Category: Empower

The Dirty Truths of the Clean Job

Just a few weeks back, in the month of September, the newspaper articles were filled with the deaths of “manual scavengers”. Like any other person I googled about manual scavenging and came across a documentary named “ Kakkoosa ”. It is so difficult to think about the lives of these people after watching...

It’s all in the eyes

​Little crinky on the edges with throwing a few lines on your forehead, they are the confused one. Mend them. Wide open with little water gushing within are happiest. They shine different. Treasure them. Stagnant and dry that appear like they are about to loose that little moisture are shocked. Fear them. When...

Letter to Younger Me

Dear 16-year-old me, Hey. It’s me. 20-year-old you. It is going to be a little odd, me writing to you, but bear with me, as I have something I want to tell you. You might not like the way I am going to break the news to you, but you need to be...

Depression? No thanks

The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill oneself doesn’t do so out of quote ‘hopelessness’ or any abstract conviction that life’s assets and debits do not square. And surely not because death seems suddenly appealing. The person in whom the invisible agony reaches a certain unendurable level will kill oneself the...

Safety of women in India – Threatened by the Threaten?

December, 2012 A girl was raped brutally and scummed to death. But why was she out at an odd hour, shouldn’t she be at her “sasural”, washing dishes, calling in her mom for the next dowry installment? All this while eagerly waiting for her husband to come back home, and rape her? Naah,...

Not Out !

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. You push yourself against the limit just to see that one smile. You travel across cities, states, countries and oceans just to get one glimpse of their happiness. And what do you get if nothing works out? You...

That’s called Life

“When he got in and the boat was under way, and the rain-swollen river, like a stream of tears welling up from the earth, swirled and sobbed at her bows, then he felt a pain at heart; the grief-stricken face of a village girl seemed to represent for him the great unspoken pervading...

From Father to Son

 Send on email by my father, Shri. Anil Soni As times changes, sense of observation gets matured day by day. This is a test of your beginning to a greater role in the coming future, I hope you have started growing mentally, morally and matchless with all dedication, discipline and commitment. Despite your...

Mightier Delusion in the World of Illusion

“When he got in and the boat was under way, and the rain-swollen river, like a stream of tears welling up from the earth, swirled and sobbed at her bows, then he felt a pain at heart; the grief-stricken face of a village girl seemed to represent for him the great unspoken pervading...