“But what about men?”; Of patriarchy, men and women.

Lately, Social media has become a battle field of ideologies and whenideologies clash, hate is inevitable. Because everyone is so sure about their opinions that the mere idea of accepting that one could be wrong seems preposterous and feminism is our most favorite topic. I, as a feminist had the misfortune of getting into a…

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Atma-nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan

On 12thMay, 2020 the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an economic stimulus package of 20 lakh crore, which makes 10% of the country’s GDP, with an aim to deal with the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Economy and putting India on the path of becoming Self-reliant. The details of the package were…

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Afghanistan: Is peace really possible?

After several months of long discussions and debates, the peace deal between the United States and the Taliban which recognizes itself as The Islamic Emirate Of Afghanistan was signed on 29th February, 2020 in Doha, Qatar, where the official headquarters of the Taliban is situated, by the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and the…

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Irrfan Khan- The art, The Artist

With the things going the way they were, I didn’t think 2020 could get any worse, but it did. On 29th April, 2020 the film industry lost one of its finest artists – Irrfan Khan. He took his last breath in the Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai and died due to colon infection.In his career of…

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The economic cost of the COVID-19 pandemic

To view the recent figures, visit http://hupshup.com/covid-live-tracker/ The COVID-19 pandemic has put almost the entire world on halt. As of April 1, 2020, almost 900,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide with a death toll of over 44,000. Apart from the grave Humanitarian crisis that it has brought, another very important issue of concern is the Economic slowdown…

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INDIA, largest democracy of the world?

“What are we supposed to do? Where are we supposed to go?” A 20 year old, maybe even younger, Muslim girl asked Ravish Kumar while crying her eyes out and I had the honor to witness this man go speechless. This is when I realized how truly helpless we are today as a citizens of…

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The Young and Fierce, climate change’s first ambassadors.

“Climate change is a hoax”, Surprisingly even after numerous incidents beginning from dramatic temperature differentials to the Australian fires some of the world leaders are of the same opinion and this is reflected in their action or inaction towards the environment protection. The governments around the world have failed to take appropriate action towards the…

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CAPITAL punishment, an endless debate.

The debate on capital punishments is endless, and logically so, because it ultimately legalises the act of killing in the name of justice whether to instill fear or to satisfy the “collective conscious” of the society. The statistics around the world make us question it’s effectiveness and raises concerns about it’s inherent dismissive nature as…

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The idea of INDIA

I grew up in a Hindu family, living in an area occupied majorly by Muslims, chanting “Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, isaayi aapis mein hai Bhai Bhai”, A phrase that I learned in a missionary school. It’s surprising how my younger self never realized how something that my friends and I witnessed everyday for years was so…

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