Indian society

Living Rich at Rs.1300

Living Rich at Rs.1300

My first job was in Mysore, a leafy, quiet town situated about 150 km south west of Bangalore. I went there without much money and used to receive my salary (of Rs. 1300) in cash. I was staying in a bachelor’s accommodation and one month somebody stole my salary money from the cupboard. For the […]

Disappearing Prostitutes

Disappearing Prostitutes

There is a line in the film Talaash. A character named Rosie, a sex worker, tells a cop in a heart-to-heart chat, ‘Ek ladki gayab ho jati hai aur saala koi puchne wala bhi nahi. Hum jaise log to ginti mein hi nahi aate.’ Loosely translated, it means ‘One girl disappears and no one cares. […]