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Freeing the Nipple from Caste, Colonialism, and Culture

We attempt to unearth the history of criminalisation and censorship of women’s bodies. A bra is one of the many things that societies have imposed upon girls by...

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Kai Po Che: A Guide to Kite Flying

The tradition of flying a kite every year on 15th August not only honours the sacrifice of our ancestors but also celebrates the freedom that they fought for. This year,...

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How to spot a fascist regime: Is our the one?

In addition to the many prejudices, errs, and the copacetic oversimplifications of the modern man, is the idea that Nazi Germany or Mussolini’s Italy are dystopian...

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Dasvidanya Delhi University

As third years, are we saying goodbye to our years as undergraduate students in Delhi University or are we saying goodbye to the University as we knew it?  Shubham...

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How ‘free’ and ‘independent’ is our University?

Our country has been independent of foreign rule for 67 years now. We’ve been fortunate enough to grow up in an India whose laws and policies are made by its own...

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Freedom, Really?

65 years of independence, 65 years since we shooed away the British. 65 years, since trains pulled up at railway stations, loaded with dead bodies. 65 years since...

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Kite Flying -The Evergreen Symbol of Freedom

In Delhi, the arrival of 15th August brings with it a spectacular array of granduer and splendour. The streets are filled with festivities and the bright Indian sky is...

Of Independence and Ideology

Happy Independence Day. Why day? Why happy? Most importantly why the Independence? First and foremost, why must we celebrate an Independence DAY? Surely the massive...

WHOSE FREEDOM IS IT ANYWAY?

“At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom….” Jawaharlal Nehru’s words will keep resounding in the ears of...

The freedom to be free

What is the point of 62 years of independence if there’s no one out there to assert their liberty, to whine for their freedoms and demand their rights? Social...