Monthly Archives: April 2014

The pure joy of penning my thoughts

In the Hindu mythology, or rather in my Hindu mythology I have heard of chaurasi lakh yonis- 8.4 million rebirths- that everyone must pass through. In a 100 years there would be 36500 days- which means on an average one … Continue reading

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My gmail account password was changed

I got another fright- my gmail password was changed an hour back- So I have changed it again.

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Mahila Thana and their role in cases of Domestic violence.

I have received many queries and an allegation from my husband. Please read all the reports made in Mahila Thana uploaded on my blog. The purpose of the notice sent out by Mahila Thanas is not to put people in … Continue reading

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namo namo

माना मोदी जी तो बहुत बुरे हैं, लेकिन फिर अच्छा कौन है? हो कोई भी मेरी बात कोई समझते नहीँ – उनके पास न तो समय है ना होगा। तो फिर प्राइम मिनिस्टर कोई भी बने मुझे तो अपने लिये कोई … Continue reading

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Why Did I have to go the police?

No one was ready to consider my wanting to remain married to Shubhranshu. It has been hard to deal with stories of violence and my reluctance to negotiate a second divorce. In utter disgust, a friend even offered to beat … Continue reading

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From Mahila Thana to Mahila Thana……

On 10th of April 2014 I got frightened when I heard my husband was landing in Delhi. It is easy to talk of not being afraid of terrorists etc. But I realised I was afraid of my husband and that … Continue reading

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The protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005

The act is available here Despite the breadth of the act or probably because of it is not easy to get recourse on its basis. It touches on emotional violence- and in a poor country where physical violence is rampant, … Continue reading

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