Failing the girl students

The Supaul incident highlights the decline of the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya — an education scheme that has waited in vain for a long-term policy to guide its progress.

"It is time India realised it must move to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue in accordance with the UN SC resolutions & the wishes of the Kashmiri people," Pakistan PM Imran Khan said. (File)
View from the neighbourhood: Citizenship vs rights

Sarah Hyder, an International relations and law researcher, argues in Dawn that granting them citizenship “will not solve the problems of refugees”.

In Good Faith: To believe, or not to believe

No belief system is worth veering to the extremes for. The political history of countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia bears testimony.

A Moment Of Rupture

Women are speaking and they are angry. There’s a new language of dissent.

A new Other

In Gujarat, violence against migrants represents a reconfiguration of the state’s ideological repertoire.

The MeToo revolution

With #MeToo we are in a much more intense phase of the Revolution which is sweeping India.

Replacement Hunt

The government is searching for a reliable replacement for CBI chief Alok Verma, who retires in January next year.

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Who lit the fire?

A young man representing these two parties appeared on television channels and attempted to mislead believers and argue against women’s entry.

Can MeToo get beyond me

There is much that can be done by MeToo pioneers to improve conditions in the workplace for these most voiceless and vulnerable of India’s working women.

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We have failed our children

While ‘Right to Education’ vastly expanded enrolment of children, not enough attention was paid to the quality of the schools, the teachers and the instruction.

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Blinded by Andhadhun

Celebration of the thriller points to a hunger for new narratives in Hindi cinema

Migrant and nation

Pakistan’s inability to govern its territory effectively is in large measure due to its burgeoning refugee population

The inevitability of MeToo

The global movement is the unfinished business of the 21st century

Jharkhand: Probe ordered into death of two minors due to alleged malnutrition at govt-aided shelter home
Nutrition On My Plate

Dietary diversity can make food system nutrition-sensitive, climate-resilient.

The Urdu Press: #MeToo and Akbar

Inquilab on October 16, a day before M J Akbar’s resignation asks in its editorial, after detailing Harvey Weinstein’s case; “ (but) can in India without evidence proved in Court, such behaviour by men be checked?”.

Economic Graffiti: An evening in Florence

In one of the cradles of civilisation, the joys of travel are revealed in its artefacts, people and the traveller’s faux pas.

The end of digital history

The digital planet’s high points — US, Europe, India — are losing ground to China.

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The battle after Dussehra

Vijayadashmi is melancholic because the real and deep evil will surface only now, after the political triumph over Ravana has been achieved

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An exit, a beginning

M J Akbar’s resignation from the Union government is a seminal moment in India’s Herstory.

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Boys And Their Bathrobes

#MeToo India has squashed clichés once linked with victims of sexual harassment.

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