Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicInternational Women's Day

Topic: International Women's Day

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.

#MeToo wasn’t the first: Women-led movements aren’t new, especially in India

Long before #MeToo swept India, women successfully organised movements to protest issues like moral policing, sexist policies and sexual assault.

A special day for Indian ‘men’ and Modi government’s empty file

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

Women’s Day reality check: Less than 12% of judges in SC and high courts are women

Seven high courts have no women judges at all, while four high courts and the SC itself have just one woman judge each. Sikkim and Delhi lead the way.

Today is International Women’s Day, but many Indians celebrate it on 13 February

Many Indian groups celebrate Women's Day on the birth anniversary of this remarkable woman freedom fighter instead.

They offer free spas on Women’s Day and call us ungrateful angry feminists rest of the year

My problem is with the false sense of activism that women's day provides to companies for thinking they are contributing to the women’s movement.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

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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