Irom Sharmila and our democracy

Irom Sharmila – a name that will soon be lost among the crowd of a billion others.  She ended her hunger strike, after 16 years. In these times when people burn buses and buildings for demanding reservation as they are “from the weaker sections of the society”, Irom’s movement was a peaceful and non-violent agitation […]

The Forbidden Kingdom

I love travelling, especially to hills. The sight of lush-green hills, a light drizzle, cascading waterfalls and serene surroundings fill me up with an inexplicable joy. Just the other day, I was feeling a little tired and bored. It seemed life had come to a standstill. So, I went up to my father and asked, […]

The Adopted Sisters

We all live with our families. We are a part of our family and have some responsibilities towards it. At the same time, we have certain expectations. But what happens when we feel that those expectations are not being met? What if we feel like an outsider and not loved? What if all these things […]