The Cognizant Citizen: US Government Shutdown

For 35 days, one of the world’s most powerful country functioned with bare minimum administrative support. With predictions that the government shutdown might cause negative growth in the economy, it is certain to cause massive implications on foreign policy and international trade. The reason? A President, Politics and his Promise. Fiscal Policy of the US... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Sabarimala Verdict

A few weeks ago, the Indian Supreme Court came out with a landmark 4:1 decision. A month later we stand at a cross-road, sentiments have been hurt and political tensions are at an all time high. The Sabarimala temple is set to open it's doors to devotees again tomorrow. Here's the story of all that's happened so far

The Cognizant Citizen: The Aadhar That Couldn’t

Multi-purpose National Identity Card. National Authority for Unique Identification. Unique Identification of Authority of India. Many names, one ID— Aadhar, the world’s largest biometric initiative.  The seemingly harmless card that an Indian citizen is expected to acquire holds vital information such as the name, date of birth, and address, but ties into biometric data and... Continue Reading →

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