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  • 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?

  • Age of unreason

    27-07-2018 22:36:00

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines anti-intellectualism as hostility to intellectual reasoning. This is exactly what we are witnessing in India now

  • The law is an ass

    13-07-2018 22:55:00

    When will we stop hearing these homilies about the 'sanctity of marriage'?

  • Bring on the lust

    29-06-2018 22:16:00

    Lust Stories scores because it offers vignettes of reality in the lives of modern Indian women

  • Call of the beard

    16-06-2018 01:13:00

    The world would be an awfully boring place if most men went around with facial hair, says the author

  • Victory in Ireland

    02-06-2018 00:39:00

    Those who campaign against abortions say that they speak for the unborn child

  • Wanted: Real feminist men

    18-05-2018 22:29:00

    Schneiderman's monumental hypocrisy, his rotten double life as a public feminist and a private misogynist, reminded me of another expose

  • Calls in the cloud

    04-05-2018 21:29:00

    In-flight calls won't be cheap, of course. But my bet is that there'd be plenty of people who'd be happy to pay for them and then do paisa vasool by yelling at the top of their voices

  • Who's afraid of the death penalty?

    20-04-2018 23:53:00

    Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi declared last week that her ministry was in favour of amending the POCSO Act to make the rape of minors below 12 years carry the death sentence

  • Super spy girl: US President Donald Trump's new CIA pick Gina Haspel

    17-03-2018 05:59:00

    Ms Haspel hasn't been greeted with the avalanche of media gush that inevitably follows a woman who becomes the first among her gender to get a top job, says the author

  • Sensation sells: Indian media under fire over coverage of Sridevi's death

    03-03-2018 05:59:00

    Indeed, it seemed that TV channels were ready to plumb below rock bottom in their frenzied prospecting for TRP gold