Indian epics and myths candidly dealt with sensitive gender-related issues. They grappled with the manner in which the society should treat the third gender
The inability to marry leads to other discriminations in areas like medical and retirement benefits. The inability to adopt children is worse
New research proves that sexual desires depend on one’s DNA. But hormones and social environment also matter
Times are changing in India. As this sex survey shows, more people feel empowered to exercise their sexual choices and physicality
The Prime Minister's overarching scheme for holistic nourishment (POSHAN) is banking on its Preraks (assistants) to spread the good word on nutrition in rural areas
Acute lack of geriatric care in India and lack of a voice for senior citizens is making life impossible for the elderly community. Old-age homes are no more a solution
Google is like this abominable cousin who used to be called a ‘walking encyclopaedia’—it piles on fact over fact to bury imagination. It nullifies the experience of age; it dulls the exuberance of youth.
Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.PTI Photo
BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
The death of journalist Raman Kashyap at Lakhimpur Kheri throws into sharp relief the condition of local reporters incessantly feeding ‘breaking news’ to the ever-demanding maw of the national media from India’s hinterland.
Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.
Our government must follow examples of other countries with liberal views on personal use of drugs.
The aim of a caste census is not to know the numerical strength of a caste. Rather, it would reveal social inequalities for possible remedial measures.