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Women Start Selfie Challenge To Green Villages

Women Start Selfie Challenge To Green Villages

In an attempt to make the surroundings greener, an all-woman residents’ group from Prashanth Nagar, near Vijayanagar, Bengaluru, started off a new trend on Sunday of clicking selfies while planting over 70 saplings. “We wanted to do something that would make a difference,” said Manjula Shetty, president of the recently formed group, to TOI. Also(…)

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#IWillGoOut: The Womens March In Bangalore

#IWillGoOut: The Womens March In Bangalore

Hundreds of women and men came out to support the rights of women to ‘go out’ – they gathered and walked from Bengaluru City railway station to Freedom Park on Saturday, shouting out loud: #IWillGoOut. And, why wouldn’t we? I was part of the movement and proudly so.   This campaign kickstarted in the Indian(…)

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Bangalore Is World’s Most Dynamic City, Beats Silicon Valley!

Bangalore Is World’s Most Dynamic City, Beats Silicon Valley!

The JLL Index of cities around the world is here and guess which Indian city made it to the top of a global ranking of cities? Yes, it’s none other than the most diverse city of India – Bangalore, which has been ranked the world’s most dynamic city on the index – beating Silicon Valley to(…)

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Bengaluru Has Only 606 Women Cops: Data

Bengaluru Has Only 606 Women Cops: Data

Recent data collected from the Bureau of Police Research and Development states that Bengaluru, where the horrific mass molestation incident took place on New Year’s Eve, has a mere 606 policewomen in its jurisdiction.

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David Guetta’s Concert Cancelled In Bengaluru, #NewYearHorror The Reason

David Guetta’s Concert Cancelled In Bengaluru, #NewYearHorror The Reason

Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta’s much awaited show of India’s electronic music festival was cancelled. While reasons for not going ahead with his show at Sunburn in Bangalore were not specified, the information was put on a Facebook post. The Bengaluru police hasn’t admitted to it being a law and order issue(…)

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Mallika Dua’s Tongue In Cheek Video On Women’s Safety

Mallika Dua’s Tongue In Cheek Video On Women’s Safety

‘We are asking for it after marriage, before marriage, in buses, at concerts, clubs.’– Comedienne Mallika Dua used these words recently on an Instagram video to convey a serious message – How do Indians define women’s safety in the country? Famous for her viral ‘Makeup didi’ Instagram videos, Dua reached out to those absurd-minded who(…)

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Virat Kohli speaks up against violence against women

Virat Kohli speaks up against violence against women

Virat Kohli, the famous Indian skipper has taken to social media to express his angst against the mass molestation of Bangalore which happened on New Year’s Eve. Virat posted two videos of him talking about the incident on Twitter. “This country should be safe & equal for all. Women shouldn’t be treated differently. Let’s stand(…)

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Anushka, Malaika Lash Out At Bengaluru’s #NewYearHorror

Anushka, Malaika Lash Out At Bengaluru’s #NewYearHorror

Since the day Bangalore’s #NewYearHorror caught national headlines, social media platforms have been abuzz with people sharing their own or similar stories of sexual attack, molestation or eve-teasing. Women are angry, as are men (the real men!). Recently, a heated remark came from actress Anushka Sharma who condemned the Bengaluru molestation, asking in a Twitter post “why did(…)

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Protest Still On. Celebs React To Bangalore’s #NewYearHorror

Protest Still On. Celebs React To Bangalore’s #NewYearHorror

Since the day Bangalore witnessed the horrific New Year’s Eve mass molestation event, many celebrities have taken to social media to shame the authority’s lack of safety measures.  And when Karnataka’s Home Minister G Parameswara blamed women for their ‘westernized lifestyle,’ the whole nation burst out in rage. “These kinds of things happen,” he said. Meanwhile, another shocking(…)

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#NotAllMen Took Twitter by Storm: Here’s Why

#NotAllMen Took Twitter by Storm: Here’s Why

After the horrific New Year’s Eve incident in Bengaluru, where women were molested by mobs of men, some men took it upon themselves to point out that ‘not all men are the same’, which led other users to retaliate against their so-called inane views.

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