Category: VOX POPULI

COVID-19 and Worsening Mental Health

By Devyanshi Gairola The widespread outbreak and prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to the significant worsening of pre-existing mental health conditions in a multitude of ways. Ever since the beginning of the unprecedented virus, there have been a plethora of disruptive alterations in our lifestyles. To begin with, the simplest of joys in…
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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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Sikhs Service Beyond Communal Barriers

~ By Arkopriya Pal The Sikh community has always made news – both nationally as well as around the globe – for relentlessly helping people in times of crisis and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been no exception. While the world is locked away in homes, battling the fast-spreading infection, the Sikh community is, at…
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TWO-WHEELER TO U.P.

By Gauri Sinha While attempting to understand the Indian social demography, one is forced to confront the vast number of labourers participating in the country’s economy. They often migrate either from their villages to urban centres pregnant with opportunities of employment or from their native state to another where opportunities hold better benefits. This has…
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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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Religion and Ecology: Can They Facilitate Each Other?

By Tavishi Sharma “My heart is moved by all I cannot save so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.” ~ Adrienne Rich The 21st century has been the advent of technology taking over our lives and the…
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World Environment Day

By Gracy Singh The World Environment Day which is celebrated every year on June 5, marks the commitment of humanity to protect the environment. It is an internationally recognized day which aims at educating people on environmental issues and their responsibility towards mother nature. More than 143 countries become a part of this celebration and…
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Whales- The New Environmentalists?

By: Sona Sharma, Jindal School of International Affairs For as broad as a concept environment is, it surely seeks a lot of requirement for protection and improvement in the quality of natural or manmade surroundings. Unfortunately, few scientists and scholars have now started to believe that there is not much that we can do to…
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Acts of Love, Hope and Kindness

~ Chaitali Verma With a global pandemic on our head and most of us in lockdown, it can be a bit depressing, especially watching the news as things get worse and more people to fall victim to the coronavirus. However, in a world so colourful and bright with people so unique and kind, not all…
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