Keep your money, honey!
The Woman and Child Development Ministry has come up with a new bill asking husbands to contribute 10-20 percent of their monthly salary to their wives’ bank accounts. Debarati Mukherjee believes, the initiative will only lead to the destruction of the traditional Indian family.
Date21.09.2012 | 13:19
India’s great leader Mahatma Gandhi used satyagraha, a non-violent means of protest to achieve freedom from the British empire. Almost one century later, another satyagraha took place in India’s heartland, Madhya Pradesh, to protest against the local government. This time it was Jal satyagraha, submersion. (“Jal” is an old Sanskrit word which means water. Jal satyagraha means protest inside water).
Date21.09.2012 | 10:53
Tagsgandhi, India, madhya pradesh, women
Vacancy: Executive Domestic Affairs Officer
Mr. Important Man in a very Important Job is looking for an Executive Domestic Affairs Officer to look after his household. Candidates with a minimum of x years of experience in washing clothes, cooking, cleaning and organizing the lives of messy family members qualify for an interview. Salary commensurate with experience. Ability to look like a supermodel while cleaning the toilet will be a definite plus. Interested candidates, please apply immediately.
Date14.09.2012 | 12:02
Tagsgovernment of India, housewives, proposal, salary, women
No one will rise from the ashes
The fire disaster at two factories in Pakistan ruined the lives of several women, their husbands and children. Blogger M. Salman ruminates on the consequences and why 9/11 suddenly gains a new meaning.
Date14.09.2012 | 9:54
“Madonna, comrade-in-arms, we love you”
“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, but to be young was very heaven! – oh time.”
William Wordsworth wrote these lines at the time of the French revolution. Being young is indeed a heavenly feeling and for all the young fans present at Madonna’s concert in Moscow, this feeling increased by leaps and bounds.
Date17.08.2012 | 12:02
Tagsband, madonna, pussy riot, putin, russia, singer, vishwa deepak, women
No more, no more…
Ray Charles sings “No more, No more” on my sound system as I try to take in my daily dose of facebook and realize that all my friends are posting pictures of some twenty men, faces circled in red. “Another terrorist attack in Delhi?”, I ask myself. “Guwahati”, I read under the photo. “Ah, ULFA it must be”, I tell myself, thinking about the separatist organization that has been a controversial issue for some decades now. But what has really happened?
Date16.07.2012 | 6:19
Tagsguwahati, harassment, India, Isha Bhatia, latest, rape, times of india, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
Indian father beheads daughter over alleged affairs
An Indian father cut off his daughter’s head and paraded it around his village after becoming enraged over her relationships with men, police in the western state of Rajasthan said Tuesday.
Date19.06.2012 | 10:23