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Mentally Challenged, Raped, Pregnant. Abort?

While Barack Oba­ma pro­claims White House sup­port to the UN Con­ven­tion on the Rights of Peo­ple with Dis­abil­i­ties to which India is a sig­na­to­ry, the Indi­an Supreme Court has deliv­ered a land­mark judg­ment in a unique case of young woman … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Religion vs. Gender Equality & Feminism

How do reli­gions treat women? How do eman­ci­pat­ed women treat reli­gion? A sequence of events recent­ly has made my mind unqui­et over this sub­ject. Nita asked if Hin­duism was com­ing of age, with peo­ple per­form­ing the sacred ‘thread cer­e­mo­ny’ on … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A to Z of Films Meme (M)

The most com­mon­ly uttered line in Eng­lish films is “Let’s get out­ta here” (or its vari­ants). The most com­mon­ly uttered sen­tence in Indi­an Hin­di films is “Dri­ver, us gaa­di ka peecha karo!” (“Dri­ver, fol­low that car!”). M Mirch Masala What … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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