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Day July 23, 2021

Over 100 Historians to Parliamentary panel against proposed changes to NCERT history textbooks

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTNEW DELHI, JULY 20, 2021 12:00 IST Revisions must be in sync with consensus of existing scholarship, they say Over 100 historians from India and abroad recently endorsed a letter to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education expressing concern over… Continue Reading →

Singer Mangli targeted by Hindutva activists for song, Dalit-Bahujans extend support

POSTED ON JULY 23, 2021 The ‘Bonalu’ song is dedicated to Maisamma, a village deity who doesn’t come under the Brahmininical fold. By Balakrishna Ganeshan Singer Mangli, who has sung popular numbers like ‘Saranga Dariya’ from Love Story and ‘Ramuloo… Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh – 17-year-old girl killed by kin for defying ‘no jeans’ diktat

17-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Devariya district was killed by her grandfather and uncles over wearing jeans in the village. The grandfather and an auto driver, who had helped in disposing of the body, were arrested. The incident was reported… Continue Reading →

Gender inequities prevail in India’s vaccination drive

Fewer women are getting the COVID-19 vaccine compared to men. Here are some steps to make the vaccine rollout strategy gender-sensitive. by STEVEN WALKER, SOUMYA KAPOOR MEHTA Just over 20 percent of India’s adult population has received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose. During the… Continue Reading →

Newsroom gender gap: Men get over 80% of TV panel slots, 75% of bylines

A report by Newslaundry in partnership with UN Women and Hyatt finds that men still dominate newsrooms across print, digital and broadcast media. BySidharth Singh Jul, 2021 Conversations have been initiated across the world about gender equality, but the Indian… Continue Reading →

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