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On Rape Culture (and the Peddling of Convenient Theories by Armchair Critics)

As I settled down to write yet another nauseating article on the repeated rapes being reported across India, I decided to dig into some news items about rapes—I can’t vouch for the veracity or wisdom of news published in the

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Why So Many Rapes?

Why So Many Rapes? India treats its women like crap. Click the above link to see why I’m saying this. If you want to differ, you may well want to explain or justify these comments by our elected representatives, and

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How Many Rapes are Too Many, Mr. President?

Sir, I’m writing this to you to let you know what millions of women like me are feeling and thinking. I’m 29 years old, married, and I work in an MNC in Pune. I’m writing to you to voice my

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Fear

When I was in college, malls were only beginning to sprout in and around the city of Kolkata, and things were very different from now. At that time we could simply walk into a mall without being frisked or having

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