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Bad rating to TikTok on Play Store is easy. Harder to act on rape culture in Indian schools

Social media platforms should be held accountable for hate speech, but demanding a TikTok ban proves that your anger is misplaced and your approach is myopic.

Locker room boys to IT cell men: India’s rape culture grows without shame or consequences

If Delhi school boys on Instagram privately plan to rape underage girls, then men from IT cells of political parties publicly threaten women on Twitter and Facebook.
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Rahul refuses to apologise for his ‘rape in India’ remark, instead says Modi should

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kicked up a controversy for his remarks on the incidence of rape, with several BJP leaders, including Smriti Irani, accusing him of using the term as a political tool.
People hold placards during a protest in New Delhi against the alleged rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad.

Call me a Sharia-loving jihadi, but I want rapists to be hanged

Those against death penalty for rape say it's the underlying cause of misogyny that should be targeted. But in a country of 1.3 billion people, where does one start?
Girls during a candle light vigil against the brutal rape and murder of 8-year-old Kathua girl

Rewari rape case shows our outrage toolkit is selective and predictable

Outrage over Rewari rape is fine, but it isn’t enough.
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Rewari gang rape is a reminder of Haryana’s toxic mix of patriarchy and porn

The assault on a 19-year-old BSc student, allegedly by over 10 men, proves yet again that the state is the most unsafe place for women in India.
NCRB data shows in 2016, Haryana registered one gang rape every two days (representational Image)

When patriarchy meets smartphone pornography: Why tiny Haryana is India’s rape capital

With nearly one gang rape every two days since 2016, Haryana has become the most unsafe place for women. ThePrint travels the state to find out why Haryana got this tag.

On Camera

The Apple Inc. logo is displayed at one of the company's stores in Hong Kong | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Why nothing can challenge the power of Apple, Amazon and Google

EU wants to make sure other companies are allowed to compete with these incumbents but American antitrust law focuses on the interests of the consumer.
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These are the sweeping changes Amazon India is making for its first Prime Day since Covid

This time, thousands of Amazon employees will coordinate the sale from their homes, and packers, sorters and deliverymen will follow stringent hygiene protocols.

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An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 | Representational image | ANI

India’s quest for armed drones gets a boost as US looks to ramp up arms sales

India is now looking at acquiring 6 armed drones from the US instead of the planned mix of 30 armed and non-armed drones. It is also in talks with Israel.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.