SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS –Impacts of an apocalyptic civil war

SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS –Impacts of an apocalyptic civil war

“So it begins. You take a step. You exit one life and enter another. You walk through a cut border fence into statelessness, vulnerability, dependency, and invisibility. You become a refugee.” Indeed, the conflict in Syria has given rise to perhaps the most severe humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Half the country’s pre-war…

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The Censored Era

The Censored Era

 The dawn of May 10th 1951, was indeed a very promising one! The Indian democracy was strengthened by its newly made constitution. Fundamental Rights were laid down to preserve the dignity and integrity of the nation and its fellow citizens, and one of those was the Right to Speech! Since the day of drafting, no…

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End of an Era: Amma

End of an Era: Amma

As the six time late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s life hung in balance on Monday (5th December, 2016), hundreds of policemen held back emotional supporters of the 68 year old film star when they tried to break through the barricades outside the hospital, with doctors putting her on life support after a near fatal…

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The Demonetisation Dilemma

The Demonetisation Dilemma

“Whatever there is of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.” -Henry Miller On the night of 8th November 2016, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi conducted an unscheduled live televised address. If the televised address was unprecedented, what followed was inconceivable and (at the risk of being optimistic) revolutionary….

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