Category: Your Beat

Obama

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...

not-all-men

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,...

print-and-digital-books

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...

55343808

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...

e506960d-3cb9-4ef4-984a-5bba6117edc9-jpg-1072x0_q85_upscale

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...

Modi independence day_0_0_0_0

Six months of the Modi government

Cries of change, demand for a leader to steer the nation, dissatisfaction with the previous ruling party, were amongst the few factors that led to Narendra Modi taking...

asmat

What being an Asmat volunteer taught me

It’s rather funny (now) how I look back at the Asmat volunteering program and laugh at how I had cold feet two days before boarding the train to Jaipur, because of...

rick

The myriad hues of the Rickshaws in North campus

The bells of the rickshaw always mingle with the laughter of the students in Delhi University. The sound of their wheels splashing through puddles and myriad hues are...

brics

A crash course on BRICS’ New Development Bank

Pssst. What exactly is the New Development Bank? The bank that is being formed by the BRICS nations with its headquarters in Shanghai. It would fund long-term investment...

IN FOCUS : STREET PLAY SOCIETY

Huge crowds. Incessant singing and slogan raising. Raised voices. Loud invitiations to draw in the audience. A rampant air of festivity. If you’re in DU and you notice...