An Open Letter to Mr. Akshay Kumar from my friend Sweety Potti

Dear Akshay Kumar Sir, I saw your video Sir in which you were saying women should learn self-defense. Yes Sir! I agree with you cent percent! Totally in agreement with you Sir! We keep our house doors locked, put our money in the bank and jewellery in the locker to safeguard it from thieves, in […]

Of Indian Gods and Goddesses

I WROTE THIS LAST YEAR BUT IT’S THE SAME STORY EVERY YEAR. The festival of Navratri just went by and this year too I couldn’t help but wonder at the irony that accompanies the idol of the Goddess. I watched the joyous celebrations, fervent worshiping, shopping and the crowds thronging at the Durga Puja pandals […]

Time To Give It Back To The Bigoted Troll

This guy, lets call him Amit Mishraa or Aamit Mishra or Amit Bhardwaj or Ammu because these are all his names and I don’t know which one is real. So he, in all eleven of his comments on my post completely missed the point and deviated into a dark territory with a clear and present agenda, which is in alignment with the right-wing political parties in India.


When women who are artists, writers and have a place in the spotlight say that India or the world doesn’t need feminism I wonder what the rest of the world thinks? Either that, India has achieved 100% gender equality, safety and rights for all of its citizens or that these women simply let their education go to waste? Well since it’s not the first it has to be the second.