India’s Identity crisis: Big Brother or Devil’s Advocate

However, the impending question that is being scrutinised by multiple stakeholders of the issue remains unanswered:

Is India doing the right thing by deporting over 40,000 Rohingya Muslims on the pretext of national security?

With a growing population of 1.3 billion people, the Government of India is finding it hard to cater to the needs of such a massive population. There is an unimaginable strain on our resources. India has been experiencing acute poverty, water and food shortage and insufficient infrastructure. Adding 40,000 non-citizens to its population with the associated risk of granting terrorists posing as deported Rohingyas a free pass into the country, is a risk that India can’t afford to take.

Holy Cow: The Legal Position

  Beef ban- A constitutionally legitimate measure or a Saffronite conspiracy? The imposition of restrictions on consumption of beef has been viewed as an unconstitutional measure and a threat to the secularity of India. It has been falsely implicated as the cause for the creation of an atmosphere which has caused lynchings, murder and other…

Section 377: A travesty of Justice

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”–Harvey Fierstein Unnatural Offences Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for…

Claim to fame, in 51.46 seconds

“Well, who dreams of making it large and fulfils it too soon to appear reality? It’s a girl who clocked 51.46 seconds at the women’s 400 m final at the IAAF World Under 20 Championship 2018, in Tampere, Finland creating history as the first Indian woman to win a gold on track at a global event — not even two years since she started professional training. Extraordinary achievements require extraordinary spirits, right?”

Do read this blog by Jivat to know more.

How ‘Veer’ Was Veer Savarkar?

Excerpt: Veer Savarkar is a man increasingly being recognised as the man who got India independence from the British, and slowly being made the face of nationalism by right wing factions. Who is this man, who has sidelined the likes of Gandhi and Nehru and why was he called ‘veer’ (brave)? Read this piece by Niranjan to know more.

Copper Hustle

Excerpt: A small innocent protest against a factory which caused environmental pollution and threatened their lives led to bloodshed over time. The fruits of environmental awareness among people were their lives. Astonishing isn’t it? Read this post by Anishkumar S S to know more.

A Tale Of One (Two) Cities: Jerusalem

Excerpt: The unilateral declaration of acceptance of Jerusalem as solely Israel’s capital by Donald Trump leaves the globe worried, and the people of Palestine angry. Why was there an issue at all? And if there was, then how did it escalate to the situation today? Read this blog by Mainak Mandal to know more.

M&M’s: The Nemeses of PSU Banks

Excerpt: The tale of M&M’s is the tale of two scamsters who swindled public money and outsmarted the Indian PSU Banks.
Do read this poem by Chitranjan Jain.

Un-Orphaning

Excerpt: A vulnerable orphan teen faces challenges that wouldn’t exist in a stable family. One doesn’t need to be a biological parent to truly be a parent. Do read this article by Divyam Khandelwal.