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.

I Won The Race But My Race Lost: A Walk Through History

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The Olympics has been used as a podium to highlight and challenge issues related to racism throughout the world. Racism persists even today as exemplified by the Gabby Douglas- Simone Biles mixup, Rafaela-Maranhao racist tweets.

Do read this article by Aditya Ramachandran.

May Heaven Rest in Kashmir

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The India media sees Kashmir as a TRP Booster Pack. Kashmir is New Delhi’s migraine. The truth remains that New Delhi doesn’t care much about its migraine. They think it doesn’t have a cure. Probably true. All that’s to do is keep your pills, or pellets at bay. The next time the migraine hits you, just shoot a pill down your throat and a pellet down their eye and wait for the next hit. Convenient,  isn’t it?

Do read this article by Aditya Goyal.

I Ask You, How Free is Free?

Right to free speech, which happens to be one of the most fundamental human rights, has been on the crosshair for a while now. People on the left are restricting free speech in an attempt to shape a more politically correct society, and here in India, our restrictive societal structure falls into disarray the moment someone voices an unpopular opinion. While technically we possess the right to free speech, but the ever-growing restrictions on what can be said and what cannot raise one single question: How Free is Free?
Do read this article by Satwadhi Das.

No Excuse for Abuse

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“Every night, the thought of killing her rapist doesn’t let her sleep; Every morning, without fail, she makes breakfast for him.” This cycle of events is very common in Indian households where daughters are taught from their adolescence to be selfless and fulfill their man’s desire.
With 2020 only a couple of years away, India is still struggling to give women a life of honor and one without the fear of being assaulted on roads, public places or even in their own homes.

Do read this article by Lakshay Kumar.

No Country For Scrutiny?

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On 22nd August, the Supreme Court, in a 3 to 2 close vote, finally decided to declare the regressive practice of triple talaq unconstitutional. The five-judge constitution bench, constituting of judges from 5 different religions, found triple talaq to be in violation of Article 14 and 21 of the Indian Constitution, and since it is also classified as undesirable by the Sharia law, it is not protected by Article 25.

Do read this article by Satwadhi Das.

Not Guilty?

Excerpt: Despite Castile and his girlfriend repeatedly telling the officer that Castile wasn’t reaching out for his firearm, Officer Yanez, complying with the stereotypical image of a trigger-happy cop, killed an innocent black man.

Do read this article by Satwadhi Das.