Article, Reviews

DAMSEL IN DISTRESS OR SELF-RESCUING PRINCESS? – A FEMINIST CRITIQUE ON THE PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN INDIAN SOAPS

We have grown up watching our moms glued to the television sets at around 2 in the afternoon, laughing and crying with Tulsi and Mihir in Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, gritting their teeth at Komolika, the vamp in Kasauti Zindagi Ki, and discussing how Anurag from the same show is brought back to life… Continue reading DAMSEL IN DISTRESS OR SELF-RESCUING PRINCESS? – A FEMINIST CRITIQUE ON THE PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN INDIAN SOAPS

Article, The Political Express

Feminism & Masculinity: Ideas vs. Ideologies

We are standing on the shoulders of giants when it comes to fight for gender equality but by using gender specific language, we bury the lead which in turn halts us in shining the spotlight on the issues that really matters. In order to demand equal rights for women, both men & women must be… Continue reading Feminism & Masculinity: Ideas vs. Ideologies

Article, Report, The Political Express

Jamia Administration’s unrelenting fundamentalism

I am reminded today of Malaysia, a perfectly happy society slowly being divided by the over-enthusiasm of fundamentalism. Only to be reminded of my alma mater. Making a case for the educated minority while still reinforcing the same things that have held an entire section back for ages now. Jamia administration rolled back their relaxation… Continue reading Jamia Administration’s unrelenting fundamentalism