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Draupadi – different now? 0

Draupadi – different now?

The play ‘Draupadi – we are so different now’ – attempts to talk about the perceived change between women’s status ‘then’ and ‘now’. ‘Then’ being in the time of the Mahabharat and ‘Now’ being...

‘Alleged’ ?!? 0

‘Alleged’ ?!?

Legal language can sometimes be extremely offensive. I have questioned this language when I was young and ‘naïve’ till I was ‘educated’ about how the publication, or news channel or person concerned is protecting...

Comfort groan 0

Comfort groan

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Come-on-DU-lift-the-toilet-seat-please/H1-Article1-516765.aspxPlease read it. And then, read the page behind this article – ‘Delhi most comfortable city: Survey’.I rest my case. There is actually no need for me to say anything more. Lets pat ourselves...

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Women’s dDay

Misconceptions about women abound. Just take a look at today’s newspaper. The advertisers (supposedly creative, educated, informed individuals) have gone overboard encouraging women to pamper themselves with jewellery, sarees, shampoos and cook books. Lovely....

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Women’s Day…Some of us are jumping with excitement at the thought that we have ONE special day dedicated to us. Wonderful. When will MEN have a day? They don’t need one – because all...

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file:///Users/kalpana/Desktop/blogadda.png Being a single woman in a city like Delhi is hellish. Hellllish! No kidding. Take my car. Yes, I know, I’m a very lucky single woman because I own a car. There are...

Holi 0

Holi

What was the weekend about? The weekend that spilled over onto a Monday? Holi, of course. Springtime and colours. Sitting in the sunshine letting it all hang out. For once, no thought of the...

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PARKING STUB I put my hand in my trouser pocket In New York And found A New Delhi parking stub ….look at the fate of that slip of paper That could have ended up...

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