When The Gay Aren’t So Merry

Gaycation, is a documentary series which is hosted by Ellen Page and Ian Daniel, wherein they cross countries to know more about the LGBTQ culture in the country and understand the deeper intricacies involved. They travel extensively to understand the culture and how the people of such communities strive...

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The Lost Respect, The Lost Humanity

Branding people with tags, not providing them with a non-judgmental space to express them, dictating whom to love and when to love, interfering in the personal space of people, questioning the patriotism of people, bullying people in the name of humanity, the ever-increasing adamant persuasion of the goony culture;...

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No Hug, No Kiss Only Stab and Kill

We are land of culture, of conservative thoughts, of orthodox ideologies that somehow doesn’t take us back to our rotten regressive thoughts but promises bright and progressive future. Apparently. The truth is we are a land that is still clinging on to misogyny, sexism, patriarchy, untouchability, all in the...

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Whose Fault Is It?

Since the inception of human kind the one thing that has remained constant is progress. From eating raw meat to eating cooked food, from living in caves to living in houses, from wearing naturally available material like leaves, animal skin to wearing man made material like cotton; we have...

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Misandry Or Feminism?

After centuries of struggles and protests, we can finally witness the wave of feminism getting amalgamated into one’s consciousness. Nowadays, with the rising prejudices against women and the awareness created by them to be treated equally, has led to a new required boost to the vocal chords of almost...

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An All-Out Mahabharat

The confused-state of affairs in the state of Uttar Pradesh compelled me to just sort out the mess and vent my opinions on this portal. Now, the more I read about the situation of Samajwadi Party and their all public outrage, the more I realize that this is nothing...

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Delhi, Now The Stalking Capital Too

A woman named Pinki was relentlessly stabbed and killed in the morning hours near MG Road Metro Station by her stalker, who stabbed her and without any reluctance without any fear; he stabbed to kill. The incident is a heinous follow-up of a woman being stabbed in Burari 30...

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Logan Still Has Time

So, furthering the vehement disregard for Monday, here’s a trailer review of a movie that has gripped the audience by large, and puts forth a way for nostalgia as much as it treads on the road of mystery and unanswered questions. The new Wolverine trailer, Logan just got released...

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Batman V Superman: The Saga That Still Haunts

Being involved in the lala land, much more than usual, I can’t take this Monday without any false-reality dimension to suck me into. So today, it’s about comics. Comics have demonstrated a form of communication that marries the linear sequence of typography with the global perception of an internet-like...

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Chinese Woes: To Bluff Some More?

It has long been known if not acknowledged that Pakistan protects, nurtures and supports the terrorists on their land. They have always refuted such claims, and have always turned the table right towards India who seems to be the only one ferociously asking Pakistan to curb terrorism that happens...

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When James Bond Was Almost Conned

With Priyanka Chopra twirling her way into Hollywood, followed by her apparent close aide Deepika Padukone who is romancing Vin Diesel in her ambitious Hollywood project, we Indians back home couldn’t be more proud. These two ravishing ladies have joined the likes of Irrfan Khan, Om Puri, Dev Patel...

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The Final Presidential Debate Puts A Nasty End

With the final debate being concluded today, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shared much more than their views. Cutting back sentences, passing insulting comments slyly, all has been done in the past; however, this pair stands themselves out amongst the many who had met the same fate. Their repulsion...

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For Dowry, Swipe The Wife Dead?

Marriage is preceded by many functions, functions that unify the family together, functions that spread the love and long for the lost times while silently praying the best ones to come, functions that allow us to be our stylish best. But also the functions that slyly pass off patriarchy...

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The Cursing Power Of Words

Writers, all around the globe have always maintained the importance of words, and upheld the secret vow that we make while writing something. Whenever writing something, it has always been important to uphold facts and to not indulge in plagiarism, because words are the only medium that can convey...

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Not Fair, Not Lovely?

People don’t fall in love with your external beauty; it’s the real beauty which is in your heart that matters. We have heard this sentence countless number of times from our parents when we plan to tread along the path of finding love, we have read this in countless...

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It’s All In The Story

It has long been established how movies have impacted us. Some inspire us, some shock us but many a times they teach us, they tell us about stuff we never could have imagined or thought of by our limited-perceptive mind. The best part about movies is that they provide...

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No More Of Terror

It was around midnight, when the Army’s Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters with 25 commandos from 4-para and 9-para crossed the LoC (Line of Control) into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Their motive wasn’t to infiltrate Pakistan and kill many of their soldiers like it happened in our country; the motive was to...

