Wednesday, September 20, 2017
indian civilian

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...

Decoding Misunderstood Indian Millennials: The Contradicting-Ironical Gen

ED is created by millennials, run by them, read by them. So we thought why not help the world understand us a little better....
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Does Banning The Blue Whale Game Mitigate The Flagrant Suicide Rates For Once And...

By Aatreyee Dhar The brutal sequence of dares that urge its participants to retain while carving a blue whale on the skin giving rise to...

Greek Goddess Hera Was Shown In Bad Light Due To Patriarchy & Male Dominance?

By Kriti Rana I was introduced to Greek Mythology when I first read the famed Percy Jackson series. Upon this introduction to the Greek mythology...

Will A World Without Borders And Armies Work In Today’s Time?

QuoraED! This is when we pick up a trending or interesting thread from Quora and spin a story around it. In this week’s rummage through...
Ganesha Eating Lamb

No, It’s Not Cool To Show Lord Ganesha Eating Lamb In An Advertisement

Meat And Livestock Australia (MLA) has come under massive fire from the Hindu community for showing Lord Ganesha eating lamb meat along with various...

What Happened In NRS Proves That It Is Time To Shut Down Emergency At...

I am a final year student pursuing my MBBS from NRS Medical College, Kolkata. Before you decide to shame me for being in a noble...

Popular Misconceptions About Countries We Always Thought Were True

We, humans, love to stereotype and judge. Reaching conclusions with no concrete evidence is our favourite past time. Probably that’s why one-half of the...
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Crazy Comparisons: The “Agent Of Chaos” Joker vs Donald “The American Dream” Trump

Unusual Comparisons: An ED Original content style, where we take 2 very opposite and different items and show you, exactly how similar they might...

This Is What Bothers Me About Durga Pujo In Kolkata Presently

Durga Pujo in Kolkata is the greatest show on Earth. And that would still be an understatement. Durga Pujo in Kolkata is better than Diwali...

Why Bakra Eid Is The Stupidest Festival There Is

Disclaimer: The opinion(s) expressed in this article is of the writer. ED Times does not endorse any views and beliefs held by the author....
Buddhism and Hinduism

FlippED: Would India Be Any Different If Hinduism Is Replaced By Buddhism?

We are back with FlippED! And this time our two bloggers grapple with a very complicated question that might leave you confused too. Let's see what...
ram rahim

Who Will Really Pay The Price Of The Ram Rahim Violence?

After the recent clashes following the conviction of the Love Charger, Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan, the whole country is in a state...
hippie

Is The Hippie Society Of India All About A Joint And Sutta?

It’s not rare to see a group of people just ‘chilling’ out. With a joint in one hand and ‘sutta’ in another, these people...

“Once Married, All Women’s Duty Is To Oblige With Physical Needs”: A Lesson I...

Guess what happened when I tried to mess with the patriarchal idiots and their fragile masculinity? The Pandora’s Box of misogyny, sexism, hatred, ignorance...
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I, A Millennial Need Forced Nationalism Since I Find Faults In Everything

Let me start off with the fact that according to me the current or my generation at least is an extremely flawed one. We...

‘Rejecting A Guy Over A Pet Is Not Heroic’: Skewed Concepts Of Pseudo Feminism...

Demystifier: An ED Original where we take a complex topic but the content is written in such a way that it is knowledgeable and...
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Despite Its Drawbacks, Swachh Bharat Is Not A Failure, Never A Failure

"Swachh Bharat is a humongous success" - said no one ever. However, today I'm here to remind you that Swachh Bharat, despite its shortcomings, is not...

Demystified: The History And Purpose Of The Orange-Clad Kanwariyas

Demystifier: ED Original where the content is written in such a way that it is knowledgeable and easy to comprehend at the same time.  It...

Radhe Maa’s Alleged Sex-Filled Satsangs Invite FIR From Dolly Bindra: Is The End Of...

