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Messengers of Death

When Corona fear grappled the entire world and we had 3 cases reported in Kerala, I don’t think Keralites were too scared, thanks to a deadly episode of Nipah virus that left us terrified, but readier than ever to face… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #18

When I became a wife, I felt that I would spend half my life repeating whatever I have said. Now that I am a mother too, I know that I will spend all my life repeating whatever I have said…. Continue Reading →

Revamping the ‘Respect Curriculum’

Most of you must be familiar with the name of Ranu Mondal, a singing sensation who became the Internet’s darling after being spotted by chance on a railway platform. One of those stories that makes you feel good about social… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #17

“A little patience can go a long way” – Golden words of wisdom that every mother remembers right after losing her shit completely with her kids and triggering a round of howling that can only be handled by turning back… Continue Reading →

Condemn not, Condone not

Like all of India, I woke up today to the news from Telangana of the death of 4 men who gangraped and murdered a 26-year-old veterinarian only 10 days ago. My first response was “Good! The bastards deserved it!” After… Continue Reading →

Misogyny in Movies – Q&A

I have been receiving some questions and views on my last post which was an extension of the forever-ongoing “Kabir Singh”/”Arjun Reddy” controversy which I was staying away from till now. I thought of replying to my friends in their… Continue Reading →

Casual Evils

I was reading about the social media outrage on Kartik Aryan’s rant normalizing marital rape in ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’. I then read the justifications masked as apology from ‘sources’ close to the makers as well as from the lead… Continue Reading →

The ‘Menon’ Controversy

I had written a blog in July about how people use religion and caste as their favourite tool for division and bring those into issues that have nothing to do with them. One of the examples I had used in… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #16

I taught my daughter the names of all the fingers. I now have a toddler who walks around with her middle finger raised and saying “Middle finger, middle finger” for two minutes before saying the names of the other fingers…. Continue Reading →

The (un)Jolly Meme Fest

Newspapers and news channels all over Kerala have been filled with one piece of news for the last few days – arrest of a psychopathic serial killer in a small village called Koodathai, which is now on the map for… Continue Reading →

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