Why Don’t Star Kids And Models Become Singers, Scriptwriters Or Choreographers?

By Abhijit Chakraborty Disclaimer: ED has only re-published this account from Abhijit's Facebook after due permissions. While the whole nepotism debate has been covered by everyone...

Aadhaar Card And The Right To Privacy: Is The Govt. Violating Our Rights?

"Aadhaar Card" "Right to privacy" These are just some of the terms you’ve been coming across for the past few days, now. Are you confused about...
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11 Days Of Chicken Pox Taught Me About Hindu Goddess Of Pox (Seriously)

By Shivansh Gupta I recently recovered from 11 days of an encounter with chicken pox. 11 days of being bed ridden, detached and resisting the temptation...

Indians Schools Become The New Drugs Haven With New Delhi Leading The Stats

The recent crackdown on drug use in Delhi revealed that eighty percent of children in Old and New Seemapuri areas were victims of drug...
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Insult Comedy Or Just Insults: Indian Comedy Shows Please Move Beyond The Wrong Entry...

In March this year, Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover had a fall out that gained excessive media attention. Kapil had allegedly hurled abused at...

Rajghat Has Not Seen A Wedding In The Past 20 Years And This MBBS...

Raghuvir had only gone to fetch a pail of water. Water that was essential to sustain his two children during the hot Rajghat summer....
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Basic Rights Of HIV Positive People In India

HIV is a very controversial and taboo topic in India, like every other important and necessary topic is. But no one can deny that...

What Happened After Amarnath Yatra Attack? : A Worrisome Prevalence

An unfortunate terror attack took lives of 7 pilgrims returning from Amarnath Yatra. The terrorists fired gun shots at the bus which was returning...
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Humans Story 11: ‘I Had Been Molested By My Own Uncle, Two Nights In...

I have always believed that education makes one resolute enough to stand for anything which is wrong ethically, morally and legally. But is that...
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Rickshaw Puller From Banaras Wants To Fight Climate Change & Talks International Politics +...

I believe that by now we know not to take someone at face value considering how people from unassuming backgrounds can also surprise us...

Do You Know Enough About The Dacoits In India?

India has had a long history of crime, but there hasn't been anything like this before. The word "dacoit" itself has Indian roots. It...

Bengal’s Story Of Unparalleled Secularism: The ‘Jagrata’ Basu’s Mosque In Barasat

'Mohammed' Parthasarathi Basu: this is the name which locals have given to the eldest son of Dipak Basu and the current caretaker of Basu's...
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Gender Neutral Greetings To Be Used In Trains In London. Would India Follow Soon?

The city of London has come up with an iconic idea which may just prove to be a game changer in public transportation. Instead...
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Why Was Ahmedabad Declared A World Heritage Site By UNESCO?

After various fake news of Indian things being declared as heritage or important by UNESCO, such as our National Anthem, our currency and more,...
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Why A Man-Free Festival Isn’t The Solution To Rape Culture

When people interchange and confuse concepts like misandry and feminism, the result sounds something like this: a man-free festival. Why is there such a man-free festival? Following the...

The Pioneer Of IVF In India Who Was Rewarded With Suicide: Subhash Mukhopadhyay

Subhash Mukhopadhyay was a physician from West Bengal, India, who created the world's second and India's first child using in-vitro fertilisation, Durga who was...
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This ‘City Tree’ Cleans The Air As Much As An Entire Forest

Last year, in 2016, Delhi saw one of the worst spells of smog ever witnessed in a season. This was right after Diwali but...
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I Am A Left Liberal But Sick And Tired Of Pseudo-Left

Disclaimer: The use of Left here represents the blinded Left and does not encompass the different Left movements, which have actually attended to issues. The...
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Indian Condom Advertisements Need To Endorse Safe Sex, Not Wild Fantasies

Condom advertisements in India are at a pinnacle of stupidity. So let's talk about the main problem right off the bat and embrace the...
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Tracking The History Of Manual Scavenging In India And Its 2017 Existence

Manual scavenging on the first-time read might seem like an ancient practice, one that our ancestors used to do, the phrase sounds like such. But...
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SexED: The ‘Madonna-Whore’ Complex- Where You Are Either Virgin Or Whore

Madonna-Whore complex is a where women are viewed as either virgin saints or “Madonna”, or dirty sexual objects or “whores” and no, it has...
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These Brands Test On Animals, Till Date!

