Redact mentions of rape survivor’s identity in Tarun Tejpal verdict: Bombay HC

Tushar Mehta argued that the judgement by Justice Kshama Joshi disclosed the identity of the complainant. Indore: A special vacation bench of the Bombay High Court has directed the sessions court to remove all mention of the rape survivor’s identity in the recent Tarun Tejpal verdict.  Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta appeared in the […]

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Women representation in sports bodies remains poor

Women occupy less than 10 percent of positions in sports associations and governing bodies in the country. Indore: When Siddhayani Patni, the first woman office-bearer of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), joined the body seven years ago, the workplace was dominated by men. “I joined as a convenor, and all we had were male […]

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Rajya Sabha more crucial to law-making than before

Sixty-nine years after the Upper House had its first sitting, the method of parliamentary processes has changed.  Indore: On May 13, 1952, when Rajya Sabha held its first sitting, the first Vice-President of India and the first Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan defined the function of the house and said, “We should […]

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Online classes weave struggle for aspiring fashion designers

After more than a year of online classes, fashion design students still struggle to get hands-on experience. Indore: Back in the olden days of 2019, Piya, then a freshman fashion design student, was excited to get some hands-on experience at her college’s design lab. She eagerly awaited the year’s end to experience her true passion […]

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