Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicSexism

Topic: sexism

Kerala court granting bail to Chandran highlights sexism, misogyny within Indian judiciary

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Not just Layer’r Shot—Indian brands are banking on ‘spit and run’ publicity

The low cost and high impact strategy is fast becoming the go-to for brands looking to establish themselves in a saturated market.

Pakistani cyclist Samar Khan reached K2. But media and others sunk low with sexist attacks

Samar Khan just made history by becoming the first Pakistani to cycle to the K2 base camp, the second highest mountain in the world.

‘Zip it, sweetie’ — PM Jacinda Ardern had to face sexism not just from men, but women too

In ‘Jacinda Ardern’, Supriya Vani and Carl A. Harte write about the New Zealand PM’s journey from a politician and administrator to an international icon.

After Neville Shah’s ‘quota’ clip, Indian comedians called out for past casteist, sexist jokes

Old tweets and videos of several popular comedians have surfaced on social media where they made sexist, casteist and Islamophobic jokes.

Ripped jeans aren’t just fashion for Indian women. No wonder CM Rawat is worried

Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat may not approve of women wearing ripped jeans. For the faint-hearted, Baba Ramdev’s ‘sanskari ripped jeans’ are always an option.

I’m a Taylor Swift fan and I don’t need male approval to enjoy her music

Taylor Swift joined the ranks of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon after winning her third Album of the Year Award at the 63rd Grammy Awards.

Who’s scared of Maryam Nawaz? PM Imran Khan, his party PTI, and their sexist jokes

In Naya Pakistan, a woman politician only deserves respect if she’s part of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Women from the opposition benches don’t make the cut.

319 Bihar candidates are criminals, says Aaj Tak, Mirror Now calls out sexism in netas

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Economy is an issue, but the venom against Nirmala Sitharaman is because she is a woman

As Parliament opened this week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman became the latest target of Indian men’s ingrained misogyny.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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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