HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT: EXPLAINED

A year ago, on June 9, millions of demonstrators assembled out in the streets to protest against a deeply unpopular bill which became the start of Hong Kong’s biggest political crisis and the largest expression of public dissent with Beijing in decades. In the months that followed, demonstrators filled the streets, broke into the local…

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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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Anand Teltumbde, a criminal? An Ambedkarite? An activist?

“The jingoist nation and nationalism have got weaponised by the political class to destroy dissent and polarise people. The mass frenzy has accomplished complete de-rationalisation and inversion of meanings where destroyers of the nation become desh bhakts and selfless servers of the people become deshdrohis. As I see my India being ruined, it is with a feeble hope…

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India comunalises even a PANDEMIC

Today, we are on the verge of having approximately 6000 positive cases of COVID-19 in India. The government and officials are trying their best to take measures in order to deal with it. The state is almost in a situation of National Health Emergency, and it is very clear that everyone is affected bythis Pandemic….

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AAP, a national project?

On 8th of February, Delhi saw its election for the 70 seats for MLAs and the contest for Chief Ministerial post of the union territory and 11th of February saw the magnificent victory of Aam Aadmi Party. The election confirmed the return of Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister of Delhi third consecutive time and…

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SONG called REVOLUTION.

“In a nation, where liars speak silence is a crime In a burning nation, a song called revolution is sung” My friend saw this quote somewhere on the walls of Hauz Khas. Whenever I read it, it sends chills down my spine because how relevant it is today. The foundation of India is under threat…

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India drops rank, Democracy endangered?!

In a country where democracy is on the quest to be relevant and significant again, it’s not a shock that the basic value of the World’s largest democracy is on the verge of dying. Students-led marches, and women-led 24-7 protests attest to the fact that whatever might be written on paper, in reality, WE ARE…

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PROTEST, the need of the hour!

As the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act continues across India,students have been at the forefront of protests with their innovative slogans to sting the government over amended Citizenship Act. In Assam, it was the All Assam Students Union that took the center-stage in protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. In Delhi, universities like Jamia Milia…

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India Strives to remain a DEMOCRACY!

Recently the Indian government passed the citizenship amendment bill on 11th December 2019. As per this, it amends the citizenship act of 1955 by providing a path to Indian citizenship for Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Parsi and Christians from neighboring Muslim countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This act was the first-time religion was mentioned while…

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Ravish Kumar: Star Journalist gets Masaysay Award

“Sometimes resistance is not a matter of choice. Not all battles are fought for victory – some are fought to tell the world that someone was there on the battlefield,” said Ravish Kumar while receiving Ramon Magsaysay Award on September 9, 2019, in Manila, Philippines.Born in Jitwarpur village in Bihar, graduated from the Deshbandhu College…

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