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Politics and Policy- Summit Manipal’17

Nuclear war-heads, fall of governments, and more than one assassination, Leaders of Tomorrow’s flagship event, Summit Manipal was three days of intense debate. With five committees catering to over a hundred participants, here’s what happened at its tenth edition.

G20 Summit

An alarming increase in the use of crypto-currency, and the need to make the global economy. These were just a few of the topics discussed at Manipal’s first ever economics summit, the G20 Manipal presented by the Economics and Finance Society of Manipal.

Usurper’s Eyes on the Powerless: V.K. Sasikala

If there is one thing to be taken from Sasikala’s recent foiled attempt at taking over as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, it is the importance of looking over one’s shoulder. In this article, we take a look at the rise and devastating fall of someone who never quite learned how to not bite the hand that feeds.

Playing your ‘Cards’ Right – Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyaan (VISAKA)

The country felt the aftereffects of Demonetization rather harshly and carrying forward his mission of Digital India, the Prime Minister of the country, Shri Narendra Modi launched VISAKA. Under the tagline of #LetsGoCashless, it sought student volunteers from all across the country to lead the country’s digital orientation. Manipal was no different as it celebrated and welcomed the digital age into the university town!

Defying Diktats

When Hasina Faras decided she wanted to contest in the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation’s elections, a body of local clerics warned and threatened her not to. A few months later, she’s the mayor of Kolhapur and a shining beacon of hope, demonstrating how a little grit goes a long way.