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RIP Sushant Singh Rajput, But Are We Even Learning?

As it is curtains to the appearance of one of the shining stars of the play, we hope the impact is brighter for everyone to observe, despite the gloom presently.RIP Sushant Singh Rajput We have lost an actor today. At 34, he was successful, a charming and well-established actor and all set to pursue the heights of his ...

Parenting at the Time of a Pandemic

Dear parents,  If this lockdown is so difficult for us, it would be even more difficult for our kids, who have much more untapped energies than we do. They would be temperamental. They would be more difficult to handle. But it's not them. It's the situation. They cannot go outside, play like they normally do, meet ...

Mothers of Indian Films: The Most Powerful Films with Strong Mothers as Protagonists

I feel sad when I see them, more as a caricature than a character! Indian films have treated mothers as a caricature of sorts. If you go back, mothers are ‘bechari’, or ‘widow’ or some other trait, so much so that they have become meme-material even after having appeared decades before the memes trend came. However, ...

How to Survive and Win Social Media Debates – 101

How to Survive and Win Social Media Debates – A Definitive Guide about Updating the Old School Debate Skills for the 'Right' World To begin the essay, one honest confession I need to make. I’ve not been into the true debates – where you need to use your voice – even at my school. The one time I was in the ...

His Name is Bhagat Singh, and He’s Not a Terrorist

Shaheed Bhagat Singh: Selected Speeches and Writings: Book Review/ Rather Book EffectI always misunderstood one statement from Bhagat Singh which said ‘I am not a terrorist, these means are never successful’. I used it to support Mahatma Gandhi. I was all wrong. While reading this collection of speeches, letters and ...