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  • Gwyneth Paltrow draws feminist ire over nude pic to promote brand

    Gwyneth Paltrow draws feminist ire over nude pic to promote brand

    The picture was posted by Paltrow posted on the official Instagram account of the actress' company, to promote body positivity.

    September 15, 2019
  • Misogyny and Gender~I

    Misogyny and Gender~I

    In his play Chandragupta, the celebrated playwright Dwijendralal Roy made the Greek emperor Alexander the Great remark to his trusted general Seleucus about the phantasmagorical complexities of the Indian subcontinent ~ “Truly Seleucus what a strange country this is!” Strange however is an understatement. Our country is celebrated for its cultural pluralism, it is known …

    November 4, 2018
  • Prelude to Tyranny

    Prelude to Tyranny

    History does not exactly repeat, but it shows a pattern that is useful to discern. The pattern that is perilous to ignore is a series of twists in the body politic that seem unimportant or harmless, but end in a disastrous slide to misrule and tyranny. Plato talked about the shrewd demagogues who subvert a …

    October 3, 2018
  • Centenary of a Vote

    Centenary of a Vote

    Thousands of people, adorning the colours of the women’s suffrage movement ~ green, purple and white ~ marched in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales on 10 June with the banner, ‘We have the vote, Now, we want equality’. They were commemorating the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote (1918) . Till …

    June 23, 2018
  • International Women’s Day: 5 influential women writers

    International Women’s Day: 5 influential women writers

    “For most of history ‘Anonymous’ was a woman.” – Virginia Woolf. From being suppressed and prohibited from keeping and expressing opinion, to being a piece of possession for men, women have faced suppression in all forms since ages. Although the society continued to be patriarchal in nature, strong women stood up and faced the world. …

    March 8, 2017