Cremation: An All-Boys Club

As a little girl, the concept of death was both frightening and alien. The first loss I experienced was of my grandfather (Dadu) at the age of ten, and for months I couldn’t come to terms with the fact that I won’t see him in the morning with his newspaper Continue Reading

The Modern Man and His World

What makes a man, a real man? Any male person can call themselves a “man” if they choose to do so, but what makes other people— other men, that is— believe in that claim? It has to be their stoic nature in the face of significant loss. A straight face Continue Reading

Me Too

Navratri, this year, has been made special by the replacement of song and dance with closeted allegations and withheld claims of the women of our country finally seeing the light of day. The accumulation of atrocities faced by them behind closed doors, followed by their subsequent and ignored cries for … Continue Reading

The ‘Others’

“All genders are equal, and some genders are not more equal than others.”
~ George S.Orrywell 

On a warm, splendidly depressing morning of my 12th grade boards, I sat in my car, amidst the grand chaos that is the Silk Board junction. If you are a Bangalorean, you would … Continue Reading

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