8 Words in Google Images

Last week’s campaign by ‘The Logical Indian’ against labelling women went viral on Facebook, and galloped my curiosity about the connotations words carry on their tiny poly-syllabic shoulders. Adjectives being ‘describing words’ were perfect… Continue reading

When I grow up I will be a good girl

Powerful One and a Half minute video on what little girls are taught: to be sweet, gentle, obedient and settle for what is prescribed. Do watch! Source: This is a body shop Malaysia… Continue reading

Don b angri sharon

Megha Singh writes about her experiences with domestic help in India and in Singapore. She further elaborates on the life of a maid in Singapore through a creative piece – an email a maid… Continue reading

Come India, Let’s All Hate Arvind Kejriwal

Originally posted on Puns and Roses:
Funny country, ours is. We love to hate. We are so fed up of our own miserable problems and pathetic administration that we just need a media-created effigy to…

Fan of Jugaad!

The image you see above is indeed Jugaad ka Aashirwaad. Make no mistake! This is engineering on LSD, and imagination on innovation-steroids.  We met this spirited gentleman in a village close to Visakapatnam, while… Continue reading

Living On A Prayer

Guest blogger and journalist Kajal Iyer, narrates the story of fishermen from Tamil Nadu. These fishermen fish close to the nautical borders between Sri Lanka and India in the Indian Ocean. Their tales… Continue reading

The good Indian girl

  India is ranked the worst country for women’s safety amongst G20 nations. Victim blaming remains sadly prevalent. An inadequate and largely indifferent police and justice system, strong patriarchy and all kinds of… Continue reading

Bells and Bombs

“We try hard to make the best of the little of we have. But our dreams stand at the closed gates of Gaza Strip, they can’t come in and we can’t go to… Continue reading

Uprooted

Our guest blog this week is about the travails of the many children of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic who became Stateless one hapless day, as the aftermath of a recent constitutional… Continue reading

Thinking Clean & Green

Today is Earth Day, where thousands worldwide are doing their bit to raise awareness on the issue of environmental protection. Here is a  photo-story by our guest blogger and avid photographer Ambuj Dixit… Continue reading