Tag: assault on women
Why does the ‘break the bias’ theme of International Women’s Day 2022 mock Indian women?
Reading Time: 5 minutes The celebration of International Women’s Day 2022 with the theme ‘break the bias’ mocks Indian women who reel under patriarchy’s juggernaut.
Karnataka hijab row: a standoff between Muslim women’s right to education and Hindutva fascism
Reading Time: 10 minutes The Karnataka hijab row has been used by the BJP-RSS to deny Muslim women right to education, while the Opposition fell in the “hijab” trap.
Survey reveals grotesque fact: Patriarchy enslaves Indian women mentally too
Reading Time: 4 minutes National Family Health Survey shows that around 75% of women in three Indian states support domestic violence by their male partners.
Ripped jeans saga: A rip through misogyny
Reading Time: 3 minutes The ripped jeans controversy stoked by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat is beyond the scope of what a girl should wear.
Licence to rape: Analysing the judiciary’s recent comments
Reading Time: 3 minutes From “will you marry her?” as a question to a rape convict to normalising marital rape, the judiciary’s comments provide a licence to rape.
Ramesh Jarkiholi’s alleged sex tape also exposed the Opposition’s patriarchal hypocrisy
Reading Time: 3 minutes The controversy over Karnataka’s BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi’s alleged sex tape has also exposed the patriarchal hypocrisy of the Opposition.
Yogi’s elusive “development” and “conspiracy” theory to dominate Hathras probe
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yogi is blaming those opposing his “development” programmes for the Hathras gangrape and murder. This shows how serious he is about justice.
Will the BJP lose Uttar Pradesh over Hathras?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Will the BJP lose Uttar Pradesh over the Hathras incident and the subsequent political protests against Yogi Adityanath or emerge stronger?
Hathras gangrape and the selective outrage of India’s mainstream
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Hathras gangrape and murder of a Dalit girl didn’t trigger an outrage in the upper-caste sections, exemplifying myriad dynamics of rape.
Delhi Police attacked the Jamia protesters, injured the democratic conscience
Reading Time: 3 minutes Delhi Police attacked the Jamia protesters with batons and chemical weapons, hit women’s private parts yet the “conscience” of many sleeps even now
Chhapaak film review: What’s‘adored’ in rhetoric and a detestation beyond surface polemics
Reading Time: 3 minutes A common viewer’s very common yet critical review of Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. The film on a very important topic still misses some factors.
Unnao rape victim and others will be cast to the oblivion of India’s memory
Reading Time: 5 minutes India will cast the Unnao rape victim and many like her, whose case won’t instigate the Brahminical patriarchal middle class, to the oblivion.
Jaya Bachchan’s lynching advocacy exhibits how mobocracy lures democracy
Reading Time: 5 minutes Jaya Bachchan has advocated the lynching of rapists to punish them. While saying that she didn’t clarify who will judge the crimes and who will lead a mob?
Priyanka Reddy case exposes Hindutva fascism’s hypocrisy
Reading Time: 6 minutes The gang-rape and murder of Priyanka Reddy is one of the goriest incidents but the Hindutva fascist camp’s attempt to communalise it is extremely heinous.
Gopal Kanda is the new lotus to bloom in the BJP’s mire
Reading Time: 3 minutes BJP’s alliance with Gopal Kanda, accused of rape and abetting a suicide, for forming government in Haryana exemplifies its commitment towards women.
Robbed of “Special Status”, Kashmiris feel insecure, humiliated and reduced to a bounty of war
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Kashmiris are not merely robbed of their identity and the “special status” vestige, their land and women are now treated as spoils of war.
The tragedy of justice in Unnao rape case as accused MLA plays his cards well
Reading Time: 6 minutes The tragic accident that killed two aunts and injured the Unnao rape victim and her lawyer, exposes the complicity of the accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar.
Scams, Sexual Abuse, and Nepotism Exploding Within West Bengal BJP
Reading Time: 8 minutes The West Bengal BJP is exploding with cases of sexual abuse, scam, corruption and nepotism, alleged by none else but BJP’s present and past workers.
Is Sabarimala row a Watershed or Waterloo Moment for BJP in Kerala?
Reading Time: 6 minutes The BJP and the RSS didn’t shy away from resorting to terrorism in Kerala over Sabarimala to create a space for Hindutva fascism. Can they win this battle?
Trolling of Sushma Swaraj Reaffirms Worsening Situation for Women in India
Reading Time: 5 minutes External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj faced the wrath of the Hindutva-incensed social media trolls when her department took a stern action against a passport officer in Lucknow against whom an […]