Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tarishi Verma


Tarishi is trainee sub editor at the Express. She tweets @mumblingbee

A thank you note to AIB, in light of Pahlaj Nihalani’s verdict
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The girl’s best friends aren’t a part of a safe sex PSA or a feminist message on labelling women sluts.

Lipstick Under My Burkha: Pahlaj Nihalani is just maintaining the status quo of Hindi film industry
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Lipstick Under My Burkha, like Angry Indian Goddesses (2015) and parts of Haraamkhor (2016), explores female desire, a wonder unheard of entirely in the Hindi film industry.

UP Elections 2017: See what is on top of mind in Lucknow which votes tomorrow
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

In a state that has high populations of Dalits, Hindus, and Muslims, politicians do tend to resort to casteist or religious polarisation to ask for votes.

Mumbai college’s segregation of male, female students to ‘prevent molestation’ reinforces protectionist ideology
Tue, Feb 07, 2017

At Bandra college, segregation of males and females puts the onus of safety on women.

Lucknow: Akhilesh holds edge but law and order still a concern for many
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

"For me, there's one face above everything, the party, the politics and that is of Akhilesh Yadav."

Feminism thrives with intersectionality: January 21 showed us how diverse rights of women really are
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Acknowledging and including intersectionality recognises that a single feminism will not work for an array of women.

Echoes of freedom with limits: Four years ago, Pragaash was Zaira Wasim
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Wasim, a Kashmiri Muslim, was targeted and trolled for meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has come under severe criticism for her handling of the recent unrest in the Valley.

Dangal’s feminism raises no questions
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

In feminist discussions, one often talks about the starting line for men and women and the barriers that come in both the paths. Mahavir, as a father and coach, removed those barriers and in it lies not only Dangal's but Mahavir's feminism.

Seven-year-old transgender on National Geographic magazine’s cover creates history
Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Avery is dressed in pink, a stereotyped colour for girls and women but for Avery, it is the boasting of her identity.

Girl, you will never be good enough
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

It was not only Hillary Clinton's loss that is reflective of misogyny, it is also Donald Trump’s victory.

Indiestani Project: Bringing two worlds together through poetry
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

This duo has brought together ‘Searching for the Sun’, a poetographic exhibition, a new artform at the crossing of words and images from their work the Indiestani Project.

Donald Trump has a mission: Ruin America
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Trump is an indubitable sexist and misogynist. Sunday’s presidential debate proved it further and more.