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Aug 11, 2017
Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.
Jul 20, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Video of couple brutally beaten up in Maharajganj goes viral; police arrests twoA video of a couple being thrashed by goons in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district surfaced on social media after which the police arrested two accused
Jul 13, 2017
Brutal treatment of domestic help in Noida reflects how housing societies distill class, caste prejudiceUrban housing societies distill every class and caste prejudice and they are turning even more unapologetic about it. This aligns perfectly well with our current national sentiment.
May 27, 2017
From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress womenFrom triple talaq to honour killings, sati, johar, infanticide — why are traditions that harm women seen as protective mechanisms?
Apr 18, 2017
IIT-Delhi dress code: Varsity asks girls to wear 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House DayIIT Delhi asked girls to come in 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day in a notice issued to students on Tuesday, says media reports.
Apr 12, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's Hindu Yuva Vahini thrashes couple in UP on suspicion of 'love jihad'Hindu Yuva Vahini — founded by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath — is at it again.
Apr 02, 2017
Anti-Romeo squad row: Prashant Bhushan calls Lord Krishna 'legendary eve teaser', BJP files complaintLawyer Prashant Bhushan stirred up a firestorm on social media after weighing in on the Uttar Pradesh government's anti-Romeo squads, which are supposed to curb the harassment of women.
Mar 24, 2017
Yogi Adityanath Raj: What Uttar Pradesh needs is a chief minister, not a darogaMuch of this emanates from enigmatic political personae of Yogi Adityanath, who does not easily conform to established tenets of a modern state.
Mar 22, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Intense media scrutiny may actually work in his favourYogi Adityanath, no stranger to controversies, will get more than his fair share of media coverage which could be a good thing.
Mar 19, 2017
Moral policing for political points: Fringe groups are harassing couples to enter the mainstreamThe thing is for small ‘parties’ or small politicians in big parties, there can be no easier agenda than fixing ‘immoral’ couples or policing women.