A few years ago, a dear friend of mine and I had a very heated debate on the topic of caste based reservation. While my friend attributed reservation as a right thing, I kept arguing on the negative aspects on … Continue reading Caste, Reservation and where we (The General Category) go wrong
(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 want to follow my passion”, I remember telling my parents 8 years ago, when I completed my secondary school examinations. And my passion was Humanities, a subject I always loved and which loved me back. I was never very … Continue reading How hard is it to follow your passion?
In 2011, there was an uproar in Delhi University, when an academic article by linguist A.K Ramanujan (no, this is not the mathematician), was removed from the B.A Program course, because it hurt ‘religious sentiments’. The article was called, ‘300 … Continue reading Learning to learn, and manipulating education.
A statement I have to constantly hear when I tell people I read History in college is – How do you manage to remember so many dates? Not that I am judging anyone, but I sometimes wonder why History is … Continue reading History?! Really?! Why?!