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Dec 06, 2017
Uttar Pradesh becomes first state to endorse Centre's triple talaq draft bill after Cabinet approves proposalYogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh regime has become the first state government to endorse the Modi government's draft bill that makes instant triple talaq
Dec 01, 2017
New law on triple talaq: Govt drafts bill, proposes instant divorce should be illegal and non-bailable offence, recommends 3-year jail term for husbandGiving instant triple talaq will be illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband, according to a draft law
Nov 29, 2017
India's growing affluence doesn't promise its women more rights, safety; ranks 131 of 153 in global indexA nation's economic well-being does not necessarily ensure gender parity or women safety, a new index concluded. India is an example of this disparity.
Nov 25, 2017
Bihar’s poorest women are changing their lives, with aid from Jeevika, a self-help initiativeA state-wide programme, Jeevika today involves over 8.2 million rural women in self-help groups
Nov 18, 2017
Sexual harassment debate rages, but little help for women employed in unorganised sectorWomen working in the unorganised sector need as much protection from sexual harassment as their sisters who work in established organisations | #FWeekend
Nov 18, 2017
Satara's women co-own the homes they live in: Why this is significant in Indian contextThe Dalit Mahila Vikas Mandal has been pushing for women in primarily agrarian Satara to be named in the title deeds of the homes and properties they live on
Nov 17, 2017
SC sets up medical panel in case of woman seeking nod to abort 28-week-old foetus with cardiac disorderThe Supreme Court on Friday set up a medical board comprising doctors from the AIIMS to ascertain the health condition of a 28-week-old foetus and the pregnant woman who wanted to abort it on the ground of abnormality.
Nov 17, 2017
Hardik Patel 'sex CD' row shows the double standards to which male and female celebrities are heldThe world didn't end for Kareena Kapoor, Andrea Jeremiah or Kim Kardashian when intimate videos became public. Neither does it end for Hardik Patel. The difference is that Patel doesn’t even have to pretend like something catastrophic has happened to him to gather public sympathy.
Nov 06, 2017
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman a 'bumbling hothead' who is bringing about economic and social reformSince his emergence as Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has set his sights firmly on reforms in the ultraconservative kingdom.
Nov 03, 2017
Secret Superstar: How Advait Chandan's film critiques Saudi Arabia, and nudges Hindus of GujaratSecret Superstar’s charm lies in conveying a range of meanings without taking recourse to preachy dialogues. This is why its critique of Saudi Arabia is compelling, it nudge to Gujarati Hindus inoffensive.