These are the times of crisis, for the Indian News Media. Why you ask? Think yourself, what do you find, news channels running shows on snakes and apocalypse, newspaper flooded with advertisements and social media thriving on fake news. I understand that today, we, Indians, are left with a handful of options when it comes to learning about the socio-political and economic condition of … Continue reading Stop Using Whatsapp as a News Portal!
Ramadan or the holy month of Islam is the time for Muslims around the world to be the best versions of themselves. But, I believe, that the concept of self-betterment that the month brings, should not be restricted to only one particular religion. Just like we put up diyas during Diwali, smear our face red during Holi and visit the Church on Christmas eve, we … Continue reading Why Ramadan is for All
There is something so appealing about flowers. I mean not just the vibrant hues and delightful fragrance, but also, the fact that they bloom in their brightest and best, for the world, without any fear of wilting soon. Did I tell you, my name Shahla, also means a flower found in the heavens! Hence, the obsession with flowers. On my recent visit to the land … Continue reading The Flowers of Meghalaya
They are lovers, friends, critiques, supporters, partners, pillars and anchors. Husbands they are. Continue reading One for the Husband
I am 25. I am mom to a toddler. Before you jump to conclusions and start judging me in your head, let me break it to you, I am happy and it was MY decision to get married (for love) at 24 and have a baby at 25. Being a mom at 25 is not that bad an idea compared to being a mom, like … Continue reading Why its Not a Big Deal to be a MOM at 25