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By Susmita Abani: On Friday April 10, organised marches of thousands gathered in central Sydney and Melbourne triggered by a few deeply offensive words spoken by our Prime Minister, Tony ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the first bilateral visit to Canada since Indira Gandhi in 1973, and was received, as usual, by masses of adoring fans and ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: We regularly hear about rampant acts of Islamophobia across the globe, but in this recent incident that keeps our hope for a socially just world alive, an ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: The Guinness World Record for the Largest Marathon with maximum participation in the world is held by the United Stated of America. While this fact, like many ...
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By Karthik Shankar: Not all terrorist attacks are equal. The brutal massacre in Kenya’s Garissa University last Thursday in which 148 people died, most of them students, is proof that ...
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By Karthik Shankar: Bizarre. That was the primary word on everyone’s lips when the news came out about Purvi Patel’s sentencing last week. One word that has been brandished less ...
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By Sushmita Sihwag: Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old Indian American, has become the first woman in the U.S. to be convicted on charges of foeticide and neglect of a dependent. Patel, who comes ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena:  Anthropologist Katherine Dettwyler “told women in Mali that Americans think breasts are sexually arousing, they were horrified.” And amused, “‘You mean men act like babies,’ they shrieked, ...
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By Akhil Kumar: Remember the ‘Tobacco’ episode of John Oliver’s show where he explains how tobacco companies are keeping their business strong overseas? He explained how big tobacco companies sued entire ...
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By Amrita Roy: Last September, news channels were flooded with images of people taking to the streets in Hong Kong to protest against political injustice. Breaking away from the polite, ...
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By Sanjana Sanghi: “In paanchon ko riha karo,” shouted a group of protesters who assembled at Jantar Mantar yesterday. While a protest regarding a national or local issue is an everyday ...
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By Devesh Narayanan: The recent unveiling of a 9ft bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London’s Parliament Square marks 100 years since Gandhi returned from South Africa to lead India’s ...
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By Anisha Padma: The relationship between Viktor Petrov and Frank Underwood in House of Cards is a clear metaphor for the US-Russia relationship: aggressive and manipulative. After the Cold War, ...
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By Susmita Abani: So much blood, everywhere. It’s like the vivid red at the centre of our flag has seeped through to its four green corners representing what once was ...
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By Sabhanaz Rashid Diya: I am in shock since Avijit’s murder. A Bangladeshi engineer, writer and blogger, Avijit Roy was best known for his outspoken religious discourse, atheism and science. ...
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By Bhakti Sharma: What is it like to break the world record for swimming in the Antarctic Ocean? There is no ‘best way‘ to write this answer, because the feeling ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena: There seems to be a growing consciousness among persons in the entertainment business, who will no longer take the weight of historical and systemic discrimination sitting down. ...
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By Anjali Nambissan:  Dusty red mountains for landscape, an almost negligible atmosphere with 95 per cent carbon dioxide for ambience, and an average temperature of minus 50 degrees Celsius. Your ...
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By Abul Kalam Azad: Just as the streets of Delhi were swarming with jubilation, and I was musing over the contours of joy I didn’t fully share, a few posts from ...
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By Susmita Abani: Being an expatriate often feels like dwelling in a parallel reality. The unbridled corruption, widespread poverty and regular struggle for basic standards of living are facts we ...
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By Aswathy Senan: This girl from Kerala is dreaming with the people of Kichangani, a small village 35 kms away from the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. They dream ...
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By Devang Pathak: Twitter Activism has been in existence for years now, but one of its shiny examples came in 2014 with the ‘Bring Our Girls Back’ campaign. Remember how ...

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