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“Post the decriminalisation of Section 377 of the IPC, it’s important to keep the momentum going and realise that queer issues are political issues.”
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Politics, Women
July 06, 2018

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle….

Text by Harini Calamur. Illustration by Devika Swarup

We analyse how a social context that shows a rather regressive attitude towards women has paradoxically produced some of the strongest female political figures through history
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The Ministry of Fashion, Indian political history
August 07, 2015

Geeta Rao on The Ministry of Fashion

Text by Geeta Rao. Illustration by Hemant Sapre

In Indian political history, while textiles have sent out an important social message, leaders, with their sartorial choices, have often worn their power on their sleeves. Verve takes a look at the dress manifesto of netas
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Artwork by Balaji Ponna for Art District 13

View Indian politics through the eyes of artist Balaji Ponna
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Aatish Taseer, British-born writer-journalist, The Way Things Were
March 02, 2015

A Serious Man

Text by Shashi Baliga. Photographs by Amit Dey

Although he prefers to lead an austere literary life, Aatish Taseer was in the limelight last year for his TV show The Gentleman’s Code. With the release of The Way Things Were – his most political work yet – the intense author talks to Verve about issues of identity that recur in his writing
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Things that need to change in India
October 02, 2014

Watch and Burn

Text by Nittal Chandarana. Illustration by Wyanet Vaz

Verve gives you a list of 10 pet peeves to 'burn' this Dussehra. How many do you agree with?
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