The leering gaze as you walk down a dark alley, the unwanted touches on a crowded public bus or the gestures that mock your dignity when you are waiting for an auto-rickshaw. Most women face harrowing situations similar to this, or more dangerous every day of their lives. In a … Continue Reading
The sun is shining brightly over the city, the sunlight enters your room from the crack in the window, making you get up from your slumber for the day ahead of you. Why does the sun even rise every day? Adulting is hard, and it seems like the entire world … Continue Reading
The year is 2008. Imagine you’re sipping a fancy cocktail while tanning on one of Jamaica’s beautiful beaches. Ah! For those few moments, life is simply perfect. This was the dream a couple of developers were hoping to sell to tourists worldwide, except their beach got stolen. You heard that … Continue Reading
Nestled in the hills of the Aravali range, the Bhangarh fort is believed to be India’s most haunted fort. Once a mighty fort envied around the region, the place now houses only broken columns, whispers of legends past and tales of ruin. Attracting all those who are willing to dip … Continue Reading
Politics is considered a dirty game in India and is often marked by the scandalous and nefarious rise to power. Atal Bihari Vajpayee however, as he proclaimed, was a lotus in a muddy pond. A country which had not seen a non-Congress Prime Minister at the centre even after 32 … Continue Reading
The sunlight flitted into the room through the windows. Just when we thought the heat could not get any worse, the electricity went off, switching off the sole fan that was working. Like the hot air in the room poorly circulating before settling down on our already sweaty backs; realization … Continue Reading
In 2019, modern India is celebrating pride with her head held a little higher, especially since the previous year saw such massive progress in the fight for equality. However, a majority of our usually conservative society is still trying to wrap their heads around the movement and the change … Continue Reading
The 23rd of May 2019 saw the viciously fought election campaign finally come to an end that took the entire country by surprise. The BJP-led NDA got the clear mandate of the people of this nation, with a mammoth win. While this was in line with the predictions of … Continue Reading
I recently stumbled upon a word,
A word that is
Bound by a definition.
Finite, rigid and restricted.
The word represents
A dreaded future.
Post apocalyptic and haunting.
The future –
Where the rich get richer,
The powerful are blinded by
Hate, Lust and Greed,
And the majority was
Made … Continue Reading