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arvind kejriwal

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 ...
featured

By Abhishek Jha: According to a report published this Wednesday in India Today, several doctors in the national capital have been found practicing the impossible art of curing homosexuals. In a ...
misandry

By Shambhavi Saxena:  Dear crocodile-tears-MRAs (men’s rights activists), you, who have never checked your privilege, got yourself cornered by simple logic and your own outrage about these ‘non-doormatty‘ women, are ...
heat wave

By Karthik Shankar: It doesn’t seem like it but there’s a natural disaster taking place in the country this week. More than 1100 people have died in the heat wave ...
qutub minar

By Isaac Roque: “Dilli jo ik sheher tha aalam me intekhab rehte the muntakhib hi jahan rozgaar ke Jis ko falak ne loot ke veeran kar diya Hum rehne wale ...
immigrants

By Monica Islam: If news reports are to be believed, there is currently an influx of refugee immigrants, especially of Hindu, Sikh, and Buddhist origins, into the state of India ...
gay-pride

By Pamela Eapen: in the crusade for gay rights. Recently, Ireland made history as the first country to approve same-sex marriage through a referendum, or popular vote. The significance of ...
salwa_judum

By Devika Kohli: The Revival of a ‘banned’ movement Chhavindra Karma the son of the Mahendra Karma (a Congress leader who spearheaded the Salwa Judum in 2005 and was killed ...
Systematic reviews of the research judge the current evidence as mostly in favour of drinking coffee

By Clare Collins: Some like it hot, some like it iced, and some just don’t like it at all. Until recently, coffee was on the list of habits to break ...
marriage

By Joanna Lobo:  Filmmaker and activist Deepika Bhardwaj finds out that the law against dowry can be misused against men. Kapil Rastogi, 32, received a phone call from the police ...
love has no labels

By Sanskriti Pandey: Can labels continue to define us when we are stripped down to our bare selves? We don social constructs as garb, and sub-consicously fall prey to a ...
flash mob3

By Eleonora Fanari:  Although the motto “Unity In Diversity” has been the driving message for unifying and integrating the multiplicity of India, exclusion and marginalization have continuously troubled the entire ...
Odisha

By Kabir Sharma: Kuntala Baghad had finished class ten and dropped out of school when I met her. However, she wanted to study more and do a BA. Her father ...
ted talk desire and love

By Sanskriti Pandey:  A quote in a movie I recently watched unnerved me greatly: “Fantasies have to be unrealistic, because the moment, the second that you get what you seek, ...
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By Pallavi Ghosh:  In Shahajhanapur’s Hareva village in Uttar Pradesh five Dalit women were forced out of their houses, stripped and paraded naked on the streets this Tuesday on May ...
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By Abhishek Jha:  Emma  in September 2014, after Paul Nungesser, her rapist, was acquitted. She said that she would carry it every day until he left the campus. At the ...
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जावेद अनीस:  भारत ने अभी तक संयुक्त राष्ट्र बाल अधिकार समझौते की धारा 32 पर सहमति नहीं दी है जिसमें बाल मज़दूरी को जड़ से खत्म करने की बाध्यता है। ...
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, Massachusetts on March 23, 2015. Tsarnaev was heavily influenced by al Qaeda literature and lectures, some of which was found on his laptop, a counterterrorism expert testified at his trial on March 23, 2015.  REUTERS/U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTR4UK50

Jody Lynne Madeira, Indiana University, Bloomington ; Christopher B Daly, Boston University; Jeffrey Kaplan, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and Nancy Berns, Drake University The jury has spoken. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces ...
gn saibaba

By Devika Kohli:  On 9th May 2014, Dr. G.N. Saibaba, English Lecturer at Ramlal Anand College, Delhi University, was arrested by the Maharashtra police on account of his alleged association ...
Dalit_History_Month

By Pallavi Ghosh:  Reports of violence against Dalits flood the media. However, despite the presence of such violence, one might argue that there is a pressing need to develop the ...
sexual harassment on Facebook

By Sanskriti Pandey: “There are voices out there which need our representation. Let this be an opportunity to perpetuate a culture of improved behaviour which seeps down to the lowest levels of social ...
santa2

By Jason ‘Jayology’ Jeremias: “When I turned 16, I came to know that I had been married off as a child. But I don’t even remember that marriage, so I ...

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