Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicWomen's Day

Topic: Women's Day

From shopping to businesses, survey sees five-fold jump in Indian women using smartphones

In the last 10 years, women users leapt from 40 million to 200 million households; survey says change in next decade will be faster.

Yes, we still need a Women’s Day. But it’s not about flowers, cards or discounts

Surrounded by consumerism, Women's Day is a celebration of the 'invisible sex' and of all the invisible ways it suffers.

Jal Jeevan Mission empowers India’s rural women, increases their participation: MoS Kataria

On this International Women’s Day, let us celebrate the women in India's villages who have endured immense social and physical hardships just to secure drinking water for their families.

Hijab-clad girl in viral photo with Maharashtra Police is not breaking any dress code

Buldhana district administration had implemented an initiative in March to give young girls in government schools the chance to play Collector and Superintendent of Police for a day.

Meet the seven achievers who took over PM Modi’s Twitter handle on Women’s Day

Four activists, a bomb blast survivor, an architect who conserves lakes and an organic farmer were among the women highlighted Sunday.

A global demand for one’s place under the sun, Women’s Day is a fight not a celebration

From the women’s wall outside Sabarimala to the 'Dignity March' that cut across 24 states, a look at the women-led resistance campaigns of the past year.

I talked to and met Indian women in science for years. And this is what they told me

More than introducing token awards to mark Women’s Day, sensitising accomplished men in science against everyday sexism may help bridge the gender gap.

Free sanitary napkins to be available on all Aqua line metro stations from 8 March

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation is also planning to dub Noida Sector 76 & Pari Chowk metro stations as pink stations, aiming to run them by an all-women workforce.

On Women’s Day, I want a transgender law that won’t hurt one’s sense of self: Apsara Reddy

The Transgender Persons Bill puts the onus on a medical officer to tell trans individuals if they're 'good enough' to be who they truly are!

Delhi’s top judge breaks an unwritten rule, accepts award from Modi govt

Delhi HC acting CJ Gita Mittal is a recipient of this year’s Nari Shakti Puraskar; she is perhaps the first sitting judge to accept a government award.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

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.
×