Will National Anthem in theaters induce patriotism?

Photo courtsey:¬†http://www.mapsofindia.com/ Yesterday I went to a movie after so long. It was a feel good experience to break free once in a while. After settling me in a cozy chair, hubby went to grab eatables. My little angel stirred in my lap indicating that he too wants to munch something. To avoid another screaming …

The micturition trauma

Inequality between a man and a woman begins with micturition (simply called urination). When man can simply stand and bid adieu to the unwanted debris a woman has to sit. When man can simply do the honours behind the shades of a tree (some don’t want it even. They just pee by the side of …

Oru Muthashi Gadha – Loving Your Grandparents

There was a time when kids grew up hearing stories and folk songs from grandparents. The kids who grew up with grandparents¬†were always invariably attached to them. They grew up religious, they used to respect their elders, and grew up as kids. Nowadays electronic gadgets took up the job of story telling; Respecting the elders …

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Pardon us Soumya, we are helpless

I am writing this post with tears in my eyes. Being a mother, I can’t remain unmoved by what is one of the quintessential examples of injustice. Soumya’s mother’s wailing still echoes in my ears.Well, what should we assume with today’s judgment? There was evidence for cruel rape but not for murder. Seriously? She died …

unrecognizable person holding hand of partner abusively

AnAnother Nirbhaya: How many more will be there

The pain inflicted by Jyothi Singh’s predicament is still subsisting in the hearts of every Indian with even an ounce of humanity. After mulling over the reasons and reasoning, we concluded that girls should not go out of the safety of their houses at night. They should remain at home after the safety of sunlight …

In which angle does he look like a child

So the monster is out. The day when a group of minor boys set out to rape girls since they won’t get much punishment seems to be near. I have a daughter. I cannot think of bringing her up in this scenario. The monster is taken to a secret place to ensure his safety.He is …

Sight seeing at flood spot

The phone rang like it is banging it’s own head to the wall, unable to bear the words to be delivered through it. “How will I prevent this vile practice?” the phone wailed. He picked up the call in enthusiasm. ” I’m game. I have been waiting for your call for an hour. What else …