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Masculinity or male domination?

We must be more open in evaluating our heritage

It is proper that The Hindu publishes different shades of opinion. It is just as important to hold fast to values of social justi...»

Taking the aggression out of masculinity

The Indian family has been a long-standing site for reinforcing and perpetuating male privilege and entitlement »

He gave us back our dignity

Does one write deliberately as a woman or man when taking up pen and paper? I do not know. But right now, I am writing as an Indian woma...»

Rape and the crisis of Indian masculinity

As women assert their identity and enter his bastions of power, the traditional Indian male is reacting with violence »

A case for space

My first job as the Readers’ Editor is to be a committed reader of this newspaper. No section of the paper is secondary to the other. In...»

Policing and legal processes are hardly unimportant in tackling rape

“As women assert their identity and enter his bastions of power, the traditional Indian male is reacting with violence” states Ratna Kap...»

A note to readers

Over the past few days, we have received emails, representations and letters objecting to the reference to Swami Vivekananda and the use...»


Mr. Modi's 100 Days: A Reality Check

Much of the adulatory media coverage of the performance of the Modi Government in its first 100 days overlooked significant gaps between intent and action, points out Vidya Subrahmaniam.Read more »

In the 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014, West Bengal has witnessed some interesting trends. Apart from the debacle of the Left and the ascendance of the Trinamool Congress (AITC), the other somewhat s... »