Indian culture is hiding these fathers under the garb of civil society. Noone likes to talk about these issues and families secretly sweep these issues under the carpet . The days of respecting a parent just because they gave birth or paid for education are over. Giving birth results from a biological act and paying for schooling is a choice that the parent has. To hold a child accountable based on these two factors is no longer taken lightly.
I looked at my little baby and asked myself: Is it fair to blame this cute baby for my hair fall problems? I used to look at the pictures of all celebrities and public figures who had delivered babies, and they all looked prettier than before. How can motherhood suit them and bring awful news for me?
Out of a clutter of social media messages surrounding the untimely and sad demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, here's one that touched my heart because of the sheer honesty with which Ashwini Naik wrote it. Reproducing the heartfelt piece with the author's permission:
The author builds suspense and pace through the novel using a book as an anchor piece. I found it intriguing. Yogita has explored the bonding between two best friends interestingly.
Trapped In Heaven & other stories is an anthology of fiction written by debutante author, Mayura Amarkant. It contains 9 short stories that circle around the myriad shades of love and relationships. Using a gripping narrative, Mayura spins each story with great élan, keeping the reader hooked till the end.
I grew up among friends who always complained about how they found history boring. I was blessed with fabulous teachers in school and college who made history fun. They would paint pictures right before our eyes and we would listen, totally fascinated by the lore. Well, I wish Sonia Dogra would have written this book while we were growing up. My friends would have grown to appreciate history and learn from the myriad teachings it offers.