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Congrats Mrs Gandhi: You Lost The Election In 1980 And We're Suffering Today

India, Sept. 19 -- Congrats Indira Gandhi. We live in a polarised country that has a clear dichotomy: fervent supporters of our dear prime minister who place him on a pedestal and the rest of the cou... Read More


Opinion: What Is 'Unlawful' About The Right To Dissent?

India, Sept. 19 -- It is ironic that I had to 'strategize' my words while writing about freedom of speech. The verdict of the Supreme Court against prominent lawyer Prashant Bhushan raises concerns re... Read More


Will Indian Democracy Survive Its New Brand Of Nationalism?

India, Sept. 19 -- We are talking about self-reliance quite a bit these days. Is self-reliance bounded to materialistic things only or does it apply to ideologies too? We live in modern nation-states,... Read More


Idiot Box To 'Fascist' Box: Mainstream Media's Progression Over The Years

India, Sept. 18 -- Television has often been christened as the "idiot box" due to its ability to destroy creativity, suspend critical thinking, and alienating human beings from their material conditio... Read More


How The Pandemic Is Harsh On Men But Harshest On Women

India, Sept. 18 -- The coronavirus has been the biggest news across the world since February 2020. With the implications of the virus on healthcare, business and travel and tourism industry, among man... Read More


The Struggles Of Self-Isolation During COVID-19

India, Sept. 18 -- The nation has been challenged to undertake self-isolation and social distancing measures in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. But what should you do if health-related anxiety has... Read More


Is Our Media Willing To Take The Responsibility Of Creating A Democratic, Secular Society?

India, Sept. 18 -- In the words of Benito Mussolini, "Democracy is a kingless regime infested by many kings who are sometimes more exclusive, tyrannical and destructive than one if he is a tyrant. It... Read More


Are We Passing The Blame From Ourselves To The TRP-Hungry Media?

India, Sept. 18 -- The Indian media that creates (I repeat, creates) sensational headlines is now itself in the headlines for its characteristic sensationalisation and hate-mongering. The Supreme Cour... Read More


Musings Of A Queer Indian Student Entering College In 2020

India, Sept. 18 -- It is quite daunting to be applying for colleges, not to mention extra-daunting when it's amid a pandemic. Boards being delayed, results and entrances postponed and while half your ... Read More


22 People Lose Homes Every Hour: Has Humanity Gone Missing?

India, Sept. 18 -- In March 2020, about 600 migrant workers lost their humble accommodations in Bengaluru. They had been living on government land in a settlement in Kacharakanahalli for the past 20 y... Read More