Two dramatic events happened this week, both involving women who captured the human imagination since years now for their tremendous belief in trying to change the world by sticking to the alternatives they believed in. Irom Sharmila from Manipur...
Sometimes Benaras seems like a poem,
a long lost one, at that.
I see it from a distance,
Walking across time and space,
on the edge of tomorrow
painted in history.
Stories hovering in time,
lost somehow in busy manicured lanes
hovering as if-
just beyond the surface.
Increasingly, a strange sense of achievement seems to be associated with all kinds of celebrations. Why do we forget to celebrate the ordinary? This is a question I have asked myself often. It is as if there remains precious...
Erica Jong once said,
Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
In the case of Ravindra Jain who was born blind, this line takes on a whole new meaning. A...
An email with anti-CAA rants has been sent to 187 outfits, seeking to exploit sentiments of Muslims, labour force, the poor, the unemployed, women, LGBT people, Scheduled Castes and any section that caught the activists' fancy