Falling Feathers: A Story About Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa, or Anorexia, is a type of eating disorder. Its symptoms revolve around self-starvation and losing weight. A person suffering from anorexia would consider themselves to be overweight and, hence, would restrict themselves from consuming a sufficient amount of food. If left untreated, this could turn into a life-threatening disease. [The auditorium] The girl... Continue Reading →

Women’s Safety: The Situation in Manipal

Safety— according to a quick Google search— is the condition of being protected. But safety, for most of the women in India, means anything but that. For many women, it means fighting a constant battle for their right to live; sometimes from the second they are born. For others, it is unsafe homes they cannot... Continue Reading →

Women’s Safety—The Situation In India

India is a country of vast culture and beliefs. We adorn our women with the jewels and statuses of gods. We call our country “Bharat Mata”. However, most of this respect comes in the form of them just being mothers. Women are rarely looked beyond their role of a caregiver; someone whose sole duty is... Continue Reading →

The Lockdown: What It Is and Isn’t

  Caught in a bedlam, desperate need of clarity? In this troubled period, we at MTTN greet you with an optimistic hope that you are well and making the most of this lockdown. Not necessarily by being productive, but also by treating yourself to some much-needed self-care. While measures are being taken to keep everyone... Continue Reading →

The Forbidden Vacation

“The real voyage discovery consists not in seeking view, but in having new eyes.” The words of Marcel Proust echo in my ears as I open my eyes with the utmost reluctance. Opening the balcony doors to let in some fresh air, I notice that the city is still asleep. The dimly lit streetlights line... Continue Reading →

Violence Within Homes During Lockdown

Who knew that we would be witnesses to such a catastrophic event in the world, the likes of which has never been seen before? To prevent the spread of a tiny virus, we are confined within the four walls of our homes and forced to give up our education and businesses for a limitless amount... Continue Reading →

Ramble – Day Thirty of NaPoWriMo

  Where has my eloquence disappeared? ⁣⁣ I pause, I stumble.⁣⁣ Dissect every thought⁣⁣ Into minute fragments that⁣⁣ No longer make sense. ⁣⁣ That seem out of context. ⁣⁣ Purposeless.⁣⁣ On, I ramble. ⁣⁣ ⁣ Then I wonder what I was trying to say. ⁣⁣ What led to this cut up, incoherent stream of words?... Continue Reading →

Irrfan Khan: A Legacy Beyond Life

“What happens with every role, you have to trick yourself, you have to creatively find ways to explore the mental state of your character.” -Irrfan Khan on the basics of his craft A man of few words and countless silent expressions. A background character capable of stealing the show. An exemplary gem of the Indian... Continue Reading →

Orbit – Day Twenty Nine of NaPoWriMo

  The spheres curve along my well-trodden path Engrossed in their bustle Unseeing the all - seeing I am the perpetual passage Constant in the chaos Quiet in the commotion A Hyperion incarnate Around my busy lanes Meteors burst Twinkling in the twilight Planets collide Upsetting the utopia But I remain noiseless Picking up fallen... Continue Reading →

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