Nugget-18: We Need To Tell Our Girls The Right Stories!

More girls in our society should have been brought up listening to the tales of masterful women like Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, Madam Curie and Sarojini Naidu rather than listening to the mystic tales of Snow White, Cinderella and other fit and fancy looking barbies with pink cheeks and perfect body figures. That way we … Continue reading Nugget-18: We Need To Tell Our Girls The Right Stories!

Opinion: Why Infrastructural Push Is Important To Incentivize Teachers To Move from Urban To Rural & Tribal India?

I’m going to explain that using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. “It's quite true that man lives by bread alone- when there is no bread. But, what happens to man's desires when there is plenty of bread and when his belly is chronically filled? At once other (and "higher") needs emerge and these, rather than physiological … Continue reading Opinion: Why Infrastructural Push Is Important To Incentivize Teachers To Move from Urban To Rural & Tribal India?

Opinion: Can India & Pakistan Unite?

After years of disharmony and acrimony for each other East and West Germany, erstwhile arch enemies today stand tough as a united Germany. It took time, blood, sacrifices, compromises and lots of patience- prolonged years, but eventually in 1990, peace, equanimity and brotherhood prevailed. And, those who think that India and Pakistan share a much … Continue reading Opinion: Can India & Pakistan Unite?

Nugget-11: The Entire Concept Of ‘Beauty’ Needs A Revamp. Now!

Greetings Reader! I am a person who has never been able to understand the worldly definitions of beauty. I often wonder how did such a large proportion of our population end up defining beauty on parameters like a person’s skin tone, complexion, body figure and the proportion of fats at various positions on one's body. … Continue reading Nugget-11: The Entire Concept Of ‘Beauty’ Needs A Revamp. Now!

Is Feminism A Misnomer For The Cause It Stands For?

Greetings Reader! Owing to malevolent societal paradigms and practices like patriarchy and others, the female sex had been and is still somewhat oppressed when compared to their counterpart sex. And, there are a plenty such examples to enumerate here which plague our society in the present. The women being paid lesser than their gender counterparts … Continue reading Is Feminism A Misnomer For The Cause It Stands For?

Nugget-4: Women’s Day & Mother’s Day.

Greetings Reader, On the 8th of March every year, people all over the Globe observe the International Women's Day. And, many of those people also take to social media, speeches, videos and various other means to express their gratitude to the women in their lives. Many prepare or buy gifts for their beloved wives and … Continue reading Nugget-4: Women’s Day & Mother’s Day.

Nugget-3: Are Marriages Overrated?

Greetings Reader! At times I like to challenge the existing norms and establishes ethos and cultures in our society. And though I do it all in my own head, at times I like to be vocal about it when thought sticks to a nerve in my head. And, something similar happened a couple of days … Continue reading Nugget-3: Are Marriages Overrated?

Opinion: Indian Politics Evolving From Caste To Class Based

Greetings Reader, In my ongoing semester, I have a subject named "Ecosystem and Sustainable development." Back in January when the course started, one of the first topics that were covered in one of the lectures was about, "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs." And, I read everything in the slide almost an hour before the examination and … Continue reading Opinion: Indian Politics Evolving From Caste To Class Based

Commentary: Time For Subramanian Swamy’s Entry Into The Cabinet?

“Who can be the next Defense Minister of India since Mr Manohar Parrikar has resigned?” That is a question that many Indians have been tinkering upon. Many have already got some favourites. Many are confused. And, then there may also be some who may not really care much with Prime Minister Modi being at the … Continue reading Commentary: Time For Subramanian Swamy’s Entry Into The Cabinet?

Opinion: First Feminism. Now, “Man”inism?

Greetings! About two weeks back I had participated in a debate competition at my College by the student's forum AASF where I stood second. In the final round I was given the topic, "Is Feminism Turning into Superiority of a Sex Over Another?" I had to favour the notion. Once I was done, my college … Continue reading Opinion: First Feminism. Now, “Man”inism?