Pattinathar’s poetry reflects the social order of his time, just like the songs in contemporary movies which objectify a woman’s body, exemplifying male entitlement
I wanted to share my journey with you because I want you to know that you are not alone.
Here, on a dating app, you’re asked about actual things that you want from a relationship – like if you want kids, want to hook up or basaofy your ghar grihasti. These are some pertinent, deal-breaking points in a relationship that you get to tackle from the get-go.
While I dream about moving away from home someday to write my own story, stories of such migrants bring me closer to home. As I adore every piece of pashmina, I think about every Kashmiri winter migrant that dreams of building something bigger back home.
Can you believe that incredibly, six million Koreans or almost 10% of the Korean population trace their ancestry to an Indian Princess who is said to have travelled to Korea in search of her groom? Yes, it is true.
In order to remove this deficiency in civil law and keeping in mind the rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 15, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India, the Parliament enacted the Domestic Violence Act to provide for a remedy.
Afghanistan has been a centre for warlordism since the 12th Century, sometimes for the tribal Pashtun community, or the Moghul raiders, and as recently as the 1990s for the Taliban.
We can never be free from ideology, as it is the ideology that is dependent on us and feeds on our belief systems. But we have to be free from ideological hegemony to start moving into the direction of freedom.
In 1947, India had a population of 345 million. It was split. The high and lower castes, as well as the dominant Hindu population and other religious Indians, were divided. A wide diversity of languages, fashions, cuisines, and occupations were spoken in this large territory. How could they be forced to live in harmony inside one nation?
Rape is one of India’s most common crime against women. In India, a girl is raped every 20 minutes.
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Any modest attempt to understand women’s lives in general should not be starting with this type of portrayal of women.
Women in heterosexual marriages or domestic partnerships do not enjoy the comfort of the home as their male partners do.