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Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs: Mass Murder or Effective Solution?

Researched and written by Sabhya Kumar. In May of 2016, Rodrigo Duterte was voted to power in the Philippines. The former mayor of Davao was...
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Namma Metro Effect: Re-imagining Urban Development

Written by Goutham Nijalingappa The Metro rail systems have found huge success as a public transport option in Indian cities. With more than 660 km of...

Analysing Affirmative Action: A Question of Morality?

Written by Aarushi AggarwalAnita (name changed), a girl from the General Category, is a student at a reputed Indian university. In a recently concluded...
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Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...
Investigating the Logistics of Surveillance in India

Waking the Sleeping Giant: Investigating the Logistics of Surveillance in India

Written by Anupriya NairA report from the Reuter’s Institute found that at least 55% of English-language news readers in India are afraid of expressing...
Fishing for Jobs: An In-depth Look at India's Job Drought

Fishing for Jobs: An In-depth Look at India’s Job Drought

Written by Swagam Dasgupta Rijpal Saini, a father of four living in Pubsara, Haryana, desperately wishes for a stable income to support his family. Every...

The Stuff That Champions Are Made Of

Written by Dhruv Raman What does it take to win an extraordinary game? An extraordinary performance, right? Think back to the biggest games you have...

Sparking A Conversation: To Link Aadhar.. Or Not To?

In our next addition to the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Ali Khan Mahmudabad discusses the growing role of unique identification in India, namely Aadhar....
Rethinking Education

How the Educated Lack an Education

Written by Rhea Narayan Kuthoore A vital organ of society has been decaying over time. If you are reading this piece, you were probably thrust...
Trump President

Donald Trump is a Child (And That’s Why People Love Him!)

Written by Aditya SrinivasanWhen faced with complicated questions, children offer the simplest responses. It is often endearing to watch a child stumble its way up...


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