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India’s answer to sexual harassment at work was passed this day in 2013

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act kicked in on 9 December 2013, but too late for countless women.

NCW can’t be a post office: Amid #MeToo campaign, women’s body pulled up for ‘insincerity’

The NCW has been criticised by the Central Information Commission for ‘washing hands of’ sexual harassment cases.

BJP MPs want a men’s commission, say women are ruining marriages

The two MPs call for an amendment to anti-dowry law, say men are scared of marriage and that's why they prefer live-in relationships.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

Kerala Church Scandal – urgent need for reform or motivated allegations?

Experts weigh in on the scandals across Kerala where the Church is under fire for sexual exploitation of nuns and members.

Mahesh Murthy probe: Mumbai Police to record statements of other victims

Angel investor Mahesh Murthy was arrested and later released on bail after a Delhi woman filed sexual harassment complaint against him.

Maneka Gandhi joins pushback against 498-A, calls anti-dowry law ‘strange’

Women and Child Development Minister’s statement is significant because activists have been highlighting that there is a pushback against women-centric laws.
Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi spares none at women’s commission event, rips into members past and present

When a member of the Odisha state commission said they had no vehicles to commute, Gandhi retorted: ‘It’s not my job to get you a Mercedes’.

On Camera

elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

Gunman kills 25-year-old youth in Pulwama district

Police are hunting down the assailant who killed the man near his residence
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?