India, infamously known for its ‘baby-making’ industry, is now trying to sweep that name under the rug. The Government of India has recently agreed upon the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, which will affect the lives of Indian citizens, especially women, in the role of surrogate mothers, both present and future.
Deemed unconstitutional, discriminatory, and anti-Islam by those opposing it, the Citizenship Amendment Act ignited large-scale protests across the country. This article takes a broad look at the context surrounding the passing of the bill, and the explosive chain of events that it provoked.
Over the past few years, along with the cold winds of winter, a haze of pollution settles over the city of Delhi. In November this year, the city faced a public health emergency as air quality dropped to abysmal levels. Read on to learn more about the crisis and the measures being taken to alleviate the current conditions.
The tragic death of Café Coffee Day founder, V.G. Siddhartha has raised uncomfortable questions about the realities of being an entrepreneur in India, and the plight of ‘tax terrorism’ in the country. Whether this unfortunate incident will prompt tax authorities to bring about a lasting change in their behaviour towards tax-payers, is yet to be seen.
Once the home of the ancient Greek gods and the birthplace of democracy, Athens never fails to impress its visitors. With its bewitching skies, riveting history, and delectable cuisine, this is a city that will stay with you long after you’ve left it.
Jet Airways, an airline company that once ruled the sky, shut down its operations on 17th April 2019. Thousands of employees have lost their jobs while banks and lenders are attempting to revive the airlines. With Jet undergoing bankruptcy proceedings, its future remains uncertain.
Coming out is the hardest thing; only second to staying in. At the end of this Pride month, we present to you a journey through the LGBTQ community from the inside out. Eight beautiful people from all over the country that bring perspective to the contemporary scene like never before. Read on to find out the story that binds them all together.
In a revolution for greater self-determination, the climate of social upheaval has persisted in Sudan for the last few months. Despite the mass killings of protesters, the Sudanese people have continued to fight for a stable, democratic government.
A gruesome attack on junior doctors at the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, located in the heart of Kolkata, has brought the issue of violence against doctors to the foreground. Now, with doctors across the country hosting protests, this disconcerting series of events begs the question—are doctors, our primary caretakers, truly safe in this nation?
More often than not, society fails to understand that an individual is not defined by one’s religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity—they are just a part one’s identity. How one perceives the world and feels about issues is for each to decide for oneself.