Meesha's Mish Mash

Message to Modi

We have been voting for what seems forever but now it is over. The Congress party is out and Modi is in. The scale of his victory took many persons … Continue reading

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Boys Will Be Boys and Girls Will be Hanged

India is holding an election The leader of the Socialist Party, Mulayam Singh Yadav, has announced that if his party gains power, one of their first tasks will be to … Continue reading

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Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon Zayid is a Palestinian, a muslim, a woman, and has cerebral palsy (and you think you have problems?) She is also an actress, stand-up comic, philanthropist and advocate for the … Continue reading

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Happy Holi

Widows are no longer expected to throw themselves on their husband’s funeral pyre, which is an advance and yet . . . Not allowed to remarry, considered bad luck, abandoned … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Surprising, though it may seem, on this day set aside to recognise the role and contribution women make to society, I want to draw your attention to a man, one Arunachalam … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Boys with Long Shorts

At the Winter Olympics we are seeing athletes striving to be best in the world. Do they enjoy what they are doing? Do they have fun playing their sport? Or … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kama Sutra Guide to Married Sex

My oldest sister, Preeya,  tells me that sex after marriage is not so frequent or exciting after a time, (though  she may be lying to make me feel better since I … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cops Catch Cattle Criminals

Uttar Pradesh has the worst crime record of Indian states In 2011, about a third of all crimes in India occurred in Uttar Pradesh. It has also accounted for the … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Gay Maharashtra

In 1966,  Mina Kava  composed a song about Bombay (Mumbai). His wife,  Naju,  wrote the lyrics, and the result was  Evening in Gay Maharashtra. When the song was composed ‘Gay’ meant only … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

2nd Marriages in India

A promotional video by a jewellery business has gone viral in India The video show a woman preparing to get married, watched by a little girl We then see part … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 2 Comments