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377 Verdict: End to a heteronormative thinking.

India’s finally on the right side of history. Supreme Court has scrapped Section 377 of the IPC, decriminalizing the 158-year-old colonial law which criminalizes consensual gay sex. The last several days have been awash in rainbow colors. But this flood of support for the right to be yourself started out, way back in 2001, as a fight for access...

Talaq Talaq Talaq

‘A woman is the cement that keeps her family together and her love lasts a lifetime’- Mother Teresa. On 28 December 2017, the Lok Sabha passed The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017. Triple Talaq is a custom which was practiced in the pre – Islamic era in which women used to get divorced by just uttering...

મનહરનાર પાર્રિકરનું મહાપરીક્રમણ

ભારતના એક માત્ર IIT માંથી પાસ થયેલા MLA રાજનીતિ અને રાષ્ટ્રનીતિ આ બંને શબ્દમાં આસમાન જમીનનો ફર્ક છે. રાજનીતિ કરતા નેતાઓનો રાફડો ફાટ્યો છે, ત્યારે રાષ્ટ્રનીતિ કરતા નેતાઓ આંગળીને વેઢે ગણાય તેટલા જ છે. ગત વર્ષ ઑગસ્ટમાં ‘અટલજી’ અને હવે પાર્રિકરજીની વિદાયથી રાષ્ટ્રનીતિના ઘડતરમાં ક્યારે ન પૂરી શકાય તેટલી મોટી ખોટ વર્તાઈ છે. પક્ષ-વિપક્ષ અને દેશવાસીઓ તેમની વિદાયથી શોકાતુર છે. “ये...

Indian Army: A day to Remember

On the second anniversary of surgical strike, PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated ‘ParakramParv’ at the Jodhpur Military Station organized by the Konark Corps. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated an exhibition organized at the Indian Gate Lawns. In Jalandhar, Lt General Dushyant Singh, the commander of 11 corps, inaugurated the event. The 3-day event was organized in 51 cities from...

Book review of Modi Censored

‘ Murder ‘ In The Mandi House In today’s era where digital media is all set to overtake the powers of traditional media, a lot of questions are hounding mainstream journalism. Is it “cruel” Phase  for Indian journos who are doing their job at best or is it high time for journos to understand their “limitations”? When the entire journalism...

THE CAMPAIGN STIRRING A STORM IN TWITTER: MeToo

A contradictory topic once again comes to the forefront as the MeToo campaign catches heat. This has showcased a platform to talk about sexual harassment to many women. In a tradition-bound society like ours, women are often restricted to talk about such issues. Previously spread like wildfire in October 2017, the MeToo campaign turned the tables when sexual allegations...