My Never Ending Pain

At the age of seven, I was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Mumbai, in a most unhygienic and clandestine manner. The shock and trauma of that day are still with me. Like me, there are thousands of my Dawoodi Bohra sisters who have been subjected to genital cutting as children and even today …

Maneka Gandhi’s Response @ Change.org( A Petition By An Indian)

Dear People, I have received a petition from Change.org where a mother and daughter have insisted that father's name should not be mentioned in the passport. The petition involved a case where the father had abandoned the mother and the Court had granted custody of the child to the mother. The current guidelines for passports …

Reservation In United India

Why do people earning over Rs 10 lakhs need reservation? We have just seen two unnecessary subsidies removed. The LPG subsidy was removed for people earning more than Rs.10 lakhs per annum. The Parliament Canteen food subsidy was removed for MPs. Reservation was provided in our constitution to enable under-privileged sections of Indian society. It was provisioned …