Most of us have pierced ears. We love wearing pretty earrings. A lot can be decided based on a pair of earrings. Here in India, the ears are pierced at a very young age by an Acharya, who specializes in the art. Ear piercing has numerous health benefits according to Ayurveda. However, do you remember how and when you got your ears pierced? Maybe! I … Continue reading Holes for life!
In this hashtag world, that we are living in, it is bracing to see a new hashtag every day. Well, this one isn’t all that new. It is an old concept. Women in the late 18th century and early 19th century revolted against wearing corsets. As beautiful as corsets looked, they were uncomfortable to say the least. It was a well-documented and well-articulated movement. The … Continue reading #freethenipple
Childhood is a beautiful time in one’s life. Playing, learning and loving; this is all children care about. They are God’s way of saying that the world needs to move on, do better. A child’s innocence is beautiful, the smile is infectious. I wonder the last time Ashifa smiled. I wonder what was going through her mind when she was abducted, help captive in a … Continue reading Lost Innocence
On the eve of women’s day( no pun intended :P), I appreciate all the wishes in form of messages and forwards. Women wish each other, our male friends and colleagues wish us. The day is celebrated with chocolates and flowers. A sweet gesture to honor 49.6% of population in the world. However, we do not ask for it. We don’t need to feel special or … Continue reading The Hot Machismo vs The Coy Femininity
Moberrism- Yes you heard that right! It is Mob+Terrorism. 1. a large crowd of people, especially one that is disorderly and intent on causing trouble or violence. “a mob of protesters” 2. NORTH AMERICAN the Mafia or a similar criminal organization. “he gambled at a time when the Mob ran gaming” We as a Nation condemn and fight terrorism every day, but little do we … Continue reading Moberrism
India is a democratic country. For the people, of the people and by the people. This is something I remember studying in one of the textbooks back in school. Yes it just is a fancy expression for being in a democratic country. We have our dictators and dictatorships under wraps, oh! You the so called political parties…. It is all about Monarchy and patriarchy and … Continue reading Meaty Politics!!
I came across this post on Facebook. I liked it! But for some reason I kept reading it again and again and again. The post disturbed me. I saw the post just after the ban on immigrants by the very popular Mr. Trump. India is a country where Religion+Language+Caste+Gender = Identity. Nobody can change it, everybody seems OK with it. Heck! We even end up … Continue reading Religion or Humanity!!!