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Women
Opinion  /  Published 17.03.20

New energy, newer mobilisations

In February, about 150 women domestic workers came together in Chennai to be heard and to be seen as women and as workers employed in the lowest rungs of the labour market. They proclaimed their ident...
By Kalpana Karunakaran

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

India lags in women's representation

The results of the general elections have thrown up a number of new things. The Bharatiya Janata Party made inroads into West Bengal and Odisha; people voted differently for state elections and Lok Sa...
By Santosh Kumar Biswal

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Scant reward for giant-killer Smriti

For a “giant killer”, Smriti Irani has ended up almost exactly where she was between July 18, 2017, and May 14, 2018, when she had additional charge of the information and broadcasting ministry al...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 09.03.20

Time right for women’s IPL: Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels that time is appropriate to set the ball rolling for a full-fledged Women’s Indian Premier League to unearth more talented players after the national team was outplayed in the T...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.20

What do today's women want?

Drama in real life. The throbbing world of Narendra Modi’s followers on social media — 53.3 million on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook, 35.2 million on Instagram and 32 million on the official Twi...
By The Editorial Board

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Sports  /  Published 07.03.20

The game changers

On International Women’s Day, The Telegraph celebrates the excellence of 10 phenomenal women whose accomplishments have had a transformative impact in the world of sport and beyond. ...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 06.03.20

BRIEFS: Krishan enters quarters

Vikas Krishan (69kg) entered the quarter finals of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers of boxing with a thumping win over Kyrgyzstan’s Nursultan Mamataly here on Friday. Krishan clinched a 5-0 triumph to m...
By Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.12.19

DCW chief hospitalised during hunger strike

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal, who was on a hunger strike to demand capital punishment for rapists within six months of their conviction, was taken to a hospital after she...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

2008 ‘encounter’ replay

Cyberabad police commissioner Vishwanath C. Sajjanar, whose team killed four gang-rape-and-murder suspects on Friday, has had a cult following as an “encounter” specialist and came under the scann...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

Speaking up for women is every citizen's responsibility

Sir — According to the United Nations, today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and countries worldwide are already taking to the streets to spread awareness. In...
By The Telegraph


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