A story of ‘Independence vs Curse’ in 99 words, reduced to 59 words, and then to 9 words and finally rewritten into 99 words, no more, no less. Continue reading Independence or curse?
There is an international spotlight on India’s ‘rape culture’, and continuing outrage by the Indian media and public about it. And every day, there are stories of rape and sexual violence in the newspapers. But the public reaction is generally one of indifference. Is that because people have seen too many news items about rape? Or is that because of the way in which such news is reported? What impact could the language used to present rape and sexual violence have on the minds of newspaper readers? Continue reading दुष्कर्म. And रेप. The paradoxical language of बलात्कार in a Hindi newspaper
Sitting in front of the screen
I strain my eyes
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