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Would The Tanishq Ad Have Been Spared If These ‘Buts’ Were Taken Care Of?

The Tanishq ad intended to promote harmony, but got a ton of backlash and was taken down. Why?

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Why It Is Essential We All Speak Of The Hathras Rape Victim As A Dalit Woman
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Media or anyone else should necessarily speak of victims like the young Hathras rape victim as a Dalit woman, because the politics of identity matter.

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The Horror Visited Upon The Hathras Rape Victim Is As Much A Casteist Issue As It Is About Gendered Violence
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As women, we're horrified by the Hathras rape victim's ordeal, but as Savarna women, we must ask ourself if we too are complicit in this caste based violence.

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Despite All She Did For Them, Why Is Hidimbi Not Respected As The 1st Pandava Queen?
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Hidimbi. A powerful woman, the first Pandava wife, who raised a mighty son as a single mom, yet sidelined in the Mahabharata. Because she was a rakshasi, not upper caste enough?

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Why Intercaste Marriages Need To Be Sensitive To Gender And Caste To Be Successful
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Modi and A Beer directed by Dhinah Chandra Mohan, is a look at the complex narratives of Patriarchy and Caste, and power structures in intercaste marriages

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We Want The Maid’s Labour But Not Her ‘Infected Hands’, Says A New Ad

Our prejudices about domestic workers, often deeply rooted in caste hierarchy, only take on new avatars in the wake of the pandemic.

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