Talking about the problem of sexism in everyday life and the subtle ways in which it manifests itself, four women who have fought hard to change this spoke about their experiences. Social activist Renana Jhabvala, writer Meena Kandasamy, TV actor ... India Today, 1 month ago
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Criticizing the pro-LLRC US resolution passed at Geneva, Tamil Nadu based writer, activist and poet, Meena Kandasamy argues that Carrying out the diktats of such a document will only annihilate the genuine aspirations and right to self-determination ...Press Trust, 1 month ago
In Ramachandra Guha's recent book Patriots and Partisans, there is an interesting chapter titled The Rise and Fall of the Bi-lingual Intellectual. It focuses on the differing positions taken by Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore on the question ...Hindustan Times, 1 week ago In the land of English Vinglish Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
A recent story out of Delhi has the Twitterverse up in arms (thumbs? pointer fingers? whatever you type with). Kavita Krishnan, a prominent Delhi-based women's activist, was attacked viciously during a recent online chat on violence against women on ...Media Bistro, 1 week ago
What does a top woman journalist do when she is threatened regularly with gang rape and stripping on Twitter? And what about when her teenage daughter's name and details of her class and school are tweeted too? "It was very disturbing. I didn't ...BBC, 2 weeks ago
You chose to christen April, "Dalit history month". Why? Well, in 2002 I was involved as an editorial consultant with a short-lived bimonthly magazine called The Dalit founded by Dalit Media Network, which also runs Dalit Murasu, a monthly in Tamil.Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago
by Mahima Kaul Some of India's most prominant internet writers, researchers and policy analysts came together in Bangalore on 9 April to discuss "Strengthening Freedom of Expression on the Internet in India", organised by the . The subject has been ...Index on Censorship, 4 weeks ago
The day-long India Today Woman Summit & Awards 2013 held at The Hyatt Regency in New Delhi on Friday, April 19, 2013, threw light on women's status and what was needed to improve their standing in society. Prominent women speakers from all walks of ...India Today, 1 month ago
One of the respondents to her tweet, whose profile picture was the sacred Hindu symbol Om, asked her how she would react if someone wrote about the sex life of her parents without proof. Anshika said she wouldn't read the book. What followed was an ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
Is the online space as unsafe for women as the real world, especially if the woman in question is outspoken? The case of Adria Richards, a technology evangelist from San Francisco, has been trending on social networks over the past week, bringing to ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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