Animal cruelty is no longer a secret hidden from everyone. Multiple movies both Bollywood and Hollywood have included aspects of how animals are cruelly...

Collaborative Journalism Is How Media Can Overthrow Organisations

A video of Pahlaj Nihalani's awkward silence after being cornered by a journalist to comment on the 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' row has sparked thousands...

Will The Proposed Tetelia-Shillong via Byrnihat Railway Project Save North East?

The planned railway from Tetelia in Assam to Shillong in Meghalaya, via Byrnihat, is both a blessing as well as a nightmare for the...
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Daughter Of Uber Driver Becomes India’s Top Neurosurgeon: Here’s His Story

I had a lecture at 9:30 am and it was almost 9:10 am and here I was, still sitting at home, waiting for the...
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War Is Nothing But A Money-Making Machine And Here’s Why

A few weeks ago, I was watching this movie called War Dogs, starring a very tanned Jonah Hill, of 21 and 22 Jump Street...
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Mumbai Can Now Book An Ambulance Similar To Booking An Uber Or Ola

Taxi booking apps have ruled the domain for a long time now, especially coupled with uncooperative auto-drivers and these apps seemed godsend to many...
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Driverless Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line To Arrive Every 100 Secs + Other Cool Benefits

This October, Delhi Metro will be introducing a brand new line that will run from Janakpuri West to the Botanical Gardens and will be...

“Urban Poor” : A Facade For The Haves Of The Society To Hide Behind

The millennial generation is all about ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’. Armed with memes and a very fragile constitution that might result in a...
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How Indian Army Protects Forests In The Country

I am not someone who would ever support any militaristic practice (and my opposition to the Army has grown stronger over the years because...

Indian Cricket Fans Don’t Love Cricket, They Love Sexism

By Karanveer Singh Not long ago Indian cricket team fought Pakistan cricket team for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and lost it to them.  It was...
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How To Build A Roaring Practice As A Budding Lawyer

It is difficult being a lawyer in India. Apart from the fairly caricaturist treatment people reserve for lawyers, there are several problems that plague...

Instances Of Sexual Abuse Of Men In India Which The Social Media Chose To...

The phrase "sexual abuse of men" seems to be an oxymoron. Somehow the preposition of connecting sexual abuse with men seems unnatural, foreign as...

Abortion Of 26 Week Fetus Allowed By SC: Women Should Have Control Over Their...

In a rare verdict, a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and A M Khanwilkar allowed the abortion of 26 week fetus complying to the plea...

How Strong is BJP’s Dalit President Game

By Karanveer Singh When the BJP announced its Presidential Candidate, Ram Nath Kovind, the first information about him that was reported to the masses was...

How Is Fighting Racism/Sexism With Racism/Sexism Okay?

By Karanveer Singh Numerous protests and activism has led to some wonderful reforms in the society. The least, it got us all to talk about the...

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How An Indian PM Jinxed A Live Covert Operation & Other Lesser Known Heroics...

The greatest strength of any intelligence or covert operation handling agency is how little people know about it. In a field such as that,...
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Jon Snow’s Sword Is Made Here In India And It’s Right In Our Backyard

International fans, especially Indian fans more than anything live a sorry life away having little to no access to their favourite international shows, movies...
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Why Is Ranbir Kapoor Not Appearing In Good Movies Anymore?

Ranbir Kapoor’s Jagga Jasoos seems to be doing pretty well. Even if it might not have broken any records or even the 100 crore...
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