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  • In defence of divorce

    08-02-2019 23:12:00

    Even today, a majority of Indian women cannot walk out of unhappy, incompatible or abusive marriages because they don't have the social and economic capital to do so

  • Tech's toll on humanity

    25-01-2019 22:37:00

    This week we saw a very different kind of response to people screaming for help as the waters rushed over their heads. A boat carrying 33 pilgrims capsized in a river in Karwar in Karnataka

  • Right to disconnect

    11-01-2019 21:37:00

    You may want to forget about work when you get home, but as likely as not, the work does not forget you

  • 2018 in A-Z

    28-12-2018 22:37:00

    Describing 2018 alphabetically

  • The politics of humility

    14-12-2018 22:07:00

    As a virtue, humility has seen better days

  • The game of gotra

    30-11-2018 21:11:00

    The hysterical circus over Rahul's gotra shows how India's political parties keep the religion/caste pot simmering

  • Wives who defend

    17-11-2018 02:33:00

    In the real world, the spectacle of a wife sticking up for a husband who faces allegations of sexual misconduct invariably evokes scorn

  • The fragility of faith

    02-11-2018 21:57:00

    India does not have a blasphemy law that is as draconian as the one in Pakistan

  • 'Main bhi' movie star

    19-10-2018 22:13:00

    Today, everyone can be a glittering star in the glamorous movies of their lives

  • In Durga's image

    05-10-2018 21:20:00

    This Durga Puja perhaps we could send up a prayer for more such enlightened judgments so the law can set women free wherever they are in chains

  • Schools for scandal

    21-09-2018 23:47:00

    Despite a slew of tough laws against rape, why do we repeatedly encounter an institutional reluctance to call it out?

  • Serena and sexism

    15-09-2018 00:13:00

    So were Ms Williams and her apologists right in insisting that her penalty, and hence her mighty temper tantrum while she was being outplayed, had to do with gender inequity?

  • Living with AI

    07-09-2018 22:17:00

    To be up close with the power and potential of AI can also be slightly unnerving

  • Angry gods

    24-08-2018 23:30:00

    What Gurumurthy was referring to was the plea in the Supreme Court challenging the ban on the entry of women of menstruating age to Kerala's Sabarimala temple

  • Rule of the wild

    10-08-2018 22:03:00

    When they are upon you and around you - menacing and feral and grinning because they know their power?