PM’s Letter To India On RakshaBandhan – Lost And Found (#OKCouldBeShouldBe)

  Dear India,   I know I haven’t been able to check on how you’ve been doing of late. Work has been keeping me extremely busy. Who am I kidding? It’s been like this since I took the hot seat. … Continue reading PM’s Letter To India On RakshaBandhan – Lost And Found (#OKCouldBeShouldBe)

#POV – Why Trolls Need To Stop Blaming Asia Argento For Anthony Bourdain’s Death | #MeToo #WomenInTheNews

By Pratishtha Dobhal It’s been a little over a month since the death of an extraordinary storyteller, author, cook, traveler, cinephile – a man who opened unknown and rarely traveled parts for me and people like me, slamming stereotypes one … Continue reading #POV – Why Trolls Need To Stop Blaming Asia Argento For Anthony Bourdain’s Death | #MeToo #WomenInTheNews

#HelpMeHelpYou | Surviving The Beasts Of Instagram In The Age Of Juvenescence

Every time I scroll through my insta-feed and see sponsored posts, insta-projections overpopulate my gram with infantile minds having a quickie with self-obsessed minds to produce mind-numbing absurdity, which I definitely mind. There, I just became one of those – … Continue reading #HelpMeHelpYou | Surviving The Beasts Of Instagram In The Age Of Juvenescence

20 Questions I Asked Out Aloud When A Professor Said Women Who Wear Jeans And Dress Like Men Give Birth To Trangenders :(

Six years after a Khap Panchayat in Haryana’s Jind district blamed chowmein for growing incidents of rape, Dr. Rajith Kumar, a Botony professor drew an absurd conclusion at an awareness class for students in Kerala’s Kasaragod yesterday. Besides citing a … Continue reading 20 Questions I Asked Out Aloud When A Professor Said Women Who Wear Jeans And Dress Like Men Give Birth To Trangenders 😦

Winter’s Obituary | Looking Beyond The Smog

By Pratishtha Dobhal Once upon a time in Delhi, lived winter. It sneaked its way through October with flirtatious chills and thrills, prepared November for bright blooming chrysanthemums and some heavy knits, settled into December in smug foggy nights, thrived … Continue reading Winter’s Obituary | Looking Beyond The Smog

Curious Case Of Loving Only One In The Time Of Plenty | #AMonogamousShot

By Pratishtha Dobhal   Dear Judge, Jury and Executioner of my preferred Monogamous status,   I come in peace, wishing you success in the uninhibited exploration of your amorous affections, free of judgement or malice. Just like I’d imagine you … Continue reading Curious Case Of Loving Only One In The Time Of Plenty | #AMonogamousShot