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Shiv Sena likens BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over anti-women remarks, questions BJP's silence on issue
Politics

Shiv Sena likens BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over anti-women remarks, questions BJP's silence on issue

The Shiv Sena sought to know why the ruling BJP, which is generally quick to label the opposition as anti-nationals if they raise its voice on issues concerning the country, was silent over Kadam's remarks.

Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance
Life

Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance

What a visit to Rajasthan's palaces, where reminders of the women who committed sati still exist, taught a writer about the way women are treated in the state | #FirstCulture

Swara Bhasker on Padmaavat letter: 'Didn't expect it to create controversy; good to have difference in opinions'
Entertainment

Swara Bhasker on Padmaavat letter: 'Didn't expect it to create controversy; good to have difference in opinions'

Swara Bhasker says the questions she raised in her Padmaavat open letter were legitimate and should've become a part of national level discussion

Padmaavat: Deepika Padukone says 'jauhar scene' must be seen in context of period it's set in
Entertainment

Padmaavat: Deepika Padukone says 'jauhar scene' must be seen in context of period it's set in

Deepika Padukone discusses the controversial jauhar scene, open threats and collaborating with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the third time in Padmaavat

RSS leader Krishna Gopal defends 'jauhar', calls it 'form of resistance', not discriminatory practice against women
India

RSS leader Krishna Gopal defends 'jauhar', calls it 'form of resistance', not discriminatory practice against women

RSS leader Krishna Gopal said that 'jauhar', an ancient practice of mass self-immolation by Rajput women to avoid being captured by foreign invaders, was a form of resistance and not a "discriminatory" practice against women

Maharashtra BJP minister seeks ban on Padmavati, writes to Devendra Fadnavis and CBFC
India

Maharashtra BJP minister seeks ban on Padmavati, writes to Devendra Fadnavis and CBFC

Maharashtra tourism minister Jaykumar Rawal on Tuesday demanded a ban on the screening of the controversy-ridden film "Padmavati" in the state.

Padmavati row: Rajput Sabha should focus on the real issues facing the community and its women
India

Padmavati row: Rajput Sabha should focus on the real issues facing the community and its women

There is no dearth of real issues — the ones that affect the lives of Rajasthani women, especially Rajput — that need the community's attention and outrage