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A leaf from the illustrious life of the CM designate , #YogiAdityanath of Uttar Pradesh

A leaf from the illustrious life of the CM...

 BY APOORVANAND Account of a ten year old story : Helps you understand the CM designate of UP What happened in the eastern Uttar Pradesh town was not...

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When compassion isn’t enough: Society must wake up to the rights of those living with disabilities

When compassion isn’t enough: Society must...

 Ashla Krishnan I live my life on a wheelchair. I cannot move my lower limbs. I have only partial use of my arms and hands. I cannot hold a cup; I cannot...

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WSS pamphlet on UP Elections addressing women issues #Vaw

WSS pamphlet  on UP Elections  addressing...

आइये हम भी राजनीति करें   बहनों हम औरतें एक दूसरे से अक्सर...

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Tribal rights activist Bela Bhatia-Will not leave Bastar, in spite of threats

Tribal rights activist Bela Bhatia-Will not...

S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra Hindustan Times, Bastar/Raipur Activist Bela Bhatia has been championing tribal rights for the past decade.(HT File Photo)...

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Doctor, Doctor: Healthcare For The Homeless

Doctor, Doctor: Healthcare For The Homeless

By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal He used to dress like a homeless person. On purpose. Two or three nights a week, he’d rub dirt in his hair and clothes before...

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India: Where Women Call The Shots

India: Where Women Call The Shots

  By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal   Mumbai –Imagine a wedding, when the groom follows the bride to her home to start a new life together. Imagine...

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Mathura – GLA University imposes dress code on Teachers

Mathura – GLA University imposes dress...

Mathura – GLA University ,private recognized university approved by the AICTE,offering diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs...

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The camera is on Muslim women

The camera is on Muslim women

Dehleez toh paar kar li hai, ab zamane se takrana hai. Peeche mud ke ab kya dekhoon, mujhe aage badhte jana hai. I have crossed the patriarchal boundary,...

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#RIP Activist, Feminist and Friend Trupti Shah- Her life in her own words

#RIP  Activist, Feminist and Friend Trupti...

Trupti Shah, Friend ,feminist, environmentalist, human rights activist is no more with us. She left us at 9.15 p.m. May 26, 2016. She battled lung cancer...

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We won’t Mother India – Nationalism cages women #InternationalWomensDay

We won’t  Mother India – Nationalism...

NO NATION FOR WOMEN: A Statement by Pinjra Tod “As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.”...

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Mumbai – #1BillionRising – Maya Rao performs the ‘ WALK’ #Rise4Revolution #Vaw

Mumbai – #1BillionRising – Maya...

    1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February through...

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Shameless – #AirIndia made a disabled woman passenger crawl #Vaw #WTFnews

Shameless – #AirIndia made a disabled...

I was howling and crawling, Air India is lying’: disability activist’s account of AI’s insensitivity “I asked him, “You are a human being...

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South Africa: The Importance Of “Telling Our Own Stories” #Vaw

South Africa: The Importance Of “Telling...

Cape Town (Women’s Feature Service) – As the curtains go up and the bright lights dramatically illuminate the room, all the audience can see...

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Open letter to Mr Modi, Prime Minister of India: Ambedkar Museum, London

Open letter to Mr Modi, Prime Minister of...

London, 14 November 2015 An open letter to Mr Modi, Prime Minister of India: Ambedkar Museum, London Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar remains a paramount champion...

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Sahitya Akademi protest: List of writers and artistes who returned awards over Kalburgi murder, Dadri lynching

Sahitya Akademi protest: List of writers...

          Uday Chopra, Nayantara Sahgal, Sarah Joseph and Ashok VajpeyiWiki Commons Over the past one week, disgruntled writers...

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Time to BOYCOTT change.org , EXPOSED once again #socialmedia

Time to BOYCOTT change.org , EXPOSED once...

I have exposed change .org two years back and every now and then the true colours are shown in their contradictory campaigns. Below is information why,...

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Translation of Vasant Dattatreya Gurjar’s poem Gandhi Mala Bhetla (Gandhi Met Me)

Translation of Vasant Dattatreya Gurjar’s...

The Marathi poem, Gandhi Mala Bhetala (Gandhi met me), is a satirical critique of those who falsely claim to follow the path of Mahatma Gandhi  ...

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Prof Haragopal -Saffronisation of Education and History in India

Prof Haragopal -Saffronisation of Education...

    Mumbai , – Prof. G Haragopal, from  Professor with the Centre for Human Rights (School Of Social Sciences),  University of Hyderabad...

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#Sundayreading – ‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’- Maria Da Penha #Vaw

#Sundayreading – ‘In Joy Or In Pain,...

‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’ Kamayani Bali-Mahabal FORTALEZA( BRAZIL)- Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes was fast asleep when her husband, Antonio...

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Modi 300 DAYS – Documenting Hate and Communal Violence under the Modi Regime

Modi 300 DAYS –  Documenting Hate and...

300 DAYS Documenting Hate and Communal Violence under the Modi Regime (With inputs from Kiren Shaheen, Liris Thomas, Mansi Sharma, Shabnam Hashmi, Shahnaz...

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#Sundayreading -Favela Girls Pirouette Out of Poverty in Brazil

#Sundayreading -Favela Girls Pirouette Out...

by Kamayani Bali-Mahabal FORTALEZA, Brazil — Bom Jardim, home to some 200,000 people, is one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in this city....

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#IndianRepublicDay – Odisha Killer Cops to get Presidents Gallantry Award #WTFnews

#IndianRepublicDay – Odisha Killer...

PL SIGN PETITON HERE President of India : Withdraw the Gallantry medals for cops responsible for killing adivasis‘   We, the undersigned with utmost...

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Open letter to Justice Katju – Happy New Year and Get Well Soon !

