Book Review A Thousand Unspoken Words: Sweet and Subtle

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My exposure to literature based in Bengal goes back to when I was a teenager and Paulami’s book took me back to my teenage days once again. Especially the romance between the protagonist and his love interest brought the teenager in me alive. Idolizing someone, fantasizing about that person and defending that person fiercely in […]


Bihar Elections Live: Video of JDU Candidate Pole Dance is Viral

Bihar pole dance video

The Pole Dance by JDU Candidate for Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections is now a viral video all over the social media. Abhay Kushwaha is a JD(U) candidate from Gaya. He has sparked a controversy by dancing with a pole-dancer. In the video as shown below, which is now going viral,  Abhay Kushwaha is seen dancing in […]

Meet Ram Murti Verma: UP Minister who got a Journalist burned alive

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The man behind burning of Journalist Jagendra Singh – Ram MurtiVerma is a minister of notorious reputation in the Uttar Pradesh Government. Jagendra Singh was allegedly set afire by this  minister and five others on 1 June after which he died on 8 June during treatment. He had suffered more than 60% burns to which he […]

Aruna Shanbaug: A Tribute to the ‘Iconic’ Nurses


Aruna Shanbaug passed away on 18th May 2015. This is a tribute to the noble soul and to the nurses who took care of her all these years. The face of euthanasia debate in India died from pneumonia after being in persistent vegetative state for nearly 42 years. Much has been written about her. I […]

Janata Parivar Merger: Facts you must know

Janata Parivar Merger Facts

This is a quick sum up of Janata Parivar Merger Facts. # Janata Parivar Merger took place on 15th April, 2015. # Six socialist parties that merged to become the larger Janata Parivar are: Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (Secular), Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal (United), Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janata Party. # The […]

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) to Contest Bihar Assembly Elections 2015


Jharkhand Mukti Morcha will contest Bihar Assembly Elections. This was announced by the newly appointed working President of the party Hemant Soren. Soren has also been the Chief Minister of Jharkhand state in the past. Jharkhand state was carved out of Bihar almost a decade ago. Hemant Soren expressed confidence that the party will do […]

I Do Not believe in Fairytales, I Believe in Myself

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I just returned from watching Cinderella, the movie and must agree it is a flick with beautiful looking actors and actresses, gorgeous dresses, breathtaking cinematography and some amazing lines. Feature this one – Have courage and be kind, a simple line but has such deep meaning attached to it. And this is where my review […]

“If India wins World Cup, Hyper Masculine Nationalism will become Intense”


If the headline of this post irked you, welcome to many more logical Indians who feel the same and if you did not feel offended by the absurdity of the headline, then this post is for you only! Read On: As we wait for India to clash with Australia in the semi finals, Outlook magazine […]

Ban not okay but BBC Documentary on Nirbhaya made me absolutely uncomfortable


16 December gang rape accused Mukesh Singh’s views as shown in the BBC Documentary did not shock me. Someone who had the mindset to be part of a heinous gang rape can also be expected to hold those views. I didn’t expect him to suddenly send out signs of remorse. I was not particularly interested […]