Menstrual taboo is at the heart of the shaming and exclusion of women in Swaminarayan sect’s hostel and Sabarimala temple. Can we look at menstruation as a bodily activity that requires a sanitary napkin, not one that should be silenced and stigmatised?
Seventy years after the Constitution came into effect, that word 'samvidhan' has travelled from distant swearing-in ceremonies to the streets where it is uttered in rage and defiance, despair and hope.
The 25-year-old Ghosh, president of the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU), is arguably the most recognised student leader in the country at present.
Police has rejected the charge that they did not reach JNU on time despite calls by students and teachers.
The movie has opened to protests by fringe organisations representing upper castes.
Amitav Ghosh on his many concerns — migration, climate change, metamorphosis of words and the power of stories — that telescope in his new novel Gun Island.
For the most financially astute reader, Manoj Nair gave liberation on the last page, Freedom from Economics – movies, music and the arts.
Paul Zacharia on being the first leading Malayalam author to write a novel in English.
Myths have often been a device of dominance in Hinduism, which is why they are unreliable guides to govern contemporary life.
The biennale, for the first time, has been curated by a woman.
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