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Najma Heptullah and Hindu debate Why not call ourselves Sindhus instead?

Aug 29, 2014

Najma Heptullah and Hindu debate Why not call ourselves Sindhus instead?

Both India and Hindu are terms used by foreigners to describe us. Why not opt for Bharatiya or Sindhus? #India #ToTheContrary #Sangh Parivar #RSS #Hindus #Bharat #Najma Heptulla #Indus
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There is now a consensus that the collegium system of appointing judges is outdated.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
Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Jul 24, 2014

Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Despite these scandals, Salman Khan is one of Indias most adored superstars and in the eyes of his fans, the actor can do no wrong. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #ToTheContrary #Journalism #Entertainment #Acting #Kick
The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #Health #Cigarettes #Second hand smoke #Dr harsh Vardhan #tax on cigarettes #RJ Reynolds
TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

Jul 18, 2014

TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

These rumours began circulating after Jairam Ramesh was spotted at the TISS Campus two weeks ago for a private meeting. #ToTheContrary #Jairam Ramesh #Tata Institute of Social Sciences #TISS #TISS Director