This historic judgement brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace into the mainstream discourse. Given the achingly slow pace of social progress in India, this is no small cause. IMAGE: A demonstrator takes part in a New Delhi protest rally in December 2012. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters. In 1997, the Supreme Court broke new ground for the cause of gender equality by setting out the first explicit definition of sexual harassment in the workplace and guidelines to deal with ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
It would be far more sensible for AAP to build on what they have achieved than to destroy what credibility they have by floating wild conspiracy theories, says Sankrant Sanu. IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, right, with Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh, addresses a press conference in New Delhi, March 15, 2016. Photograph: PTI Photo Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal excels in political theatre. It was this that built up the hype of AAP winning the election in Goa and Punjab.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The end of newspaper reporting will produce a landscape so barren that it will be terrifying, says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com I will write in this column, as often as I can, about the future. Meaning what we can anticipate in the next few years, when most of us will still be around. It is said that those of us who will live on to about 2045 or so might live forever. That being the year by when it will have been possible to create an artificial intelligence so ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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