amrita madhukalya
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Gender correspondent, DNA


The 'witches' of Assam

Hunted, raped, and sometimes, beheaded, women in the villages of Assam suffer as the state assembly takes its time with a bill to curb witch-hunting

DNA / May 2016

A quiet sex-ratio triumph

Dausa, a district in Rajasthan that fared one of the worst under the Beti Bachao scheme, registers 1,620 girl births as opposed to 1,460 boys in 30 gram panchayats

DNA / July 2015

Marriage: A mast for rape?

Indian law does not recognise marital rape. Nor does the government, which says marriage is a 'sacrament'. What happens then to the women who are raped by their husbands?

DNA / May 2015

Living in a data glass bowl

The trail of data you leave online is open to threat from internet companies, hackers, and governments. How do governments draw the fine line between individual privacy and national security?

DNA / October 2015

Whose net is it anyway?

We must be informed about the net neutrality debate unfolding in front of us right now, or forfeit our freedom on the internet forever

DNA / April 2015

Women in uniform

Women in uniform challenge the idea of victimhood and are powerful symbols of change but the subtext of vulnerability and sexual violence remains

DNA / August 2015

Narrow bridge

Majuli waits for a bridge to narrow down its concerns

DNA / April 2017

Saffon tea

Has the RSS found a base in Assam's tea gardens?

DNA / April 2016

What's in a name?

Transgender people across the country face routine harassment while adopting a name of their preferred gender

DNA / November 2016

(Mis) management

Men pull the strings from behind the curtains as government launches a trainning module for women sarpanches to help them with greater autonomy

DNA / January 2017

Fake encounters in Manipur

A PIL in the Supreme Court to bring justice to the families of over 1528 people who were killed in 'fake' encounters in Manipur, opens old would in the poll-bound state

DNA / February 2017

Nagas in poll-bound Manipur

Nagas in Manipur have been relegated to a corner for decades. The 2017 Assembly poll does not seem to be any different.

DNA / April 2017

indie beats from across the border

Pakistan’s political instability fuels creative urge, says musician Rudoh, who is spearheading an indie beat revolution in his country

DNA Sunday / December 2014

book review

Passion Flower - Seven Stories of Derangement

DNA Sunday / July 2014

macabre salvation

Pankaj Purohit on secretly shooting 'Shiva-crazy, flesh-eating, vagina-worshipping' aghoris in his documentary, Belly Of The Tantra

DNA Sunday / July 2014

in the highway to success

Barely two years in the industry, Alia Bhatt has already delivered four back-to-back hits. At 21, life for her is showing an upward graph

DNA Sunday / July 2014

gladiator in the ring

With scripted fights and broken bones, a motley group of actors, fitness experts, ATM guards and self-defence teachers are trying to build an Indian version of the wildly popular WWE.

DNA Sunday / August 2014

coming home from homeland

The Lunchbox star Nimrat Kaur, who will soon be seen in Homeland, about her career choices, theatre days and why only experimental cinema does not work for her

DNA Sunday / August 2014

worming through scripts

Amit V Masurkar’s Sulemani Keeda is a celebration of Bollywood’s unsung scriptwriters

DNA Sunday / November 2014

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