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When Leila Seth became a victim of gender bias!

Leila Seth, the first woman chief justice of a high court, says she was a victim of gender bias during initial years of her service but put her foot down and learnt how to become an umpire from being a player. Eighty-four-year-old Seth started her ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

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The Freepress Journal, 2 months ago

The gay child needs more love: Leila Seth on Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth has something to clarify.There's a limerick going around the Internet that's supposedly by him mockingBBC presenter Jeremy Clarkson for his Christmas special that made fun of Indian culture. Seth says he didn't write the limerick. "I was ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago
Pune Mirror

All seth for justice

In town to deliver a talk on 'demand inheritance, not dowry', a former chief justice on laws close to her heart. Gently pushing herself forward on a bench at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Leila Seth chuckles, "Well, I can't push ...
 Pune Mirror4 weeks ago

TedX conclave talks of women's trials, triumphs

MUMBAI: It took three questions from a senior lawyer for Leila Seth to prove her persistence. First, she was asked to get married, par for the course even for a young lawyer in the 1950s trying to train with a senior in the profession. When answered ...
 Times of India1 month ago

India needs a law to deter marital rape

Prone to misuse Women should not use the law as a vindictive tool.Photo: GETTY The late Justice VR Krishna Iyer had emphasised the importance and the interpretation of the term Rule of Law. According to him, Rule of Law must run closely to the ...
 Tehelka1 month ago
The Freepress Journal

100 years of Prudential Banking

12:10 am Though almost 70 years have elapsed after our Independence and we have over 70 commercial banks in the country there have been few histories of banks. We have the impressive history of the State Bank of India by Prof. Amiya Bagchi, the ...
 The Freepress Journal3 days ago

'Demand inheritance, not dowry'

"When people came to us with work, our male colleagues would say, 'Why are you giving her work, she's a woman; after some time, she will go away.' "If you're one in 26, there is going to be bias. The first woman chief justice of a state in India, Leila Seth, talks about the problems she faced when she started her career as a young lawyer and tells us how she went on to fight male bias and discrimination. It is not every day that you meet a personality like Leila Seth. The first woman chief ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Mumbai Mirror

Peer Review

The page that won't rest in peace till it reads rest in peace PEER REVIEW Amitabh Bachchan scans the crowd at an event in Mumbai on Wednesday What he does best HE was in the news earlier this year for paying a price when he turned up late to ...
 Pune Mirror3 weeks ago

India's First Gay Marriage Ad Sparks New Battle About Caste

The advertisement in the matrimonials section of the Indian tabloid Mid-Day , in late May 2015, was almost mundane: "SEEKING 25-40, well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian GROOM ... (36, 5 11") who works with an NGO, Caste No Bar (Though IYER ...
 MSNBC Newsweek4 weeks ago

Mumbai hosts India's first TEDxGatewayWomen meet

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS 11 women share their stories of triumphs and tribulations There were cheers, tears and rapt silence as 11 women laid bare their stories of triumph, tribulation and unique innovation to a packed ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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