Drunk driving accident by a woman: changing face of urban Indian women?

I used to earlier vehemently protest every time my male friends made fun of women driving. There were always these popular sexist jokes on how women cannot drive and I always hated them. My argument have been, if women were bad drivers, how come we never hear a woman doing rash driving or drunk driving and killing people. We heard so many of these hit and run cases in Mumbai and Delhi but none of them were by a woman. Well now one girl has done that. Times Now reports A drunk woman, driving a Honda CRV rammed first into … Continue reading Drunk driving accident by a woman: changing face of urban Indian women?

Queer Pride India 2009: Celebrations in all major cities

‘Greetings from the land of the Sinful Kamasutra’ said Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil while opening the Euro pride 2008 at Stockholm. (Video) But who is he? He was one of the few Indians to be invited to the Oprah Winfrey show, was one of the candidates for Time Magazine’s World Top 100 Most influential People list in 2007, have been quoted and interviewed by respected magazines and news dailies from all over the world; he is one of the most prominent face in LGBT rights activism and HIV awareness activity; he hosts an annual cultural festival at his palace for … Continue reading Queer Pride India 2009: Celebrations in all major cities

Kala Ghoda

The above picture has been my cell phone wall paper for a long time. Whoever saw it asked what it was with immense curiosity. It’s a very rare picture I must say. I took it at the Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2006 in Mumbai. On one of the 7 days of the festival there was an art exhibition on the theme of ‘crow’. Yeah crow, that silly ugly bird about which no body talks. The present pic represents the character of crows who are apparently great transmitters. Kala Ghoda festival happens every year in Mumbai during the month of February. … Continue reading Kala Ghoda