Category: Your Beat

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Changing The Course Of History: Who Won The Battle Of Haldighati?

    Recently, Mohanlal Gupta, a BJP MLA from Jaipur’s Kishanpole constituency, proposed that the historical Battle of Haldighati(1576)be “amended” in...

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Cartoon Blasts from a Nostalgic Past

Do you miss the cartoon legends which defined our childhood stories to the highest degree? Have a look at some favourites which continue to float in our minds and...

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Putin-Trump Romance: What do we need to fear?

  It is official. Donald Trump is the new occupant of the Oval Office.  But the recently uncovered ‘golden shower’ fiasco and the alleged election scandals...

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Changing World Politics – The Rise Of The “Top-Lobby”

To a certain section of the global political thinkers, the election of Mr. Donald Trump as the president of United States of America was not unprecedented. They were the...

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Book Review- The Burning Forest: India’s war in Bastar

“The first casualty when a war comes, is truth”, this quote stares straight at times when people sit to discuss wars. History has been the best witness of how often...

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What shall the world miss as Barack Obama bids adieu tonight?

As the Obama presidency comes to an end, the world would not be same again. We would be deprived of a leader, who had camouflaged behind his serene smile and a rangy...

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What you need to know about the Not-All-Men hashtag

The incident that took place in Bengaluru on New Year’s Eve popularised a phrase that has been in use as a defense against feminism for a couple of years now,...

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The Battle Of Print Versus Digital

You have been running in this epic race for a very long time, almost since the beginning. Your exhaustion knows no bounds. And now, the semester is about to come to its...

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Body Shaming, Part 1: The ugly sides of a demonic coin

To name and shame is an offence to human dignity and identity and an unforgivable sin worthy of the severest form of retribution. In my childhood, I was teased and...

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Leaves of Chinar: Snow capped stains – 2016

A silence of grief echoes at the tip of the country and there is no one listening. You’re meant to fear speaking out, would you still say something? While Kashmir’s...