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Help.. the right way

With the untimely and rather shocking demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, I can see a tremendous spike in the number of posts about the importance of taking care of mental health, offering help to those who might need it and… Continue Reading →

Infected Minds – The Biggest Threat

I saw the now-withdrawn Kent RO ad for its dough kneading appliance last week when someone sent it to me on WhatsApp. They must have thought that they were appealing to the people’s newfound love for anything “contactless” in the… Continue Reading →

Unsought Detectives

Of late I have got a feeling that people crave sensationalism, mystery and conspiracies in every piece of news they come across – so much so that they seem to enjoy a horrible pleasure in weaving out stories or making… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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