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Piyasree Dasgupta

Nov 12, 2014

No women or dogs allowed in library: Aligarh Muslim Univ ban on girl students is a shame

According to a report in The Times of India, the AMU VC turned down a plea from the students of the Women's College to access the Maulana Azad Library saying that they would 'attract' more boys. #Aligarh Muslim University #AMU #Education in India #Gender discrimination #India #misogyny #sexism #Sexual violence

Oct 28, 2014

Singur farmers to Saradha scam: Why Mamata is desperate to kiss and make up with Tata

The Trinamool Congress' official Twitter handle threw up something rather unusual yesterday evening - a series of tweets on the Tata Group, all of them singing praises for the company and applauding the spectacular relationship the state government shares with it. #Amit Shah #Burdwan blast #CPM #Jadavpur police atrocities #Mamata Banerjee #Nandigram #Narendra Modi #Saradha scam #Singur #Tata Group #Tata Motors #Tatas

Sep 23, 2014

Dear TOI, it’s 2014: Slut-shaming Deepika Padukone over her cleavage is so passe

We hope the paper realises that while patting themselves on their back, their also patted the backs of an entire clan of creeps who would think nothing of pointing their mobile phones down a woman's cleavage in a crowded bus, or an empty bus stand. #Bollywood #Deepika Padukone #Gender #The Times of India #TOI copy on Deepika cleavage #Women