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One year down, saath janam to go! – Cheenus’ 1st Anniversary

My husband and I are poles apart. His dressing sense is impeccable, with his accessories perfectly matching his wardrobe. I barely manage to comb my hair every day and expect it to take the tangled avatar of a cannabis loving … Continue reading

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Goodness Grief

            There’s a scene from FRIENDS that particularly touches a chord. Phoebe is convinced that a lost cat has taken on the spirit of her deceased mother. As silly as the premise is, Phoebe is … Continue reading

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Dignity in Death

There is dignity in death, in a mother’s sacrifices or a countryman’s valor It is an end that binds us all, for even in our very last breath, It is only nature we honor But death is rarely presented such … Continue reading

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Dilli Hai Dilwalon Ki

Tens of firecrackers burst in haphazard intervals. Car alarms set off from the same dins, adding to the madness. Children’s faces are more lit up than the homes they live in and there are plenty sweets stocked up in fridges … Continue reading

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Minni’s Mettle

Cruelty is not just the label you seek on your cage-free egg packaging in the first world. It is not bound to the blood stains of a child near a suicide bomber in the patronized third. It is also the … Continue reading

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