Category Archives: Society

Daughters of ‘Mother India’

Why feminism doesn’t mean ‘making villains out of men’, and how women can empower themselves. Continue reading

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Meet Me, Rupali Rotti

Hi, I’m Rupali Rotti and I’m a writer. Wait, what? Yeah, you read it right – roti, the Indian bread, with an extra ‘t’. Have you ever heard of a person with a surname as ‘bread’? I think not. So … Continue reading

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Heroes vs. Villains

It’s a fact that heroes are overrated, but nobody realizes this, because the audience sees the heroes through the pink goggles of awe and adoration. Point to be noted here is that heroes become heroes when they overcome difficult situations … Continue reading

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Do writers consider themselves superior than the readers? What’s your honest opinion?

Q –> Generally writers and poets consider themselves a notch superior than the reader. What’s your honest opinion? Most poetry and many articles in top-tier publications zoom right over my head, making me wonder whether the author is patting himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gone by Julie Elizabeth Powell

Gone by Julie Elizabeth Powell Rating: 3 The premise of this story is truly unique and intriguing… and sad.I understand how difficult and heart-wrenching, yet necessary, it would have been for the author to pen it all down. Writing this book … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a turbulent mind

Sometimes you want something so bad in life… well, I don’t know about you, so lemme talk about me. Sometimes, I want something so bad in life that I can’t think about anything else. I don’t know why I become … Continue reading

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Bearing a Child in the Cold Corporate World

Corporate world has recognized the importance of hobbies and extra-curricular activities as being very beneficial to productivity. This is the reason why they provide stress-relieving facilities like Tennis/Badminton courts, swimming pools, sauna, common rooms, billiards/pool tables, libraries and whatnot. Companies … Continue reading

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Learnings from a Bank Robbery

  Once upon a time a robbery took place in a small town. The robber shouted to everyone: “All of you don’t move, because the money belongs to the state, but your life belongs to you”. Everyone in the bank … Continue reading

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The Photographs in my Book

As committed earlier, I’m posting the photographs used in my book, The Valentine’s Day Clue, along with the description I’ve added for each. (*Please note that all these pictures n’ photographs, as well as the description provided herein are copyrighted): … Continue reading

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City Girl – A Short Story on Friendship & Parenting

A short story I’d written some time ago: Twenty year old Piya was troubled when she picked up the phone to call her best friend, Ramya Thiyagarajan. She knew she was in for a scolding as soon as Ramya knows … Continue reading

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