How common are mistresses in India?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: :: Politically incorrect answer ahead. Proceed with caution :: Though I don’t claim to be an expert in this, I must opine that the mistress-culture is an open-secret in India, and has been so since ages. India is a land where marriages form the very fulcrum of society. Individuals are…

How do Hindus feel about tattoos?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I think they’re pretty cool! Though I’m too chicken to get one myself Did you know that Hindus sported tattoos way before they go so popular the world over? They were all green in color and made with some natural permanent ink. They didn’t have those fancy guns back then…

What is the creepiest thing that society accepts as a cultural norm?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: As we all know, India is a land where arranged marriages are still commonplace. And India is also a land where friendships between people of opposite sexes are still heavily scrutinised (by the ‘kindly’ aunties in the family) and subtly discouraged. Choosing your own life partner has become tolerable to…