Merlin Francis

OPEN TO OPINION

Journalist turned PR/online marketing professional turned entrepreneur.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Maharashtra must wake up: Kill bans and save farmers

We have managed to travel to Mars and yet nearly 65 per cent of India's agricultural land lacks irrigation facility.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

How India is confusing serving justice with revenge

The sooner we learn that violence can never be part of any solution, the safer we are.

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

If you follow this, it will change your life forever

Next time you are feeling low, remind yourself, nothing lasts, certainly not your worst nightmares.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

How the internet can crush a woman's freedom

Today a smartphone is all you need to destroy her.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Why VIPs are bigger than even Lord Ram

Be it the lal batti syndrome or special favours, the so called privileged lot have forever managed to get their way.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

5 things that will make you fall in love with Modi

He is every publicist’s dream client. Yes, I mean every word of that.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Till when will we allow caste to define us?

Should my job and the social benefits I am eligible for be decided by my caste or my need?

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

Beauty is not for sale: Dove's #ChooseBeautiful ad tells us

Our beautiful best should not be defined by someone sitting in a corporate office with million dollar targets to achieve through the sale of products.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

#MyChoice for Indian women, really?

We don't have control over how we are perceived by society for something as personal and elemental as our menstruation cycles.

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

Bihar cheating: Blame not the student, but our expectations

I wonder, if in our desire to raise smart, super achiever kids, we are raising a generation of unhappy people.