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Yes..A possible Solution!

For the past few weeks, I see the same headlines scrolling over and over on our television -A girl raped and tortured to hell before being thrown out of the bus. Either it might be a gang rape, molestation or a public humiliation and what not; we have always failed …

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A Day in the Life of a Rural Poor Household

In a country which boasts of chronic poverty, it is hard to be defined poor. This is, if one is aware of the government’s latest rule to separate the wheat from the chaff, that is to separate the poor from the rich in a society. However, for me as a …

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The Blue Goddess

a rusty evening it waswith ash-pits of marijuana silhouetting my soul.‘winter’, reflected The Mind.the season of the lifeless, cold, desolateness and void.i was standing in the cross roads of my fatewhen neon lights and heart thumping music dragged me to the drab reality. it was a vision or a picture, i …

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Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab : a synonym for hatred? or a scape goat?

When Mumbai blazed with fire, when horror and terror’s grey blanket covered the city, when hundreds of people lost their lives, were injured and became handicapped,   a young guy of 21 filled with destructive zeal was pushed out from a car and was beaten to near death by the police …

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Memories Of a town

 A town, however timid it is, has its own special way of welcoming a New Year. Situated, by the banks of Ganges, on the outskirts of Kolkata, my town, Chinsurah is no different. A certain sense of belonging surfaces the people, who, in their gentility and comicality, celebrate the first …

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Adieu 2012!
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Adieu 2012!

As the mighty 2012 bids us goodbye and in contrast to the Mayan predictions, the world is not coming to an end anytime soon , I thought it might be a good idea reviewing one of the most hyped year of all times and more importantly remembering the legends that …

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Unknown!

What actually is the fear of the Unknown?..Well I think its the fear of the voice that comes from within, the fear of being warned before you commit or do things you are not supposed to.” A voice of the subconcious.. “ May be this is only the reason we …

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Grief Ville

The early morning’s sunlight seeped in through the curtains. A little bird perched on the window sill; butterflies drifting smoothly in the fresh air for it was spring, the season when all forms of life rejuvenate. She was more than elated. Her joy knew no bounds when she looked into those dark hazel eyes. His tiny …

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We want to feel safe!
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We want to feel safe!

As I boarded the metro on my way back home today, I noticed a cute baby girl wearing a bunny hoodie, sitting conveniently on her mother’s lap. I then got busy finding a place to stand when she again caught my attention. She began singing- it wasnt a nursery rhyme …

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I am too Scared to step out of my house
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I am too Scared to step out of my house

I am a girl who lives in Delhi, the capital of our country. There are times, when my parents would call me every five minutes just to check if I am safe, when a friend of mine accompanies to my society gate. I think twice before stepping outside my home …

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