Opinion

  • It is time to make sexual harassers pay

    This after 14 journalists, including a Carl Zeiss award-winning environmentalist, accused him of sexual harassment at work

    Oct 15, 2018, 07:05 IST
  • Make it your own

    With survivors being questioned, even shamed, and the sense of entitlement and denial by the culprits getting mileage, it's critical for women from all walks of life to speak up and own the #MeToo movement

    Oct 15, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Theatre in a pill

    While claiming to capture Marathi theatre's journey in a three-hour span, the play Chi Sau Ka turns into an orchestra of hummable songs from select musicals

    Oct 14, 2018, 08:00 IST
  • The idea of many religions

    The Europeans believed the only truth was Christianity

    Oct 14, 2018, 07:56 IST
  • Aata Majhi Satakli - 2

    She was responding to my column Aata Majhi Satakli! of November 5, 2017, in which I had described how most Indian women experience various kinds of sexual harassment lifelong, including my own experiences

    Oct 14, 2018, 07:53 IST

 

Opinion

  • 'Type 2 diabetes is a dietary problem'

    Intermittent Fasting, under medical guidance and with a low-carb diet, can be used to bring down blood insulin levels

    Oct 14, 2018, 07:50 IST
  • Moments in a movement

    Suddenly, last week, a range of organisations and individuals wanted me to come do conversations, talks and workshops on consent, sexual interaction, and general gender gyaan - the things I've worked on for mu...

    Oct 14, 2018, 07:25 IST
  • Questions about #MeToo

    Ladies, please to excuse, I am just exploring, asking some questions. Cool? May I? Just need some clarity

    Oct 14, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • What'll they be when they grow up?

    To expect politicians to be role models is naive, but those in power should think about the awful examples they set on a regular basis

    Oct 13, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • #MJ AkbarMustGo

    A few names that have come up in the shameful outings, however, seem to have escaped unscathed

    Oct 13, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • The death of male pedestalism

    #MeToo is a call to revolutionise the structures that have enabled patriarchy, so men are no longer be shielded by their entitlement

    Oct 12, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • Let's protect #MeToo survivors at least now

    That is the way one does not diminish this empowering and watershed initiative, or cause it to lose its teeth

    Oct 12, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Why Kalli's men were not as bad

    Recalling the spirit of the depleted WI team that toured India in 1978-79. Unlike the present side, they didn't fall short on intensity

    Oct 11, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • Only laser focus can keep #MeToo going

    That is the way to prevent the wheels coming off of this revolution, which history will remember as a watershed moment, especially for women's rights in the workplace

    Oct 11, 2018, 06:01 IST

Opinion

  • Why India will love A Star is Born

    The 80-year-old script about fame, ego and self-destruction is probably as inherently desi as Hollywood can possibly get

    Oct 10, 2018, 06:04 IST
  • High time we made Banganga Tank safe

    Stop the political point-scoring and meaningless committees to save or give a facelift to Banganga. We need a serious and effective attempt to save this sacred water body and all the people who visit it

    Oct 10, 2018, 06:01 IST
  • How I stopped a plane on the runway

    The plane was about to leave without me. But it was Lusaka, where anything was possible, and I had to make it home to my family

    Oct 09, 2018, 06:09 IST
  • Make no more excuses for sexual predators

    The prism through which we look at harassment has changed to an extent, and that perhaps is one of the biggest takeaways of this movement

    Oct 09, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • U-turning the sexual abuse culture

    As the heart-wrenching stories of harassment continue to emerge, I promise to listen unconditionally and try to stop the cycle of abuse

    Oct 08, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • mid day editorial: Feigning ignorance won't fool anybody

    An invite to Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray to launch St Xavier's College 150th-year celebrations ended up creating controversy for the institution

    Oct 08, 2018, 07:20 IST
  • Set aside hoarding economics for safety

    The hoarding incident in Pune must serve as an eye-opener to the authorities; they must check the structures for stability

    Oct 08, 2018, 07:05 IST
  • Sporting encounters? Not quite

    The change in mindset must emerge from the mini ecosystems that exist within the workplace; only then will a collective voice create the much-needed churn for respect towards women colleagues

    Oct 08, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Vedic approach to desire

    The Vedic approach was very different. Suffering can be reduced when we pay attention to, and try to satisfy, each other’s desires

    Oct 07, 2018, 06:15 IST
  • A begum's birthday

    Today is Begum Akhtar's birthday

    Oct 07, 2018, 06:10 IST
  • Lobo Lobo is livid!

    Yes, reader, that is the only way I could describe the 10-minute rage-ologue that my cable dude subjected me to

    Oct 07, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • Blind man's bluff

    The thriller-comedy, done with intelligence and tongue-in-cheek, is a tricky combo, but Raghavan pulls it off with panache

    Oct 07, 2018, 06:01 IST
  • It is always them, never us

    Our public discourse increasingly centres around what everyone else is doing, rather than what we choose to do ourselves

    Oct 06, 2018, 07:29 IST
  • Let's follow rules while having fun

    They will have to give a written declaration saying their venue is safe to authorities and they will also have to get a no-objection certificate from fire officials

    Oct 06, 2018, 07:18 IST
  • 'Innocent until proven guilty doesn't apply here'

    Mallika Dua says she never would have worked with Utsav Chakraborty if she had known about the sexual harassment allegations against him

    Oct 05, 2018, 10:07 IST
  • The sweetest fruit of the harvest

    Sometimes you return to a place and find it changed, ripened and ready for harvest. Makes one think, 'Have I also secretly matured?'

    Oct 05, 2018, 08:18 IST
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