Ruchi Kokcha
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She Says

Author is a writer and a poet. Her debut book, Obsessed, a romantic thriller, has been published by HarperCollins India.

LIFE

 |  She Says  |   5-minute read

Paradise Lost: Much like Satan, my fall occurred when I ‘fell’ from the heaven of childhood's simple joys

I never knew I would relate to the anti-hero of a 17th century epic poem so much. But as loneliness closes in on so many as a social epidemic today, it is clear I am not even alone.

LIFE

 |  She Says  |   5-minute read

Life is right now: The much-loved Mihir Bijur’s sudden death shows us an eternal truth

My friend on Twitter and one of the most loved people around, Mihir Bijur, was taken away much too soon. But he has left in his wake some crucial lessons about life and how to live it.

VARIETY

 |  She Says  |   5-minute read

LIFE

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Priests or pimps? I almost met God in Vrindavan, but then, I refused to pay for it

Priests have made a lucrative business by playing on people’s faith, but can 'exclusive darshan' of an idol really bring you closer to God? Is that what visiting a famous temple is about?

ART & CULTURE

 |  She Says  |   3-minute read

VOICES

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VOICES

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SCI-TECH

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Why 'sex robots' will make the world more dangerous for women

The sex-tech market reinforces stereotypes that a female body serves to gratify the desires of its male counterpart.

VARIETY

 |  She Says  |   4-minute read

Milind Soman dating a younger woman is not creepy

Issues of privacy and morality have been confused in the criticism of the couple.

LIFE

 |  She Says  |   6-minute read

Why do Indian men believe women want less sex?

Most men still consider women to be creatures with low sex drive.