Isn't the world a beautiful place to be kind?
Airlines body bars Shiv Sena MP after he assaults Air India staff
Every year, the menace of dowry kills so many brides across the country.
These walls do not discriminate.
I, the privileged one, With food to last two square meals in my stomach, Do not understand how, You can die of poverty. Go find yourself some work. Stop being the scum that is upto no good, Always tapping at out car windows, Asking for alms. Toil and labour, For the sky is the limit … Continue reading Poverty
I walk, Down alleyways and passages, Corridors and lanes, And roads, As if I am one person too much, Occupying more space than I exist in. So I make myself small, Pull my hands in And hold them folded, Against my body. I stick to the straight line, That becomes fine while I walk. And … Continue reading Shrinking Women
Tell us something about yourself. Suffice it to say I am a woman? So, what do you feel? I feel a lot of things: angst, anxiety, paranoia, joy, ecstasy, happiness, delusion and fear, but never too safe. You don't feel safe? Yes. And no, this isn't a country thing. I mean I tried everything, dressing … Continue reading The Interview
The gory details are out. These men will walk free because our animal cruelty prevention laws will ensure just that.
A six month sentence is not enough. A gentle sentence cannot be awarded just because Brock Turner is a man of potential. That is as good as saying the victim is not. The woman had aspirations of her own. A man's future is not of more value than that of a women. Both were bound … Continue reading Denigrating
I am no expert on feministic theories that have progressed over the years but I am befuddled by its many ironies. I speak of the irony. In this largely patriarchal setup, those who have had to speak for the rights of women have often had to address their men who are in the possession of … Continue reading Irony