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Forcing A New Bride Into ‘Mandatory’ Sarees Will Only Spoil This Graceful Garment For Her!

It was World Saree Day earlier this week, and it reminded me of what a saree means to me, personally and politically, taking me back to when as a new bride, a saree had been 'mandatory'!

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What Do You Do When You Lose Your Vision In Your 20s? You Stand Up And Fight Says Guneet Sethi

“I didn’t want to become a bichari. And I didn’t want to wear a badge of disability. I think that was what gave me the strength to get up.”, says Guneet, who was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa that resulted in 100% loss of vision over a period of time.

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That Day I Realised I Need To Stop Telling My Daughter That Magic Does Not Exist
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Life and its idiosyncrasies loosen our connection with the curious child within us. We start associating magic with fantasy, and forget that magic is actually very much a part of our everyday lives.

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Unlock Diaries: Suddenly, It Felt Like The Many Hurried Getaways That I Would Plan Earlier…

I knew no one would understand why I needed to do this; and finally, I had stopped feeling guilty. I had one life to live, and I needed to do whatever brought me peace.

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I Was ‘Rejected’ In The Great Indian Marriage Market With This Insulting Explanation

I agreed to go the route of an arranged marriage, but I was in for a shock when his educated family based my integrity and worth on something really shallow. 

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Despair And Pain, Or Warmth And Happiness; I Believe A House Feels These Too…

Can a house feel and absorb the emotions of people who live in it, who have lived in it? I think yes, because I feel these too.

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