Oh My Beloved India, Where Are You?

Dear India,   Where are you?   I know its not like I look for you everyday. In my defense I am pretty busy looking for my survival till tomorrow. But tomorrow is one of those two days in the year when I do try and look for you.   Oh My Beloved India, Where…

Hey Girls !!! Why Do You Force Us Men to Rape You??

Dear Girls,   What’s wrong with you?   In the last 5 days, 6 of you girls had to be raped !!!   Are you stupid or something?   Why do you wear short skirts?……oh you didn’t?   Accha why do you wear lipstick?……oh you don’t wear that too?   Okay then you must have…

Kudos to Those Who Fought the “Jhootha Sauda”

This week has been really good as far as the Judiciary of India goes.   While the 3T verdict and the #RightToPrivacy verdicts were both generic verdicts of sorts, they were no doubt battles well fought by people with no backing and won truly and fairly.   But the current verdict on the Gurmeet Ram…

Welcome To New India…….

Welcome to #NewIndia…… Where 803 rapes, 729 murders take place in two months without any guilt but the people are more interested in when the Ram Mandir will be built. Where the farmers are committing suicide with no one listening to their whines. And the people are more interested in which language, they should have…

Bholu Bhakt Wants the Government to “Do Something”

Bholu was sitting on the couch with his face buried in his hands, a picture of dismay, as I walked into his house. Me: Bholu….What happened? Bholu Bhakt: Bhai, kya batau… I am very depressed… Me: Aww Bholu, why? What happened? Bholu Bhakt: Bhai, this Government…so much is going wrong with the Country and they…

“Happy Woman’s Day”, He said…..

She sat on the floor on her haunches, her back to the wall, her eyes looking out of the window. Her hands grabbing her saree around herself, more for comfort than for covering herself up. She had been sitting there throughout the night, waiting for the sun to rise, waiting for another day to start….

The Weekend That Was …..

The last few days were quite enlightening for me, and amusingly so. I learnt so many things about the society in general, I tell you.   Like; Rapes and Molestations are akin to motorbike accidents and its your fault for not wearing a helment, if you are involved in one. So basically, women while walking…