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Our Criminal Justice System Won’t Stop The Next Bois Locker Room

Text by Anandita Bhalerao. Illustrations by Mrudula Kuvalekar

Our existing legal system is ill-equipped to stem the growing incidence of cases such as the Bois Locker Room. Arti Mohan, a lawyer and restorative justice program officer and Saumya Dadoo, a feminist legal researcher, discuss a kinder, more inclusive alternative.
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#MeToo, #MeTooIndia, Featured
April 06, 2020

Anomaly

Text by Urvashi Bahuguna. Illustration by Namrata Kumar

Author and poet Urvashi Bahuguna pens an exclusive short story for Verve
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#MeToo, advent of television, anti-Sikh riots, Aruna Roy, CAA, Citizenship Amendment Act, Defining India: Through Their Eyes, economic slowdown, Editorial Director, India Today, Indira Gandhi assassination, Journalism, Kailash Satyarthi, liberalisation, Malala Yousafzai, Mandal, MGNREGA, National Register for Citizens, NDTV, News Anchor, NRC, print journalism, Raagini, Sachin Tendulkar, Section 377, Sonia Singh, Suhaani, The Dalai Lama, The World This Week, women news anchors, Yaamini

It’s News To Her

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Prithvi Pictures. Hair by Jasmeet Kaur; make-up by Ritika Gandhi; both at Make-up Designory India

In the current national scenario, the economic liberalisation of 1991 – that, to a large extent, shaped our dreams – seems to be a thing of the distant past. Sonia Singh, editorial director, NDTV and mother of three, who has been reporting on the country’s ups and downs for over 20 years, tactfully balances an objective big-picture outlook with her maternal sixth sense. During a Sunday afternoon in her home, she offers Verve an even-handed take on re evaluating history and preparing for what lies ahead...
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Mallika Khanna, #MeToo
September 25, 2019

How Selective Outrage And Inadequate Representation Continue To Plague Web Activism

Text by Mallika Khanna. Illustration by Pooja Sreenivasan

The internet, especially its various gateways to self-empowerment, has proven to be a boon for a country as diverse and socially stratified as India, but its work is far from done. Verve investigates…
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Shernaz Patel, A Few Good Men, Theatre, Theatre Plays, Arts and Culture
July 30, 2019

The theatre veteran talks to Verve about the fifth season of Aadyam, life on stage and productions that resonate with her.
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#MeToo, Feminism, Journalism, Karla Bookman, The Swaddle, Webby Awards
April 16, 2019

The editor-in-chief of The Swaddle, talks to Verve about her experiences in Indian society and how to combat internalised patriarchy
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