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Radhika Gopakumar

9-Dec-2019

Today’s news of a 20-year-old girl set ablaze by her stalker in Muzaffarpur is the simplest explanation to people who hail Telangana police as heroes for the encounter killing of rapists as to why it is not in any way… 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 →

27-Nov-2019

Reading post after post, comment after comment countering #ParvathyIsALegend and bashing Parvathy Thiruvoth for being ‘an arrogant b**** who doesn’t know how to keep her mouth shut and gives out opinion on public forums when not asked’. And laughing out loud… 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 →

Mommy Ramblings – #15

The biggest challenge involved in being a mother is maintaining a straight face while you are scolding your little one. You are all shaking inside in the desperate effort to curb your laughter, you have to stage an angry walk-out… Continue Reading →

End Toxic Trolling

When Alia Bhatt said Prithviraj Chauhan is the President of India so many years back, that was a real blunder. Even so, I have hated the way toxic trolls have reduced her to a dumb, good-for-nothing spoilt star-kid for that…. Continue Reading →

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