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A HOLI FULL OF CHEMICALS, ACIDS AND NOW ‘SEMEN FILLED BALLOONS’!! WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

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Holi is on its way and families are prepping for the festival of colours with much vigour, including mine. But at this moment, my head overflows with anger, filth and shame. With trembling hands and a heavy heart, I collect myself to pen this down. Just a few minutes before I write this, I got […]

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Why Menstruation is being discussed only when there is a movie, book or campaign surfacing?

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Menstruation. Period. As much as I had refrained writing on this subject, I was first prompted and now compelled to do it. I had my share of thoughts and opinions when Padman had hit the floor in mid-2017. But I have a problem with people discussing a social menace only when there is a movie, […]

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Why I write? How it ignited the damp in me?

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Ever since I have seen myself gathering sanity, I have found myself writing. For in my nascent years, I was not as expressive as I should have been. But somehow I never could develop an attitude for speaking and putting it in a manner that would connote the right context and meaning. My voice or […]

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The surreal countryside of India

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The amity confined in the countryside can double the lifespan of a person. Courtesy, the organic way of living, eating and conducting oneself. Especially in India, where more than 60% of the economy sustains on agriculture, there is a vast treasure of age-old rural settings which are still following the simple yet exotic life. The […]