Public Shaming

Social Shaming: The two edged knife

Today almost everyone is online. Being online is no longer an option, it has become an extension of the life we lead offline. But with the flurry of people going …

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Of Lost Opportunities

Dear govt of India,   BBC is not who you should have a grouse with. Pick the right battle- for this is an important one. This isn’t the first documentary …

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The Battle Within

I’ll be honest. I couldn’t finish it. I had bile churning in my stomach, my heart beating a million miles an hour, shortness of breath and such vehement, inexplicable anger that I …

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Of hypocrisy and intolerance

Almost exactly a month ago, two armed terrorists walked into the office of a French satirical magazine in the heart of Paris. They opened indiscriminate fire, killing 11 people on …

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A Heavy, Invisible Bag – The Story of Depression

“How are you?” Whenever someone asked me this, I’d instinctively lie. “I’m fine, thanks!” There were two lies here. I was not fine, and I was not particularly thankful that …

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The Dogma of Bearing Children

I know I don’t ever want to have four children And I’m making this statement as a person of sound mind- fully knowing that a decision like this one stands …

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Cool Girl Feminism

I am a feminist. There I said it. After years of being in denial, being uncomfortable with the word and all of its myriad connotations and expectations, I’m coming out …

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Children

A look at children spending time online

Children today are increasingly spending a lot of time on the internet. They are more dependent on being online for things that we used to do without the internet, like …

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