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
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
Scrolling through my Twitter feed, I stumbled upon the information Twitter has the authority to change user settings to regulate data. Digging a bit more into it, I found that Twitter changes privacy and safety settings of users for content control. Twitter needs to come clean on the safety of our user data. Image Source: Forbes
With India slowly coming out of the Lockdown phase, I could no longer hold myself at home. And no, I’m not talking about running to my friends’ place and chill with people outside the confines of my home. Instead, I filled up the tubes of the tyres of my cycle, strapped on my helmet, reinstalled Strava, forgot charging my Action camera and mounted my phone on my cycle and pedalled in the direction away from my home while being a responsible citizen keeping the norms of social distancing in mind.
The sun, hidden behind the clouds at the horizon provided the most comfortable weather to cycle. I cycled aimlessly through the empty morning streets trying my best not to ride over tails of Buffaloes that have been subletting the streets for over two months with no concept of social distancing whatsoever. My muscles screamed in pain, for they seemed rusted…
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The United Nations is supposed to maintain peace and resolve conflict across the world. In recent times, it has been failing on all accounts. Will the UN become the second League of Nations?
The envisioned building of the new Parliament House can house up to 1350 Members of Parliament. It is to be completed by 2022. How will this impact the 2024 General election?
What is the deliverance from the anxiety filled conflict caused by differences?
In the second part of The Clean India Initiative series, we discuss the objective of reducing defecation and improving sanitation under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The government championed the toilet as the hero of this cause. But did it succeed in the venture? Read to find out!
First of a seven part series on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or the Clean India Initiative. Recently on October 2, 2019 PM Modi announced India to be Open Defecation Free. This seven part series to examine and see where we stand with respect to the objectives laid down under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2014. Keep watching this space.
Art is a reflection of society. We have heard a lot news about the dire straits in which the farmer finds himself in. The movie Maharshi while not solving the issue at hand, it does make a beginning!