Author Archives: compulsiveinterrupter

Of nosy relatives and over eating

It’s a hot day in Hyderabad and I’m back home from college for a ten day long break before I join work. It’s really hot and I’m dreading the idea of having to pack for a trip to my aunt’s … Continue reading

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Haaavee you met “the bureaucrat”?

The first thing people ask me when I say that I’m doing a postgraduate degree in journalism is if I’m going to be on TV. No, there are other forms of journalism, not just the belligerent Arnab Goswami or the … Continue reading

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Ejipura— one word, many sentiments

Mounds of debris, scattered belongings, people sitting under the hot sun, gazing into nothingness, Ejipura EWS has a cloud of gloom and destruction hanging over it. What if you woke up one day and realized that the home you had … Continue reading

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A martyr?

I am a woman in India. My life is not mine. The course it should take is not judged by me. My life, how I should live it, what is proper, what is not, is judged by the society. I … Continue reading

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The tale of two cities and a woman

I am a Hyderabadi. Sure, I may not like my biryani as much as the average Hyderabadi would and I may not swear by a cup of Irani chai, but I still am a Hyderabadi. You say anything against the … Continue reading

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