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Rohith Vemula: The Fatal Accident that took India by the Storm

On the 17th of January 2016, the walls of the confinement of Uma Anna witnessed something that would ring in the miseries of the administration. The body of Rohith Vemula hung from the ceiling fan, lifeless and torpid. This tragedy sparked up a series of protests throughout the country, only to find itself in the… Continue reading Rohith Vemula: The Fatal Accident that took India by the Storm

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An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

The makers of our constitution knew that in spite of the democratic structure democratic republics descend into oligarchy as demagogues install themselves as tyrants. They contemplated the history of other democracies and their own past and established a system of checks and balances. We may be tempted to think that the checks and balances provided… Continue reading An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

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How politics assaults our psyche: In the light of the tussle between United States of America and Iran

Anything can be politically manipulated if it is significant enough to be manipulated and this manipulation plays a major role in framing our day to day understanding of history, law, justice, power, mercy and humanity. For those who believe that they are acting and making decisions out of their free will, their instincts are unaffected… Continue reading How politics assaults our psyche: In the light of the tussle between United States of America and Iran

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A Distant Echo in a Juggernaut: Lost Voices of Tripura in CAA

While Assam and Delhi became epicenters of CAA resistance, the resolute voices of Tripuri people got trampled on in the cacophony of mixed stands of protests. What went wrong? The ignorance of national media, dried hopes of the indigenous tribes or sick politics at play-it’s more than a matter of existence for indigenous Tripuris! The… Continue reading A Distant Echo in a Juggernaut: Lost Voices of Tripura in CAA

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Rebellion through Art

India is seeing an innovative revival amid the anti-CAA and anti-NRC protests. This time, Art has taken the forefront in this nationwide agitation against the act, and is certainly going to leave an honorable legacy for its posterity. Art against oppression - who would have imagined that India of 2020 will wake up to its… Continue reading Rebellion through Art