Are The Equal Rights To Daughters Under The Indian Inheritance Laws Being Misused?

While it's appreciable and a great move that the Indian Inheritance laws have recognised daughters as equal right holders over their parental properties, from my personal observation, it's yet a dictum, subject to many unaddressed pros and cons, that is being arbitrarily misapplied by many families, in favour of their daughters, much against their daughter-in-laws … Continue reading Are The Equal Rights To Daughters Under The Indian Inheritance Laws Being Misused?

Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting

The traditional bifurcation of roles went by gender that pigeon-holed the job of a mother to pre-dominantly be a home-maker while the fathers went out to fend for their families. While we know that today, most mothers are equal or greater financial partners, this post quarries those quarters of the society, where the old-traditional thinking … Continue reading Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting

The Home Coming…(a fiction)

The flight was about to land and she found her mind embroiled in a volley of emotions, not one in particular that could be discerned...regrets for all the choices of the past mainly involving moving away from the homeland...elation of being able to touch base again...anticipations of meeting all the loved ones she had once … Continue reading The Home Coming…(a fiction)

Glimpses from the life of “Aabad” (A domestic cleaner with educational goals for his children)

He has been their domestic cleaner, for the last several years ever since they relocated to this foreign country - a cleaner for several of the apartments in the building in fact, where he was deployed amidst a team of workers. The team worked for the real estate division of the company which owned the … Continue reading Glimpses from the life of “Aabad” (A domestic cleaner with educational goals for his children)

Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)

After a string of failed affairs, Alia had begun to wonder if she should look at the option of having an arranged marriage. Until now, where she strongly believed in self-selection and the credence that attraction and romance were extremely important factors without which a marriage would not subsist, results attained were zero. She had … Continue reading Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)