Khurshid Anwar

Democracy
Women's rights

The gender war: To take sides or not?

Rape apologist is a term I have become very familiar with it. Every time there is an outrage on social media with accusations of rape or harassment made against a man, my refusal to join in or my questioning of the e-lynchings is interpreted as supporting crimes against women. Thankfully, I’m not particularly dependent on […]

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Democracy
Women's rights

Politically incorrect declaration by an extremely conditional feminist

I have a voice and it has weight. However great or little it is. It is my responsibility to use it in a manner that is congruent with my goals. I have an interest in women’s empowerment. I have an interest in women getting justice. In justice being accessible to more and more women. A […]

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Media

Media inequality leads to questions about which tail wags this dog

These are interesting days to be watching media invent news on one end and desperately avoid looking at news on the other. Here are some of the more obvious ones. Rioting politicians While Times Now ran a campaign to demand resignations of rioting MPs who sprayed pepper spray and so on, there was a strange […]

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Media

The strange case of rapist Tarun Tejpal

It is over two months that Tarun Tejpal has been in jail for raping a woman who did not want to file a police complaint. His chargesheet keeps getting delayed, and so does bail. Since I have taken a lot of interest in how this is unfolding, I decided to follow up and I still […]

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