Gone are the days when egg freezing was limited only to celebrities, models, actors and rich women in India. Nowadays, it is becoming universal with common women getting their eggs frozen, and if the experts are to be believed, the trend has witnessed an increase in the recent past.
The hanging of Afzal Guru on February 9 in haste and secrecy has raised serious questions on moral, legal and political system of India. It has led to a heated debate in the country with people on one hand celebrating the hanging feeling it was a fitting reply to terrorism, and on the other hand people maintain that justice has been denied to Guru.
It is time of the year when love is in air for young urbanites, and in huge demand are lovey-dovey images of hearts, flowers, chocolates, candy, lingerie, fancy condoms, cakes, cookies, and angels. Young Indians may be planning something special, as this day is credited with causing a spark.
The word rape has become so common in our magazines and newspapers that we read it and turn the pages as if it were usual to read such news. And we are partly right in our actions. Nobody ever stops to see until it happens to us. If it has happened to someone else, the least we can do is offer sympathy - because we have been taught that life is supposed to be lived forward.