Monday, 22 October, 2018

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Uma Subramanian at Democracy Wall in Vellore | ThePrint

‘Consent has to be enthusiastic, you cannot be coerced, forced or intimidated into sex’

Uma Subramanian, founder of NGO Aarambh India, also says the onus of proving rape should lie solely with the accused.
Dia Mirza at Democracy Wall | ThePrint.in

Honesty in #MeToo campaign is of paramount importance, says actress Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza stresses on the need to create work environments that are equally safe for men and women, and where people cannot misuse power.
A business-class seat is seen onboard an Airbus Group SE A350-900 aircraft

World’s longest commercial flight is coming back with gyms and bunks

Singapore Airlines is bringing back its 10,400 mile jump from Singapore to New York.
Ambedkar

Constitution framers did not anticipate use of criminal law in reforming Muslim Personal Law

The emphasis in the Constituent Assembly was that reform of the Muslim personal law should be done voluntarily.
pedestrian

Only India and China can help emerging markets rebound

China and India are the only two developing nations that feature in the world market capitalisation rankings in 2017. 
Rahul Gandhi smiling

Social media a key player for most political parties ahead of 2019 elections

War rooms are getting ready and thousands of volunteers are being trained in data analytics by the Congress, CPI(M) and AAP.  New Delhi: Election 2019 will b...
Neelesh Misra at Democracy Wall | By special arrangement

India’s young audience is mature, but storytellers haven’t done enough: Neelesh Misra

Gaon Connection founder Neelesh Misra shares his ideas about content creation, fake news and journalism.

If a chaiwala can be PM, why can’t a house maid become a comedian: Deepika Mhatre 

The maid-turned-comedian speaks strongly against treatment meted out to domestic helps by their employers.

Nudity is liberating, no regrets about bold scenes: Rajshri Deshpande of ‘Sacred Games’

Rajshri Deshpande says mainstream cinema is still stuck with 'fantasy characters' and is yet to start looking at women as real people.
Priyanka Chaturvedi in Democracy Wall | By special arrangement

BJP keeps close eye on my Twitter, trolling is immediate: Priyanka Chaturvedi

Congress leader downplays BJP’s ‘Beti Bachao’ campaign, says it’s the grand old party that gave India its first woman PM, President and Speaker.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Supreme Court cannot become the priest between Indians and their Gods

Sabarimala verdict is an example of why the Supreme Court shouldn't intervene in religion.