Five things the BBC Nirbhaya documentary got wrong

While the full analysis of the documentary will have to come only after it is fully released,  what we have seen so far - via interviews and promos- is worrisome on several aspects.  It appears that this documentary,  which apparently took years to make, neither takes a serious look at the issues nor does it… Continue reading Five things the BBC Nirbhaya documentary got wrong

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Was he drinking?

The Lord Loony shared a simple status message - "I heard your friend was stabbed last night. What was he wearing? Was he drinking?" This led to an epic series of questions, most of would have been 'typical'  if genders were reversed. If we replace 'rape' with  any other random physical attack, the whole rotten… Continue reading Was he drinking?

Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Protests have swept Delhi and thousands of brave young men and women (who risk everything that the our culture holds so dear - their family 'name', future jobs, 'good' standing in society and their physical safety) have stood firm. Long side-lined as the 'un-political' and 'uninterested' youth, I see their protests as a sign that… Continue reading Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?

Protests have swept Delhi and thousands of brave young men and women (who risk everything that the our culture holds so dear - their family 'name', future jobs, 'good' standing in society and their physical safety) have stood firm. Long side-lined as the 'un-political' and 'uninterested' youth, I see their protests as a sign that… Continue reading Dear PM, Why do you want me to go home?