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India Doesn’t Need Homosexuality, It’s Time That Gay And Lesbian People See The Bigger...

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This Diwali No Card Parties, No Gifting Happening: Dull Festival?

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Rajesh Talwar Broke Into Tears & Hugged The Jail Officials: Justice Finally In The...

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These Women Spoke Out On How They Feel When Being Told To Dress Properly

India is full of people having an androcentric view. While men enjoy being able to wear what they deem apt, women are put under the...
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What Happened To Hitler’s Family After World War II?

Hitler was and remains to be, one of the most hated man on this planet Earth. Unless of course, as per recent events and...

I Used To Love Exploding Crackers, Now I Hate It! Here’s Why

“Papa patakhe lene chalo” This used to be a standard practice a few days before Diwali where my dad used to take us to buy...
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This Meat Ban In Gurgaon Is Actually A Good One: Read First Then React

At first glance, the meat ‘shop’ ban brought about by Haryana chief minister ML Khattar might seem controversial and wrong to you. But first, one...

What Being An Introvert In An Extroverted World Is Really Like

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Forced To Eat Human Excreta: The Preposterous Practice of Witch-Hunting in India

Witch-hunting is an ancient concept. Many cases of witch-hunting have been witnessed around the world but sadly it is like an infectious disease which...
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Is Killing Yourself Wrong? Our Bloggers Fight It Out In This FlippED

FlippED is An ED Original Style wherein two bloggers come together to share their opposing or orthogonal perspectives on an interesting subject. Disclaimer: This article...

Cabaret Bars – Hub Of Obscenity OR A Legitimate Source Of Livelihood?

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I’m Deaf And Dumb. My House Was Burnt. I Have A Gazetted Certificate For...

If a dumb and deaf person in shabby clothes approaches you and asks for money, will you give it? No? Okay, if the same person...

Born Into Brothels: The Endless Cycle Of Poverty And Prostitution

To the north of Kolkata, near the intersection of Chittaranjan Avenue and Shobhabazaar with Beadon Street, lies the red light district of Kolkata. An abode...
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Deity To Mortal: The Struggles Of Ex-Kumaris (Living Goddesses)

What is it like to be worshiped as a goddess and treated like a princess one day, and then be stripped of your identity and...

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Part 3 of the SexED: Discovering Alternative Sexualities You know the numero uno assumption asexual people hate encountering? “You just haven’t met the right guy/girl.” It looks...

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Recall the most horrible thing that has ever happened to you. Now just imagine having to live with a constant reminder of it, every...

Why Being A Rebel Ain’t As Cool As You Think It Is

By Kriti Rana We live in the twenty first century. One of the highlights of this century is that everyone wants to be unconventional, or...
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‘This Taxi Respects Women’: A New Strategy To Ensure Safety Of Women When Using...

As a person who just detests the Delhi traffic and is deathly afraid of taking out their car into this jungle, I am of...

Why We Should Do More To Help The Children Born To Prostitutes

By Kriti Rana Rights of children, child trafficking and the issue of equal opportunities for children are often discussed and debated on. Discussion on child...

A Feeble No Might Mean Yes; Peepli Live Rape Verdict Redefines The Meaning Of...

There comes a time when we are forced to have a long, hard look at ourselves and examine if we really have come as...
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How The Gau Mata Has Become The Menacing Mata

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A Chat With My Maid Made Me Look At Life From A Different Perspective,...

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Radical Violence Rocks BHU After A Girl Is Molested On Campus

By Sneha Barua Banaras Hindu University, one of the premium educational institutions of India has been erupting with extreme violence since Saturday amidst growing protests...

Rich, Arab Sheikhs Target Poor Families And Buy Child Brides From Hyderabad

By Kriti Rana The recent arrest of twenty people from Hyderabad including five Omani and three Qatari citizens has made quite a news. In furtherance...

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Racist BBC Coverage Of India Is Sick & Needs To Stop Right Away As...

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With #ChoiceOverStigma Love Matters India Addresses The Dreaded ‘Abortion’ Word

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Here Are The Most Overrated Aspects Of Modern Life: QuoraED

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Why Are We Afraid Of Clowns And The Psychology Behind It

By Riddhi Tyagi “I have this fear of clowns, so I think that if I surround myself with them; it will ward off all evil.” Johnny...

If You Call Yourself A ‘Meninist’, Then Either You Are A Feminist Or A...

I often go through the woes of a ‘meninist’. These often include the stories of men who have been harassed or wrongly accused by...
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A Day In The Life Of A Man In A Matriarchal World

By Mayank Dixit 12 am A single, lonely, handsome man travelling from his office in Gurgaon to his home in Greater Noida. Travelling by an auto....
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The Story Behind Islam’s Stoning Of The Devil Ritual By Hajj Pilgrims Explained

While the term ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual might seem scary, but the actual ritual is not as gruesome as one might think. But...
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A Ride Through The Mind Of The Great Indian Civilian

By Riddhi Tyagi The complications in the life of an average Indian is comparable to the length of the title of this article. So, what...

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