The demand comes in the backdrop of a bill introduced earlier which sought to give 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies
The Hathras rape case brought forward the barbarism of those who sit at the top of gender and caste hierarchical systems.
10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, said the UNICEF as it released its new survey
The steadily increasing number of women behind the camera in India is enhancing the quality and visibility of cinema through sensitive storytelling.
Uncomfortable with being photographed, these three rural women battled hunger, poverty and the pandemic, emerging as leaders who actually made a difference.
The Netflix series explores the complex journey of working Indian women who are ambitious for power and success, but have many other battles to fight too
The prime minister has handed over his accounts to seven women achievers for sharing their stories on International Women's Day
Today marks one-year-to-go to the final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020, when the two best teams will compete to be crowned champions at the biggest cricket stadium in the world, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on the International Women's Day.
Social activist and lawyer Aarthi Pai says mainstream cinema has done a lot of damage to "the identity of sex workers".
The Women's Day special Google doodle slides illustrate quotes written by strong, passionate, successful women from around the world.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.