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On Equal Pedestal

The New Year brought some cheer to homemakers in the country. It came from no less a place than the Supreme Court of India. Pronouncing a verdict in a motor accident case,

img Dr Suresh Mathew
18 Jan 2021

Homemaker’s worth : Unpaid, unseen & unrecognized

Picture this. A kuchha house with three rooms, an open kitchen with mud-smeared chulha (stove), three kids playing in the verandah and a man sitting on the cot smoking hukkah.

img Jaswant Kaur
18 Jan 2021

Articles

In spite of the enormous amount of unpaid work women do, the conception that homemakers do not ‘work’ and add to the economic value is a problematic concept

Joseph Maliakan
18 Jan 2021

For the second consecutive term, the farmers feel cheated for having not consulted them on the farm laws while forming an expert committee of ‘pro-Government’ experts by the Supreme Court.

Manoj Varghese
18 Jan 2021

The degrading, discriminatory and stereotype term “house wife” is done away with a more dignified and neutral term “homemaker” by the Supreme Court of India.

Adv Jessy Kurian
18 Jan 2021

A recent judgment of the Supreme Court said that the value of a woman’s work at home was no less than that of her office-going husband.

Anju Grover
18 Jan 2021

Dear Shri Dilip Ghosh, I was startled by your comments on Nobel-laureate Amartya Sen, whom you called a “land-grabber”.

A. J. Philip
18 Jan 2021

Thousands of citizens from all walks of life and from everywhere have strongly condemned the illegal arrest of Fr Stan and demanded his immediate release.

Cedric Prakash
18 Jan 2021

The event that unfolded at the Capitol Hill in the United States of America in the wee hours of the morning of 7th January, 2021 has shocked and shaken conscious people all over the globe.

Dr Prakash Louis
18 Jan 2021

The Indian American community has expressed shock and is dismayed at the events that unfurled on Wednesday, January 6th on Capitol Hill.

Ajay Ghosh
18 Jan 2021

Patriotism, love for one’s country and countrymen, is not rooted in the religion but in the ‘Nationhood’ which is not an outcome of religion

Ram Puniyani
18 Jan 2021

The National Peace Movement in collaboration with Rotary International has been organizing the National Peace Convention since 2015.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
18 Jan 2021

When will we act as prophets to the nations and work to bear lasting fruit and leave a legacy behind for the world to follow for years to come?

Varghese Alengaden
18 Jan 2021

India has taken so sharp a turn in recent years that the very centre has shifted considerably. What led to this swing? Is it possible to trace the path to this point?

Lancy Lobo
18 Jan 2021

The 14 year old newly-married bride left her house in Sitapur to stay with her 18 year old husband in a Kanpur slum, Uttar Pradesh.

F. M. Britto
18 Jan 2021

For nearly a year, the only reason many looked in newspapers or at TV screens was for news of the vaccine, and finally when the vaccine is ready to roll out, there is a waning of interest.

Robert Clements
18 Jan 2021

Braving biting cold and rains, agitating farmers continue to camp on the borders of Delhi. They seem to be in no mood to withdraw the protest

Anju Grover
11 Jan 2021

The ‘Storming of the Capitol’, the seat of the US Government on the 6 January 2021 by the supporters of President Donald Trump should be regarded as a death knell for democracy.

Cedric Prakash
11 Jan 2021

Fundamentalist forces have had unmitigated success in polarizing our society on communal lines

Mathew John
11 Jan 2021

As education began to be commercialized and teaching became a profession, the role of a teacher as mentor also began to disappear.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
11 Jan 2021

‘Made in India’ Vaccine Gets Nod Before Clinical Trial

Manoj Varghese
11 Jan 2021

If we fail the nation, our fellow citizens may not stand by us when we face an existential threat from fascist governments.

John Dayal
11 Jan 2021

Normally, when a new bishop or archbishop is appointed, we are presented with a “dry run” of when the person was born, his family history, educational background, posts held,

Chhotebhai
11 Jan 2021

There are greedy officials whose palms when greased seem to look the other way while granting licences and no objection certificates

Aarti
11 Jan 2021

In the name of national security, extraordinary draconian laws meant to deal with extraordinary situations have become part of the new normal.

Joseph Maliakan
11 Jan 2021

Message accompanying the Appeal

IC Correspondent
11 Jan 2021

The mother struggled to bring up the one year old Palam Kalyana Sundaram after the demise of his father.

F. M. Britto
11 Jan 2021

Even a President can incite a mob! A Lawmaker inciting men and women to become lawbreakers!

Robert Clements
11 Jan 2021

By the looks of it, the monk Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh seems to have thrown his hat in the ring to be the next Hriday Samrat of the majority community of secular India.

John Dayal
04 Jan 2021

On 29th December 2020, 104 ex-IAS officers wrote a stern letter to Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of U P, condemning the anti-conversion ordinance

Jacob Peenikaparambil
04 Jan 2021

Yes, septuagenarian Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s long-awaited plunge into Tamil Nadu’s political arena and his promise of corruption-free

Aarti
04 Jan 2021

This Diwali Sonoo, my London based daughter, sent me a couple of interesting pictures of a very attractive neon light display that has been put on

Balvinder Singh
04 Jan 2021

The year 2020 had been an unusual year. It began with people protesting against the citizenship Amendment Act followed by riots in North East Delhi.

Jaswant Kaur
04 Jan 2021

Science and Education is an important tool for the development of any nation. The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is making all efforts to enter

Manoj Varghese
04 Jan 2021

This 5th August (2020) the Prime Minister of India did the ground breaking ceremony (Bhumi Pujan) for Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

Ram Puniyani
04 Jan 2021

Apparently, the Congress in Goa has been doing everything but enhancing its reputation as a strong Opposition to the BJP.

Pachu Menon
04 Jan 2021

The disheartened mother called the one more daughter born to her on November 14, 1948 Chindhi, meaning in Marathi torn piece of cloth.

F. M. Britto
04 Jan 2021

It was my body talking and I thought I’d listen to the outbursts coming from different parts of me; my feet and shoulders, arms and palms, all having an argument.

Robert Clements
04 Jan 2021

Pope Francis draws the attention of the world to the increasing conflicts in different parts of the world and the failure to resolve these conflicts

Jacob Peenikaparambil
28 Dec 2020

It has been a month since farmers have been protesting on the borders of Delhi against the newly passed three controversial farm laws.

Anju Grover
28 Dec 2020

Violence is Diligently Cultivated; Arms dependence is the new form of colonialism.

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
28 Dec 2020

Modi has wrecked the economy with his absolutely ridiculous, ill considered policies and schemes.

M L Satyan
28 Dec 2020

Consensus on the basic ecological concepts like Ecology, Eco-system, Environment, Forest system, Agro-eco-system and Ecological Constants

Dr. K. T. Chandy
28 Dec 2020

The architect of Indian Constitution was for Liberty. Liberty does include right to our choice to follow any faith of our liking, or to be an agnostic or atheist as well.

Ram Puniyani
28 Dec 2020

Sara Salkahazi was born to the affluent German origin Leopold and Klotild in Kassa, Hungary (now Kosice, Slovakia) on May 11, 1899.

F. M. Britto
28 Dec 2020

In the Realms of Heaven, a sweet baby angel with brand new wings walked down the heavenly corridors. She passed St Peter with his stately wings,

Robert Clements
28 Dec 2020