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The Woes Of A Pompous Indian

If not the entire world, India has surely created a benchmark when it comes to the establishment and the perks-inflicted attitude of VIP people, yes, people who are very important. We have seen politicians, actors, lawmakers, kids of these very important people, use the privileges of such a culture...

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Farewell, My Sweet Blackberry

Today is a nostalgic day for me, while my Blackberry Bold 4 has been dead for years, the official announcement bringing forth the demise of the sturdy phones has put my emotions for the discussed phone on the verge. Yes, Blackberry is officially dead now. The sturdiness, though encompassed...

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Swachch Bharat Bites Dust With Chikungunya Crisis

Dengue, Chikungunia both started off as a disease, but owing up to bad infrastructure and laxative civic authorities, shortage of doctors and of course, carelessness, they manifested themselves into an outbreak. With the constant blabbering exchanged between the civic authorities, namely the three MCD headquarters and the state government,...

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Pink Slays Patriarchal Bullying

When I lived in Mumbai, I shared my flat with three other girls. We sought to find a family in the hustle-bustle of the dream city and we did achieve that goal. However, we all worked and had strenuous working hours, much to the tiredness of ours while judgments...

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Sex Today, Film Tomorrow?

The hopelessness and the quest to fulfill one’s dream on one side, and the surplus amount of power and contacts on the other, together formulate the concept of what we infamously called casting couch. Casting couch is the trading of sexual favors by an aspirant, apprentice employee, or subordinate...

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In Uri Flows The Color Of Blood

India and Pakistan share much more than a border, they share a controversial history and a sad partition, which further gets heightened whenever Kashmir is at stake. They both have laid claims over the paradise and words of feud have been constantly exchanged. Many Prime Ministers have come and...

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Marketing Gone Right With Reality?

There are movies, and then there are movies like Pink. If reviews are anything to go by, the movie is laudable with an amazing cast and much more amazing story. The movie speaks of how women are character assassinated and harassed because it is acceptable and can be attuned...

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The Diminished Voice Of Women

We have been failed by people who are supposed to protect us many a times. Be it the inability of your parents to act towards that Uncle who molested you; be it the lack of interest shown by your boyfriend when you talk about your stalker who has increased...

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Towards A Caste-less Society

For all I have learnt and seen in the world till now, there are more deaths that happen due to difference between caste, gender or religion than by natural impending disasters. People have killed others over the protection or supremacy of one’s religion over another; they have brutalized people...

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Let The 4G Wave Begin?

Reliance Industries is known for its ability to conceive and execute projects on a grand scale, its capacity to disrupt the existing scheme of things in whichever industry it enters and its knack of deploying the latest technology to score over the incumbents. The company has exhibited these traits...

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History Repeats Itself, This Time For Water

Supreme Court is making a lot of noise these day, for good and bad both. Recently, Supreme Court made a groundbreaking judgement, wherein criticizing a government or its’ policies does not amount to sedition. Many people than required are getting afflicted with charges of sedition because of being ‘anti-national’...

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Angst With Breasts And Vagina

Cover your body because it shows too much of skin making you vulnerable in the eyes of rapey men, don’t cover your body as it symbolizes the religion you are following and then you might be a victim of islamophobia, don’t wear a spaghetti because the world doesn’t know...

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Why Should Moms Have All The Fun?

Motherhood, for all its magic and glory, can turn out to be a very excruciating phase. Everything changes, apart from just the physical and mental changes. The mothers are no longer the center to their universe, the position is relinquished to their children, something they willingly do and not...

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Someone’s Sorrow Is Someone’s Business

There are people all over the world, constantly rebuking, ridiculing and refuting the idea of rape, which is, forced (without consent) sexual intercourse. Many like me, would get immediately disturbed, and must be drifted by the wave of helplessness when such incidents occur. We try to aware people over...

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In Kerala, Taxing The Fat Away?

In India obesity is growing at an unprecedented rate and it has been a major factor in the rising burden of non-communicable disease that has affected nearly two-thirds of the population. Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions with India reporting around 22% prevalence rate over the last 5 years...

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When Myths Supersede Logic And Reality

A middle aged woman, was thrashed, assaulted and driven out of a village that she called home. The woman belonged to the Hasnabad area of Parganas district, Kolkata. But, why was she thrown out? What possibly could she have done that was so cruel that she was forced to...

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