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Adultery law deeply flawed, must be dumped

If the initial comments of judges at the admission stage are anything to go by, the response is positive.

17 Feb 2018 3:44 AM

Autonomy and freedom versus indoctrination

The “love jihad” bogey has been effectively used by the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups during election campaigns in several states.

07 Dec 2017 12:48 AM

Rise in crime rate indicate women are reporting more

Maharashtra recorded the third highest number of rape cases (4,189) after Madhya Pradesh (4,882) and Uttar Pradesh (4,816).

05 Dec 2017 1:24 AM

Criminalising triple talaq: Will it liberate women?

The demand for a new statute is problematic under the current political dispensation, with its stated anti-Muslim agenda.

25 Nov 2017 4:57 AM

Feminism’s discontents: The ways to justice

Feminism has not progressed in a linear mould and there are multiple ways of protest which victims may choose.

06 Nov 2017 12:37 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

A wake-up call for the Muslim clergy

The three other judges on the bench gave a clear verdict that triple talaq is invalid.

25 Aug 2017 12:38 AM

Victims of violence face judicial bias

There acute violence suffered by poor women in urban slums and far-flung rural areas goes unnoticed by our judges.

08 Aug 2017 6:21 AM

Let’s talk about women’s rights

The concept of a dissoluble contractual marriage is the contribution of Islamic law to the world.

23 May 2017 12:23 AM

A jurist who broke barriers

With Leila Seth passing away, feminism has lost one of its strongest pillars.

08 May 2017 12:10 AM


Gender crimes: When will State step in?

Questions also need to be raised about the role of the media.

02 May 2017 1:56 AM

Women & Church: Finding a foothold

The mysteries of Christianity revolve around women.

18 Apr 2017 12:15 AM

Stories of hope from around the world

The moment of triumph came when she was one among the six state toppers.

17 Mar 2017 1:55 AM

The journey from victim to survivor

The law forbids defence lawyers from commenting upon a victim’s past sexual history during the trial.

15 Feb 2017 12:39 AM

360 degree: What porn is doing to us

Victims of gangrapes have deposed in court that they were shown violent porn before being forced to participate in perverse acts.

12 Feb 2017 5:29 AM


ISL Season 3: Eugeneson Lyngdoh winner carries Pune into top four

Action from the ISL-3 match between Mumbai city and FC Pune City in Mumbai on Thursday. The visitors won 1-0. (Photo: ISL)

11 Nov 2016 12:25 AM

Mumbai City FC look to tame struggling Pune City

Mumbai City FC will look to return to the top position of the Indian Super League table as Alexandre Guimaraes’s team return home after three excellent away fixtures.

10 Nov 2016 4:30 AM

ISL 3: Ferreira lifts Pune to first home win

Injured Eduardo Ferreira scored a fairytale 41st-minute goal before being rushed to the hospital as Pune City FC thumped Atletico de Kolkata 2-1 at the Balewadi Sports Complex here on Sunday.

06 Nov 2016 11:35 PM

We are underdogs, says captain Alastair Cook

The last time England toured India, they returned with 2-1 victory in the four-match Test series despite losing the first Test at Ahmedabad.

06 Nov 2016 1:44 AM

ISL 3: Coelho hands Goa second win

Rafael Coelho converted on a set piece in the 32nd minute to give FC Goa a second win and a chance to revive their campaign in the Indian Super League at Balewadi Sports Complex here on Thursday.

03 Nov 2016 11:42 PM