Articles by: Dr Trishna Sarkar

Women in the balancing act

Women in the balancing act

The other day, my newly appointed domestic help (Premdevi) was morose and after a lot of persuasion, I got to know the reason. She narrated that her husband who is very abusive, and jobless for the last four to five years, stay back at home, don’t look for a job or perform household chores and expects his wife to take[Read More…]

by 30/08/2022 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Modern Ouroboros

Modern Ouroboros

 ‘Society does not consist of individuals, but express the sum of interrelations, the relationships within which this individual stand’- Karl Marx. The interrelation of individuals and the production process was defined by Karl Marx in his analysis of Superstructure. The industrial revolution and the state of the global economy during the 17th century incited Marx to give the analysis of[Read More…]

by 12/03/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
From the poster boy to derelict

From the poster boy to derelict

Take one, scene one: A man in his late thirties riding a scooter with his wife as pillion rider and a kid is standing on the leg space. Man seems to be contended, secure and satisfied with his ‘small’ possession.  He has a government job and lives happily in his staff quarter. Now- Take one, scene two: A man drives[Read More…]

by 26/06/2021 1 comment India