We have watched and watched

This is a poem on the ongoing farmer struggle in India; which has involved a lot of police brutality - including the arrest and sexual torture of young Trade Union activist Nodeep Kaur by the Haryana police; all because she showed support to the farmers and demanded the unpaid wages of 300 workers in Kundli.…Read more We have watched and watched

Why I am not proud of the new India

I have always been proud to be an Indian, partly because my childhood has been largely happy; apart from bullying which I experienced when I was around 9-10 years old. I am blessed to have a supportive family and relatives, and thus a good environment to grow in. However, I have also been sheltered by…Read more Why I am not proud of the new India

I am an angry Indian

I am an angry Indian There are many reasons But silence I cannot maintain I dare you to call it treason People are being lynched Minorities are being targeted Voices are being silenced Rationalists are being eliminated Patriotism is being forced Sexism is getting enhanced This is not my India This is more like China…Read more I am an angry Indian

America’s unhealthy obsession with guns

Easter is a happy day right? A time to celebrate and get together surely? However, in USA (precisely Chicago) this year, it was a rather dark and gloomy day - marked by bangs, bloodbath, screaming, pain and death - as 2 people were killed and 43 wounded in a plethora of shootings over the weekend. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/04/17/easter-weekend-shootings-gun-violence/ …Read more America’s unhealthy obsession with guns