Can we take a stand for Women?

No polio cases registered in India in a year. India’s name removed from the WHO list of countries plagued with the disease. Great achievement, but is this enough?

Children are the future of a nation, but they do still come from women. In a country where women are not only disrespected, but brutally raped, hit and killed for dowry, the next generation might be saved from physical illnesses but will be mentally diseased.

What will a son learn from the mother being tortured at home? That it is okay to pick up a woman and rape her? Either way, the leaders of our country also say if a woman is carrying a mobile phone, attack! And if she’s wearing short clothes, it’s your birth right to do as you please with any woman. Being out after sunset is also somewhere there. Continue reading

Ads, India & A Little Outside

When I came to England a little over two years ago, I thought it would be a new beginning. New people, new life, new challenges and victories. Everything worked out as plan, except of course the people aspect. You know there are too many people from your home country when you bump into them on the streets. With that of course comes the usual string of quintessential Indian problems. Let’s not get started with those in this blog.

There are over 30 million NRIs and PIOs. This of course does not include all the students going out of India for studies every year. Neither does this include the vast number of people of Indian origin outside India who do not have PIOs, etc. but simply have the foreign country’s passport. They are however more connected to India than the average Delhite or Mumbaikar! Continue reading