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)

My First Day of Guilt!!!

After a year long work break, my first day in a new office, commenced today. Having joined as a Senior Finance Manager, my boss, a senior person and professional, seemed very happy to have me as a part of his core team since the idea that  I would offload him, besides the value addition  aiding … Continue reading My First Day of Guilt!!!

The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…

Children often get into the habit of affixing a relation such as Aunty, Uncle etc., behind the name of every adult they encounter...or, in the Indian culture, so do we lead them to do that, in the process of training them to address everyone respectfully.. Yesterday night, when all three of us i.e. hubby, me … Continue reading The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…