Year: 2016

Why there was nothing holy about this matrimony

This is a true story although names have been changed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ How much is your budget? asked Mr. Prakash. I can arrange for 4 wedding functions, expenditure on arrangements 30 lakh, additionally I would give jewelry to my daughter worth 15 lakhs, replied Mr. Kashyap. Mr. Prakash: Okay. We are very liberal people. We don’t …

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The Indian Daughter in Law is not the Evil Bahu from Baghban

The moment a new DIL joins a family, every action and word of hers is scrutinized, and brutally judged. She should have a smile on her face like a clown, as she slogs all day and serves a bunch of new people who she never knew in her previous, (carefree) life even when they make …

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Hindu son can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a recent judgment has held that A Hindu son can divorce his wife for the cruelty of trying to pry him away from his “pious obligation” to live with his aged parents and provide shelter to them. Justice Dave, who wrote the judgment has said that insisting her husband to live …

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Walking Towards Ourselves: Indian Women Tell Their Stories [#BookReview]

Originally published on Women’s Web Every woman has a journey and a story to tell. Walking Towards Ourselves is a kaleidoscope of such journeys capturing the experiences of diverse women in India. Compiled and edited by Catriona Mitchell, these compelling short stories by eighteen contemporary female authors of myriad ages, social and financial backgrounds in …

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