Why I refuse to celebrate Women’s Day Today!

I feel ‘Caged’ that I am a Woman- caged in a body that has to be ‘perfect’ else no one will love her, caged in ‘morals’ which have to be ‘right’ else no one will marry her, caged in a space where her words have to be ‘politically correct’, else no one will approve of her!

Through the Eyes of Travellers

Here comes December! – That time of the year when most college students await the end of the semester exams, much more eagerly than they await their birthdays; to pack their bags to the sunny and sandy beaches of Goa, and leave all the winter chills and spills behind. All those months of planning in between lectures, inviting friends and friends of friends, looking for economy tickets, drawing itineraries, shopping ‘scanty’ clothes from Janpath and Sarojini- are finally going to culminate into one long breezy vacation at the Konkan coast- and the best part, with no strings attached!

Ki & Ka: Is a Gendered Role Reversal of Marriage Possible or is it Reinforcing another Stereotype?

Disclaimer: This is not a review of the Movie but how I find, the idea which it is endorsing, extremely problematic! Ki and Ka is being celebrated as an unconventional story of ambitious Kia and homely Kabir; where the former is depicted as the bread earner, while the latter, a well-domesticated man, happy with his […]

JNU Needs To Be Heard Too!

These last couple of days turned out to be distressingly disturbing for each and every Aam JNU student like me. Even innocuous acts like logging onto one’s own facebook account became a cause of excruciating agony and gut-wrenching disgust. Overnight a Central University of National and International repute was declared anti-National, and anti-social. The print […]