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 […]

WOMEN- NOT ALLOWED!

As our beloved nation is slowly and steadily embracing modernity and moving towards unprecedented technological advancement, bringing onto itself, worldwide name and fame, yet, there exist certain practices, which in the name of tradition are inhibiting its progressive flight and bringing it only regressive filth and shame. One such practice is the restricted entry of […]

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 […]

बचपन का वह पहला प्यार

बचपन का वह पहला प्यार
आज सालो बाद फिर याद आ गया ,
चेहरे पे मुस्कान
अनोखी सी सजा गया|

मालूम नहीं मंज़िल!

She: (exceedingly enthusiastic) Did you read that article on the Telecom operators’ imbroglio? What an explainer! They had laid bare all the details in such a lucid fashion. I could so understand why my calls keep on getting disconnected.

He: (judgemental-disappointed) The article on call drops and call block? Why would you even waste your time going through that, they will never ask it in the ‘Exam’.

She: (honestly) Because, I wanted to know why it was happening.

Is ‘Gay’ Okay?

Bold is Beautiful; as these last words drowned in the emptiness of the screen, I was visibly overwhelmed by a barrage of emotions that had stirred me up on watching an advertisement film to promote an ethnic wear brand and I must congratulate the brain behind it. Emotionally stirring and beautifully made, it was a […]