Standing on Shifting Sands of International Women’s Day

The documentary, India’s Daughter, is something I can’t seem to forget, especially when the director of the film says, she did it for women, and meant it as a compliment to India. This feels kind of strange, watching long movie-minutes featuring a rape convict and his lawyers spew venom against the victim and every woman…

19 Year Old Stunt Biker Shot in Delhi

This news has been disturbing me since I read about it yesterday. Check the news here: Stunt biker killed, another injured in firing by Delhi cops It’s not that I am fond of these reckless youngsters who flaunt every single traffic rule in the book, and care two-hoots for anybody, fellow drivers or pedestrians, who…

International Women’s Day Sounds Hollow

I got up from my bed, looked into the newspaper today, and found hordes of advertisements wishing women today, for International Women’s Day today. Such compliments galore, and I kept thinking, it’s these men who will be going home and abusing their wives, perhaps in the night. Today morning I also read in the papers…