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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 …

Consent to be ridiculed

Vidyut, blogger, can take a joke

Among the various objections raised to the AIB Roast that has got into trouble over profanity and hurting sentiments and such was the issue of people being offended by being joked about. Normally you’d tell such people to suck it up, but when combined with humor that is already targeted for being offensive, it becomes …

Pakistan and Israel

For two countries that hate each other, both have much in common. Both are comparitively young countries. Both seem to be surrounded by enemies on all borders. Both claim to be in existential struggles against enemies either incapable or disinclined to destroy them. Both have some sea and have used it to strike terror against …