Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Women

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.

‘Mard hoti toh collector hoti’ — Basu Chatterjee’s Apne Paraye is a study in family dynamics

On Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's 84th death anniversary, ThePrint revisits Basu Chatterjee’s 1980 movie 'Apne Paraye' based on the novel 'Nishkriti'.

Do young Indian women work? Gujarat tops single working women, among lowest in married

As India celebrates Nykaa’s success, we must ask, how many young women can afford or choose to work even today?

Polyamory, self-partnered, single — How young Indian women are recasting idea of love

In ‘Smashing The Patriarchy’, Sindhu Rajasekaran writes that young Indian women are discovering love isn’t as selfless as we were told.

How Shah Rukh Khan ‘romantically ruined’ women – married, working, mothers

In ‘Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh’, Shrayana Bhattacharya writes about talking to the women fans who made SRK a superstar in the 1990s and their domestic hardships.

In Subah, Smita Patil’s character broke glass ceiling of what ambitious women can’t do

Smita Patil plays Savitri, a woman who is capable, intelligent and ambitious, but often finds herself caught up in the complications of family life.

Women have borne the brunt of the pandemic. Here’s how the UN is going to address it

Women have suffered more economic distress, violence, and carried the burden of caring throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.