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Dec 08, 2018
To be a devadasi in 1947: Read Srividya Natarajan's introduction to the world of a novice temple dancerSrividya Natarajan, the author of The Undoing Dance, writes about what a day in a young devadasi's life would be like — on the cusp of Independence
Jun 30, 2018
First Hand 2: Second volume of non-fiction graphic novel tells stories of exclusion, struggle in IndiaThe themes explored in First Hand 2 are healthcare, living as a single woman in India, communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and the lives of Devadasis, among others
Mar 26, 2018
On Parvathy, being a 'Feminichi', and women's ability to own and transform the insults hurled at themActress Parvathy has reclaimed the misogynistic insult 'Feminichi' and turned it on its head to proudly declare that she is a feminist | #FirstCulture
Jan 15, 2018
Behind the storm over Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu's comments over poet-saint AndalIncidents like the row over Vairamuthu's Andal comments only perpetuate a variety of misogyny | #FirstCulture
Dec 16, 2017
TM Krishna-MS Subbulakshmi row: What a thinkpiece on dance, devadasi system gets wrongDance had little to do with why the devadasi system was abhorrent to those who wanted to abolish it; it was for its god-awful abuse of girls
Dec 09, 2017
Amid TM Krishna-MS Subbulakshmi row, these are the questions that really deserve attentionAmid the dialogue over TM Krishna's comments regarding MS Subbulakshmi, the devadasi culture came under the spotlight once again, after several decades.
Jan 03, 2016
President signs off on laws governing crimes against SC and STs, Atomic EnergyA law enabling setting up of commercial benches in select high courts and another on arbitration for speedy settlement of high value business disputes are among five legislations which have got nod from President Pranab Mukherjee.
Dec 21, 2015
Parliament passes bill to protect SC, STs from crimesParliament on Monday passed a crucial bill that provides for stringent action against those involved in crimes against scheduled castes and tribes, wrongfully occupying their land or dedicating such women as a 'devadasi'.