Just today, I came across this Facebook post by Ms. Shara Ashraf, the Lifestyle Editor at Hindustan Times. What struck out to me and...

Does “Right To Privacy” Judgement Make Homosexuality Legal In India?

Demystifier: ED Original where the content is written in such a way that it is knowledgeable and easy to comprehend at the same time.  There...

The Journalist Who Was Shot Point Blank For Exposing Baba Ram Rahim Singh: Ram...

15 years ago, Ram Chander Chhatrapati was shot dead in front of his house. Ram Chander Chhatrapati ran a local Hindi-language evening daily Poora Sach (पूरा सच...

QuoraED: Why Can’t Indians Stand Together As Indians?

QuoraED! This is when we pick up a trending or interesting thread from Quora and spin a story around it. This is the most intelligent,...
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Is India Really A Superpower? (Video)

India has been touted by many as the world's next superpower with its excellent economic growth and a host of other factors. But there...

This TV Show Made A Child Actor Jiggle His Abdomen So Everyone Could Laugh...

There has been much hue-and-cry over a video on the Internet which shows a child struggling to study his numbers and the mother/teacher scaring...

Investigation First, Arrest Later: New Amendments In The Dowry Act That Men Should Know

The Dowry Act was initiated in 1961 with the purview of protecting females from being exploited by their husbands with respect to monetary and...
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Viral Video Of Child Being Harassed Into Studying Shows Inadvertent Behaviour Of Parents Causing...

Recently I came across this viral video of a child being reprimanded and scolded or rather harassed to the point of it being called...
Not being Pahadi

Why I Don’t Like Being Called A “Pahadi”

From the place I belong, there is a strong emerging trend among the youth of my age to increasingly associate themselves with the term...
indian millennials

Indian Millennials: What Have We Gotten Right And Where Have We Gone Wrong

As part of our, ED Decodes The Indian Millennial series: we bring to you part 5 here. Don’t forget to read the other posts in...

What Is Troubling About The Supreme Court Judgment On Triple Talaq

On 18th May this year when the five-judge constitutional bench reserved its judgment on the constitutionality of the practice of Triple Talaq among Muslim...

Demystifying Small Talk: The Most Misunderstood Social Skill

So, almost everyone hates small talk. Figuratively. Being a very outspoken introvert, who grew up moving around, I figured out very early in my life...
Nikah Halala

Muslim Women Pay For Sex With Maulvis To Return To Their Previous Husbands

Time after time we see religions, cultures, practices and traditions make the kind of moves which worsen the already troubled status of women in...

As An Aid Worker My Greatest Fear Has Been Abduction And Torture: A Ground...

People have several career options, some choose to become engineers, some doctors and some others become lawyers. There are few who have the passion...
india in the 90's

QuoraED: What Was It Like To Grow Up In India In The 90’s?

QuoraED! This is when we pick up a trending or interesting thread from Quora and spin a story around it. The newer and the older...
swachh bharat

Swachh Bharat Campaign Haters: This Is A Slap In Your Face By A Small...

The environment has suddenly become an issue that India is being forced to acknowledge. First introduced in 2016 with the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, yes,...
gender fluid

What Is The Difference Between Gender Neutrality And Gender Fluidity?

The society around us is rapidly changing, and terms and phrases are coming up faster than most can keep up with them. While some are...

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Is Political Fandom Ruining The Free Thinking Ability Of The Youth?

I was having a conversation with my teacher today, who is a veteran cinematographer in the Hindi film industry. He often shares anecdotes from...

More Than Just Being Sad: Debunking Popular Myths Around Depression

By Sneha Barua In recent times, discussions about depression have taken centre-stage and now, more than ever, we are actually paying attention to the effects...
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5 Alternate Retirement Plans For Indians Which Guarantee Good Money

Your average Joe retirement plans need to go back to the 70's because that's where they belong. What our generation needs is a spiced up...
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