The Time A Smile Was Not The Answer

The Time A Smile Was Not The Answer

Reasons why Ivanka Trump can never be my role model By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019   Bursting with radiance and a confidence that only somebody with a privileged background like hers can carry, Ivanka Trump sure knows how to make heads turn. Of course the long legs and the gorgeous personality draw eyes, but the young entrepreneur has proved time and time again that she is much more than eye candy. The Executive Vice…

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Subcontinental Crisis

Subcontinental Crisis

By Perez Yeptho, Batch of 2019 On 28th September 2016, as the clock struck twelve, Indian Army helicopters were preparing to cross the Line-of-Control and while most of the subcontinent was asleep, dozens of terrorists and sympathizing Pakistani Army soldiers were put to rest by our Special Forces. Later in the day, the Director General of Military Operations announced the success of the mission and explained that there was evidence that these terrorists were planning…

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Seeking Justice

Seeking Justice

Written by Simrat Pal Singh Satia, Batch of 2019   Disclaimer-The following is writer’s personal reckoning on the issue. Kindly have an open mind while reading his opinion. On August 10, 2016, a third year student, named Sushant Rohilla, of Amity Law School, Delhi took his life. A bright young student, who was jovial, proactive and inspired several students of his college, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan. No, he wasn’t demented…

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Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2: as misogynistic as it gets

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2: as misogynistic as it gets

Yashna Paliya, Batch of 2017. Rs. 22.75 crores on the first weekend, and that stellar monologue. Bravo, indeed. Never has a movie hall made me feel so suffocated; and a script, so mortified. The incessant clapping and hooting and cheering for a ‘blockbuster’ that not only generalizes all women but also brings to fore misogyny and exaggerated stereotypes, made me wonder. It made me wonder what has become of the Indian cinema; and of us…

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Brand, Money, & Passion

Brand, Money, & Passion

Introduction What connects Mother Teresa, Henry Ford, Billy Martin, Marie Curie and Confucius? Well, they are all famous for one. Another point of confluence would be their dedication and persistence towards something, be it baseball or philanthropy or philosophy. But, for us simpletons, passion-crazed romanticism is different from meaningful work, a meaningful work being the one satisfying our necessities. The glint of money lures our minds. And the brand frequently renders our heart vulner-able. In…

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