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Menstruating Women and Holy Places

Women have been denied access into temples for menstruating for centuries. When their agency is taken away, for performing the most natural of bodily functions, we see...

Muslims offer namaz on Eid at the Fatehpuri mosque in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi on saturday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi 180715

Unchallenged Bigotry in Indian Families

Indian millennials and Gen-Z have been trying to uproot the culture of making bigoted comments in everyday conversations a thing of the past. Somehow, it seems difficult...

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Godmen like Gurmeet Ram Rahim: A disappointing trend in India

India witnessed yet another consequence of placing faith in humans, pedestalising flesh and bones to the level of what we usually know of as “godly”. Our society is...

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Elections: A Secular Exercise?

In a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court, the judicial body has passed governance wherein no political party can conjure votes on the foundation of religion, caste and...

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Conversations around burqua, secularism and virginity conducted by Hindu’s discussion forum

Caucus, the group discussion forum at Hindu College organized Vaktavya – the 6th annual group discussion festival on 25-26th March. The festival was scheduled to have...