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Of Sakshis, Sindhus, and Dipas of India

Rio 2016 became a much talked about event in India, and our country was trolled by  international media for being the worst Olympics participating nation ever in terms of per person medal count. 1,040 more words

Being Indian


Seeli se har dua yahan…

nam hai har aanchal yahan…

Bandookon ke kilkaariyon se goonjte hain aangan yahan..

Massomon ke laashon se to sajte hain churahe yahan… 92 more words

Mission Abort

Keep calm, stay focused,

In my palm, lies the body of the accused,

Tiny – about two inches tall,

This fetus is dead on your call, 185 more words


Thank you!

Sitting alone in the hall, I waited. I waited for long. And then she stepped out of the room and approached me. A little glow on her face, brought back hope to my heart. 796 more words



WOMEN EMPOWERMENT Since I think I am grown up, I have been thinking of speaking to a few people on some topic, that really leaves me very very disappointed as being a human first and then an Indian. 1,038 more words


Against the backdrop of the recent murder of a Pakistani model by her brother under the guise of “honour killing” and by similar unfortunate occurrences, including female foeticide, in our part of the world, here’s my (admittedly oblique) take, with my friend Nandita very kindly doing the honours in Hindi.  330 more words


Mirror:The Silent Spectator

The mist of morning wintery

Covers its surface gently,

The glassy figure, it stands

In the corner, silently.

The fair reflector of beauty

Yet, fails at true revelation. 202 more words