20 Indian soldiers, including an officer, were gunned down in the disputed Galwan Valley on June 15, 2020. The Galwan River flows through the disputed Aksai Chin region administered by China to the Ladakh union territory of India. The valley lies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de … Continue Reading
“Oh god!” is a phrase we use almost every day in our lives. We use this phrase mindlessly as a reaction to almost every situation. Not once do we think of the 330 million gods that exist in our Indian culture—a culture so diverse that, unknowingly, we celebrate each one … Continue Reading
It has just stopped raining. You step gingerly out of the hostel 15 minutes late for your 8 am class. On the way, you find a ₹500 note lying on the floor. You pick it up thinking you’ll donate it to the local charity, but instead, you cave in … Continue Reading
With the 17th Lok Sabha Elections now underway, voting phases are coming up thick and fast. For this election, the Election Commission of India (EC) had planned a seven-phase election with Phase 1 having concluded on the 11th of April, 2019.
Phase 2, scheduled to be held … Continue Reading
Earlier this week, the Election Commission (EC) of India had declared that polling for the 17th Lok Sabha assembly, the world’s largest democratic exercise, would begin in less than a month from now. The EC had stated that polling would take place in seven stages between the 7th of … Continue Reading
I never could’ve imagined a night so long,
Such chaos of buzz and flash.
What deadly of a weapon a single bullet is.
I say this as I see the world around me crash.
To not see that my end is near would be foolish.
The longer I sit in … Continue Reading
It’s been two millennia since the birth of Christ and the true essence of Christmas keeps shifting over the years, catering to the vast variety of cultures while trying adamantly to hold onto its roots.
It’s that time of the year again when people set up their Christmas trees, … Continue Reading
You hoist our tricolour at the Red Fort. Twenty-one gunshots are fired in its honour. You step onto the dais to address the nation one last time in your tenure as Prime Minister. You speak proudly of your government, you announce your schemes and make your promises. The nation listens.… Continue Reading
“All genders are equal, and some genders are not more equal than others.”
~ George S.Orrywell
On a warm, splendidly depressing morning of my 12th grade boards, I sat in my car, amidst the grand chaos that is the Silk Board junction. If you are a Bangalorean, you would … Continue Reading