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

Censoring The Queer

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

31 Jul 2017 2:04 AM

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

Unpaid at home, underpaid at work

The share of Indian women in wage employment , at less than 20 per cent, is lower than that in Sub-Saharan Africa.

17 Jul 2017 2:10 AM

Government Draft Bill riddled with drawbacks

Where a patient is suffering from terminal illness, there is the aspect of End Of Life Care which the Bill has not considered.

10 Jul 2017 1:59 AM

Time to die with dignity

Euthanasia is a term derived from ancient Greek and means a good death.

10 Jul 2017 1:48 AM


You’re a soldier first, then a wo(man)

Only certain concessions such as maternity leave can be made for women officers without question.

03 Jul 2017 2:26 AM

Combat fine, what about top ranks?

It was as if while inducting women into the forces, the system had forgotten that women do get pregnant.

03 Jul 2017 2:20 AM

Women in arms

It’s good that women will be allowed to take up combat roles.

03 Jul 2017 2:13 AM

For a transparent judiciary

It remains to be seen if the judiciary and the political leadership can take on this challenge in a timely manner.

26 Jun 2017 2:46 AM

Judge not, lest ye be judged

Some of our top court judges are unleashing their personal views on the public. Are their individual opinions within the legal ambit?

26 Jun 2017 2:38 AM


Standardise learning, but avoid stalinisation

State boards must also be brought on to the ncert platform in subjects that can be standardised.

18 Jun 2017 3:45 AM

The ‘Google it’ generation

The availability of ready information affects our motivation to think and limits our problem-solving skills.

18 Jun 2017 3:39 AM

Bharatiya Nari’s daily battles

It’s time to root out gender persistent inequalities.

11 Jun 2017 2:50 AM

Why are millions of Indian women quitting jobs?

The ‘modern India’ solutions are not enough to ensure that women stay in the workforce as we go deeper into Bharat.

11 Jun 2017 2:46 AM

Discourse: Out of action?

An alarming increase in cases of depression and anxiety could also be at play in the libido crisis.

02 Jun 2017 11:03 AM