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Can a minor girl get an abortion in India?

April 5, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

Things that minors should keep in mind :  A minor girl is someone who is below the age of 18 years old. Under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971, a minor girl needs written permission from her guardian to get an abortion The MTP Act defines guardian as Read More

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Pleasure Pockets around Agara Lake of Bangalore

March 6, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

As part of 2018 Women’s Day special, we at Hidden Pockets Collective, decided to walk around recently inaugurated Agara Lake. We were happy to realise that the inauguration coincided  with our pleasure pockets walk 🙂     We were intrigued to realise that there was this beautiful lake right in Read More

From a Smart City to a Sustainable City? 

February 21, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

                       First Published on RESURJ , 13th Feb 2018 as part of Reflections. City’s governing body’s plans are used to shape the work and infrastructure in the city over a period of time. When Bangalore Development Authority released the master plan Read More

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Podcasts – the future of story telling

February 16, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

We recently were part of the Radio Festival 2018 as podcasters. We were thrilled to be able to discuss future of podcasts in India and how podcasts could help revive radio. Podcasts are online shows that can be downloaded to any personal mobile device, or streamed online. Simple enough. They have Read More

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Where is Cyber Cell in Bangalore?

February 7, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

Cyber Crimes are on rise on social media platforms. More and more young people are becoming victims of it. There has been an increase in number of cyber crime cases on other online platforms as well. There are various recourses that a victim can choose in such a scenario. In such Read More

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Can Indian courts handle sexual pleasure?

January 18, 2018 Hidden Pockets 2

The word ‘sex’ has been tainted, maligned and mostly misused within the legal institutions. ‘Sexual pleasure’ as a theme is yet to be explored within the legal jurisprudence. In Kamlesh Vashwani Supreme Court order (2014), the judge while delivering the order stated that “things like (porn) lead to prurient interests Read More

Night on MG Road on New Years Eve

Walking the New Years Eve on MG Road, Bangalore

January 3, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

2016’s New Years Eve started with horrific images of New Year Celebrations at MG Road in Bangalore. People had gone wild, women were groped and pretty much everybody had a bad night. This is what the media wanted us to believe. For days there were national debates around women’s safety, Read More

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Hornbill Festival: Land of Festivals

January 2, 2018 Hidden Pockets 1

A Glimpse of the Hornbill Festival celebrated in the ‘Land of festivals’. Hornbill is the biggest festival celebrated in Nagaland and also in the Northeast region of India.   The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival which started in the year 2000 with a vision to showcase the tradition and Read More

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