By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Jan 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sex workers in India have slammed a global conference on the abolition of prostitution, saying campaigners for the end of the sex trade failed to recognise some women were prostitutes out of ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
New Delhi:Nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as "Doctor Dadi" from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik are among the unsung heroes who were today named for Padma Shri. Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in artistic ...Mathrubhumi, 3 weeks ago
The year 2016 witnessed trial courts in Delhi dealing with high profile cases involving state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and liquor baron Vijay Mallya while the attack on JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar by men in black robes also made news. The image of ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
'I have a big problem with many designers and I will say this on record: a lot of designers make clothes for young boys, not women. They are so petite, who wears these clothes?' 'It's a very wrong idea of 'beautiful'.' 'Is brown beautiful? Of course.' 'Is black beautiful? Of course.' 'You should be unique; we should celebrate uniqueness.' Huma Qureshi on what really defines beauty. Photograph: Huma Qureshi/Instagram "Akshay sir must have told you guys I'm dominating," Huma Qureshi begins, ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
In an attempt to raise awareness about deep-rooted social issues that lead to violence against women, scores of people from over 300 districts in 25 states will take part in a campaign that will kick start in the national Capital on Sunday. Under the One ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
The Pune techie didn't escape strangulation. But she was a brave woman. She fought back. She said NO. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The awful murder of Pune Infosys IT professional, Rasila Raju by the office security guard, for unwanted attention ie eve-teasing, is another tragedy in a long list of similar calamities. The victim was brave enough to stand up for herself before she was strangled. Indeed she inspires the women of our country to fight back and say NO! Could the Pune ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Making a departure from the usual practice of giving honours to the who's who and pushers, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the prestigious civilian award – Padma Shri – to several unsung heroes who are doing their job silently and ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
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