Author: Suri

Human rights
Democracy

How about a NationalWalkout?

We failed as a society – not the first time We are ashamed of ourselves – damn right, we should be We will never forget – until the next time it happens again And we fail, we feel ashamed and we forget How about we try something different? How about we really show our elected […]

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What happened in Parel, Mumbai is not an accident, it’s a crime 

The people who died today taught us a very important lesson that its not only our job to remind our elected officials of their responsibilities but also see to it that, they actually do the work. Name changes v.s. Foot Over Bridge construction Unknowingly, Sachin Tendulkar, asked the most important question in Rajya Sabha under […]

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The crimes of BRD medical college, Gorakhpur

No more crying in the middle of the night  No more playing in the middle of the street No more mischief in the class No more tantrums in the house  No more exams to pass  No more dreams to chase  How can they, when the children are no more? Not one, not two, 13 children […]

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Democracy

kavitha, a story of hope and despair

I met kavitha during my visit to Pandharkawada village, Yavatmal district, Vidarbha  This is the story of Kavitha, who is a mother, a babhi, a daughter, a wife, a homemaker, now a farm widow turned farmer in the #suicide capital of India, Vidarbha and she is just 27 years of age. Despite the gravity of […]

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General

A world apart 

Vidarbha Diaries – It’s a world apart  At 20, we worry about exams. At 20, they worry about raising the kids, earning livelihood, taking care of their family – just saying, it’s a world apart We lose our jobs, we find another one. They lose their jobs, they lose their lives – just saying, it’s […]

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