Open letter to Justice Katju – Happy...

1st Jan’ 2015 Dear Justice  Makrand Katju Greetings !! Your recent post on Gay and Lesbian Relationships (LGBT) ,    created a lot of ruckus,...

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#SatyamevJayate – Aamir Khan – Gender and Sexuality #MumkinHai

#SatyamevJayate –  Aamir Khan –...

THE SPECTRE OF 3 DIGITS AND A TV SHOW Share this post Aamir Khan’s Tv show ‘Satyameva Jayate’ recently telecast an episode on non-normative sexualities....

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Mumbra’s Muslim Girls Kick Out Stereotypes #Womenrights

Mumbra’s Muslim Girls Kick Out Stereotypes...

Kamayani Bali Mahabal    They started off as a secret sports club. What brought them together was their shared love for football, a game they couldn’t...

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#India- Militant Durga Vahini Camp In India Is Training Young Women To Hate Themselves And Accept Their Weakness #WTFnews

#India- Militant Durga Vahini Camp In India...

“Can you really hide your natural weakness or character as a woman?”posted on May 26, 2014, at 1:39 a.m. Tasneem NashrullaBuzzFeed Staff    The Durga...

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My 88 year old Grand Mother, Pramod Dutta wins awards for her contribution to Hindi Literature

My 88 year old Grand Mother, Pramod Dutta...

   I am a proud grand daughter  today , the best new year gift was the call from  My 88 year-old Nani, Pramod Dutta telling me she  got  two awards,...

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#India – Tehelka’s #THiNK2013 – The Unbearable Stench of Blood Money is #STiNK2013 #mustread

#India –  Tehelka’s #THiNK2013...

    JOIN US WHEREIS THIS STINK FEST YAAR STiNK2013 – The Unbearable Stench of Blood Money   When the fourth estate is peddled like...

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#India – Faking Happiness is forced to Present the ‘ VEDANTA ANTHEM” #HipHop #mustshare

#India – Faking Happiness is forced...

Kamayani for FAKING HAPPINESS CAMPAIGN     An Indo-German collaboration with production by the talented DJ BC from Germany and the lyrics and...

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Open letter to Priyanka Chopra on #NDTV – #Vedanta- Our Girls Our Pride Campaign #Vaw

Open letter to Priyanka Chopra on  #NDTV...

Dear Priyanka  Chopra, At the outset, I would like to say that I am a fan, and applaud your choices of multi-faceted roles, often going against the tide...

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#RIP – Tribute to Hassam , Friend and Human Rights Activist from Pakistan

#RIP – Tribute to  Hassam , Friend...

Life partner of my first friend  from  Pakistan is no more As I opened the Facebook page of Aisha  Gazdar to share Neela  Bhagwat’ s  classical...

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# India- Why Independence Day is a #BlackDay15august

# India- Why Independence Day is a  #BlackDay15august

   The UPA government considers Indian life worthless and dispensable by freeing Russia from liability commitment for Koodankulam reactors 1 &...

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#India – After 67 years of #Independence- ‘ YEH KAISI AZADI HAI”

#India – After 67 years of  #Independence-...

At the stroke of midnight when the world sleeps, India awakes, Yes! India has woken up to freedom, but for whom? After 67  years of Independence, The...

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Aadhaar’s insidious march continues

Aadhaar’s insidious march continues

First they came for the journalists, then they came for the pensioners, then they came for the ration card holders, then they came for the children.. PRAAVITA...

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History and Nature of the Ayodhya Dispute

History and Nature of the Ayodhya Dispute

pic courtesy- indiatoday By Irfan Engineer In a surprise development, the Supreme Court on 21st March 2017 urged the rival parties in the Ram Janamabhoomi...

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2007 Ajmer blast: 2 former RSS pracharaks sentenced for life by Special NIA court

2007 Ajmer blast: 2 former RSS pracharaks...

Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel, the two accused in 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case, were given life sentences by special NIA court. Three were killed in...

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Cow Vigilantes Set Meat Shops on Fire in UP’s Hathras District #WTFnews

Cow Vigilantes Set Meat Shops on Fire in...

Mohammad Ali A view of a meat shop. This photo is used only for illustrative purpose. The attack comes days after BJP government led by Chief Minister...

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Dalit activist’s protest songs ring out at IIT-Gn

Dalit activist’s protest songs ring out...

  AHMEDABAD: Shambhaji Bhagat, the revolutionary artist and dalit activist, who has strongly vocalized the issues of social justice pertaining to...

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Maharashtra – Two months on, no FIR in Yavatmal botched tubectomy case

Maharashtra – Two months on, no FIR...

Two months after a woman died apparently due to the botched tubectomy procedure at a public health centre in Belora village, her family members today demanded...

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‘You are not factory workers’: HC slams protesting Maharashtra doctors

‘You are not factory workers’: HC slams...

Kanchan Chaudhari HT A policewoman outside a hospital on Tuesday.(HT) The Bombay high court on Tuesday slammed the “no-show agitation” launched by...

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Delhi HC issues show cause notice to Centre over FCRA violations by BJP & Congress

Delhi HC issues show cause notice to Centre...

AKASH BISHT|  The Delhi High Court on 21 March issued a show cause notice to the Union home secretary for not implementing its 28 March, 2014 order wherein...

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Stayzilla Arrest Unites Start-Up India Like Never Before

Stayzilla Arrest Unites Start-Up India Like...

Vasupal has not been able to get a bail hearing a week after his arrest despite attempts made by the community and legal experts. A fresh attempt to secure...

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Chhattisgarh – All central jails in the state overcrowded: Assembly told

Chhattisgarh – All central jails in...

“The central jail in Raipur houses 3,275 prisoners as against the capacity of 1,190, while the central jail at Durg has 2,114 inmates as against...

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