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In land of honour killings, BJPs 'love jihad' campaign is a death warrant

Aug 26, 2014

In land of honour killings, BJPs 'love jihad' campaign is a death warrant

BJP's campaign against from love jihad, will only tighten the patriarchal grip on young women, says womens rights activists from Uttar Pradesh. #ToTheContrary #BJP #UP #Crimes against women #Women's groups #Love jihad #Women's rights activists #Special Marriage Act #Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives
Video Why this Indian men's 'apology' to women doesn't work

Aug 14, 2014

Video Why this Indian men's 'apology' to women doesn't work

The video has men Rajit Kapur, Neil Bhoopalam, Meiyang Chang, Sorabh Pant who talk about how as Indian men they are disgusted by the fact that women don't feel safe in their own country. #ToTheContrary #Indian women #Gender #Women #Men #Crimes against women #India women
Opposing night shifts for women in factories Cong on wrong side of history

Aug 12, 2014

Opposing night shifts for women in factories Cong on wrong side of history

In the current climate of opposing anything the NDA government proposes, the Congress party has opposed even the right of women to work night shifts in factories. They are clearly on the wrong side of history. #ToTheContrary #Congress party #Gender #Women's rights #Factories Bill #Apprentices Bill #Women on NIght Shifts
CJI Lodha is wrong to bat for an opaque collegium system of appointing judges

Aug 12, 2014

CJI Lodha is wrong to bat for an opaque collegium system of appointing judges

There is now a consensus that the collegium system of appointing judges is outdated. So why is the CJI defending it? #India #ToTheContrary #Markandey Katju #Allahabad #Judicial accountability #Collegium System #Judicial Appointment #CJI RM Lodha
India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

Jul 25, 2014

India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

The issue of open defecation is not a new point in any analysis of maternal and child health. What is wrong is reducing it all to the religious preferences of Hindus and Muslims. #ToTheContrary #Hindus #Muslims #Sanitation #open defecation #Child Survival rates #Manusmriti #Hadith

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Apr 26, 2014

Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

In that sense, a selfie of the inked finger is a mark of pride of having discharged a duty well. #Politics #Bollywood #India #ToTheContrary #IPL #football #Voters #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Voter Selfie

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Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Aug 26, 2014

Different Recipes For Cooking Our Planet

Contrary to the desires of many, global warming continues unabated. Although the mean global surface temperatures have risen only slightly over the last 17 years ago, other parts of the Earth have warmed dramatically, soaking up the heat preferential...
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Aug 09, 2014

Out-of-State Clinic Is Central in Texas Abortion Law Fight

The state’s reliance on the New Mexico clinic is being disparaged by the law’s critics, who say that would be contrary to a recent abortion ruling in Mississippi... #Texas #New Mexico #Mississippi
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Aug 19, 2014

How Millennials Can Become Millionaires

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the amount of student debt, choice of college major or even past interview failures that prevent many recent graduates from achieving wealth... #Texas #New Mexico #Mississippi