The trend of low voter turnouts for local body polls is universal. This post focuses on a few factors why the polling rates in urban centres are low. It is an attempt to understand the urban voter.
Working Conditions For Women: Wombs not Allowed
To make ends meet, women had to lose the right to their self as they were coerced into getting hysterectomies done. This has happened and is happening in Beed, Maharashtra. How long will this go on?
Conversations on Mental Health
Mental Health has moved from being a topic of taboo to a subject of discussion. Through this journey the discourse on mental health has changed. People are more receptive to it. But there is a long road ahead. So let us read and talk!
The First Time I Got Published in Print
An account of my journey and a walk down the memory lane reminiscing the events about how I got to be published for the first time in print media.
Cutting Through the Noise Around JEE NEET Exams
The concerns that a few students with exam during the pandemic are genuine. But does everyone of them want it? And is delaying the exam a solution to it?
Plight of Medical Workers During the Pandemic
The medical community is leading the charge against the pandemic across the globe. Some of them lost their lives in the process trying to save people. But we thank them with lawsuits, ostracisation, attacks and kicking them out on the street. It is our thanks to their service. Cover Pic : The Atlantic
An Account On Modern Day Terrorism
Poverty is an outcome of terrorism not a precursor to it. As it is often pointed out. Studying the advent of terrorism in different parts of the globe: Afghanistan, Jammu and Kashmir, and Syria; there is a similar pattern that led to terrorism getting entrenched in the region. Cover Image: orfonline.org
KENNEDY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
The second blogger award I have been nominated for in the past two months. I would like to thank @darellphilip for nominating me and thank my followers and readers for supporting me.
The Wide Net of Chinese Surveillance is Shrinking
Huawei and 5G. The tools and means of global surveillance for China. That dream has come crashing down as the pandemic crashed economies around the world. The antics of Chinese diplomats crashed the goodwill it enjoyed and now ban on Chinese products is in the pipeline. The dream of controlling the world through data control is just a pipedream. Image Source: Washington Post
Twitter Is Deliberately Hiding Specific Content
Twitter is shadow banning accounts. It is not something new. It is an issue many Twitter users are familiar with. But circumstances make the practice more sinister. It is time to stand up to the selective censorship. Image Source: NCAC