At a press conference to promote his upcoming film Sanju, Ranbir Kapoor, with director Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra also present, was asked to comment on the prevalence of casting couch. His response has left many aghast on social media.
Dismissing the tweets as ‘classic example of fake news’, Kanhaiya Kumar reportedly said that he is in his seventh and final year of the integrated MPhil-PhD programme that he had enrolled in 2011. His thesis, which is in its final stage, will be submitted by July 21, 2018.
After the horror that was spread by Kathua and Unnao rape cases, RJ Naved, who is known for taking an empathetic stand on social issues, apparently got a criminal lawyer on line to explain what the rape laws in the country are.
Arguing that ‘women are not rehabilitation centers for men’, a psychologist and parenting coach on Facebook makes a poignant point that getting men married off because their general demeanour needs to be fixed is absolutely unfair to the women they’re wedded to.
The beautiful, stirring poem chronicles the life of a dark-skinned woman from the time she was born to the time she becomes a mother herself, and how she faces the society’s presumptions and stereotypes against dark-skin.
Sania Mirza tweeted condemning the horrific rapes and a Twitter user replied to her that ‘last he checked’ she was ‘married into Pakistan’ and, hence, ‘was no longer an Indian’ to tweet about these issues.
Shared ‘anonymously’ on Pakistan Speaks, a Facebook page, the photo was posted by somebody on behalf of their friend. The man flashed and started touching himself sitting on his bike after parking it in front of a van parked in Lahore, according to the post.
The chilling details of Kathua rape and murder case and Unnao rape case have brought many on social media together, as they strongly asked for justice for the Kathua girl and speedy investigation in both the cases.
Referring to the MeToo movement, Tony Robbins had said ‘If you use the #MeToo movement to try to get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else, you have not grown an ounce. All you’ve done is basically use a drug called significance to make yourself feel good.’
The Facebbook post explains how it is far less painful and complicated for a man to undergo vasectomy as a form of permanent sterilisation and questions why wouldn’t one go for the easier solution than resorting to making women go through a more complex procedure.
In addition to the uses that a condom can be ideally put into, people have been snorting up condoms through their noses to then pull it out from their mouths. The dangerous trend was first identified doing the rounds way back in 2013 after a video, apparently dating back to 2007, went viral.
This mother emphasised on how joking about pregnancy is never acceptable, given how many are probably struggling to deal with their miscarriages. This year, as she expects her second child with her husband, she took to Facebook again to reinstate how the pain of ‘missing someone you never even met in the first placed’ never ceases.
Now, more than the contempt-filled video the two women shared on social media showing them vandalising the Arizona mosque, it is the love and support that the religious centre got thereafter, that is making news, especially on the Internet.
After the Kerala professor’s apparent comment on Muslim girl students’ way of dressing went viral, enraged students took to the streets to march in protest while others took to the Internet in anger.
The video was shot by onlookers, who are heard trying to stop the woman from beating her grandmother. According to iemalayalam.com, the old woman has been admitted into Athani, a shelter home in Kannur, Kerala, and the police has filed a case against Deepa.
A popular morning show, Jago Pakistan Jago, recently hosted a bridal make-up contest and asked MUAs to turn dusky models into beautiful brides. Moreover, instead of simply calling dark-skinned models, they used a dark foundation on the skins of fair models.
Like the experiment, the name of the joint is also significant. The restaurant is named after 19th-century South African woman infamously paraded as a “freak show” in Europe. The Black woman who died at the age of 26, was ridiculed owning to her protruding buttocks as she suffered from steatopygia.
After days of backlash, finally, Safinaz Munir, one of the founders of Sana Safinaz, said the backlash against the brand was unwarranted. They later also issued an apology and tried to explain why they selected Kenya in the first place, but to little avail.
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.
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.
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.
This old video still holds relevance today, as it shows a teenage kid going to different shops, trying to buy beer, cigarettes, racy magazines and lottery tickets and getting turned down by each shopkeeper because he was too young to possess any of these legally. The gun purchase took minutes!
While Taslima Nasreen goes on to tweet that “men have to give up on misogyny to let half of human species live safely”, she initially reacts to the horrific incident of a man masturbating in a Delhi bus by saying that it should not seen as a “big crime” in the era of “rape culture”. “Men should rather masturbate, than rape and murder.