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Thursday, May 26, 2022



MMRDA adopts gender-related findings to make Metro commute accessible and appealing to women

May 02, 2022 9:43 pm

MMRDA is also aiming to increase the number of women working in Metro operations, including as station controllers, security staff and ticketing personnel, said MMRDA commissioner SVR Srinivas.

The India Art Fair has artists questioning gender stereotypes and celebrating femininity

May 01, 2022 3:08 pm

Art reflects society but also attempts at bringing a change. Among its numerous other highlights, the India Art Fair (IAF) 2022 also has several artists questioning gender stereotypes. Here is a look at some of the works intended at that.

CBSE Class 10 English paper receives backlash for alleged gender stereotyping

December 14, 2021 11:22 am

In the class 10 exam conducted on Saturday, the question paper carried a comprehension passage with sentences like "emancipation of women destroyed the parent's authority over the children" among others.

United States issues its first passport with 'X' gender marker

October 28, 2021 7:09 am

The United States has issued its first passport with an "X" gender designation for people who don't identify as male or female.

'Rest in power': Netizens express grief on Kamla Bhasin's death

September 25, 2021 6:54 pm

On her demise, Prashant Bhushan tweeted, "Kamla Bhasin was not only a women's rights activist, but also a philanthropist..."

Ira Khan objected to 'gendered nouns' when called Aamir Khan's 'son'

May 18, 2021 12:07 pm

The 24-year-old always puts out content that is quirky and super-relatable

Halsey feels 'most authentic' about her updated pronouns 'she/they'

March 24, 2021 4:26 pm

"I am happy with either pronouns..." the singer has shared

Farmers' protests witness gender, age shift, all courtesy

December 04, 2020 3:24 pm

While there were big protests by farmers in 2017, 2018 and even before Lok Sabha polls in 2019, with even the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) protesting in Delhi several times with participation of farmers from Punjab, but such large scale participation of women and youth was not seen back then.

Choosing toys for your toddler: Keep it safe and gender neutral

December 02, 2020 12:52 pm

When we—as parents—are choosing toys for our child, we should overcome gender stereotypes attached to the toys

Barefoot parenting: This Mumbai couple is giving their son a gender neutral, gadget-free childhood

September 28, 2020 12:36 pm

'Neo is completely a gadget-free child. We do not even have a television at home!'


‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became ‘Notorious’

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

“On the Basis of Sex” does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it.

Six female politicians tells us the hate and judgment they have to deal with

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

The number of women running for office is increasing. But for many, harassment and discrimination is a persistent reality. We spoke with six female candidates about how they have persevered.

Gender gap in higher education is reducing: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

As more eligible Indians (18-23 years of age) sign up for higher education, it is important to note that the gender gap is also closing. A look at the Gross Enrolment Ratio in today’s #NewsInNumbers.

Kareena first broke news of doing `Ki and Ka` to Saif

February 17, 2016 5:41 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was very excited when director R.Balki approached her for his upcoming film ‘Ki and Ka.’And the first person to know about this was of course, her nawab, Saif Ali Khan.During the trailer launch, Kareena said that Saif was extremely proud after seeing the first promo of the film. Actor Arjun Kapoor, who was really happy to receive praise from Saif, said it is an honour for him to get appreciated by someone who has mastered the art of portraying playful characters.‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.The film, which redefines stereotypical roles of genders, will see Kareena in the character of an ambitious marketing manager while Arjun Kapoor essays the role of a homemaker.The film is scheduled to release on April 1.

R.Balki’s `Ki and Ka` a comical twist to gender `stereotypical` roles

February 17, 2016 5:41 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Director R.Balki is yet again all set to leave audience spellbound with his upcoming romantic drama film, `Ki and Ka.`The director is attacking stereotypical representation of genders in the society through the film by switching and redefining the roles of the male and female protagonists.Balki is extremely proud of his leads Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, because both actors do not forgot their identities while swapping ‘stereotypical’ gender roles.Arjun plays woman of the house and Kareena plays the role of a man in the film, and by doing so, they give a subtle message to society that interchanging gender responsibility is nothing to be ashamed of but a way to make this world a better place to live in.`Ki and Ka`, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, will release on April 1.

Every man should watch `Ki and Ka`, says Arjun Kapoor

February 17, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor agrees that before his upcoming rom-com ‘Ki and Ka’, he never understood how selfless housewives are, and that’s the reason why he wants every man to watch this flick. Arjun believes that ‘Ki and Ka’ is a conversation starter, but not an opinion. It is a way to make society realise that anything and everything cannot be measured on the basis of gender. The actor also said that no gender has the right to overpower the other. ‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.

Activists react as women stopped on way to Shani temple

January 26, 2016 5:41 pm

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jan 26 (ANI): Women activist Abha Singh on Tuesday condemned the move to stop women activists on their way to Maharashtra's Shani Shingnapur temple and said that they should be allowed to enter the temple premises and offer prayers as the Constitution of India grants equal rights to both gender. She stated that the temple's administration should adhere to the Indian Constitution and thus allow the women to enter the temple and offer their prayers. Another woman activist Pramila Nesargi echoing similar sentiments said it was strange that women do not get equal rights with respect to the other gender in a country where women goddesses are worshipped.