Sunday, 22 May, 2022
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Topic: Women

How my district became first in Bihar to have Menstrual Hygiene Management plan: IAS officer

Women in rural Bihar should be able to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health, the MHM plan is the first step, says Purnea DM.

Women suicide bombers evoke a ‘special’ fear. But it’s about patriarchy, not bombs

Exactly like men, women suicide bombers kill and die for causes, good or evil. They too are motivated by political grievances, revenge, and rage.

Modi govt’s Stand-Up India scheme worked for women but missed its target — SCs, STs

Stand-Up India scheme worked successfully for women. But what happened to the '1.25 lakh Dalit entrepreneurs' it was supposed to create?

Mah Laqa Bai — Hyderabad Nizam’s highest-ranking adviser who was both a warrior and poet

Mah Laqa Bai was a progressive woman in a male-dominated court who accompanied Nizam II in three wars. She was his secret weapon.

Anandi Gopal Joshi — the first Indian woman to study western medicine, sponsored by Tilak

Anandi Joshi wanted to work for women 'who would rather die than accept at the hands of a male physician.' She got letters from Queen Victoria & Tilak.

Owning a home has empowered country’s women, says Modi on govt housing scheme

The Prime Minister on Tuesday virtually attended the ‘griha pravesh’ ceremony of 5.21 lakh houses built in MP under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural).

No cabaret, crooning or cocktails: How laws impact women in India’s hospitality industry

Employment of female performers, bartenders, restaurant managers and housekeeping staff isn't as simple as you think. But no one's talking about it.

Nangeli — the forgotten Dalit woman who stood up against Travancore’s ‘breast tax’

In 'Her Stories: Indian Women Down the Ages’, Deepti Priya Mehrotra recounts women from Indian history whose contributions have been all but forgotten.

Women are voting more, but in UP, they are literally pushed out of campaign spaces

Congress, BJP, SP— all talk about ‘nari shakti’, but this is where women stand. Literally.

Law on inheritance of issueless, heirless female Hindu dying intestate needs reframing

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

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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