Author: Guest: Aishwarya

Aishwarya is part of Feministe's 2007 Project Guest-Blogger season.

*waves goodbye*

It’s been monday here for a couple of hours now, which means my week here is over. The thrilling, insightful post I should have been writing this evening (instead of watching the Wimbledon finals) will probably be up at my…

On Hating Rakhi Sawant

I first saw Rakhi Sawant in an awful music video a few years ago, in which she played the bespectacled-but-miniskirted secretary to an improbably attractive boss.I don’t think she was particularly well known back then (I’d certainly never heard of…

book recs for children

One of the consequences of being the only literature person in a room full of doctors (parents’ friends, usually) is having to come up with endless recommended reading lists for their children. A lot of Indian parents, and I’m not…

More presidential elections

India’s presidential elections are a couple of weeks away (on the 18th of this month), and a woman, Pratibha Patel, is contesting. This is, of course far less interesting than the U.S presidential elections and Hilary Clinton, since the Indian…