Saturday, 1 October, 2022
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In Delhi’s Sangam Vihar, teenage girls live and dream football. Even if it means taunts

In Sangam Vihar, the girls have cleaned a trash-dumping ground to make a football field. And they won’t take no for an answer.

Pakistan is standing up for Karnataka girls. Just not Ahmadiyas, Hindus, Christians

Pakistan will have ‘Solidarity Day with Daughters of Hind’ this week, but keep on ignoring the girls in Afghanistan.

4,000 girls go missing in Bengal each year. Floods, evictions, Ganga have their own role

In ‘Field Notes from a Waterborne Land’, Parimal Bhattacharya writes about impact of natural calamities on school dropouts in Bengal, especially girls.

Introducing pants for girls not enough, Indian schools need to change mindset

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

What’s keeping girls away from STEM? Childhood Stereotypes

A survey of 332 school students found 7- and 8-year-old children have already made up their minds about what jobs they want in the future.

Where are the gutsy girls of Indian science? They could help us against next pandemic

Indian girls need the right role models and advice from teachers. Because science needs them right now.

Govt to soon take decision on revising minimum age of marriage for girls, says PM Modi

The PM said the girls' gross enrolment ratio in education has turned higher than that of boys for the first time in India because of efforts taken by govt in the last 6 years.

Reduced to tears by an Indian aunty’s pesky questions? Here’s how you can fight back

Indian aunties don’t understand the concept of emotional autonomy and a youngster’s right to privacy.

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Congress issues notice to three Ashok Gehlot loyalists for 'indiscipline'

Congress can end Rajasthan impasse despite Gehlot rebellion. Two scenarios emerge

Scenario one would demand Gehlot’s resignation— the high command gets to preserve its authority and Gehlot retains control over the choice of his successor.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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