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India: Where Citizens Get Murdered And Murderers Walk Scot Free!

If you have come to read this page because the title has angered you, I want you to keep your anger, burn with it a while and stew upon it till you are ready to explode! For we are indeed killing our citizens, unknowingly perhaps, unwittingly for sure and in some case most deliberately because we know we can get away with it in a jiffy.

The worst and the most painful problem with these murders is that no one acknowledges them. There is hardly a news agency trying to give it prime coverage, hardly any human rights agencies trying to correct this inhumane violence and hardly any other citizen communities bothering to protest, trying to help or having at least the heart to condemn. Arre, mera to kuch nahi gaya bhaiya!Mera to koi nahi mara hai bhai!Mara gharma to badhdha safe chhe, mane nathi khabar kon maryu, ben! And of course, Arre mi kay karu shakte tya sathi, ata hotay tar hotay, mi tar karat nahiye na, mala ka bolta!

I get it, everyone's busy! But are we so busy now that death doe…

My Personal Take On 'How To Know If You've Married The Right Man!'

I love Facebook and I almost always read interesting articles that get shared on it. This article is a result of me reading one such 'share'! This is just my take on the cliched 'right man'!

Recently a friend shared an article on '11 Signs You Married The Right Man' on FB and I just found myself clicking the link and settling down for a thorough read. You can put that particular instinct down to just plain, unadulterated curiosity or just the cliched fact that I love reading and the title caught my eye!

Just to summarize, following are the 11 signs that the article authors Amy Odell and Lori Fradkin put forth:
"He always brags about you""Even after years together, he still does little chivalrous things for you""He doesn't try to change you""I miss you isn't just a sweet thing to say""You can cry in front of him without feeling embarrassed""When your friends complain about their significant others or th…

5 Things That I Learnt In Barcelona

Yes, I have taken quite a long blogging sabbatical, but it is time to get back in the groove now. Things may be a little rusty with language and creativity and I may still be under a heavy holiday stupor after spending almost two months vacationing in two different continents, but hey, one’s got to re-start somewhere, right? Well, a Spanish sojourn is inspiration enough for that! Spain is a beautiful country and my trip to Barcelona was a fabulous one. Not just for its scenic and architectural beauty but also for its people and culture. In many ways, mostly good, Barcelona reminds me of Mumbai. Not that I know much of Mumbai other than a few occasional and mostly forgettable visits, but the comparison is validated by my husband thinking so as well. I have learnt 5 extremely important life lessons from the people of Barcelona and just for those, the trip was an extremely essential one for me personally. ·Take Some ‘Me’ Time In Barcelona people make time for themselves. Yes, the…