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Barkha Dutt Quits NDTV To Explore Her Own Venture

Barkha Dutt Quits NDTV To Explore Her Own Venture

India’s top notch journalist and the face of NDTV, Barkha Dutt has quit the national television network to explore her own venture. She had moved to being a consulting editor but later took the plunge to going it alone as a press release shared on Sunday. Barkha already has her firm called Barkha Dutt Live(…)

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One Woman Challenges a 400 Year Old Custom, Wins the Battle

One Woman Challenges a 400 Year Old Custom, Wins the Battle

From Hinduism to Judaism to Christianity to Islam, religious restrictions surrounding menstruation and the belief that it makes women’s bodies impure are common across the board. While the judiciary has upheld women’s right to equality in cases of Shani Shingnapur, Haji Ali and Sabarimala, where women were denied entry to religious sites, the practice continues(…)

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Breaking it Down: The Modern Indian Woman

Breaking it Down: The Modern Indian Woman

The Shilpa Shetty moment this week should be ample evidence to all of you that culture does matter. Literature and reading may be important for no other reason in the 21st century than to avoid tripping up on social media. Be warned! Of course I’m joking — the point of literature, apart from elevating your(…)

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How Entrepreneurs Are Celebrating Diwali

How Entrepreneurs Are Celebrating Diwali

It’s the Diwali weekend and while households across India celebrate the festival of lights, SheThePeople.TV spoke to some women entrepreneurs to find out about their Diwali plans… For Mumbai-based, co-founder of Health, Wellness and Fitness venture FitCircle, Aarti Gill, the festive season is for spending special moments with the family. “For me, Diwali has always meant(…)

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Happy (Un) Friendship Day

Happy (Un) Friendship Day

Inundated by messages and targeted content messaging reminding me its Friendship Day on August 7th is not a great way to start a sleepy Sunday now , is it? The guilt and abject existential crisis that accompanies questions about why this day exists and how some may not have wished you (forgotten friends, huh) is(…)

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Without toilets, women wait for the dark

Without toilets, women wait for the dark

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan claims to have constructed around 80 lakhs toilets around the countryside across India yet our Community correspondent Usha reports a completely different picture of what is happening in the Batauwan village of Uttar Pradesh.  Lack of toilets in the village is forcing these women to not relieve themselves till the dark. Even(…)

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Dare to be: Sairee Chahal

Dare to be: Sairee Chahal

Dare To Be! Stories of successful women who decided to go with their gut and goals and make a real living off their passions against all odds. Rinku Paul and Puja Singhal have put together narratives of 15 such trailblazers in a book. SheThePeople.TV in partnership with Penguin-Random House presents excerpts of this upcoming showcase.(…)

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