Kanika Dutta

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The remorseful CEO

The remorseful CEO

Rediff.com29 May 2018

Today, apologies by CEOs of global corporations have become so common that you get case studies on the subject.

'Dharmashastras are the most vocal defenders of caste'

'Dharmashastras are the most vocal defenders of caste'

Rediff.com24 Aug 2017

'Hindus are proud of what the Dharmashastras symbolise, but they don't want to do any work to preserve it!,' Sanskrit scholar Donald Davis tells Kanika Dutta.

First Daughters of politics: Ivanka Trump is no first, but...

First Daughters of politics: Ivanka Trump is no first, but...

Rediff.com8 Jun 2017

For all the controversy, the concept of prominent First Children is not novel in democracies. So why is Donald Trump's daughter different and discomfiting?

Single dad is a sex symbol. Single mother is an unfortunate woman.

Single dad is a sex symbol. Single mother is an unfortunate woman.

Rediff.com25 Apr 2017

Kanika Datta calls out our parenting stereotypes and how both men and women play into them.

Saluting the Vishaka judgment, 20 years on

Saluting the Vishaka judgment, 20 years on

Rediff.com17 Mar 2017

This historic Vishaka judgement brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace into the mainstream discourse says Kanika Dutta.

The Power Rush

The Power Rush

Rediff.com4 Feb 2017

Like Mr Trump, says Kanika Datta, politics tempts many businessmen.

'Intolerance is part of democracy'

'Intolerance is part of democracy'

Rediff.com2 Nov 2015

'The darkest days of Indian democracy were (during) the Emergency when basic democratic rights were suspended. For a time it seemed as though India would move along the East Asian model -- everybody works hard, nobody asks questions, certainly not of the government.' 'There are people who say we are headed that way, but I am not persuaded by the evidence,' says Mahesh Rangarajan who recently resigned as director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi.