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By Arati Nair: As an aspiring civil servant, I have attended quite a few ‘orientation sessions’ with eminent speakers gushing with fervour about the IAS being the pinnacle of glory, ...
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By Neel Patel: I still remember when I got my first job in an IT firm and everyone was giving unwanted (and unasked) advice about career planning. The most common ...
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By Faith Gonsalves: When part of this video was filmed at Tarang Kala Kendra, a grassroots cultural initiative in Kapashera that we at Music Basti are proud to partner with, ...
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By Riad Azam: Student politics at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been plagued by regionalism over the past two decades. The independent spaces for student politics has been captured ...
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By Abhishek Jha: of 73 students from the institute. The student’s argument is that if the policy of expelling students below the cumulative grade of 5 were to continue, it ...
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By Nikhil Umesh: Standing in front of national television, filming for the junior quiz bowl in Kingston, Jamaica, I was prompted to introduce myself to the audience. “I am Nikhil ...
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By Abhishek Jha: Two things that are to be immediately understood about the expulsion of the 73 students from IIT Roorkee: Firstly, that “merit” is not something objective or set ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: In India, conducting a research can be a troublesome task. The list of problems that researchers face here, is long – ranging from lack of access to ...
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By Video Volunteers: Students at the Government Girls’ Upgraded School in Shopian face bizarre circumstances in trying to get an education. Some are cramped into a kitchen converted to a ...
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By Kawalpreet Kaur: In one of the recent cases of harassment in Delhi University, a female student was allegedly sexually abused by her professor and psychologically pressurized by the principal ...
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By Ahmer Khan: जून की तपती धूप में मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल के आवास के बाहर तकरीबन पांच सौ छात्र भूख प्यास से बेहाल चौबीस घंटे सड़क पर धरना दिए बैठे ...
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By Anisha Padma: Despite arriving one hour late in front of Shastri Bhawan, I thought I would be able to catch the beginning of the planned protest against the appointment ...
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By Riad Azam: The Abdullah Women’s College at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a source of endless awe and interest among the rest of the University students, and issues ...
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By Prerna Grewal: Semester results have often played with the expectations of many students. Our own predictions are hardly ever in sync with the actual scores. The surprises might be ...
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By Zoya Sham: The Indian Institutes of Management draft Bill 2015 proposed by the HRD Ministry has been the subject of many debates, most of which determined that its cons ...
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By Shruti Aurangabadkar: On the suggestion of Narendra Modi, the UN General Assembly declared 21 June to be the International Yoga Day. “By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it ...
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By Chitranshu Tewari: If you thought that skyrocketing cut-offs were the only cause of worry for thousands of DU aspirants, you may be wrong. With just 9,000 seats for both ...
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By Navmi Vijayakrishnan: A few days back, the internet was flooded with news of the apparent unfairness of Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as the new chief of the esteemed Film and ...
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By Mehernaz Patel: Every year, India as a nation lets some of its fresher, more naive citizens, undergo a brutal, challenging, and needlessly competitive ordeal – the board exam. We’ve ...
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By Kainat Sarfaraz: “Coming to Delhi, all the way from Kolkata, turned out to be a waste”, says 18-year-old Junaid Siddique. He was one of the several students, who had ...
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By Nandika Kumari and Ujjwal Gupta:  We dedicate about 14 years of our lives at school – 9 months of every year and at least 6 hours of each day! ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: The DU admission saga 2015 began last night with St Stephen’s, one of the most prestigious colleges in Delhi University, releasing its cut off list. While the ...

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