The government had promised much during the lockdown – availability and home delivery of essentials, financial relief for senior citizens, and so on. Yet middle-class senior citizens have been left in the lurch.
Join and strengthen a local consumer group in your locality, or even start one. That can better the quality of our lives. Existing groups are not effective because they do not have sufficient popular support.
Half litre Nandini milk and curd packets don’t carry the words ‘Use by’ on the packaged date stamping. As a result, you might be buying old milk, which might curdle the moment you keep it for heating. What’s wrong here?
Did rapes take place 30 years ago? Yes, but they barely came to light. The case of a dalit girl’s rape in police station led to the formation of rape law in India. What has changed between now and then?
It’s true that weddings are once-in-life-time celebrations. But how do we celebrate – by spending lavishly, or do we need to find another way to celebrate it meaningfully? Do we care about the side-effect it can have?