UGC Act on Deemed Varsities: A leap into the dark

It feels like the education boards of India cannot and do not want to stop making headlines. Each year we get to hear the new experiments and mishaps of the national boards or the state boards which juggle the life of lakhs of students, pushing them to the  oblivion of uncertainty.  This time the most... Continue Reading →


The Bullish Bitcoin

With Bitcoin hitting $11,773 (Rs8,50,300) this Sunday, the debate on whether cryptocurrency is the new age hero or just a mythical unicorn, has risen again. But before that, what exactly is cryptocurrency? Decentralized digital cash system. Yes that's it. Satoshi Nakamoto, the unknown founder of Bitcoins, was the first person to have brought this system... Continue Reading →

The Padmavati Crisis

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati's release has been delayed from the earlier decided release date of 1st December, owing to the mass protests and threats. Makers now want assurance from the government, that there will be no further protests when they declare their new release date.   So, what's the point behind mass protests over... Continue Reading →

The IndiGo Crisis

IndiGo Airlines has been recently accused (again) of unprovoked rudeness by noted historian Ramachandra Guha. Guha tweeted out his experience with the low-cost carrier IndiGo. "Three times this time, I have been subject to unprovoked rudeness by an @IndiGo6E staffer. Different people, different airports, same airline. Absolutely shocking," Guha tweeted on the 26th of November, 2017. "I don’t... Continue Reading →

The ‘Ch(h)ill in Miss World, Manushi Chhillar

The beauty has proved herself brainy by her ‘chilled out’ response to Shashi Tharoor’s tongue-in-cheek humour on Twitter. The former diplomat and currently a Congress MP, Shashi Tharoor had earlier posted on twitter, “What a mistake to demonetise our currency! BJP should have realised that Indian cash dominates the globe: look, even our Chhillar has... Continue Reading →

Trending: Awesome Assam

Assam is one of the north-eastern states of India, known for it's tea gardens. While Assam tea has captivated the taste-buds of tea lovers across the world, little else is known about this beautiful state. But not for long. The newly-formed BJP Government in Assam has been trying to promote tourism in the state and... Continue Reading →

Indira Canteens of Bangalore – The Complete Story

(source) One of Karnataka's most ambitious project, the 101 Indira Canteens, launched on 15 August, 2017, are subsidised kitchens, also called soup kitchens. They aim to serve affordable food so that no one goes hungry in the state. For easier access to these canteens, an Indira Canteen app too was launched, which can be downloaded... Continue Reading →

Pollution after Diwali: Is anyone shocked?

(source) You know we are failing as human beings when entertainment becomes more important than breathing. A ban by the Supreme Court on firecrackers in Delhi seemed like a step towards a healthier India. But when the country is full of children who think their mommy took away the knife only to make them miserable,... Continue Reading →

#MeToo: Two Words, Innumerable Stories

The last few days saw #MeToo being plummeted across various social media sites. Women across the world and a few men have stood in unison to speak out against sexual abuse at various levels of our so-called civilised society. This post Harvey Weinstein campaign has spread so rapidly throughout the world that it is scary.... Continue Reading →

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