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The aftermath of Karnataka elections, the battle of ideologies, issues and Indian democracy: An Analysis

The events leading to the Karnataka elections, the results, floor test and the after math has captivated the mindset of the Indian voters and international audience alike. It demonstrates the repetition of India’s history, the political institutions at work vide their un-decorated discourses, platitudinous discussions and orthodox style of play. Such was the democratic hullabaloo […]

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Western world and the myth of the Indian middle class

Whenever I hear Europeans per se Indian equivalent of foreigners talking about the Indian middle class’ I often wonder what do they mean? What section of the Indian society are they referring to? Are they referring to the conventional wisdom consisting of the 601 million odd consumer class, or the few 100 million people with the ability to […]

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The Koregaon- Bhima Violence in Maharashtra: Maratha Uprising & Dalit Backlash

The sirens screamed and so did the night. Vehicles torched, burned and dusted. Thousands marched on to the street to commemorate the 200 year old tinge of historical affair on the eve of a new year. Yes, that was a sight of the Koregaon- Bhima (Maharashtra) violence between the pride of the Marathas “ek Maratha, […]

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The Year 2017 and Indian Pride & Prejudice In A Review

In the inception of the year 2017, numerous people made new year resolutions. Many failed to oblige, while some made waves in their pursuit of the resolutions. However, there were some instances and theatrics in the Indian political subcontinent which stood out of the box. It felt as if Schrodinger had taken the media cat […]

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GST Reform: The Bigger Picture

GST is not merely a product of objective analysis. The national debate on its implementation is a case in point i.e. to be weighed upon a broader taxation policy perspective. The question at stake is the viability of taxation policy in the whole, which is a dire reflection of the economic policy, highly apprehended by […]

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This Diwali

In the present times, the festival of light a.k.a. deepawali (or diwali) has been reduced to an area of fretful brightness. On one hand the people are confused with respect to the economic development of the country, and on the other hand businesses are confused with respect to the spending strength of the citizens of […]

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Reviewing The Triple Talaq Verdict

On August 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of India proclaimed a verdict, wherein the misuse of triple talaq practice prevalent in the Indian subcontinent was criticized and ruled against. Primarily, the practice, which is presumed to be discriminatory and unjust to women, stands struck down by the Hon’ble Court on account of its misuse and […]

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The Lady

“Is Lady Irwin here?” asked Rahul, panting heavily as he knocked on the door of Mr and Mrs Irwin. “The Lady will be downstairs in a minute” replied a sturdy looking man with a dark moustache and a heavy accent. “He must be in his late 40s, probably a military veteran” thought Rahul as he […]

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The Other Side of Positive Thinking

You are born wise. Despite not knowing all the answers, you don’t talk or argue back. Thereafter you grow older and impregnate yourself with negative thoughts. Thoughts full of “I can’t(s)”, resultant blocking your own good, frustrating and limiting yourself. When you block your thoughts with negative(s), you end up creating obstacles, impediments and delays […]