The bride and groom were bored; with the thousands of rituals involved in a marriage, with the heat and overdressing, with hunger and most of all with their questionable role in it all. They had no idea how they were supposed to conduct themselves and didn’t know if blushing would be appropriate or not. All… Read More Isn’t Child Marriage an oxymoron?
Our Prime Minister and his weaknesses, corruption and even rape seemed to have taken a back seat, because Times Of India reported some ghastly murders today. A drug-addict killed his neighbour doubting that he stole his mobile. A husband killed his wife allegedly over an affair. But the most chilling of all was this one:… Read More Truth is stranger than fiction
How do you react when a guy’s rather lecherous actions are making you exceedingly uncomfortable and attracting unnecessary attention? Why can’t men stop themselves from misbehaving even with girls their daughter’s age? How do you handle the situation when all you want is to slap that person’s face, but can’t, since your hyper-active toddler who retains… Read More Mind it!!
A typical morning in any household probably consists of the delicious aroma of ‘adrak ki chai’ and everyone at home struggling to have the fresh and crisp newspaper first. Same is the case at our place, but I intend to do away the possibility of such a thing completely. I’ve started dreading reading the headlines… Read More What are we becoming?
When I was young the ‘SEX’ word was a taboo and anything pertaining it essentially needed to be spoken in whispers and hushed tones. That was the time when sex education was not a compulsory part of our curriculum and cases of sex abuse against children were not very frequently seen or heard of. The… Read More Child Abuse: A Disturbing Truth