General

Memories of the mountains

Doing it finally. The book that everyone pestered me for and gave up. Only, its a series of blog posts. For how long they will go on…. who knows? The memories are endless… but will the words last? For as long as I remember, I have been rather footloose. Traveling to new places experiencing new […]

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Women's rights

Feminism and society

Call me old fashioned or ignorant, but I am well aware that I am not entirely cues in to this feminism thing. I am female. I am a housewife, a mountaineer, a professional in multiple areas at my whim. They are all aspects of me. Why should it be that my being a housewife is […]

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General

Highland Holiday Homes Pvt. Ltd.

Yesterday, my mother-in-law got a phone call from “Bajaj Electricals” which is a well known company in India. She was asked three questions (which she answered wrongly). Her answers were declared correct and she was invited to claim a gift vouchers from some “Bajaj office” in the evening. It sounded like she was getting to […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
National
Politics & Political Commentary

Solution on Kashmir?

For a long time, Kashmir has been a thrown in the sides of India, Pakistan and Kashmir. Countless men losing their lives, exhorbitant amounts of money spent, arguments, claims, hopes and anger. Its been pver 50 years. The issue is still on. The world watches with bated breath as the two nuclear armed rivals try […]

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Democracy

Eunuchs, transgenders, Hijras, Kotis…..

The transgendered community is a world of its own, intersecting with the “normal” in a garish parody of revulsion and macabre fascination that leaves no room for them to be anything other than objects to project society’s prejudices on.

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