Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: sex

Badhaai Ho exposes our prudishness about sex

Badhaai Ho holds a mirror to society that cringes at sex, especially when it is between a middle-aged, sweater-clad couple.

‘Consent has to be enthusiastic, you cannot be coerced, forced or intimidated into sex’

Uma Subramanian, founder of NGO Aarambh India, also says the onus of proving rape should lie solely with the accused.

Yes, parents have sex. Badhaai Ho shows something Indians rather not know

Finally, a new film, Badhaai Ho, that shows Indian middle-aged parents having sex.

Is sex more important than friendship in marriage?

Public intellectual Gurcharan Das writes about how dwindling desire in marriage can give way to another kind of love. 

Sex in the 21st century: Women are scared of Tinder and their own consent

If these apps are meant to sexually liberate the masses, why do so few women sign up? 

Does watching porn make us better lovers or shrink our brain?

Pornography viewership has sky-rocketed and is slowly distorting our experiences of intimacy without us even knowing it.

Veere Di Wedding: It’s been a terrible week for masturbation in India

A ridiculous depiction of masturbation does more damage than good. It tells young women that exploring and discovering their bodies is odious and absurd.

Even fungi have better sex lives than you

Sex: birds do it, bees do it - and fungi do it too. Here’s how, and why it matters.

कंडोम एड : बैन नहीं, बढ़ावा देने की है ज़रूरत

‘कामसूत्र’ कंडोम का पहला विवादास्पद विज्ञापन बनाने में प्रमुख भूमिका निभाने वाले शख्स का कहना है कि कंडोम के विज्ञापनों को बच्चों के लिए...

India bans condom ads because 50-year-olds still can’t deal with 15-year-olds having sex

The Advertising Standard Council of India, questioned us about the slogan in the Kama Sutra condom commercial: ‘For the pleasure of making love.’

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Australia’s 1956 Test series win in India was a one-man genius—Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud played 8 Tests in India picking up 52 wickets. Among these were some of India’s finest batsman like Vinoo Mankad, Vijay Manjrekar and Pankaj Roy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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