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The world needs a concerted war on terror

Friday, August 18, 2017

The latest terror attack in Barcelona has once again highlighted the deadly nature that global terrorism has taken on. Even as every nation increases and improves their respective security measures to counter terrorist threats, terrorists still manage to slip through the cracks, causing severe damage to people and property. Countries across the world have increased […]

Active parenting is the best safeguard to ensure teenage mental health

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A disturbing and shocking trend has made its way to India and has already claimed the lives of at least five teenagers after claiming more than 100 lives in Russia. The trend is a self harm game known as the Blue Whale Challenge and it highlights the fragile state of mind that today’s youth experience. […]

India@70: The road ahead

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

As India embarks on its 71st year of independence with a slew of achievements in its belt, there is still a long way for the nation to grow and mature. Even with a rich cultural and historical heritage that goes back centuries, our country is still young in every sense of the term. As a […]

New India: An idea for the people and the future

Monday, August 14, 2017

In the build up to India’s 71st Independence Day, the Prime Minister has been mentioning one phrase in all of his messages to the people: ‘New India’. It is a phrase that perfectly captures the aspirations of a rapidly progressing India and places every citizen at the centre of the nation’s future. As the nation […]

Punish the killers of Gorakhpur kids

Friday, August 11, 2017

On Friday, reports emerged of a hospital in Gorakhpur where 30 children had lost their lives in the span of 48 hours with the cause of death being unknown. The news is not only tragic but it is also shocking that in the modern age, such cases are still occurring in the country. Cases of […]

The US should not add fuel to the fire

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Recent comments made by US President Donald Trump appear to have garnered a reaction from the North Korean regime, which has been conducting successive ballistic missile tests directed towards striking the US. Trump’s latest boasts of his country’s military capabilities have provoked North Korea to consider striking the US military base at Guam. North Korea’s […]

Time to lose the Cinderella mindset

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

In just about every case involving the harassment, molestation, or rape of a woman, the first rhetoric that always comes to the fore is the one that questions why a woman was where she was at a particular time. It can be said that for a certain section of India that has remained regressive in […]

Gujarat turns into political battleground

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

The Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls has turned into a battle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the leading opposition party, Congress. The polls are being held to fill vacancies in three seats.While BJP has the sufficient numbers to secure two of the seats, it is the third seat that both parties are fighting over. […]

All should be equal before law

Monday, August 07, 2017

The very recent case of a woman’s harrowing escape from a potential kidnapping attempt in Chandigarh has again attracted the people’s attention towards the issue of women’s safety. While the police acted swiftly to apprehend the culprits, one of whom was revealed to be the son of a senior BJP leader, the subsequent release on […]

Celebs should quit Rajya Sabha if they can’t attend

Friday, August 04, 2017

The Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India stipulates that 12 members can be nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the President for their contributions to art, literature, science, sports and social services. However, recently Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal questioned the low attendance of nominated MPs Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha. The idea behind the […]

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