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Who Should Decide for a Nation?

Guardians decide for their wards, they’re trusted. For a nation, we choose a representative; one who we believe will make the right decision. If there exists none, we have a poll. But what if we aren’t given either of the two options? How will we know that the decision was made in our interests and… Continue reading Who Should Decide for a Nation?

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The Agents of Pessimism in the State of Control

The wave of intolerance that has taken over the country is a definitive product of the fake news culture. This way of thinking is further pushed forward by the representatives and informers of the public that we in layman’s terms call the journalists. This indeed has led to the decrease of the potentials of positive… Continue reading The Agents of Pessimism in the State of Control

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Elitist Exploitation of the Proletarian Pack : How to avoid being sheep in that regard

Even in the 21st century, we choose blissful ignorance over identifying ways in which the government fleeced our ancestors, and still continues to do so. We ignore the recurring signs that tell us that we’re all still stuck with the herd mentality. Because we presuppose that government works for our welfare, forgetting that it is… Continue reading Elitist Exploitation of the Proletarian Pack : How to avoid being sheep in that regard

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Slogans, Badges, Rallies are old school; Bollywood is political parties’ new favourite

Being a democratic country, India is all set to conduct it’s 17th Lok Sabha elections this year. At the time of elections political parties put blood, sweat and tears during campaigning. They make promises to the general public and God knows how many of them get fulfilled! However, the world of politics these days is… Continue reading Slogans, Badges, Rallies are old school; Bollywood is political parties’ new favourite

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Arguing the case of Jamia’s student union

We no longer stand in a position that will allow us to draw a comparison between us and any other developing South Asian nation-state to argue that we’re a notch above them because they’re slowly moving towards becoming authoritarian regimes or single-party states. In India too, nepotism, apartheid and autocracy exist. Media news inclines itself… Continue reading Arguing the case of Jamia’s student union

Poetry

The Red Grass

Aristotle said that The harmony is the medium of music; At dawn, the sound of the flute or lyre Is an imitation Of one's warmth. I see, this is why Filters were invented To conceal the warmth To envy the chords. The monsoon must have cried As hundred hands tore open Two young bodies While… Continue reading The Red Grass