It's not just in India, women in politics across the world face nightmares on the ground and are easily victimsed on social media. From communal digs to morphed images, women leaders like Sushma Swaraj and NT Rama Rao's wife have not been spared
In Indian politics, women are like guinea-pigs. Actress-turned-politician Nagma Morarji reveals the gameplan of big parties and very clearly, men don't want to lose in a complex game of money and power.
As an independent candidate from Mandya, Sumalatha Ambareesh has been successful in finding support from the Kannada film industry to carry forward the legacy of her late actor-turned-politician husband M.H Ambareesh
The delay in implementing the Women's Reservation Bill even after 23 years it was mooted is a clear indication that men hate to share spotlight with the fairer sex in Indian politics. Will that ever change?
At a time when politicians like Jacinda Arden of New Zealand are transforming world opinion, Indian politicians remain in the grip of men who refuse to share the limelight with women. But there are minor exceptions in Odisha and Bengal, says Krishna Menon
Parties like All Assam Students' Union warn voters that implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Bill will hurt the state's future and security but BJP remains cool on the controversial Bill and its promises
Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) thrived when the Left Front government ruled West Bengal. They not only shielded underground comrades, the art of simple living, high thinking in a community was honed in SUCI centres.
There may be mixed reactions on the way the sexual harassment charges against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were dealt with but absence of a mechanism to deal with such charges against sitting judges is the bigger worry.
While the Easter blasts that targeted Christians in Sri Lanka reveal a well orchestrated mechanism of planning and execution, the government's failure to curb this bloodshed despite having credible information is even more worrying.
Demonetisation and the subsequent introduction of Goods and Service Taxes (GST) were aimed at lifting Indian economy. But the government's vision has been counterproductive given the way international bodies are calculating India's economic growth
Board of Control for Cricket in India's ombudsman-cum-ethics officer Justice DK Jain is taking allegations of conflict of interest against Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar quite seriously. Many wonder why they are wearing multiple hats