When I walk around the tomb, I can see the past – the grandeur of the Mughal empire. The red walls, speak to me of the love of a son for his father. Nothing can go wrong here – wherever you look, you can see the blue minaret or the beautiful white dome. Continue reading Why I Am In Love (And Rightly So), With Humayun’s Tomb
Which state do I belong to? I don’t know, guess I play for Team India now! Continue reading Which State Do You Belong To?
15th August 1947 is not just India’s Independence day. It is also the day my grandparents, with millions of other refugees, moved to India from East Pakistan. Continue reading Partition, 1947: My most brutal tryst with history
If you have ever had a bad boss, or a bad job, then this post is definitely for you. Continue reading The Anomaly Of The Workspace, “The Bad Worker”
(this article will be shifting from dowry seeking to dowry giving people, transgressing the thin line. But the context remains the same. Read below with caution) Dear Dowry-seeking (and giving) Indian Parents, Oh come on, don’t pretend you know taking … Continue reading Hello Dowry-seeking (and giving) educated Indian parents, I welcome you to witness a 21st century female
I once had the fortunate opportunity to talk to a famous History professor, one of India’s most eminent historians and a pioneer in the field of Ancient Indian history. She explained to me the concept of identity, and how India … Continue reading Being and feeling Indian at the same time.
Ever since the telecast of the ‘Vogue Empower’ video of Deepika Padukone, women’s “liberation” has become a strong point of argument, analysis and debate. There are those who hated the video, others who loved it. There were some who found … Continue reading Liberation v/s Security
On 16th December, 2012, a final year Physiotherapy student was brutally raped in New Delhi. Brutally. The rapists not only gang- raped her, one of them also inserted an iron rod into her vagina, pulling out her intestines. They threw … Continue reading Why I can’t sleep after seeing India’s daughter
I understand that the title of my essay is a very harsh one indeed. But it has arisen after much observation. India is a very beautiful and different country, it has so many colours and shades that it is impossible … Continue reading If you are not Indian, then don’t talk about India