Author Archives: Amrita Mukherjee

India’s Devadasis refuse to dance to God’s tune

India’s Devadasis refuse to dance to God’s tune

By Amrita Mukherjee In our entire life, we probably haven’t met one of them, and chances are we never would, but as soon as the word ‘Devadasi’ is mentioned, our mind gets transported to the era of the Maharajas, to the Nat Mandir (dance hall of the temple) where a beautiful woman, resplendent in gold

Framed By Wife, Tortured By Cops

By Amrita Mukherjee Rape, molestation, domestic violence, sexual harassment at workplace – women have finally come forward to tell their stories. But not many men would discuss how their wives harassed them, how they were slapped with the wife-beater tag for no fault of theirs, and how they had to fight the stigma of being

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