Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicGender sensitisation

Topic: gender sensitisation

Defining ‘ideal rape victim’, judging ‘dissolute ladies’ — why courts get called out for sexism

June Allahabad HC order in 'dowry harassment' case, which said woman had no 'shame' & had 'venom and poison' in her mind, is latest judgment to draw flak for 'gender insensitivity'.

No accused-victim compromise, more women judges — AG advises top court on sexual offence cases

In suggestions made to Supreme Court, Attorney General KK Venugopal calls for higher representation of women in judiciary to ensure more empathetic approach to sexual violence cases.

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to take gender sensitisation classes today, 2 days before SC hearing

SC hearing on BCCI will include appointment of ombudsman who is expected to look into sexist comments made by Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
×