Last year for the Women’s week I had published a series of blogposts all through March, all I must say on a negative note, given the situation of our country at that time. (Remeber Delhi rape case and alike?) Fast forward to the present day I am so pleased to see the changes in … More Women’s Day: A Big Thank You To Everyone who believes in Women
Excuse me while I start with some self preening. I am proud of myself. My baby was exclusively breastfed for the first six months. I admit it, there were times I was considering to switch. Illness, pain, outings, weddings, reasons were many but somehow I stuck with breastfeeding and I couldn’t be happier. Many a … More #breastisbest: Your Otherwise Decision is too.
“Bharat humko jaan se pyara hai… Sabse pyara desh hamara hai…” Today I woke up listening to this beautiful song from a neighbourhood and there couldn’t be a better start to this Independence day. I was instantly filled with the feelings of patriotism. I made my morning cup of tea while humming this song and … More Does Freedom from British Raj make us an Independent Country?
An age old tradition, an essence of the love shared by brothers and sisters, sweets and gifts galore, Raksha bandhan undoubtedly brings a family together. But today feminists have targeted this holy festival and question its very presence. Now before you think of me as an anti-feminist person (woman) let me tell you I am all for women’s rights … More Is the Raksha in Raksha Bandhan for women alone? Lets find out…
Chewing the tobacco is my favourite pass time, Rubbing it with some chuna, gives me a high, Rub rub and clap, toss into the mouth, Find the nearest wall to spray, Paint it red and see it sparkle. I am the great Indian Litterbug I love all the muck. Yahan Peshaab karna mana hai they … More The great Indian litterbug.
Meet a girl for the first time and before she even opens her mouth and utters a word we start comparing her to the unwritten but well known social standards of a girl. Is she wearing a fashionable dress? Aah she is outgoing and intelligent. Wearing makeup? Just confirmed my … More Are you a girly girl or a plain Jane? Somewhere in the middle?
Being a partner in a logistics company, road safety is the first priority in my firm. My driver’s life and my money ( the goods being transported) highly depends on how safely the driver reaches his destination. I have lost a couple of my very good drivers in the last few months without their being … More Safety begins with me
Google search the phrase ‘hygiene and sanitation in India’ and you get all those article with horrible estimated figures that prove India is nothing but a big breeding house of diseases and infections. A detailed record of how Lack of proper sanitation, waste disposal system and water supply combined with bad domestic hygiene practises are … More Banega Swacch India: What’s your role?
” I was tired of him yaar. I couldn’t take it anymore. All he ever cared about was himself. I had no option but to call off the wedding.” My friend was going through a bad phase. The guy she was going to marry was a mannerless man with no heart whatsoever. The only good … More The missed proposal: #Willyoushave?
We Indians are very particular about keeping our homes clean. Diwali is more of a cleaning festival than a Festival of Lights for us. Yet as we step outside of our houses we tend to forget our duties. We throw wrappers on the road, spit and let me not get started with the list now. … More Ab Montu bolega: A StepsilsIndia Campaign