Susheela Majhi, secretary of Ama Sangathan, a tribal women's movement-turned-organisation, says after the noteban they could sell some brooms only locally while the inter-state sale came to a standstill.
Postpartum or postnatal depression is a mental condition associated with childbirth, manifesting within a couple of weeks after the delivery. While the condition could affect both the sexes, more women are reportedly prone to depression in child-bearing years.
Shrinath K, a resident of Idukki district in Kerala, cleared the exam by just downloading study material and listening to it on earphones to learn while he worked — for 24 hours at a stretch — starting from 9am to 9am the next day.
Women's Day feature: Using the Internet as their oyster, Pranjali Dubey, Aru Bose and Lyla FreeChild are three women, among many others, who are trying to encourage conversations on issues that are important to women — menstruation, consent, sexuality.
After students of Lady Sri Ram took to Instagram to post about the horrifying experience, another student of Jesus and Mary College shared a similar experience on Facebook. While the culprits in the latter case are yet to be found, the former attack, according to ANI, was carried out by a girl.
Gilu Joseph, the Malayalam actress breastfeeding a child on the now popular cover photo of a fortnightly magazine, speaks to indianexpress.com, responding to the controversies around the bold shoot, and the reactions the controversial cover has stirred up.
After the semen-filled balloon attack on a student of Jesus and Mary College under the garb of Holi, students and teachers organised a protest at the Delhi Police Headquarters in ITO today (March 1) at 11.00am.
Model, poet and writer Gilu Joseph has challenged patriarchy among several social norms by breastfeeding a baby on the Grihalakshmi cover photo. "I am extremely proud of my body and only I exercise rights over it. I only do things that I think is right for me, which is why I had no qualms in taking up this project," she told IE Malayalam in an interview.
This year, this nightmare of unwarranted assaults under the garb of celebrating Holi have already come for students of Lady Sri Ram college of Delhi University. Students of the college took to social media to share how they were hit with balloons filled with semen.
Shaken and in tears after being verbally abused for taking on popular comedy groups on covering feminism, stand-up comedian Aayushi Jagad and her co-writer Sumedh Natu wrote a post on Facebook, highlighting the struggle every woman faces every single day, just because she's a woman.
Aayushi Jagad and Sumedh Natu's video shows how AIB, known for being vocal about socio-political matters and those pertaining to gender equality and sexism, has also been using women as fillers in their videos, when the sketch in itself is not about women and largely targetting that particular audience.
On February 6 (Tuesday), as the world comes together to commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation, here is what the horrifying practice is about and the problems stemming from it.
Grammy Awards 2018: Taking things forward from the sea of black at the Golden Globe Awards, the stars at Grammys turned up with a white rose as boutonniere. Others used the platform to highlight other social issues.
Kruttika Susarla, a comic illustrator and graphic designer in Delhi, was part of the recently concluded Delhi Comic Arts Festival where she spoke on 'Personal in political' and intersectionality in gender matters.
Letters of Love was initiated in 2015 under the guidance of UNHCR-Gaziantep, Turkey, with the aim of reaching out to the tens of thousands of Syrian, Iraqi, Yazidi and Rohingya refugee children in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Bangladesh.
The multilingual song begins by "celebrating" the Supreme Court's August 24 judgement that the Right to Privacy is fundamental and natural and then goes on to address how Aadhar card is infringing into the private space of a citizen.
Javed Akhtar tweeted out a tribute on the demise of Thumri singer Girija Devi, with an 'autocorrect' typo, but the poet-lyricist was incessantly trolled even after he apologised. When will this culture of 'trolling just for the heck of it' really end?
As the narratives of both Naach Bhikhari Naach and Sing Along Dance Across progress, they not only divulge reversal of gender roles, but also emphasise on how politics of caste and a search for livelihood has resulted in co-option of the art forms.
Having begun on August 19, the Tihar Arts festival saw about 20 of the finest artists and sculptors from across the country collaborate with inmates to create what is the first arts exhibition in Tihar.