Archu From The Archive, General, Social, Tamil

Kumudam Reporter – Backlash on the Cover Story

Kumudam Reporter’s cover story on women’s leggings faces backlash from the social media – Long overdue and well deserved. When I scrolled across the social media pages last night, reading the outrage against this sexist story, I couldn’t help but let out a sigh of relief and smile. Smile? Seriously? Am I insane? I should have felt indignant and horrified.…

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General, Social

Kiss Of Love

That is one hot cup of soup! From Kerala to Mumbai to Kolkata to Delhi, this cup of soup has on one side steamed its way through the throats of youth, starting with the lips of course and on the other, has made the conservatives steam their head off in anger. A protest to protest something is by itself protested.…

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Archu From The Archive, General, Social

Jayalalitha Jail-lalitha?

Awesomeness! That is the single appropriate adjective that comes to my mind when I think of Sri.Jayalalitha who was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu until last Saturday, the 27th of September, 2014. Not just mine but in many minds, many many many more minds. One can look at a person in awe for his or her virtues. Again, one…

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Archu From The Archive, General, Social

Vishwaroopam Vengeance

What the f**k is happening in our country, in our society? I’ve never intentionally used degrading language in my blog post before but this sudden ban on Vishwaroopam makes me want to learn every single abusive word in the dictionary of all languages and spit it out violently like an angry schizophrenic TB patient. I am so ashamed and appalled…

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