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IHL: The Revival Of Our National Sport

Hockey India League made its impact straight away as it brought a golden chance for the young and trained Indian hockey players waiting for the big stage. Its format allowed Indian origin players to share the field with world class International players. Their dreams turned into reality as they...

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#EpisodeReview: Notching The Heat Up In Hotsvilla

It was either supposed to be a Splitsvilla parody or a wanna-be Splitsvilla episode. With wanna-be contestants and a wanna-be Rannvijay/Nikhil Chinapa/Raghu Ram. A big mansion, a larger than life swimming pool and lavish decors. Everything you need for a ridiculously popular Splitsvilla episode. And we earnestly hope that...

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Devotion To God: Mini Skirts Be Damned

When December of 2015 was coming to an end, the Madras Temple Entry Authorization Act of 1947 was ordered to be re-enforced according to the Madras High Court. This instruction suggests that female devotees won’t be allowed inside temples in the Tamil Nadu region if they don’t stick to...

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#BookReview: If I Stay

The plot of the book If I Stay is very similar to the above mentioned story-line. The book is a novel by Gayle Forman published in 2009. The story follows 17-year-old Mia Hall as she deals with the aftermath of a catastrophic car accident involving her family. Mia is...

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Islam, Islamophobia… And The End Of Islam?

Instances like Charlie Hebdo, the Dadri Lynching in India, Syrian prejudices against homosexuals, news about ISIS, Jihad, the growing Islamophobia among people or the #ExMuslimBecause: these are all names and incidents that revolve around Islam and stormed news channels and led people to ask questions about the end of...

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When ‘He’ Got Raped…

The perils of living in a society that has deep seeded gender stereotypes, male rape is an unheard of concept. Which is what leads most men to suffer in silence; because, you know, how can men get raped? Aren’t they supposed to be sexual predators who aren’t ever...

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Bengal Famine: The Forgotten Struggle

The fateful period of 1943-44, when millions were starving and dying of malnutrition and various diseases, the British having been the prime producer of this catastrophe didn't do much to help. Their policies of inducing huge amounts of profit instructed the peasants to plant and produce only cash crops...

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A Day In The Life Of A Human Robot

As I drove to work this morning, battling traffic and office deadlines alike, I happened to glance around at the serpentine line of cars around me. Every single person was in a race against time. As I stared at the funny juxtaposition of their crisply ironed shirts to their...

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Why The Vyapam Scam Is Such A Big Deal

This is a real-life fantasy murder thriller playing out in front of us and there still hasn’t been a probe into what caused all these mysterious deaths. There’s just this loose coverage of the Vyapam scam "taking another life" while people focus on Wimbledon and "Digital India", and other...

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An Open Letter To All Fathers

Did you focus so much in giving her all the comforts in the world that you forgot to make her independent? For example, sending your car whenever she was outdoors, instead of letting her use public transportation. Do you think instead of standing up for her and defending her...

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The Saga Of The Social Media Bigots

My journey as a new media writer has been fairly short. It has, nevertheless, been one that has sufficiently burst my bubble of living in a rational society. The kind of flak my views get me is appalling, to say the very least. On a number of occasions, I have...

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