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The campaign has also opened up the question of generational transition in heartland politics(Santosh Kumar/HT)

What the Bihar campaign shows

PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 07:25 PM IST
It threw up new issues, new social equations and new political leaders in the state
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s break the silence around Dementia(Twitter/AlzDisInt)
World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s break the silence around Dementia(Twitter/AlzDisInt)

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s talk about Dementia, here’s how to challenge the stigma around it

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 11:01 AM IST
World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Know all about Dementia, history and significance of the theme this year and how you can provide support. Since there is little or no understanding of the disease, the stigmatisation and misinformation about it is a global problem
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(From left) The cast and crew of Secrets of Seenagers; Kuldeep Das, Abhigyan Mukherjee, Faredoon Bhujwala, Nandu Bhagwat, Ashok Row Kavi, Ivan John, Anand Vasudevan, Milind Phatak and Dr Prasad Raj Dandekar(Photo: QGraphy)
(From left) The cast and crew of Secrets of Seenagers; Kuldeep Das, Abhigyan Mukherjee, Faredoon Bhujwala, Nandu Bhagwat, Ashok Row Kavi, Ivan John, Anand Vasudevan, Milind Phatak and Dr Prasad Raj Dandekar(Photo: QGraphy)

Mumbai’s older gay men on their colourful second innings

By Yoshita Rao | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Seenagers — support group for gay, bisexual, asexual men, showcase a glimpse of their lives in a documentary
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Ashok Vaidya, research director at the health society, said, “Lack of understanding of PCOS within society and medical circles has not eliminated the stigma associated with this disorder.”(HT Photo)
Ashok Vaidya, research director at the health society, said, “Lack of understanding of PCOS within society and medical circles has not eliminated the stigma associated with this disorder.”(HT Photo)

City’s PCOS patients form support group to spread awareness

By Aayushi Pratap | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 05:17 AM IST
PCOS is a metabolic, reproductive and hormonal disorder that arises in women of childbearing age owing to a combination of genetic predispositions coupled with lifestyle factors such as lack of exercise, inadequate sleep, a high-calorie diet and stress.
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Flashback: LGBT activists and supporters at the Delhi Queer Pride march on November 29, 2015.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Flashback: LGBT activists and supporters at the Delhi Queer Pride march on November 29, 2015.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Review: Straight to Normal by Sharif D Rangnekar

By Dhrubo Jyoti | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 09:08 PM IST
Sharif D Rangnekar’s Straight to Normal is a memoir that also chronicles a slice of India’s queer rights movement
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Acknowledging and supporting any system that boosts a woman’s confidence and morale should be encouraged and facilitated.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)
Acknowledging and supporting any system that boosts a woman’s confidence and morale should be encouraged and facilitated.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)

Unfair and incorrect to label kitty parties as frivolous

By Neela Kaushik
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:39 PM IST
Unfortunately, the brand image that this concept has created for itself is that of a group of middle-aged women getting together to exchange recipes, gossip and gorge on oily food.
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The Economic Offences Wing of the Gurugram Police has hired a coach to help the cops with English language.(HT File Photo)
The Economic Offences Wing of the Gurugram Police has hired a coach to help the cops with English language.(HT File Photo)

Cops in Gurugram take the English route to crack cases

By Pavneet Singh Chadha | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2018 11:41 AM IST
The almost school-like diktat for use of English at work was passed in June, when the department hired a tutor to help investigating officers, who lamented that their knowledge of the Queen’s language, or the lack of it, was proving to be an impediment in probing cases.
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People with BDD become obsessed with their physical imperfections.(Photo:IStock)
People with BDD become obsessed with their physical imperfections.(Photo:IStock)

Is looking good your top priority? Maybe, it’s Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By Susan Jose | Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Checking the mirror often for hair that just won’t stay in place? A new zit turning you totally restless? You might be a little more than ‘just obsessed’ with your looks!
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Tarquinius and Lucretia (1570) by Tiziano Vecellio (1490-1576).(De Agostini/Getty Images)
Tarquinius and Lucretia (1570) by Tiziano Vecellio (1490-1576).(De Agostini/Getty Images)

Excerpt: What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape by Sohaila Abdulali

By Sohaila Abdulali | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 04:58 PM IST
Gang-raped as a teenager, Sohaila Abdulali first wrote about her experience in Manushi magazine in 1983. Her new book examines what we think about rape. In this exclusive excerpt she writes of how every survivor imagines she has suffered less than other survivors
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Pooja Joshi Bhadrigewith her son Yug and her husband .
Pooja Joshi Bhadrigewith her son Yug and her husband .

Mother of 4-year-old with genetic disorder forms support group, connects 30 parents in Mumbai

By Aayushi Pratap | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Pooja Joshi Bhadrige, former banker and founder of the group Angelman Foundation, said her son was diagnosed with the condition when he was nine months old.
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Sujata Tilak, Monish Darda and Ajay Kiraskar at TiECon on Saturday.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Sujata Tilak, Monish Darda and Ajay Kiraskar at TiECon on Saturday.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

Startup ecosystem takes root in Pune

By Namita Shibad | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 03:08 PM IST
Pune has emerged as a prominent startup hub in the country, according to a large number of leading entrepreneurs, who were present at TiECon Pune 2018, the largest annual gathering of entrepreneurs in the city.
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‘The more I read and spoke to other parents, the more I realised how important it would be for me to accept my son as he was,’ Shetty says. ‘We began using therapies and support groups to find a way forward. We got family and friends involved, which helped normalise the situation for him and for us.’
‘The more I read and spoke to other parents, the more I realised how important it would be for me to accept my son as he was,’ Shetty says. ‘We began using therapies and support groups to find a way forward. We got family and friends involved, which helped normalise the situation for him and for us.’

‘Has it been easy? No. Has it been worthwhile? Hell, yes’

By Rashmi Shetty | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Rashmi Shetty’s son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at three. He’s now thirteen. Here’s what the journey has been like for her.
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Shyam (Samuel) Konnur, founder and festival director, of the second edition of Out and Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
Shyam (Samuel) Konnur, founder and festival director, of the second edition of Out and Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Aim to have inclusive, people-oriented festivals, say Shyam

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Mist is a collective, a support group who do not like to go to an NGO for support. We held small events and celebrated festivities. We did a free hugs event on Fergusson College and received quite a good response and also earned volunteers. From here, there was this idea of holding a film festival.
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