Travel Stories 9 : Virtuous Varanasi

The Vande Bharat Express, with its sleek, modern and futuristic design, shunted its way to Varanasi Junction Railway Station. At first glance, it did seem to paint an ironic picture. This settlement towards the very east of Uttar Pradesh is known to be as old as time itself, being the epicenter of Hinduism. Nevertheless, the... Continue Reading →

Queerness 2.0: An Ally’s Guide

On the 6th of September 2018, in a ruling by the Supreme Court, homosexuality was decriminalised in India. The day was one of great celebration for the country's queer community and marked an important turning point in India's LGBTQ+ history. While there is little doubt of the widespread relief and joy that the LGBTQ+ community... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories 5: Beyond the Beaches in Goa

Boasting beautiful beaches, dynamic nightlife, vibrant Portuguese influences, and the buzzing street markets, it is no surprise that Goa is one of the most sought after vacation destinations in India. No matter where you visit, the crowd is inevitable. This is why it is very unusual to say that I had experienced one of the... Continue Reading →

KMC Stands With NRSMCH: Candlelight March in Manipal

The news of mob violence at NRSMCH, Kolkata has shaken the entire medical fraternity. KMC is no exception. To showcase their unflinching solidarity with the institute, the OPDs remained closed on June 17th. Doctors and doctors-in-the-making donned black attire in the spirit of 'Black Monday'. From 7pm, a crowd comprising of medical students, interns, postgraduates... Continue Reading →

Bridges of Sports: Training for Olympics in Manipal

Bridges of Sports is a non-profit organisation that trains children from the tribal and underserved communities to develop their untapped sporting potential, providing them with the opportunity to excel and build a career in sports. Started with the initial push of a few Indian Olympians, they have worked with communities in Karnataka, Orissa and Madhya... Continue Reading →

The Europa League Final: All You Need to Know

  In the distant land of Azerbaijan, lies a capital city; Baku. Normally in this low-lying coastal city, summer is the season of holidays, meeting the grandparents and playing football with your mates. But this year, May is no ordinary summer month. In a few hours from now, two European supergiants will clash at the... Continue Reading →

Game of Thrones Season 8: What Went Wrong?

Fantasy, in a sense, has always been about the struggle of the human moral compass. Even in a world full of dragons, shadow babies, and crazy priestesses, Game of Thrones always managed to portray the human heart in its rawest form. In the greater picture, Game of Thrones was never about the epic battle scenes... Continue Reading →

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