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Marijuana also is a “gateway drug” and that increases the chances of an individual trying out many other drugs.

India’s on a roll?

When cannabis was compared to a placebo for pain relief, predictably it was more effective.

04 Sep 2017 2:15 AM

Who will stop a husband from raping his wife?

The marital rape exception in the IPC has another grave problem, that of age groups.

28 Aug 2017 3:16 AM

Help those marred by marital rape

Sexual assault is not confined to penetrative sex. It comprises a range of violations.

28 Aug 2017 3:11 AM

Unholy matrimony: Rape by statute

Women find it difficult to prove and report marital rape due to economic and emotional reasons.

28 Aug 2017 3:09 AM

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Getting away with torture in India

Despite strict laws, ill-treatment of prisoners continue unabated in prisons.

20 Aug 2017 2:49 AM

Tortured, Abused, Scarred for Life

The ATS and prison staffers put us through inhumane torture for a long period.

20 Aug 2017 2:40 AM

Wait, men at wreck in prisons

The Indian prison system comprehensively ignores the human rights of prisoners, deeming these to be non-existent.

20 Aug 2017 2:34 AM

Orange is the new black

Corruption is the root cause of the ills that afflict the judicial process system in our beloved country.

20 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Rewriting history is a distortion

History as a true narrative cannot be faulted. But history as an interpretative narrative can take angles, justified and otherwise.

13 Aug 2017 2:18 AM

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Rewriting History: Is there a Need?

Since the British were the last rulers of India, the pro-British bias is even more pronounced.

13 Aug 2017 2:14 AM

Obesity bomb hits Bharat

Obesity in India has reached epidemic proportions in the 21st century. Bariatric surgery has stood the test of time and the long-term.

07 Aug 2017 2:13 AM

Ponder over potbelly

A protruding belly was a sign of prosperity and power, but today it is a social embarrassment across nations and classes.

07 Aug 2017 2:11 AM

India’s gotta gig fat problem!

Research has shown that Indians figure high on the obesity chart. There is a also higher prevalence of central obesity in Indians.

07 Aug 2017 2:09 AM

Censoring The Queer

Traditional India is still more comfortable with hijras and kinnars and mangalmukhis.

31 Jul 2017 2:04 AM

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Dump the obsolete colonial law

It’s only a matter of time before India is liberated from the yoke of colonialism in the form of 377 and overthrows it once and for all.

31 Jul 2017 1:56 AM

When is India dropping Section 377?

There are people who truly believe that homosexuality should be punished, but that is very regressive.

31 Jul 2017 1:52 AM

Language no bar, please

In the modern context, within India, we have mobility from rural to urban centres occurring at a rapid pace.

23 Jul 2017 2:41 AM

It’s that anti-Hindi feeling again!

The anti-Hindi sentiment has for decades been strong among Karnataka’s neighbours, most notably Tamil Nadu.

23 Jul 2017 2:32 AM

Gender pay gap: Let’s not wait 170 years to close it

On the pay parity aspect, a 2016 WEF report said global economic disparity between men and women is rising.

17 Jul 2017 2:21 AM

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