Politics at Play

Politics is the crux of a democracy. This category features latest youth views on pertinent political and current affairs.

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By Rishvik Chanda:  A source of great pride for the nation, the Indian Armed Forces have a large fan base among the youth who sign up in huge numbers every year. ...
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By Kiran George: 18 years since the AFSPA Act was first enacted in the state, the Tripura Government has finally lifted the controversially draconian anti-insurgency law. The Act was first ...
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By Sanjana Sanghi:  The thing with promises are, they facilitate fantasy. They instantaneously create a world filled with hope and positivity, and reality takes a back seat. Similar seems the ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: Those who are deceitful and unreliable, are commonly and jokingly called politicians. But unfortunately, it is not altogether an unfair claim. Recently, the BJP has been accused ...
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By Shinjini Devbarman: History has the habit of repeating itself, they say, albeit in a less glorious fashion. It seems that a statement recently made by our Home Minister has ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: His crime? Being a political and civil rights activist. And, well, daring to indulge in the normal activity of holding a meeting with fellow activists. On that ...
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By Anupam Srivastava:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. “The bureaucrat who does not go home” could have been the headline of a story that was published ...
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By Ali Abbas:  While majority of the media may project it as a glorious one year for Modi government, as a layman belonging to minority community and working with an ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: The vibrant democracy of India is lauded as one of the country’s greatest virtues. But we got to see the messier side of our multi-party democracy when a ...
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By Arati Nair:  . I remember tuning into the state budget presentation early in the morning, amidst a violent uproar in the assembly, Finance Minister K.M. Mani read a few ...
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By Ruchika Thakur:  The tussle between Lieutenant Governor Najib Jung and the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has escalated so much that it hasn’t even escaped Kamaal R Khan’s ...
modi foreign trips

By Devika Kohli:  With Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing one year of his office on 26th May 2015, several newspapers have declared him as the most travelled PM with 17 ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey:  “I think, for breakfast each morning he needs a quarrel to sate his appetite, for lunch he needs a confrontation, and for dinner he needs the satisfaction ...
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By Saem Hashmi:  Mr. Prime Minister, you should know that we as Indians have never been ashamed of being Indian at any point in our lives. I have been a ...
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By Zoya Sham: Social media has done to diplomacy what reality TV did to news and entertainment in the 90’s – revolutionized and sensationalized it. In the past, foreign trips ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena:  “Earlier, you felt ashamed of being born Indian. Now you feel proud to represent the country. Indians abroad had all hoped for a change in government last ...
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By Zoya Sham: Transparency and good governance are all the rage at the time of elections. All political hopefuls endeavor to make it a priority in their manifestos. The Aam ...
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By Kainat Sarfaraz for Youth Ki Awaaz: The Aam Aadmi Party was created with the objective of contributing towards a more transparent democracy. However, the recent infighting has raised questions ...
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समर अनार्य:  “आज हिन्दुस्तान ने वह नैतिक लक्ष्मणरेखा पार कर ली है जो हिंदुस्तान को पाकिस्तान से अलग करती थी, जो हम सेकुलर पाकिस्तानियों की आँखों में एक दिन हिन्दुस्तान ...
Graffitii Kashmir

By Malik Aabid: Art is a powerful expression, it helps people discover and express themselves realistically. It especially plays a significant role in an occupied territory, artistic and creative outlets ...
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By Shehla Rashid Shora: I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for completing one year in office. I would also like to thank him for resolving my complex identity ...
Bricks in a temple in repairs, Varanasi Benares India

By Abhishek Jha: The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 was a major step in the direction of ending child labour. However, there were problems in implementation of the ...

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