As a daunting reminder of the Kedarnath tragedy, Uttarakhand experienced highly destructive floods on the 7th February, 2021. A consequence of glacial melting, possibly accelerated by global warming, havoc was wreaked on the people working at the nearby power projects. While the race to rescue the missing people prolongs, the country prays with bated breath for Chamoli.
Hosted by Blank 101, this Talk It Out session dealt with the contrasting medley of opinions shared by its participants surrounding the topic of protests. Read on to find out about the validity and significance of public dissent and their role in shaping democracies.
Marital rape remains a non-criminalised crime in 36 countries, including India. For 158 years, the Indian jurisdiction has made a plethora of excuses for not outlawing conjugal rape. It is time we question the underlying implications of the state’s refusal to protect married women from violent sexual assault.