Royal Democrats: Power Behind the Throne

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As king of Hastinapur, Dhritarashtra witnessed (some would suggest supervised) the war between his sons (Kauravas) and nephews (Pandavas) during the period of Mahabharat. Blind from birth, reluctantly forced to occupy the throne, he was manipulated by powers behind the throne. While such examples of power behind the thrones were common in the days of […]

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The battle is yet to be won…

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On the occasion of Women’s Day, Sakshi Saini draws our attention to the words we can use when referring to relationships between men and women to take forward our #PledgeforParity   “Maalik baahar gayein hai, aayenge to aap ko sab bata dengey” (The owner has gone out. You will get all the answers once he […]

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#Feminism In Everyday Life

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What is feminism? Who is a feminist? Can boys and men be feminists? Is women’s empowerment only women’s responsibility? On the occasion of 105th centenary of International Women’s Day, March 8 2016, let me narrate a few ordinary occurrences in the recent past: • A local college student asked her male colleague to serve water to […]

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