What is Pride? How did the movement start? In simple terms, “Pride” is the promotion of self-affirmation, dignity, equality and increased visibility of the LGBTQ+ community as a social group. Pride is a counter to the social stigma and shame that community faces and provides the outlook that energizes most LGBTQ+ rights movements. The Pride […]Read More Pride
Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was a Category 5 tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in East India (in the states of Odisha and West Bengal) and Bangladesh in May 2020. It is the costliest cyclone recorded in the North Indian Ocean, surpassing the record held by Cyclone Nargis (2008). It has killed over 90 people, […]Read More Cyclone Amphan
Reorganizing Europe’s frontiers After the World War I, the League of Nations came into a peace treaty agreement known as the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, at the palace of Versailles in France. This treaty dictated the redistribution of the defeated European Nations. Significant land was seized from Germany and Austria-Hungary and given to the […]Read More THE STATE OF EU
“Duniya ki sabse badi se badi samasya ka samadhan hota sirf sanwaad se hi hai, yuddh kisi bhi samasya ka samadhan nahi hai” “The solution of all problems in the world, albeit the scale, is through dialogue. War is not the solution” Indeed a true believer of her words, she was a messiah of peace. […]Read More Losing An Indian Gem
On 3rd June 2019, Sudan, a north-eastern African country, witnessed one of the most brutal killings where more than 120 civilians were massacred during a peaceful protest. The shocking incident happened when demonstrations for a civilian government were happening in the country’s capital Khartoum. The protesters had camped outside the army headquarters since the 6th […]Read More Sudanese Crisis : Failed Peacemaking?
With the 2019 Lok-Sabha elections drawing to an end, the country saw a multitude of opinions being expressed and discourse among its citizens. With anti-incumbency sentiment taking centre stage in the 2018 winter assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, it seemed like the Indian National Congress (INC) had the much-needed momentum, yet, they fell […]Read More Tossed Between Development and Religion
Following a referendum in 2016 that caused a huge uproar both in the United Kingdom and throughout the globe, the people of the UK voted for their country to leave the European Union, a move more commonly known as “Brexit”. As a result, David Cameron, the then Prime Minister, and a strong anti-Brexit campaigner resigned, […]Read More Defeated By Downing Street : The Fall Of Theresa May
Alabama is one of the major front-runners among a string of several conservative states seeking to challenge Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Governors in Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio among other states have approved bans on abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as […]Read More Rights Of The Unborn
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in on May 26th 2014, people expected an uptick in relations. Something was expected from the charismatic leader to break the logjam and breathe fresh air into the relations between the frosty neighbours. However, four years after the massive bear hug at the ceremony, how much has really […]Read More Will the Scars of Partition Ever Heal?
On June 18th 2017, the Indian army marched across an international border to hinder the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China from marching on. Some eight weeks have passed, but under the tense grey clouds of Sino-Bhutanese territorial dispute, a highly sensitive question remains. Whose border did they cross? For the last two months, the […]Read More THE DOKLAM STANDOFF