Polar Bear Facts

No other animal is as adorable and cuddly, and at the same time, as dangerous and feared as the polar bear. They’re marine mammals, perfectly adapted for the harsh arctic climate. Their scientific name, Ursus martimus literally translates to sea bear. Also sometimes called ice bears, or just simply white bears, let’s take a look Read More …

Societal Values That Have Seeped Through The Ages

The most basic definition of the word feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights with respect to gender equality. Feminism is used as an active tool to represent the interests and gender disparity of the upper-middle and upper-class women in India. And if you’re wondering why we don’t include women from lower and underprivileged classes, Read More …

Women And Personal Law In India

Personal Law In India Personal Law in India states that people of different faiths and religions are governed by different sets of Personal Law. Each religion has separate laws with respect to marriage, inheritance, divorce, adoption, succession, etc. Personal Law was first formulated by Warren Hastings in 1772, and there are 13 Acts that govern general Read More …

Triple Talaq In India – Supreme Court Verdict

After 70 years since the Indian Constitution was first framed, the highest Court of the Country has finally given its verdict on Triple Talaq. A million Indian Muslims (mostly women) had signed the petition to end triple talaq in India. The Court has stated that triple talaq is unconstitutional and has asked the Government to Read More …

Honor Killings And The Fight of The Love Commandos

Honor Over Shame In a country where arranged marriages are the norm, potential partners are vetted on the basis of complexion, caste, religion, superstition and an array of other factors. Stray from these norms and people are killed over their choice of marriage or partners. The end result is for ‘Honor’. For the sake of Read More …