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Why raising the legal age of marriage for women is more posturing than progress
India

Why raising the legal age of marriage for women is more posturing than progress

Every girl isn’t born into an ‘ideal’ home, an ‘ideal’ society with an ideal amount of wealth and security and to make the argument that conforms to the State’s preferences is in their best possible interest

Last rites of George Fernandes to take place on Wednesday; ex-defence minister had been suffering from Alzheimer's
India

Last rites of George Fernandes to take place on Wednesday; ex-defence minister had been suffering from Alzheimer's

The last rites of former defence minister George Fernandes, who passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 88, will be performed on Wednesday, said social activist and former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly. Jaitly is currently at Fernandes' residence.

Jaya Jaitly on her memoir 'Life Among the Scorpions', and being a woman in politics
Politics

Jaya Jaitly on her memoir 'Life Among the Scorpions', and being a woman in politics

Jaya Jaitly spoke with Firstpost about her memoirs, 'Life Among the Scorpions', what it's like to be a woman in Indian politics, the infamous Tehelka sting operation, and George Fernandes

Jaya Jaitly in memoir makes claims about Sonia Gandhi and Tehelka, Narendra Modi and Gujarat riots
Politics

Jaya Jaitly in memoir makes claims about Sonia Gandhi and Tehelka, Narendra Modi and Gujarat riots

Jaya Jaitly has accused the Congress of having a hand in the Tehelka sting 'Operation West End' in her autobiography.

To Jaya Jaitly, others in Tehelka sting: Preying on Tejpal now is opportunism
India

To Jaya Jaitly, others in Tehelka sting: Preying on Tejpal now is opportunism

Tarun Tejpal’s personality, character, functioning, actions, mistakes, however objectionable, do not make all those caught on the Operation West End tapes innocent.

SC allows Jaya Jaitly to visit George Fernandes
India

SC allows Jaya Jaitly to visit George Fernandes

Former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly was today allowed by the Supreme court to meet her party colleague, bed-ridden and Alzheimer's-hit former Defence Minister George Fernandes once every fortnight for 15 minutes.

Jaya Jaitly wants to visit George Fernandes, SC issues notice
India

Jaya Jaitly wants to visit George Fernandes, SC issues notice

Jaitly has sought to overturn a high court judgment preventing her from meeting with George Fernandes, who is presently staying with his wife.