Thursday, 1 December, 2022
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Topic: Women

Young women to grandmothers, why everyone is watching ‘Anupama’, forget the hiccups

Anupama on StarPlus has become one of the highest-rated Hindi shows in recent times and has nearly 600 episodes.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.