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I writer by 'will' , 'destiny' , 'genes', & 'profession' love to write as it is the perfect food for my soul's hunger pangs'.
Writing since the age of seven, beginning with poetry, freelancing, scripting and having tried my hand at Journalism with a national daily........i have been extending my expression as i 'see & feel' the world around me.
Here's my first step of opening my realm of thoughts for you.
Welcome to 'my space' as i share it with you....and a hope that you find your connection here.
"साथ मिलकर गाई, बेसुरी ग़ज़लों में; तेरे लिए लिखी कविता की,अधूरी पंक्तियों में", तेरे साथ बिताये हर लम्हे में, तू तो नहीं पर तेरी एक याद बाकी है।
"ये ‘देवी की उपाधि’ किस काम की?" आज देवी खुद ये सवाल करती है अपने पूजने वालों से - देगा कोई जवाब?
उन तमाम हँसते चेहरों को समर्पित - "जिनके दिल के, किसी बियाबान कोने में, रोज़ - एक हूक सी उठती है, जीने के लिए, अपनी मर्ज़ी का एक दिन।"
एक बार आप भी देखिए! ये तो मल्टीप्ल चॉइस क्वेश्चन से भी ज़्यादा चोइसेस वाला पेपर मालूम पड़ता है। इतनी वैरायटी! समझ नहीं आ रहा कि सेलेक्ट कैसे करूँ?
मेरे लिए कोई संडे क्यों नहीं बना? आख़िर, मेरा संडे कब आएगा? "जैसे बाकी सबकी दिनचर्या संडे को चैन की सांस लेती है, मेरी अकड़ कर सर पर सवार हो जाती है। मुझसे वही सब काम करवाती है जो मैं आमतौर पर हर रोज़ करती हूँ।"
Recently, my mother had to face gender discrimination while entering a temple in Himachal Pradesh, despite the Supreme Court's orders.
A child tells her mother about being sexually abused by men she knows, how much it hurts, and wonders aloud if she should not have been born at all!
“My dear, I don’t mean to discourage you but our society is biased against single mothers but not single fathers. It’s an unfair world out there and fighting the taboo will not be easy.”
A witty account of how everything comes to a standstill, if the woman of the house takes a day off. It is time we give the stay at home mothers due respect.
Despite all the outcry over the brutal murder of the little girl from Kathua, we are only waiting until the next such episode of brutality occurs.
Powerful poetry that narrates the tale of a woman's consent in a relationship from being strangers to marital rape. When a woman says NO it's a NO!
A woman longing for her loved one, wishing for the warmth that has been lost, and craving words that touched her soul. A sensitive portrayal.
Girls are taught not to speak up, so that they can be 'good girls'. This has more far reaching and horrifying consequences than their parents can ever imagine!
Overdosing on any foods is harmful indeed, but the key to enjoying your favourite foods, including Maggi, is moderation!
As soon as everyone gathered for dinner, Saira handed the letter to her father in law. A curious gaze at the letter was accompanied by a startled expression.
A mom working from home is like a Milkha mom - on a perpetual marathon to get things done without being recognised or compensated for it.
I have twin daughters whom we love every much, and I don't think not having a son is in any way a misfortune as everyone seems to think!
So what if my body didn’t reflect my desired gender? I wondered why my sexual preferences bothered others so much. Was it a crime if I didn’t feel like a woman?
This is in memory of the sister who left the world too early choosing death instead of life at a young age. For sometimes, love poisons...
"The undaunted me will not remain fettered by your patriarchal chains," says the woman in this evocative poem.
Himachal Pradesh has long been on every Indian traveler’s list, but this list of places to visit in Himachal will get you itching to go again! With the much anticipated summer holidays on and the mandatory yearly escape from the clutches of the scorching sun, Himachal may not sound new to the traveler in you. […]
This woman's family had issues with her supporting a widowed mother. What is wrong with her wanting to do so, asks this young woman.
Read the story of this woman who says that she is not a slave to be treated by her family shabbily, without any thought for her wishes.
"Even when I got married to your father I continued with my passion. But after his plane crash, everything came to a standstill..."
Journalist Rana Ayyub recently took to Twitter to speak out clearly, against a man who harassed her viciously. The results were encouraging!
My daughter has Gender Dysphoria - being biologically a girl, she identifies as a boy; it's hard on her and all of us in a society that still knows little about this.
Why should women travelling with friends be such a problem with Indian society? After all, no one loses any sleep over men travelling together!
Despite the trauma of losing her daughter to a road accident, Dorris Francis has been voluntarily managing traffic at the same busy intersection in Ghaziabad for the past five years.
"She found herself muddled in the most difficult task of choosing between motherhood and a relationship, hesitant to make a profound call."
When her daughter was harassed by a schoolmate, this brave mom refused to accept it as 'normal' and stood up for her daughter's rights.
The new Saathiya resource kit from the Indian Health Ministry is a big step away from our chee-chee approach to sex education. A word of wisdom for the boys too, finally! Long pending and imperative.
Subodh Kumar, a man with two wives killed his first wife, chopping her into pieces! For how long are we going to tolerate such entitled monsters in our midst?
“And no, I wasn’t a lonely soul waiting to lean on a man’s shoulder but how could I be sure of someone fathering my autistic child?” A short story. Here is the second winner of our February 2017 Muse of the Month contest, Nandita Sharma. The cue for this month was from the movie Piku, in which Piku […]
We talk about sex ed with our teenagers to keep them safe, but do we really talk to them about dealing with relationships?
She had been a single mother all these years, but it was time for her to think of her needs as a woman!
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