to have become the means of propagating age-old prejudices...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

Defying definition: misogyny in the dictionary

What’s in a synonym? She who is called a woman would still be subjected to everyday forms of sexism if she were called ‘baggage’, ‘filly’ or ‘petticoat’. Perhaps that is why these terms ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

Cricket's culture of toxic masculinity must go

The integrity of the gentleman’s game has been, on occasion, brought to disrepute by the gentlemen themselves. For instance, cricketers have been fined — even banished — for bringing the game to...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.19

Donald Trump: Just the facts

Sometimes it’s worth stepping back to look at the full picture.President Donald Trump has pressured a foreign leader to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.He urged a foreign country to...
By David Leonhardt / New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised. In July, a 22-year-old woman had alleged that the president of the owners’ association of her housing complex refused to entertain her request to allow a work...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.19

Ruchira woman cries double defamation

A 22-year-old woman who had accused the president of her housing society of refusing to listen to her complaint about a leaking tap because she was in shorts and a top alleged on Friday that she had b...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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