opinion

A Fresh Take on Modi as a Prime Minister

The key aspects that contributed to BJP’s good showing were mass public outreach, good communication skills, delivery on promises, and, last but not the least, the charismatic presence of our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Just before the elections in Karnataka,

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Yank Tonk: Breaking the “Men Don’t Cry” Stereotype

Ramya Palisetty concludes that the true embodiment of patriarchy that poses a challenge to existing set-ups is Yash Tonk, an upcoming show on television. “Men don’t cry.” “Men are strong.” “Men are the providers.” “Boys don’t play with doll.” There

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Ramzan: The Holy Month when Muslims Undergo Rigorous Fast

The fasting custom is an eagerly awaited break for Muslims to utilize the absence of drink, food and other indulgences as an opportunity to concentrate on meditation, worship and prayer. This inspires greater reflection on one’s life and appreciation for

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The Key to Making Economic Development More Equitable

Our interest with the American lifestyle has set us on a path that our densely populated nation can neither withstand economically nor afford its intrinsic sociological and political consequences. A recent issue of the magazine Prospect, published in the UK,

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13 Reasons Why S2: New World Into Teen Issues?

The much-awaited trailer of the second season of 13 Reasons Why was released recently, making the fans curious about how “it wasn’t the end.” The show in itself raises a lot of questions and makes us curious about what conflicts

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Missing Children Cases Rise: Preventive Measures Needed

The cases of missing children in our country is rising at a fast rate, making it essential for our policy makers to strengthen the legal framework. Another important step that needs to be taken is to plug loopholes and technological

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Time to Eliminate Leprosy: A Never Ending Battle

India is battling against eradicating leprosy. Although the efforts in 2005 didn’t get positive results, the Government  Given that it was all but beaten needs a new tactic to tackle both, the stigma behind the disease and the disease itself.

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An Endless Suffering of Children

All across the globe, kids suffer a lot when adults make irresponsible decisions and choices. As there is the drive to help, there is practically no decision to what can be done to provide food, shelter and safety to children.

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John Abraham on ‘Rustom’ Costume Auction Controversy: I stand by Akshay Kumar

Indian film actor John Abraham in his upcoming film, Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, will be seen taking up an army uniform. He said that he stands by his friend actor Akshay Kumar’s decision to auction the costume he had

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Education and Information: A Right Approach to Fight Crime Against Women

The prime cause of increasing violence against women in the country are unawareness of laws, or deliberate disrespect for women. Preparing, educating and informing the general public can improve the situation. In my previous column, I discussed the issues with

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