Kabeer asked, Kavita, Am saddened at you comprehensive power or the lack of it to be precise. I didnt state any racist remarks; on the contrary am opposing the theory of Blacks and Muslims or even Dalits are crime prone; the common factor among them is that they are poor and are constantly under severe pressures with broken families. It is their poverty that makes them crime prone where as the society likes to see them as Blacks are crime prone or Muslims are crime prone or Dalits are crime prone. I am not judging; am only stating the statistical factsKavita Krishnan answers, Sorry - but same argument again! To say 'poverty' makes anyone crime prone is way way wrong and biased. POWER and a sense of impunity makes people crime prone - gender power, caste power, class power... So, when poor men rape, they are not 'powerless' - as men, they do, in SOME circumstances, (like on an empty bus) have power AS MEN over women who may be poor or may happen to be richer than them. The … [Read more...] about ‘Rape is about male power which society confers’
If you have the space, why not thinking about providing a standing umbrella or a handful of parasols that guests can use to shield themselves from the sun. Pictured, socialite fashionista Rosanna Falconer created a stunning oasis in the corner of her back garden in London … [Read more...] about BBQ like a society queen! Tatler shares its guide to the ultimate garden get-together including a ‘French Riviera’ dress code and decorating with jam jar vases (but there are no paddling pools allowed)
Amina, who is estranged from her family, lives alone, in supported accommodation. She is classed as a vulnerable student, so has been able to access the school building during lockdown. “It’s really eerie, seeing the school so silent,” she says. “There’s no one in the halls or the canteen to say hi to.” At home, she passes the time by packing for uni and reading course textbooks, to get ahead. She has an offer to read law at Swansea, a course she opted for after her experience of legally breaking with her family. “I know it’s early to be reading my books,” Amina admits, “but I can’t wait to get out of here and explore. I’m tired of being inside on my own all the time.” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?
According to her, a collapse had also taken place in her house in November last year after which the society management had taken care of the repairs. Although the family had pointed other weak spots that time, nothing was done about them leading to the Friday’s collapse, Singh said. … [Read more...] about Part of ceiling collapses in Noida society, second incident in two days in GB Nagar
Joe Biden spent Thursday evening raising money for his presidential campaign with assistance from celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg and musicians Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh. The presumptive Democrat candidate also spent time during the virtual fundraiser discussing George Floyd, saying that the Minneapolis man’s death has “ripped open this ugly underbelly of our society.” … [Read more...] about Joe Biden During Celebrity Fundraiser: George Floyd Death ‘Ripped Open This Ugly Underbelly of Our Society’