One Language, One Nation: No, not please

By Sudeepta Mohapatra Sarangi 2013: My first week at my first job in the USA. I was the only Indian in the office. (I still am) My manager brought to me a letter from Gujarat State Electricity Board, meant for one of our clients (a Swiss chemical company), for their Continue Reading

हिंदी दिवस??

By Ruchi Roy मुझे कोई समस्या नहीं रही ना कभी होगी अगर कोई किसी दिवस को celebrate कर रहा है। लेकिन हिंदी दिवस का मुझे कुछ ख़ास समझ नहीं आता औचित्य। प्रेमचंद, अमृता प्रीतम, शिवानी, महादेवी, रेणु, जयशंकर जैसे लोगों कि किताबें पढ़ कर बड़ी हुई हूँ मैं, लेकिन उन Continue Reading

A tale of 4 police officers from Gujarat

By Pratik Sinha Officer 1: A madrasa with a capacity of 400 children in Bhavnagar was attacked by a mob of 1000s in 2002. ‘Officer 1’ with barely any police force at his side managed to save these children. He was then transferred to Ahmedabad because a minister told him Continue Reading

100 women per day 40 minors per day

36,735 – 2014 34,651 – 2015 38,947 – 2016 Total: 1,10,333 (2014-2016) Do you know what these numbers are for? The number of Rape Cases registered in India. Just the registered rape cases, mind you. This does not include those cases which are classified as sexual assault not amounting to Continue Reading

Kathua Judgement: Justice for Asifa, but we need to introspect more

6 out the 7 accused in the Kathua rape-murder case of an 8 year old little girl have been convicted. The special court has convicted the 6 accused including Sanjhi Ram (the mastermind), Deepak Kahjuria, Surinder Verma, Pravesh Doshi, Tilak Raj and Anand Dutta Verma. The Kathua rape-murder case was Continue Reading

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 9

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 9: Education, Science, and Technology By Sheshadri Kumar Education is the basis of the growth of any nation. Power, steel, and coal may be what we need for building things, but without educated minds the steel might just as well rust through disuse. The world Continue Reading

No One Man’s Terrorist is not another Man’s Freedom Fighter

“One Man’s Terrorist is another Man’s Freedom Fighter” By Darshan Mondkar This is an often used term which is brandished usually as a justification of a Terrorist attack. And I cant even begin to tell you how wrong this is. There is a classic difference between a Terrorist and Freedom Continue Reading