Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Women

LAC talks failure isn’t surprising. Coordinated trouble from China, Pakistan isn’t far-fetched

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‘Ajkal kudiyan ne bimar’— Punjabi singer Simiran Kaur gets millions of views by shaming women

Simiran Kaur Dhadli puts down women for how they dress and for ‘fake’ cases against men in her new song ‘Lahu Di Awaaz’. It’s not music to the ears.

Pakistanis are divided this week — not over cricket or Taliban, but a slap

A scene from Pakistani serial ‘Laapata’ has gone viral for its portrayal of domestic violence. And its lead actor saying ‘oppression is a choice’.

To attain inclusive ideals, role of women must increase in judiciary, says President Kovind

Presence of 4 women judges in SC is the highest ever, Kovind said. He added that these appointments have paved the way for a woman Chief Justice in the future.

Supreme Court recognises sexual right of all women. So how is marital rape still legal?

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NDA, military can learn from US how to tweak standards for women without sacrificing fitness

The Supreme Court of India opened gates. Now military leadership must support gender justice and Service imperatives.

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive has a ‘missing women’ problem. It needs to be addressed

Financial independence, changing mindsets, equal opportunities, and breaking social barriers are key to getting more women vaccinated in India.

Afghan women and minorities must fight the Taliban or give in. They have no place to hide

From public stoning to beheadings, a terrible fate awaits the women and minorities who have progressed socially and economically in Afghanistan.

How ‘pad bank’ set up by Allahabad University students is helping slum residents junk rags

Shuruaat Pad Bank — set up in January 2021 — offers free pads to beneficiaries. It has around 300 beneficiaries from slums across Prayagraj.

Murder of ex-diplomat’s daughter has shaken Pakistan. Media & money are both being questioned

The brutal murder of 27-year-old Noor Mukadam has sparked fresh debate over the safety of women. Now there are thousands of tweets asking for justice.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.