-written by ANATHIII Of all of the rich G20 nations, India has been labelled as the worst place to be a woman. But, how is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world’s largest functioning democracy? The fact that we’ve had a female president and a prime minister means very little to the everyday scenarios faced by Indian women. Even with … Continue reading Women in India-Then and Now. – Site Title
The tension in the room is palpable. Everyone in the class is eagerly waiting for the bell to ring. 5…4…3…2…1 *ringggg* Once the teacher leaves, we all rush to the nearest bulletin board on our floor. All of us want to know whether we cleared the test, or failed. No, we weren’t looking at the results of our final exams. We were looking at the … Continue reading Let’s Deal With Disappointment, Shall We?
Disclaimer: This post is not meant to offend phubbers of any kind. However, this post might change your view on phone usage (or maybe not). Please proceed with caution. Imagine this: You’re outside, without your phone. You have no access to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. You have no idea what your friend is uploading on social media. Nor do you know if you’ve gotten … Continue reading The Joy of Missing Out
From the book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari — All human cultures are at least in part the legacy of empires and imperial civilisations, and no academic or political surgery can cut out the imperial legacies without killing the patient. Think, for example, about the love-hate relationship between the independent Indian republic of today and the British Raj. The British … Continue reading Should we hate our imperial history?