I was just going through my spam folder when I came across a comment from a genuine blogger that left me reeling from shock. Here's a screenshot of the said comment This particular comment appeared about 3 hours ago in my blog post titled A walk down the memory lane - My college days which … Continue reading Nasty comments!
Warning: This is sort of a rant. This is me, venting out. Regular readers of mine might be wondering about my radio silence today. I just took the best part of my Sunday (my only day off) to clean out the spam and trash folders of my blog. I managed to rescue many of your … Continue reading Spam, insensitive comments and other annoying stuff
Good will triumph over evil, they said. Always, they said. That's how I first came across the word "triumph". In my little mind, the word seemed like a powerful talisman. As a child with rose-tinted glasses, I was gullible. I believed in the seemingly foolproof assurance that evil will always be defeated. But maybe, they … Continue reading Life diaries #4: Good vs. Evil – a rambling
Before I start, let me make something very clear. There are many decent men out there in this world. Yes, I know that. This post is not about or meant for any of them. #MeToo was a sensational status that stirred up quite a storm on Facebook and Twitter. There were millions to talk about … Continue reading Justice: Is it too much to ask for?
All they wanted was a habitat - a place to call their own, and a chance to survive... But humans had other plans. © 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. "By the year 2100, human activities such as pollution, land clearing, and overfishing may drive more than half of the world's marine and land species … Continue reading Survive…
There used to be a time when She wished that she wasn't born a girl, That way she wouldn't have to endure so much All the staring and the demeaning comments That she has ever received, All the annoying conversations about how women had to sacrifice everything for their family, The way how some told … Continue reading She
DISCLAIMER: The characters and incidents that appear in the following write-up are far from being fictional. They really do exist! I repeat, this is NOT a work of fiction. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely intentional. Sarcastic overtones are definitely intended. If there is one thing relatives, neighbours, and long lost/never-before-seen … Continue reading Confessions of a B.Tech Student – Part 1
It's been more than a week since social media has been set ablaze by the storm of protest that ensued - the aftermath of the BBC documentary "India's Daughter" going viral, despite the best efforts by the Indian government to contain the mass outrage. Leslee Udwin may not have dreamed that her documentary could set off such a … Continue reading The Furore Over “Daughters”
Here's my list of what is to be expected from the Indian society about girls and women. I'm sure that these scathing, reproachful words would have been hurled at most Indian women or their parents at some point in their lives. I am an Indian, but that does not hold me back from being ashamed at "The Indian … Continue reading The Norms Have to be Challenged
We have witnessed several lives patch up (now that you think of it, It has been such a rare spectacle!) but more often than not, we’ve seen several lives fall apart at the seams all thanks to THE media glare - the only kind of glare potent enough to claim human lives. Instead of hitting … Continue reading The Essence of Ruthless Fabrication!
We all probably know what has happened so far... It was in the early hours of 28th December 2014 that the Singapore-bound AirAsia flight QZ 8501 with 162 on board, including seven crew members, … Continue reading Yet another aviation accident…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human%E2%80%93wildlife_conflict https://www.facebook.com/savethetigerindia/posts/10152636188718063 https://www.facebook.com/savethetigerindia/photos/a.116486483062.101738.19787703062/10152638453988063/?type=1&theater We often hear about man-animal conflicts. And more often than not, it is man who always emerges victorious... while it may seem that certain 'dire' actions are taken to safeguard the lives of the humans concerned, there is another face to this story... from the animals' perspective... and that is exactly what … Continue reading Man-Animal Conflict