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.

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.

Pother in Paradise

Excerpt: Given the volatile and dire nature of the events unfolding in Maldives, the onus is on the international community to respond to the need of the hour and work to restore law and order.
Do read this article by Krishnadev Menon.

The Menace That Is Female Foeticide.

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In a country that worships mothers, that symbolizes prosperity with women, female foeticide is a disheartening, ironical truth. Do read this article by Harshiel B. Shah.

A.Raja, Bribes, Corruption, Deceit : The ABCD of the 2G scam

Excerpt: The nation was shocked a few days back when in a new twist to the 2G spectrum, 17 of the accused including former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi were acquitted of all charges by a special CBI court. Do read this article by Niranjan Jahagirdar.

Rise Of Right Wing Politics

The victory of several far-right organizations has emboldened the xenophobic elements of our society. Do read this article by Niranjan Jahagirdar and Krishnadev Menon.