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The Indian Republic day or just another holiday?

 By: Sumedha Bharpilania India celebrated its 63rd year of being a Republic and I could not help but feel proud when the grand parade was on in full swing and our honorable President hoisted the national flag as the lights emanating from the television set kept my sleepy eyes open. As I ventured outside, freedom [...]

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The events that shaped 2011 and paved the way for change

By: Aditi Annapurna Like every year in the recent past of today’s world, 2011 was an eventful one. Events that could very well change the course of history came about, and the very perspective with which change was viewed was altered to great depths. The poor of nations of the world stirred into mutiny and [...]

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Bill torn, hopes burnt.

By: Namita Singh What takes 500 odd elected representatives, sitting in the ‘temple of democracy’ to pass a bill which, by all means could be our answer to the deep-rooted corruption in the country? A bill which has lingered for over four decades without getting an approval? Grit, sense of responsibility towards the nation,the courage [...]

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Anna vs.The Government: The war rages on.

 By: Namita Singh     After a year of blackmailing, fasting, marches, missions and yatras , the government finally introduced the anti-corruption bill in the Parliament on the 22nd of December 2011. A debate and vote on the bill is likely to be held post the Christmas holidays from the 27th till the 29th of [...]