From A Wife To A Soldier’s Wife

We are far and yet so near, Connected by the same nagging fear, Of losing the one man who means our world, Around whom our whole life swirls.   While your man serves a huge nation, And my man falls under a small equation, The pain of losing them is the same, It’s just about [...]

Bhima Koregaon Violence – An Exemplary of Ignorance

  It’s Monday morning and I look up at the mini-mouse themed wall clock right across my bed. Still rubbing my eyes I check the time. 8:30 AM!! Had the clock stopped working since 8:30 at night? Completely awakened from my pleasant morning sleep now, I lightly move aside the curtains of the window behind [...]

Two Worlds Two Faces – Are We Truly Progressing??

“I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me. I see what I want, I want what I see and that is all okay with me.” - Itzah C. Kret Having spent most of my life in metropolitan cities, I can closely relate to this famous quote by Itzah C. [...]

It’s Not A Joke!!!

It can be extremely embarrassing for a nation when people of a respected stature forget to acknowledge the thin line between joke and mockery. That’s exactly what happened in case of our recently crowned Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar. This beauty with brain’s moment of glory and pride was simply wiped away by some insensitive [...]

Is Religious & Cultural Intolerance Killing Entertainment Business????

Our country seems to be in quandary. On one hand there is this NY Times article delineating Indian fashion as a nationalist cause, while on the other hand we have our own people lampooning Deepika Padukone for her costume in the upcoming movie Padmavati that is constantly simmering in controversies. Makes me wonder how many [...]

Top 10 Laws That Every Women In India Should Know and Share

Not every women in this world is privileged enough to be part of the world’s largest judicial system. Thus, we as women of India must feel extremely proud of being recipients of this privileged honor. However, this privilege would be worth only when each and every women in this country knows about the laws and [...]

Cultural Change or Cultural Acceptance – Which Is More Important?

10am I’m reading about the big buzz created around the recently published NY Times article “In India, Fashion Has Become A Nationalist Cause”. It amazes me to see how people can easily weave in politics and religion into anything and everything that has the potential to cause national uproar. I am particularly moved by this [...]