Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Woman

31-year-old Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox, 4th such case in Delhi

As the first woman in India to test positive for the infection, this brings India's tally of monkeypox cases to nine.

Modern Indian women want to stay single, unwilling to give birth: Karnataka health minister

Speaking at Bengaluru's NIMHANS Sunday, Dr K Sudhakar lamented the 'western influence' on Indian society and claimed that it has brought in a paradigm shift in our thinking.

Doordarshan’s Rajani fought power & corruption, showed Indian women all battles can be won

The activist woman of the 1980s was one who wore starched, broad-bordered cotton saris and a big bindi. Much of that image came from Rajani.

20-year-old Indian woman becomes the fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Pune's Vedangi Kulkarni pedalled up to 300 km a day in 14 countries for 159 days to achieve the feat.

‘Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet’: A cultural lesson for the decade

Mineke Schipper’s book is an analyse of the many proverbs that talk about women across cultures, geographies and time periods and how they came about.

‘Mother of PILs’ Kapila Hingorani becomes first woman to have her portrait in SC library

Hingorani was one of only three female lawyers practicing in the Supreme Court in her time, and changed Indian jurisprudence by filing the first PIL in 1979.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.