Tag Archives: feminism

Suad Amiry at Weavers’ Studio

Well, the Kolkata Lit Fest is over, having left me with a thumping cold and a temperature, unfortunately, and I’m likely to be out of action till tomorrow. The talk on Saturday was good and interesting, though rather poorly attended … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Savita Bhabhi

I know my blog has been rather boring of late. Just to spice things up a bit, here is a post on Savita Bhabhi. Enjoy! Dearest Savita Bhabhi, My most respected bhabhiji, I am writing to say that I miss … Continue reading

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My holiday from unreason is over. The reason I’m blogging yet again in twenty four hours is because I’m unable to sleep. I’m unable to sleep because two sets of antagonistic muscles on either side of my body decided to … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Assault in Mumbai 2008

This is an article I wrote about the assault on two women in Mumbai on New Year’s Eve this year. It was written for a national newspaper but never carried. I’d forgotten about it until reminded by the offog. Actually, … Continue reading

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Bangle in the Jangle

Renuka Chowdhury has a gift for someone she loves. It’s a set of bangles — empowerment bangles. She’s decided that this International Women’s Day, she has to do something to refurbish the image of this centuries-old ornament. Usually, bangles make … Continue reading

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Bring Back Taslima Nasreen

Open letter to Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, Chief Minister of West Bengal, 25 November 2007, Dear Chief Minister, I am writing this letter to bring to your notice the grave injustice and irresponsibility of the stand taken by your party and … Continue reading

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