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Shaira Mohan

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When will it finally take off?

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Shaira Mohan When the Chandigarh International airport was cleared for international flights, the city’s collective jubilation was palpable. Not just the city residents but also the diaspora that has its roots in and around the ‘City Beautiful’ heaved a sigh o... More »

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The Need Is To Educate, Not Abdicate

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Shaira Mohan In a country such as ours where tabloids and news platforms scream out gut-wrenching headlines on a daily basis pertaining to sexual assault, rapes, violations and sex scandals, the glaring lack of a holistic, mandatory and panoptic sex-education ... More »

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Why are we allowing VIPs to intimidate us?

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Shaira Mohan I grew up in Chandigarh. So, this post is as little about trying to defend a delusion that the ‘City Beautiful” is free of crime as it is a feminist rant. Having got that out of the way, I will say that it saddened and alarmed me just as much as t... More »