PICTURES: The Jaipur Literature Festival Went To London And It Looked Real

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PICTURES: The Jaipur Literature Festival Went To London And It Looked Real Pretty

Jaipur Literature Festival has become an annual pilgrimage for writers and journalists in India. The greatest literary show on earth came to London's iconic Southbank Centre last weekend offering a two day window to what makes JLF unmissable. The London edition had the intimacy that Jaipur has lost due to increasing crowds every year. These pictures are a report from the festival and attempt to capture its mood and highlights.
20/05/2015 6:54 PM IST
Rape Is Rape, No Matter Who Does

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Rape Is Rape, No Matter Who Does It

Recently, the Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary shared his views on marital rape in response to Kanimozhi's question on whether the law would be amended to make it a crime. He didn't think so, since "marital rape cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context" as marriage is considered "sacrosanct" here. In essence, Mr. Chaudhary is saying that it is okay for a man to rape a woman he is married to. By law!
09/05/2015 4:38 AM IST
Woke To Broke: The Stunning Rise And Fall Of NewsBytes

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Woke To Broke: The Stunning Rise And Fall Of AIB

Exclusive interviews with Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya, Gursimran Khamba and several former AIB employees show that the forces that fuelled AIB's stratospheric rise - Twitter, internet culture, virality and advertiser-driven growth - also propelled its rapid end.
02/06/2019 11:43 PM IST
Why I Ran The London Marathon During My Period And Didn't Wear A Pad Or

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Why I Ran The London Marathon During My Period And Didn't Wear A Pad Or Tampon

I got my flow the night before the London Marathon and it was extremely painful. I went through my options. Running 26.2 miles (42.1km) with a wad of cotton material wedged between my legs just seemed so absurd. Plus they say chafing can be a real problem. I could definitely choose to participate in this norm at the expense of my own comfort and just deal with it quietly. But then I thought...
18/08/2015 8:12 AM IST