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…