November 13, 2019
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Fear has a purpose. To let you know why you need to overcome it

Do the thing you fear most and death of fear is certain – Mark Twain We have fears. We all do. But what’s important is what do we do about it. The thing about fear is that can make you focus more on the possible negative outcome and not on the efforts that you need […]

Do Indian musicians encourage plagiarism?

Early this week, Salim Merchant, an Indian music director, was accused by Farhan Saeed from Pakistan of blatantly stealing one of his songs without giving due credits. Whether that’s true or not can only be decided in the courts, but the Indian music industry has been infamous for allegations of stealing art from places like […]

Any society that fails to agree on Criminalisation of Marital Rape needs to relook into its values

Marriage is a very big deal in India. It has occupied such a huge space in our psyche that we spend more than half of our waking life either thinking or talking about it⁣ ⁣ But one thing that either escapes everyone’s psyche or rather the one thing that not many people want to talk […]

“इसे पेड़ों को काटना नहीं पेड़ों की हत्या कहा जाना चाहिए” – रवीश के पत्र

कल वरिष्ठ NDTV पत्रकार, रवीश कुमार ने हमेशा की तरह देश के एक और असली मुद्दे को लेकर समाज को चेताते हुए एक पोस्ट अपने फेसबुक पेज के जरिये साझा किया। दरसल अगर आप नहीं जानते तो हम आपको बता दें कि ऐसे वक़्त में जब अधिकांश मेंन स्ट्रीम मीडिया कई कारणों के चलते, देश […]

Your story doesn’t need to be spiced up. It needs to be real.

A lot of movies, TV shows, documentaries or even biographies try to add some spice into a real story because they believe that doing so will help sell that story better.⁣ ⁣ The end result is that you have something which may be more attractive (according to those who see it) than the original story […]

A ‘Fit India’ with a sick mentality

The ‘Fit India’ campaign was launched by the Prime Minister of India a few days ago. We really hope that it gets all the success it deserves. But regardless of how successful it may or may not turn out to be, it can not gloss over the fact that we as Indians have become more […]

ICAI विरोध: चार्टर्ड एकाउंटेंट छात्रों के चल रहे विरोध पर आख़िर क्या हैं लोगों की राय?

शायद सभी को याद होगा कि इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ चार्टर्ड एकाउंटेंट्स ऑफ इंडिया (ICAI) परीक्षा देने वाले उम्मीदवारों ने बीते सोमवार को दिल्ली के ITO के पास ICAI मुख्यालय में विरोध प्रदर्शन किया था। दरसल आपको बता दें छात्र पेपर के मूल्यांकन में गड़बड़ी होने के आरोप लगाते हुए संस्थान के द्वारा पेपर फिर से जांचने […]

What is BJP MLA Raja Singh trying to do to the idea of India?

If anyone is wondering who he is, watch this video by Official Peeing Human which has compiled a list of his communally sensitive remarks. And then try and ask yourselves these questions. Why is he not in jail yet? And why is he still a member of a party which supposedly believes in “sabka saath […]

‘No Planet B’: India Joins the Global Climate Change Strike

“Since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago.” These were the words of Greta Thunberg.  The 16-year-old environmental activist is an inspiration to millions of children around the world to speak up and fight for their rights to a clean and healthy environment. […]

Our society still thinks from the ‘Male Perspective’

Even if a woman is fully-clothed, people (including other women) will find a way to blame and shame her for exposing some part of her body (even if that part is smaller than a toenail).⁣ ⁣This may sound ridiculous but it is true (especially in countries like India). ⁣ ⁣ Men can roam around the […]
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