Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicInternational Women's Day

Topic: International Women's Day

A walk to reclaim the night — women go on Delhi trail of roads named after other women

'Women Walk at Midnight' is a group that organises walks for women across the city to give them a chance to feel safe in public spaces at night.

‘Locked up our homes to protest’ — Women farmers take over Tikri site on Women’s Day

Wrapped in yellow dupattas, nearly 50,000 women arrived at Tikri border to register their support for the ongoing farmers protests’. They intend to stay a week.

Women farmers hold protest marches, deliver speeches at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur borders

On the occasion of International Women's Day, organisers laid out plans to let women farmers manage the stage and share tales of their struggles on the occasion.

Maharashtra sets up vaccination centres in each district for women on Women’s Day

Women willing to take the vaccine can go to these centres, which will be operational only for the day, a health official said.

India takes pride in the many accomplishments of women: PM Modi on International Women’s Day

Modi said his govt is working towards furthering women empowerment in India across a wide range of sectors.

Jal Jeevan Mission empowers India’s rural women, increases their participation: MoS Kataria

On this International Women’s Day, let us celebrate the women in India's villages who have endured immense social and physical hardships just to secure drinking water for their families.

When men celebrate women’s day, and ‘interrupted’ TV signal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

8-year-old activist Licypriya accused of ‘faking’ achievements, denies all allegations

Climate activist Licypriya Kangujam had turned down PM Modi's invitation to be honoured on Women's Day, and says she is being targeted because of that.

10 questions Indian employers need to stop asking women during job interviews

Indian HR managers have no business asking unacceptable questions such as 'do you live alone?' and 'will you be able to handle work and family responsibilities?'.

Coy and in ‘ghoonghats’, these women are taking over Youtube, TikTok with their rural lives

YouTube channels like Indian Girl Babita's Village and Sidhi Marwadi are helping rural women chart their own paths within the limits of local conventions.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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