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#ThrowbackToday: The maharani who opened schools and went to jail during the emergency

In today's #TBT, we recall the contributions of the late Maharani Gayatri Devi. She was the ultimate lady who knew how to stand up for herself and the country and this is how she won every time 

Published on 29th July 2021
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Saffron Herndon is only 13 but we bet she's funnier than most adults on the comedy scene

A middle schooler from Dallas, Saffron Herndon began performing stand up comedy in 2013, when she was 8 — and she's now tearing up the internet, even though people wonder if she's got a ghost-writer

Published on 29th November 2018
Women rights news update

Sometimes women have to fight for the right to do push-ups: US Deputy Chief of Mission MaryKay Carlson 

Women, people of other genders and those who are discriminated against have to stand up for their rights and the way forward is through education, 

Published on 3rd October 2018
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Bengaluru-based stand-up comedy group 'LOLbagh' is the first of its kind to perform shows in Kannada

These techies perform a stand-up comedy show in Kannada and have already logged more than 50 shows across Karnataka. They have now formed another group, LOLbagh and Sons, with four new inductees
 

Published on 20th September 2018
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Want some #GirlLove? This Hyderabad-girl's FB group will give you a daily dose of  'women-spiration'

The Last Mile Connection, an all-women Facebook group, started by 24-year-old Apoorva Marur began aims at making women stand up for each other 

Published on 31st March 2018
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Bengaluru Feminist group Hidden Pockets took on Brigade Road on New Year's 2018, and survived

Hidden Pocket Collective's, an initiative by Lawyer Jasmine Lovely George aims to help people explore unknown places in Bengaluru and are helping the community stand up for each other

Published on 7th March 2018
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At 17, this child-abuse victim from Shillong goes from village to village helping children speak up about abuse 

SOS Children's Village helped Aitisha Marwein to not only help her speak up but encouraged her to stand up for other victims and help them find the help and support they needed

Published on 14th November 2017
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Wondering why comedian Daniel Fernandes is everybody's favourite? Here are some hints!

This Goan, who lives in Mumbai, wears many hats — from stand up to his podcast, his well-researched content has never failed to win people over 

Published on 28th August 2017
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Students of SFI who staged a protest outside CBSE office in Chennai for NEET's stringent dress code were taken into police custody 

Activists of SFI (Students' Federation of India) staged a protest outside the regional office of CBSE, to stand up for the students who faced issues relating to the strict dress code before NEET exam

Published on 11th May 2017

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