1_1

Education And The Job Gap

I attended one of the best university in India. An august institution which has an irreproachable image and standing in the academic circles of our country. For obvious reasons, I shall not be naming names, because the fact of the matter is, the said university did nothing to teach...

Continue Reading
CensuredChoice

My Choice, My Life, My Wife

Most have given a thought about their future. Not just jobs or careers, but at a more personal level with regards to their family life, their choice of a life partner and maybe even post retirement life. Some may have thought about it to imagine a slim model who...

Continue Reading
LifeVsLife

Maintaining The Facade Of Life

Promised a world filled with family and belonging, a woman was lured and then raped by her (ex) fiance. The woman became pregnant after she was raped, and is now appealing to the court to allow the abortion of a fetus that suffers serious medical abnormalities and threatens the...

Continue Reading
pokemon

Gotta Catch ‘em All

It’s taken the world by a storm. Almost overnight, people have taken to it and social media is abuzz with the activity and pictures of people and their childhood dreams. Pikachu on side of the road, a Charmander in the park nearby or even a Pikachu on the corner...

Continue Reading
SecularIndia

The Thin Line Between Narrative And Justice

No one is interested in finding the truth. The truth sometimes becomes Hindu, sometimes Muslim and sometimes Christian or else. The facts and circumstances are interpreted as per the convenience of the concerned persons or the authorities. Sometimes the concept of interpretation itself becomes the subject of interpretation. The...

Continue Reading
Cinema

When The Hushed Roar Aloud

There is no dearth of Bollywood movies which have taken inspiration from real-life events, to strike a close and human chord with people. Time for superficial cinema is passé, the audience has changed and evolved from over-the-top dramatics that has gripped our Bollywood since years. Following the same trend,...

Continue Reading
wrestling

Talent Manages To Supercede Reputation

Sushil Kumar, an Indian freestyle wrestler, has won the 2010 world title, a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, making him the only Indian to win two individual Olympic medals. He made our country proud on various international platforms,...

Continue Reading
rio2016

All Set For The Rio Olympics

The world is gearing up for the pinnacle of athletic competitions, the Rio Olympics 2016. With countries from around the world coming together for the quadrennial competition where the best of each sport will come together to compete and win laurels for themselves and their nations; it is all...

Continue Reading
educate-me

Change Of Ministers, But Change For Good?

In a recent Cabinet reshuffle, Prakash Javadekar, a Member of Parliament from Madhya Pradesh and official spokesperson for the BJP took over the HRD Ministry from Smriti Irani. Coming as a reason for deep breaths for many people in the country, seeing the less than charming performance of Mrs....

Continue Reading
Magic

The Magic In Our Lives Like Never Before

Technology has changed our lives in more ways than we appreciate. The ease of access, the connectivity and the omnipotent and omnipresent presence has allowed us to reach out like never before. Be it with a friend in the neighbourhood, or a relative across the world, distances and time...

Continue Reading
Our forgotten hope for the olympics

Our Forgotten Hope For The Olympics

Historically, India hasn’t performed well in the International stage in athletics. Every year we hear disappointing results of the Indian competitors, and those few who do manage to notch up a medal tally are hailed as heroes, only to be forgotten in a couple of months. Some would even...

Continue Reading
judiciary

The Political Realities Of India

The first lines of the Preamble to the Constitution of India have been immortalised in every school book and educational institution. Our childhood is full of memories of grudgingly opening our books to the flowery, often described as beautiful, portrayal of the document which celebrates our independence.

Continue Reading
Attacks on africans

Incredible India: A Racist Society?

Our country is the home ground for the phrase, ‘the guests are God’ or ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’. Since childhood, we have been taught to treat our guests as the most honourable people that we will ever meet, and to make their visit as pleasurable as possible. From cooking mouth-watering...

Continue Reading