पुरुषों पर अत्याचार

By पूनम पांडे महिला अधिकारों की जब बात उठती है तो महिलाएं क्या मांगती हैं? जाहिर है बराबरी का अधिकार। लेकिन अगर बराबरी की मांग करते-करते कोई खुद शोषणकारी की तरह बर्ताव करने लगे तो…. कम से कम कुछ मामलों में तो यही हो रहा है। इसमें कोई दो राय नहीं है कि अभी भी

The Myth of Women's Oppression

Shaifali Sandhya – An Open Letter to Rakhi Sawant

I want a husband to approach me like Salman, speak like Aamir, and kiss me like Shah Rukh, you told us. As millions sat transfixed by your swayamvara you sifted through sixteen thousand men around the world and finally from four wannabe husbands in your quest for non-filmy love. Now as you stand on the

Bachelorhood Revisited

Reading the article “Good or Bad, Hard to Say!” suddenly struck a chord with me regarding the deteriorating status quo of the institution of marriage in India and its fatal repercussions on men. Marriage, at least in India, has always been projected as “Tumultuous for women and blissful for men”. However, perceptions are seldom reality.

Why Marry when you want Independence?

Check out this news below. I wonder, why do these people who do not want ‘any’ compromise in marriage, marry in the first place! Is it because of the entirely wrong and romanticised picture of marriage shown on the Silver-Screen and the Idiot-Box? Has the time come for the entertainment media to become a little

Living life by Archie's law

Women marry for money all the time, so what’s wrong with a man doing so? The shock announcement that young Archie Andrews has finally proposed to foxy Veronica rather than cute as a button Betty has set off a furious debate. Love or money is the topic at hand, being discussed with vigour at water