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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.

Amma – The Birth of a Revolutionary

Amidst those who shed tears after Jayalalithaa’s death, stood also critics and puzzled supporters who struggled to grasp how the death of a Chief Minister could spark such profound emotion. Read on as we peel back the layers behind this much venerated and possibly irreplaceable leader in the history of Tamil Nadu.

Democracy Isn’t Always A Good Word

It was only recently that a controversy regarding the arcane standards of the Electoral College was brought into existence in regard to HIllary Clinton winning the popular vote and Donald Trump winning the Electoral College, consequently giving rise to protests across the United States of America. Here’s why the Electoral College is not a system that should be done away with.

Why There Never Will Be Another God

It is true that there is no equivalent to Sachin Tendulkar in the current Indian team and it is reasonable to assume there never will be one. Let me explain, Sachin Tendulkar is not only the most beloved cricketer of our generation, maybe of all

Closets are Claustrophobic

The 2nd of February, 2016 was a momentous day for the LGBT community in India as the Supreme Court admitted a curative petition on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. The hundred and fifty-six year old law prescribes a maximum sentence of life imprisonment

The Policy Child

“The removal of the One Child Policy was a gradual process ever since its inception in 1979. Relaxations were introduced in stages, before finally abandoning it on October 29th, 2015.”
An in-depth analysis of the recent abolishment of China’s One Child Policy.