Who says eve-teasing is not harassment
A serious crime against women is dismissed lightly by giving it a softer name,
says Shoma A. Chatterji
and sexual harassment both victimise women more than men, as is
evident in South Asian societies like India. The power hierarchy
between the victimiser, mostly a man, and the victim, mostly a
girl or a woman, is almost the same with the former using his
power over the latter within patriarchy. Is it a gender-specific
crime as is generally understood? Is there a difference in the
power hierarchy implied that sustains between the victimiser and
the victim in degree or in kind between the two? Should
punishments in either case differ?
Guide effectively juxtaposes modern sensibility against age-old belief and prejudice, and desire against disillusionment. The film is a case study of Bollywood's 'success formula'
the midst of volumes of accolades, the media is showering on the
one and only Dev Anand following his passing away, it would be
in context to reflect on the best film he gifted to Indian
cinema from his production banner Navketan Films.
How to be a sensible party animal this festival season
It is always a great idea to be safe than sorry while enjoying a party. Keep these do's and don'ts in mind, writes
are you going to say goodbye to 2011 and welcome the first rays
of 2012? Maybe huddled in your blanket in front of the TV
watching the world celebrate or partying with a small group of
friends. If you are the
partying kind then the New Year could herald a lot more to cheer
about. The start of the year generally sees party animals warm
up to clink the glasses. Are you fully equipped for all the
action that is about to come?