The Cognizant Citizen: The Russian Oil Spill

While the rest of the world is battling against widespread Covid-19, the regions of Norilsk and Siberia in Russia is facing a severe environmental threat and biological damage which will persist in the coming years. A fuel tank in Norilsk, Russia cracked open leaking over 20,000 tons of fuel into nearby rivers and seeping deep... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: Animal Cruelty in India

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a nationwide outrage regarding the incidents of animal cruelty that have come to light. Across all media platforms, people have come out in large numbers in support of animal rights, deeming the recent events as horrific and unjust. Several petitions and campaigns have been carried out... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Yemen Crisis

The Republic of Yemen is the second-largest country located at the southern end of the Arabian-peninsula. As the economic crisis dwindled, Yemen became one of the poorest countries in the world. The ongoing Yemen Civil War has worsened the humanitarian crisis leaving more than three-quarters of the population in poverty.   HOW DID THE WAR... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: Police Brutality in India

The entire world is marching in protest of the despicable killing of George Floyd by four police officers in Indianapolis, USA. From the death of Trayvon Martin in 2014 to George Floyd, police brutality against African Americans has been a truly horrific series of seemingly unending events. Ever since Floyd’s death made the news, there... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: A Holocaust In Disguise

On 7th December, an Uyghur woman named Asiye Abdulaheb gave a horrific account to the New York Times on life inside China's concentration camps. She described that these camps, in which over a million Uyghurs were imprisoned and indoctrinated, were an attempt to detach them from their language, religion and culture. In a telephone interview with... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Sudan Uprising

  The Republic of Sudan is a small country situated in Northeast Africa backed up by colossal oil production and agriculture. The country—hiding behind the ‘high’ GDP and growth—is facing one of the biggest and escalating humanitarian crisis. Under the rule of President Omar al-Bashir, the people suffered from rising prices of essential commodities, and... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Pulwama Attacks

  On the fourteenth of February 2019, a cowardly suicide attack on a convoy of vehicles carrying Central Reserve Police Forces(CRPF) personnel in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir shocked citizens in every corner of the country. Hours later, Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammed(JeM) claimed responsibility. The carnage claimed the lives of 46 CRPF personnel and of... Continue Reading →

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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