– The Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi today held a meeting with a team of Twitter India led by Ms. Mahima Kaul, Head of Public Policy, Twitter India to discuss the issue of empowering women and children to deal with abuse, harassment and hateful conduct on social media especially on Twitter. Secretary, WCD, Ms Leena Nair and senior officials of the WCD Ministry were also present at the meeting held in New Delhi today.
I no longer subscribe to newspapers or watch television. The news depresses me – the old adage of no news being good news coming true every time. It’s the same everywhere I look, every page I turn. Filmstars on their PR over drive, Politicians on their one-upmanship drivel, and Oh, not to forget the rapists and rich kids of MLA’s mowing down the poor and homeless in their BMW’s & jaguars. Same shit, different day. So I stay away from it. Totally
Yesterday at a wonderful dinner hosted by a friend I was repeatedly harangued by a rather ugly man with nerdy glasses who claimed to be a financier of Bollywood films. He gave his name & credentials many times but i didnt bother to listen. Kept following me around asking me where I am from and what I do and blah blah. When i requested him to leave me alone he says”I’m only asking because my wife and kid want to know who this wonderful woman is that I am talking to”
Kaveri’s debut single
I have never told you this before but now I must…
I remember that day so well. I was all of 10 years old myself and waking up from a vivid dream, I grandly announced ‘I’m going to have a daughter. She will be the most beautiful girl in the world & I will name her Kaveri’ Your ‘Thatha’ ie grandfather- had laughed out loud, teasing me that I needed to first find myself a husband for that. That was easy. I had seen your daddy on TV a few times and thought “Oooh, wouldn’t I like my ‘to be born daughter Kaveri’ to have those twinkling eyes’…? So I set out on the task to find the perfect father for you. The one with the twinkling eyes
*12 Types Of Pain That Are Directly Linked To Emotional States*
Dr. Susan Babel , Psychologist:- Emotions do Affect Chronic Pain.
She says that chronic pain, beside physical injury, may be caused by stress and emotional issues.
A few months ago just after the Paris attacks in November 2015, my beautician Shabana who comes to my home in a burqa and whose care I have been under for more than a decade, had told me with fear in her eyes that the head of her Majlis had informed those in her community that the heinous Paris attacks had been carried out by Christians and Hindus disguised as Muslims under their burqas. ‘It’s a worldwide conspiracy against Islam’ she had gasped
His wife in the meantime- (With an entourage of suitably servile looking followers and videograhers ) barges onto my front door, threatening me with the most ridiculous excuses for her uncivil behaviour, telling me its none of my business what happens on her floor as I am not her immediate neighbour & so better back off warna….!!! Anurag kashyap & RGV would hire her pronto- i mean its that level of a serious snap of her fingers. As third rate and unimaginable as you can get
‘ I warn you I will upload this on social media and so …’ Madame rubbish warns me
boy oh boy- blog coming soon. Watch this space
yesterday i tried to book a ticket from Lisbon to Hamburg and was unfortunate enough to be scammed by a fraud website edreams.in – who charged me a random sum ( totally different from the actual cost of ticket) and then didnt give me an eticket or any confirmation for the same.