Voices

Assaulted by one’s own: Domestic violence doesn’t exist only in marital homes

Let’s bring back the attention to violence women face within the homes they were born in, at the hands of their immediate family.

Destroying Mosul's Great Mosque: Islamic State's symbolic war to the end

It was at the same place that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the creation of a new Islamic State.

The tree of knowledge is not an apple or an oak but a banyan

The right way to formulate epistemic pluralism has actually already been provided for us from within the pluralist cosmopolis of Sanskrit.

Facebook rolls out safety ‘shield’ with Indian women in mind, but there are glaring loopholes

The new feature gives users more control over who downloads, shares their photos, but there are flaws in the plan.

Mutual Funds are great for women, and they aren't as complicated as you think

Here is a simple explainer for you to get started right away.

After free markets and climate, will China now emerge as a human rights champion?

Money and muscle make anything possible.

Dear Manickan, I’m sorry the society and I failed you: Thoughts on manual scavenging

Manickan was standing in that ditch, hip deep, covered in dirt; using his bare hands he was trying to clean that ditch full of human excreta and sanitary napkins.

Make in India: Is the lion really roaring? A breakdown of the data

After about two and a half years since the launch, a deep dive into data to assess where we are headed.

Health Check: What's the right way to blow your nose?

One nostril or two? Hard blow or gentle? Some ways are more effective and less risky than others.

Diwakar Reddy's rowdyism: VIP culture will thrive if thuggish politicos aren’t punished

If politicians can behave this way in public, what might they be willing to do to get their way outside the camera’s glare?