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Dr. Nishtha Mishra

Dr. Nishtha Mishra is an internationally published author. She is a Doctorate in English Literature from one of the reputed Central Universities. She has been an all round topper and has 5 gold medals to her name for being the Highest scorer in all of her graduation and post-graduation subjects. She has published 10 research papers in International peer reviewed journals and have already received 10 citations from them in the theses from Universities of Algeria, Indonesia and India. She is an author of 1 research reference book entitled "The Feminist Shaw: Contemporary Literary Theories of Feminism" published by Routledge which is one of the top three academic publishers internationally. She also has published three anthologies of poems entitled An Address to Indian Patriarchy, Cupid's Humming and Poetic Musings with Agnieya. She has also published a collection of biographies entitled from Horizon to Zenith's Height. She is UGC NET qualified and also the recepient of prestigious UGC RANK HOLDER FELLOWSHIP for University Rank Holders. Her articles have published in leading newspaper dailies like Hindustan Times and JagMarg.

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My Dusky Skin Is Not Inferior, Your Mentality Is!
My Dusky Skin Is Not Inferior, Your Mentality Is!

“I am looking pretty, aren’t I? Please ward off the evil eyes away from me too, Maasi”.  But all my maasi did was smile and cup my face before waving at someone to initiate a conversation with them instead of warding any evil eye off me!

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Is Lord Krishna A Feminist-Purushottam?
Is Lord Krishna A Feminist-Purushottam?

Why Krishna is the much loved and revered incarnation? Well, he was a ladies' man: the apple of the eye of his mothers; to fulfil his duties, towards whom he let go the love of his life, Radha! The crush of all the gopis, all of whom were spell bound by his flute's music, he has an unsurpassed charisma!

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After Kanyadaan And Vidai: Where Is A Girl’s Residence?
After Kanyadaan And Vidai: Where Is A Girl’s Residence?

Many Indian elderly are firm believers in enslaving a daughter-in-law in the name of tradition which is actually a tradition of oppression and not of religious faith.

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4 Reasons Why I Have A Huge Celebrity Crush On Ranveer Singh!

We need more confident men like Ranveer Singh who don’t let the society’s definition of (toxic) masculinity refrain them from doing the right thing and following their heart.

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The Lost Old School Art Of Writing Love Letters And Postcards

This is the thing about thoughtful gifts – there is a significant meaning attached to them, that makes them as precious and priceless as a family heirloom.

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Who Asks For Consent Of Wife To Make Her Pregnant? She Didn’t Want It So I Did ‘Dhappa’!

We need to speak of marital rapes not just because they are sexual violence, but also because of the unwanted pregnancy forced on a women.

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How Can We Justify Ravan Dahan For Dussera When 11 Ravans Are Roaming Free?

A rapist is a rapist! A rapist has no caste because terrorism has no caste; no religion. It is high time we acknowledge rape for what it is! An Act of Terrorism!

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Dignity Of Labour
Dignity Of Labour — House-Helpers Are The Essential Pillar Of Society

Dai was originally intended to denote a midwife, someone who used to assist women in childbirth with the experience and expertise of previous generations. Similarly, an Aya was originally supposed to be a nanny who can assist the new mother with child-rearing.

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Questioning The Modesty Of A Young Professor’s Attire Is Workplace Sexual Harassment

The recent forced resignation of an Assistant Professor from the reputed St Xavier's University of Kolkata has brought focus on the face of the Work Place Sexual Harassment Scenario in Academia.

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Draupadi
Why Do We Hesitate To Name Our Daughters Draupadi?

I, too, wanted to name my daughter Yagyasaini after Draupadi but the opposition I faced was too strong, and I had to settle down for a name meaning Agni which, however, was met with equally strong opposition by my MIL.

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The Potential Dangers Of Phallus-Worshipping A Toddler

Relatives kissing children's penises made me wonder how this is leaving boys vulnerable to potential abuse under the garb of affection.

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The Way Media Depicts Sexual Assault Survivors Further Perpetuates Rape Culture

Media's depiction of rape survivors as helpless, tormented women perpetuates rape culture by showing predators that women cannot fight back.

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From Screech To Scratch: The Epic Misadventure Of Learning Driving In India

A humorous account of learning to drive on Indian roads. From traffic rules violation to stray cows, this story will make you laugh and nod.

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How My Mother’s Red Bindi And HMT Wristwatch Became My Feminist Symbols

My mother's red bindi and wristwatch became my feminist symbols as she taught me to stand up to discrimination, be independent, and be kind.

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