Anagha Rakta

Head of Web at DU Beat (2017-18), and a passionate writer from Miranda House, with a sweet tooth and a funny bone.

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A Heavy Valediction, Signing Off: Anagha Rakta, Head of Web 2017-18

In September 2016, I was late on the deadline for my application, and I had almost begged the then editor, Shubham Kaushik, to give me an extension (which she very...

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My Choice Isn’t the Only Choice

What happens when the elitist, neoliberalist type of feminism becomes the dominant one? Is everyone supposed to free the nipple and stop shaving armpits? There are...

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New Year, Same Old Clichés

With a new year comes a series of promises and resolutions disguised as “new”, which are, in fact, the same old overused clichés that we never seem to follow.  At...

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Qwerty: 5 Tips to Increase Engagement on Social Media

Whether it is for a business, a client, or even for yourself, social media platforms can be a helpful tool to reach out to a wide audience. But maintaining reach can be...

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To date or not to date?

Our generation is called out for many things, but it is mostly looked down upon for being selfish in relationships. Why is it considered so wrong to put your needs ahead...

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‘Stand-up’ for these Comedians

Stand-up Comedy is the new “in” thing on YouTube and its sister channels and Indian stand-up acts wouldn’t  disappoint you, for sure. India, or for that...

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Body-shaming vs Fitness Advice: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Everyday magazines, TV shows, celebrities and the entire fashion industry sell us the idea of the perfect body. Who decided what was the “perfect” body? And when did...

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The Never Ending Battle of Kangana Ranaut versus the Hindi Film Industry

Called ‘The Queen of Bollywood’ for her exceptional talent and multitude of prestigious awards,  yet branded ironically as the Drama Queen of Bollywood for...

Minimalism is the new fashion.

Auburn Umbrella: The Art of Minimalism in Fashion

There is something that makes one stand apart by using the art of minimalism in everyday fashion. Auburn decodes the mystery behind staying minimal and yet not looking...

Is the Delhi University students' union really representative of the students' needs?

Being Apolitical is a Luxury Not Everyone Can Afford

With the onset of the election season in the University, there are students who distance and disassociate themselves from the whole process because the politics of DUSU...