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What is there in a name – After all it is only a ‘Word’

What is there in a name – After all it is only a ‘Word’

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”- So wrote Shakespeare. 3,193 more words

The Tribune - Haryana hinterland denies girls voting right

Parvesh Sharma, Tribune News Service

Jind, 23 March 2014. “Hum kiyon banave apni chhori ka vote, ye to shadi karke chali jayegi. Badiya yehi hai ki ye shaadi ke baad apne sasural main hi apna vote banave (why should we get our daughter enrolled as a voter as she will have to migrate to her in-laws’ after her marriage. 294 more words

News

The Guardian doing the right thing - eventually

I never used to pay much attention to the Guardian. Although I called myself a liberal I found the constant hand wringing and finger wagging tedious so I read other papers. 1,243 more words

Islam

Ladies First Mr. President*
by Osamah Golpy

Ladies First Mr. President, Ladies First
is how freedom into my ears whispers
Acquired at nurseries, learned in battle fields… 328 more words

Politics