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What`s in a surname, especially after getting married?

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 18:35

I am witnessing a recurring phenomenon whenever I log on to my Facebook account. I often get confused with the new female names that keeps cropping on my timeline. It takes me a while to finally realise what`s happening. Oh! Someone has got married. Congratulations! But why do you have to surrender your last name and dismantle your identity in the name of love?

Emma Stone calls out Garfield for saying sewing is feminine

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:24

`Spider-Man` star Andrew Garfield was left scrambling for words when Emma Stone, his co-star in the film and real-life girlfriend, interrupted him while he was explaining how sewing is a feminine thing to do.

Keira Knightley says `feminism has long way to go in Hollywood`

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:12

Keira Knightley believes that women in the movie industry will continue to face an up-hill battle in the fight for gender equality for a long time to come.

Want to play Rekha`s role from `Khoon Bhari Maang`: Sonakshi Sinha

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:33

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has made a mark for herself in Bollywood with movies like ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’, says she wants to play legendary actress Rekha`s role from her 1988-released film ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’.

Cher says women are sex objects and always will be

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 21:05

Cher has confessed that she believes that women have always been sex objects and will always be tagged in that manner.

Feminism is misinterpreted in Hollywood: Natalie Portman

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:26

Actress Natalie Portman believes feminism is misinterpreted in Hollywood.

Tunisia fines female activist for illegal possession of pepper spray

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 16:17

A Tunisian member of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen was fined for the pepper spray charge, the official TAP press agency reported.

I am a modern-day feminist: Beyonce

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 15:14

Beyonce Knowles says women should be able to dote on their husbands and children and can still call themselves feminists.

Carla Bruni`s feminism remark sparks outrage

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 13:23

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been caught in a Twitter war after telling French Vogue that her generation had no need for feminism.

Carla Bruni sparks outrage over feminism remark

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 13:15

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been caught in a Twitter war after telling French Vogue that her generation had no need for feminism.

Women are getting heard, says Urvashi Butalia

Last Updated: Saturday, January 22, 2011, 19:09

Feminism in India is synonymous with Urvashi Butalia, director and co-founder of Kali for Women, India’s first ever publishing house that exclusively focuses on women’s writing.

Forget feminism when it comes to your love life

Last Updated: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 13:52

Women look at feminism as a way of being equal to men – be it in politics or at work. However, feminism has all but destroyed modern love lives.