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My Dark Side

“Not all light is good. There is negative light, that can cast bad shadows.” She locked the room and started changing her clothes. She was definitely running late today. Her father was going to kill her. Suddenly, there was a shrewd cry somewhere. She jumped at the sound and went …

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A bumpy ride from Hauz Khas to IIMC

I’ve graduated from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) and the institute has been successful at doing what my father could not get me to do for almost 17 years at school i.e. getting me to step out of my house in public transport. I’ve enjoyed numerous rides in …

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Colleen

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion In any field, when we read the history, we always read about the first woman …

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Anuradha Beniwal on ‘Azaadi mera brand’

Anuradha beniwal – a former National Chess Champion, is now an author of ‘Azaadi mera brand’. Her new book is about the inner journey and experiences of a twenty something Indian woman while on a solo-trip across Europe, covering 10 countries and 13 cities. It is a path breaking literature …

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Nonchalance……

Nonchalance…. I cared for you, without even showing it But then I saw you with my heart And I saw you throwing it Now, I’m trying to rebuild my heart Bringing together these scattered pieces is just the start When you smiled, it thrilled me But now I realize that …

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Festivity jumps fences. Pakistan celebrates Holi spreading Love!

“I was coming from a Holi celebration and I decided to take a public bus despite the arguments of friends that I should just take a rickshaw cuz people might react to it as I was all in colors. I wanted to see people’s reaction and more than that I …

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Denial.

Brain. What wonderful piece of work. One can’t help but wonder how brilliantly it functions. It processes millions of thoughts everyday, helps us cope with problems and an array of emotions. Our brains are what makes us, us, truly. To bear with this workload, it has a clever piece of …

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How long is a piece of string.

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” I always loved the writings that started with a quote. So you’ll find all my articles start with one. Like this. I wanted to write a quote that said something about growing up and this is something …

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The Siachen Miracle and a Saved Hero!

[View the story “The Siachen Miracle and a saved Hero!” on Storify]

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A Dalit Tragedy and the profanity of political class

The sad demise of Rohith Vemula on Sunday in the Hyderabad University is yet another incident of shame against Dalits. The incident is not merely an incident of atrocity but a counter reaction of the pressure built up by dominant forces. Often the actions taken up by political parties are …

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