An Indian fashion photographer has released controversial images of an Indian woman surrounded by men on a bus, and fending off their advances.
The photo series “The Wrong Turn” was created by Mumbai photographer Raj Shetye.
Raj said he came up with the idea as a way of highlighting what Indian women go through on a daily basis on public transport.
But not everyone has reacted positively to the photo shoot. Many users have commented on Twitter, that Shetye is glamorising the serious issues of sexual assault of women in India.
Raj has insisted he’s not “glamorising” sexual harassment but raising the issue in the only way he knows how.
“Being a photographer, the only medium I can communicate in is photos. For me, its as simple as that. It’s art. Making movies, writing articles, making a poem – these are all ways of addressing the topic. Being a fashion photographer, this is what I can do best.”
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It may seem like there are a lot of ingredients in this but these are mostly cupboard essentials like spices that you will have anyway so don’t worry! It is one of the fastest and cheapest curries to throw together and you will find yourself making it again and again after a long day at college or work.
What you’ll need:
- 100g red lentils, washed and rinsed
- 1 tbsp butter/olive oil
- Vegetable stock
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 med onion, chopped finely
- 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
- 1 red chilli, chopped finely
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp tumeric
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
What you’ll need to do:
- In a saucepan, heat the butter or the oil and add the ginger, chilli, onion and garlic.
- Allow to soften slightly and all of the spices, heating to release their aroma.
- Add the washed lentils and combine with the flavours for about 3-4 mins.
- Cover the lentils with the veg stock and place the lid on. Cook over medium heat until the lentils have softened.
- For the last 10-15 mins of cooking, remove the lid allow the daal to thicken for a nice curry consistency. Add more stock if the lentils aren’t softening or it seems dry.
- Garnish with the fresh coriander and serve with some fluffy rice or naan bread.
Going out for dinner should always be an enjoyable and fun experience; new foods, great company, nice wine. However, if you are trying to be healthy and change your eating habits it can be difficult to make the right choices.
Of course, if going out for dinner isn’t an everyday thing, by all means go for it; dessert and all! A lot of people have jobs (or social lives!) that require them to eat out quite a bit and so sometimes they need to make healthier choices.
Here we have listed some of the most popular types of restaurants and some healthy choices you can make when eating out.
- Swap kormas for tomato-based dishes for a less calorific dish. The spicier the better in terms of metabolism – how hot can you go? Tandoori dishes are great as they are really flavoursome but don’t have a sauce and are the lightest item on the menu in an Indian restaurant.
- Go for rice OR naan, not both. Skip the poppadoms altogether – they’re oily, not filling and definitely not healthy.
- Have beans in your burrito instead of meat and leave out the rice. Beans are a great source of protein, low in fat and taste amazing. Even better, a lot of Mexican places often have burrito’s in a bowl, meaning less bread, more rice and veg.
- If you are having meat, go for chicken as it is leaner than beef or pork.
- Fried chicken is becoming popular here but good for you it ain’t. Try see if the place has chicken that isn’t deep-fried; often places will have some chicken dish that is marinated and grilled instead.
- Skip the chips and go for a side such as salad or corn on the cob instead.
- Go for tomato-based dishes rather than cream or cheese based sauces and your tummy will thank you for it.
- See if you can get a sprinkling of feta on your pizza rather than lots of melted cheese, which will leave you feeling bloated and sluggish.
Like we said, these swaps are great for people watching what they are eating or have to eat out a lot; always enjoy your meal out and treat yourself, you deserve it!