Thursday, December 5, 2019

A Picture Story: Are We Really Bothered About The Labour Class In India?

By Arpita Singh Labour in organised sectors are denied any attention from the government. And that is a hard truth in India. They put their sweat...

The Week That Was; Trash It, Trend It

Welcome again to my weekly desi take on the top trends and news of this week. Yes, people say stupid stuff, and some go ahead and...

Brahmin Only Township- Is This a Joke or Do We Actually Live in Such...

India is a wonderful country, a mix of diverse people, religion, nature and region and oh right, caste too. Our culture is perhaps our...

Shahnaz Husain Denies Job To Female Photographer By Calling Her ‘Unfit’ For It Cause...

It’s surprising the kind of world we live in. A world, where caliber is overshadowed by gender. A world, where we talk about empowerment...

The Kanye West Problem : The World Hates A Genius Superstar Whereas I, A...

There are celebs we love, there are celebs we hate and then, there are celebs that we love to hate. Kanye West falls perfectly...

Kalki Koechlin and Amitabh Bachchan Feminists: New Faces Of Feminism These Days

ED had the honour of attending the just completed event organized by the Young FICCI Ladies Organization (YFLO), which was attended by popular names...

Back in Time: Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Appeals for the Mercy of Bhagat Singh

By Shubham Goswami Back in Time is ED’s newspaper type column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It...

Hidden Community Of Muslim Kasgers In Lucknow Don’t See Ram Mandir As A Dividing...

Kasgers are people belonging to a specific Muslim community who practice pottery by profession. For those who don't...
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Blue Whale Challenge Has Been Leading Teenagers To Suicide – But What Is This...

A game which acts as a spur to self-harm and suicide has been popular among teenagers around the world. It takes you to a realm...

Internet Addiction Among Youngsters: On The Rise

Delhi recently got its first internet de-addiction centre and this piece of information should be enough for us to start considering the problem of...
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Mark Zuckerberg On Fake News: Is It Damage Control After Election Backlash?

A while back we wrote on how Facebook is spreading misinformation either intentionally or unintentionally and the whole concept of keyboard heroism. The recent news...

Shiva, The Hippest God There Has Been

By Prerna Bhandari All of you might have wondered at least once in your life why people smoke up in the name of Shiva. Why...

As A Youngster Do I Think The Balakot Attacks Are An Election Tactic To...

By: Neha Mustafi With elections just around the corner and the political tension in the country becoming palpable with...

Golden Temple Acts As Saviour To Several, Here’s A Look Into Everyday Life In...

By Prerna Bhandari The Golden Temple is the holiest shrines of Sikhs. A temple whose foundation was laid by Muslim Sufi saint Hasrat Mian Mir....

Artist Subodh Gupta Sues Anonymous Insta Handle ‘Herdsceneand’ For #MeToo, Delhi HC Asks Facebook...

The #MeToo movement in India has fizzled out and most of the alleged abusers have been given a clean chit and rehabilitated....

Why are women in India not safe?

In India, the recent surge in rape cases has shaken the conscience of every right-thinking Indian. People were outraged when in December last year,...

Peshawar: Innocent Lives Caught In a Spiral of Violence

It was a day like no other, a city famous for its cultural vibrancy, was now covered with pools of blood on the ground...
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After 50 Mob Lynchings, UP Drafts Law With 7 Years Till Lifetime Jail As...

Mob lynching has been a problem in India for quite some time now with sources amounting to almost 90+ people having been killed in...
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Ex-BSP MP’s Son Pulls Out Gun At Delhi’s Hyatt Hotel Porch To Threaten Couple,...

Delhi is not exactly the safest of the cities in India, and a running joke here seems to be on how powerful people or...

No More Pink For Girls And Blue For Boys: Prefer Gender Neutral Upbringing!

All the knowledge we gain in our formative years forms a major part of our personalities. It is passed on from the elder generation...
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Why You Shouldn’t Smoke Pot: From A Stoner’s Perspective

Pot does not mean your common household item. It is one of the many slangs used to refer to Marijuana. If you don’t know...
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7 Of The Most Significant Sikh Men And Women Of The Modern Times

This century has seen some significant Sikh men and women make headlines worldwide for their contribution to the society and extraordinary personal achievements. Be...

Even Consensual Sex Among Minors Is More About Validation & Acceptance By Peers Than...

The following article is the 2nd winning entry for IIM Indore's fest Retorica 2015, written by Sayan Sanyal from National Law School of India University.  It...
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Love Matters Launches India’s First Virtual Reality Film On Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

#PartnerED Keeping in tune with its agenda on creating awareness among the youth in the country, Love Matters India is launching its first Intimate Partner...
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In Images: What Is Nikah Halala? The Complex & Oppressive Practice Of Remarriage In...

When the Supreme Court was deciding the fate of the nonsensical practice of Triple Talaq, they also had 2 other issues on hand to...

Mandatory National Anthem: SC Stop Gagging Us With Forced Patriotism

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that playing the national anthem before the screening of a film in cinema halls is now mandatory, along...

Is The Great Indian Election Worth Celebrating With Low Political Literacy?

With 900 Million registered voters and with the final voter turnout at 67.11%, us Indians have made the Great Indian Election great....

People Were Shuddh Shakaharis In The ‘Vedic’ Age. This And Other Myths About India:...

By Shruti Sharma Lord Ganesha underwent plastic surgery. Our ancestors flew planes. And Sonam Kapoor can act. The last time I checked, all these three statements...

Watch: 21 Major Cities Might Run Out Of Water; India Has Only 5 Years...

The Paris Agreement made in COP 21 (Conference of Parties, where all member nations come together to deal with the issue of...

We Indians Don’t Know & Understand Our Own Culture And It’s Sad

In the times of colonialism, European cultures extracted a certain aspect of cultures from the East and the South and sold it to the...

Here Are The Most Overrated Aspects Of Modern Life: QuoraED

Modernisation has hit us hard. Technology is ruling lives. Modern life ain't the same anymore. Gone are the days of heart to heart conversation...

Demystified: Why Has PepsiCo Sued Farmers In India Over Potatoes?

Demystifier: An ED Original where we take a complex topic but the content is written in such a way that it is knowledgeable and...
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An Open Letter To The Open Letter

Long ago once, a scarlet letter opener was a precious utility asset to hold. Nowadays, it is a mere vintage metal cast. Somewhere between...

20 Years Ago, No One Slaughtered 58 Dalits In Cold Blood in Bihar

Back in Time is ED’s newspaper-like column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It allows the...

Space Tourism: A start of an era or the end?

Virgin Galactic Logo With the advent of technology, we have new concepts springing up everyday. One of such things is Space Tourism. Who could have...
A Chat With My Maid

A Chat With My Maid Made Me Look At Life From A Different Perspective,...

By Sneha Barua What is life to you? Is it about hanging around with buddies, partying like crazy without having anything to worry about or is...

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Is Rishi Kapoor’s Cribbing About His ‘Chintu’ Nickname Really Warranted?

We've all have our encounter with embarrassing nicknames being a big part of our childhood. From our parents giving us one like Sonu, Sweetu,...

In Pics: Why Is No One Talking About Munsiyari, The Little Kashmir Of India?

Every country has those mainstream and commercial cities that are splashed all across advertisements and campaigns, touted as perfect travel destinations.  In India itself you...

3 Relatable Stages In The Journey Of A Foodie Before He Turns Obese

Imagine a platter full of freshly baked pizza with hot melting cheese, chicken that is crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on...
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