2019-12-09 19:41:35| digg
The Cut and YouGov polled more than 1,200 people to understand why people dislike this election's female presidential candidates.
2019-12-07 18:57:05| The Economic Times
Most women learned to drive as soon as they could to avoid the bus. They saved for two-wheelers and second-hand cars to resist family pressure to go everywhere accompanied because duniya is kharaab.
2019-12-07 18:53:12| The Economic Times
The daily battle of commuting for womenInvariably, the men are silent or will joke about it till one of them remarks that they dont think about it, while the women will have a list of steps they take every day, from making sure someone knows their itinerary to varying their route home from work.
2019-12-07 11:19:26| The Economic Times
"It is a matter of deep regret that during the past some years, especially since the BJP government has come to power, women are not safe. This is not the only incident, in UP I said it yesterday also that there is not a day when there is not an incident of rape and murder, attempt to rape or molestation," Mayawati said at a press conference.
2019-12-07 08:00:05| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Its shameful how the Tories have ignored Windrush pensioners, and a pity that Corbyn wont do moreWhen the Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury in 1948, it brought 802 passengers from the Caribbean. Any who returned to Jamaica after a life spent working in England and paying national insurance rightly received a UK state pension, and it went up every year. It still does for the estimated 13,000 British retirees in Jamaica. But if those from the Windrush generation returned to Antigua or St Lucia, they faced a special cruelty: their UK state pension was frozen at the level on the day they left Britain. So if they retired in the mid-1990s and are still alive, they receive a UK state pension of about 58 a week, while those who went to Jamaica pick up 129 a week.The way Britain pays state pensions to those who retire abroad is weirdly capricious. There are 134,000 retirees in the US now entitled to a UK state pension after paying their contributions here, and they enjoy annual increases. But across the border in Canada, there are 135,000 UK state pensioners and they receive no increases at all. Continue reading...