Author: Angellica Aribam

Unnoticed sexism in every day life

Unnoticed sexism in every day life

On a regular Friday evening after winding up work, I dragged a friend of mine to explore the culinary world hidden in the by-lanes of Delhi’s Paharganj. It was purely coincidental that this friend happened to be a man. As we were navigating the busy streets unable to locate this particular restaurant[Read More…]

The crisis of identity: Who is an Indian?

The concept of identity: Who is an Indian?

Since the moment we are born, we’re labelled as ‘Hindu’, ‘Muslim’, ‘Sikh’, ‘Christian’, ‘SC’, ‘Adivasi’,  and what not. This is where our first confrontation with the concept of identity arises. Identity, as Merriam-Webster dictionary puts it, is the condition of being the same with something described or asserted. So, identity, as a matter[Read More…]

Health promises and the helter skelter

Health promises and the helter skelter

After a long wait of 6 years, Bhola and Sarita had their first child and they named her, Jyoti. In just three months of her existence, Jyoti had become the lifeline for the couple. Their mundane life in Birgaon village of Jamtara district in Jharkhand, had suddenly turned lively. Things[Read More…]





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