Pallab Deb

Pallab is a second year Literature student at Kirori Mal College who likes to believe that idealism still matters in the world, even though he himself finds it impractical at times. He likes to hoard more books than he can possibly read and wishes that writers begin to earn zillions by the time he becomes one.

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World Book Day: Personal buying is more educational than online ordering

If amongst a myriad of other, more visible things happening, you didn’t notice, then here it is: today is the World Book Day. Books are important. They have been and...

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Sexual minorities exposed as DU’s Anti-harassment Ordinance junked

For long, Delhi University’s Ordinance XV-D, the Anti-harassment Ordinance was one of the best campus-based policies to address sexual harassment amongst students. It...

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Shudh Desi Romance: Valentine’s Day with the Hindu Mahasabha

What do you think about a protest that is at once attacking the Hindu Right’s policing of Valentine’s Day by promising/threatening instant-made marriages to...

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The Naz case is still on and we are waiting for the curative petition to be heard: Manak Matiyani

An ex-DU student himself (Sri Venkateswara), Manak Matiyani is a queer feminist activist working as a trainer and consultant on issues of gender and sexuality with a...

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“Whatever struggle it might take, there is indeed no going back”- In conversation with Manak Matiyani, Delhi Queer Pride committee

A Delhi University alumnus himself,  Manak Matiyani is a queer feminist activist working as a trainer and consultant on issues of gender and sexuality with a focus on...

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Pre-pride events this November: Poetry slams, screenings and the Pride March

November is here and it is the Pride month! The Supreme Court judgment last December might have dampened the spirit of both the members and the allies of the Queer...

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Meditation on Durga Puja and eating nostalgia for dinner instead of Kosha Mangsho

For every Bengali kid, Pujo means new clothes, lots of food, toy pistols, lots of food, pandal hopping, lots of food and the Durga protima. It does not matter which...

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New ASCI guidelines for ‘fair’ advertising

At a time when toothpaste selling ladies appear on the TV and judge you for not having enough salt in your toothpaste and companies drop every semblance of logic to...

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Yoga to replace sex education, ideology to replace common sense, really ‘Doctor’ Harsh Vardhan?

Indians have a lot of sex. A lot. If that comes as a shocker then either you skipped those parts of your Social Studies textbooks that droned about India’s population...

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DUTA conducts Jashn-e-Azadi against university authorities

Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) conducted their cultural protest, Jashn-e-Azadi, on 27th March in front of the Kirori Mal College hostel gate against...