Category: VOX POPULI

The Need to ‘Own’

By Sanshita Vij The newest clothes, the latest phones, the most ‘in’ products, people today have this insatiable need to own the newest and the best of things. Somewhere or the other, we all find ourselves buying books we do not get to reading, buying clothes that never get the opportunity to wear even twice,…
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Throwback Tuesday: Five Movies about Love and Hope That Were Better Than Kabir Singh

2019 came out with a million movies. There were tear-jerkers like ‘The Sky is Pink’, patriotic pieces like Uri and Kesari, and then others like Housefull 4, which made all of us question Hindi Cinema today. Then, there was Kabir Singh that took the internet by a storm, some supporting the chauvinistic approach the film…
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‘Axone’ : फ़िल्म समीक्षा और विश्लेषण

’Axone’ निकोलस खरकोंगर के निर्देशन मे बनी एक कॉमेडी-ड्रामा मूवी है। जो इस साल जून में नेटफ्लिक्स पर रिलीज हुई है। ये कहानी दिल्ली में रह रहे पूर्वोत्तर के युवाओं के इर्द-गिर्द घूमती है। उन्हें अपनी रोज मर्रा की ज़िंदगी के हर कदम में किस तरह रेसिज्म के कारण विभेद का सामना करना पड़ता है…
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WHAT I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT OPINIONS

By Gauri Sinha This year has been an experience in its own self, unlike any year the present inhabitants of this earth have lived through barring your general population of vampires, wizards, and witches! A year so difficult it has unearthed many problems boiling over in our society such as the concern over human rights…
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A Day at Sunder Nursery

~ Prashansa Singh In the month of March, as an estival nod, the shy summer weather had made an invitation for everyone to step out of their thresholds. My friends and I, one day, bored with our monotonous lives, decided to go to Sundar Nursery on the coming weekend. How do I possibly describe this mesmerising…
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Unity in Adversity

By Chaitali Verma On 22nd March, at exactly 5:00 pm, India came alive. The elderly, the little children, the rich, the poor, all came out with bells, conch shells, plates etc., and began nationwide applauding for the brave healthcare workers who have been fearlessly and tirelessly working test and aid patients of the Coronavirus, fighting…
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“NEVER HAVE I EVER…SEEN A HOLLYWOOD SHOW ON A HINDU GIRL”

By Gauri Sinha “Never have I ever…seen a Hollywood show on a Hindu girl” That was until April of this year. Watching ‘Never Have I Ever’ a Netflix web series revolving around an Indian American teenager, a lot of conflicting ideas about representation and one’s identity came into sharp focus. Identity, I believe is the…
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TRENDS IN COVID-19

By: Masoom Grover Almost 4 months under the lockdown and we have seen some tremendous transformations with the nature around us. We hear more birds chirping, more plants growing, more stars in the clear night sky, more rivers decontaminating themselves, more ecosystems rebuilding, we see the planet rebooting. Situations which have consumed uncountable Five Year…
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Father’s Day

by Aditi Yadav Father’s day is celebrated across the country on every 3rd Sunday of the month of June. It is held on various days in many parts of the world all throughout the year, often in the months of March, May and June. Father’s Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in…
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International Yoga Day

By Gracy Singh Celebrated internationally on the 21st of June every year is the International yoga day which lays the path to finding your inner yogi. This event is of utmost significance for a country like India because it marks how cultural products get incorporated in the process of globalization and marks the commodification of…
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