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» 2017-11-02

Ashokan Mani, who has accused the Popular Front of India of trying to kidnap his daughter into Syria, today said he had no problems with his daughter converting to Islam […]

» 2017-10-13

Gender activists and others waiting for today’s Supreme Court judgment on the entry of women into Kerala’s Sabarimala temple were slightly disappointed today after the court refused to rule one […]

» 2017-09-06

Laws to protect Indian women who are abandoned by their NRI (non-resident Indian) husbands or foreign partners to be finalised soon, said Rakesh Srivastava, Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child […]

» 2017-06-30

Union ministry of women & child development has expressed its consternation at its minister Maneka Gandhi being painted as insensitive by the media following a rather lively interaction between the […]

» 2017-03-23

A well-publicized scheme for ensuring security for women in public road transport unveiled in the wake of the brutal ‘Nirbhaya’ rape and murder of in December 2012 seems to have ground […]

» 2017-01-28

A government doctor in Kerala has come under criticism on social media for taking a Polio vaccination awareness class for women from behind a veil. According to local media reports, nearly 100 women […]

» 2017-01-05

It’s amusing to see men from Bangalore share posts on Facebook about how Bangalore is a safe city. And that, what happened on New years’ was just alcohol-induced. Firstly, dear […]

» 2016-05-05

The latest horror story to come out of Kerala has forced residents in this largely peaceful state to rethink their reliance on migrants — mostly from Bangladesh — for carrying […]

» 2016-02-12

The Governing Council of TERI appointed former finance secretary Ashok Chawla as its new chairman and said RK Pachauri will be on leave. “Dr. R.K. Pachauri, who had been at […]

» 2016-02-05

The Supreme Court today sent notice to the central government in a case based on a complaint by a Muslim woman that the divorce laws applied to her in India […]

» 2016-02-04

The government today said that it will push amendments for increasing to 50 per cent the reservation for women in Panchayats from 33 percent in the coming Budget session of […]

» 2014-09-18

Love Jihad may not bring the rosiest memories for the Bharatiya Janata Party, but some of its supporters are definitely in no mood ‘abandon’ the cause. Pramod Mutalik, chief of […]

» 2014-06-24

Close to half of India’s girls are married before the age of 18, and one in five is married even before she turns 15, a report by Dasra, a philanthropic […]