What went down? At mid-afternoon of the 20th of August, the skies of São Paulo, a city 1700 miles away from the forest, randomly turned pitch-black. The sun was completely obscured by ash and smoke. As giant plumes of smoke arose from the greenery, a harsh truth slowly took shape. More than 70,000 forest fires have... Continue Reading →
A pragmatic realist, Vajpayee was a natural strategist who instinctively knew when to pace things up and slow processes down.
The nation's blood-stained past still haunts us, thirty five years after the incident. The perpetrators of thousands are finally being convicted but at this point, can we even call it justice anymore?
Venezuela, known to have the largest oil reserves in the world, is suffering from one of the greatest humanitarian crisis seen in this century. The country has more oil than Saudi Arabia and yet more poverty than Colombia. Having an economy which was once the envy of Latin America, it is now plagued by shortages... 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 April and the 19th of... Continue Reading →
On the 28th of September, 2018, a disgusting act took the state of Gujarat by surprise. An infant, no more than fifteen months old, was raped in the district of Sabarkantha. Ravindra Sahu, a labourer from Bihar was convicted for the felony on the same day. The heinous crime led to violence against specific communities, forcing them... Continue Reading →
“There’s blanket media censorship, and cellular data is down. Everyone all over the world should write to their local and national news and urge them to cover this. Don’t let this ‘Night of Pencils’ of our generation go unnoticed.” u/saad_z06 [Reddit] On the 29th of July, two Bangladeshi students were run over by a... Continue Reading →