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The Uncertainty In Fleeing Ukraine

Waking up to the air raid sirens and echoing sounds of bombs. Having to make split-second decisions on what to do next and what essentials to carry. Running for the closest subway station for bomb shelter. As a faint realization… Continue Reading →

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Uprising at the United States Capitol

As we all somehow managed to make it past one of the most bizarre years of our lives, we all looked forward to 2021, hoping to abandon all things dreadful. Ironically enough, six days into the new year, what we… Continue Reading →

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For the People

I never really had a definite answer to the question, “Who is your greatest role model?” It was always confusing for me because I had never been so inclined to anyone’s story. But then there was Ms Harris. As I… Continue Reading →

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A Revolution dies, and Rock Music is born

What is common to a mullet-wielding, neon-donning 1980s American teenager and their Persian contemporary living in obscurity, confined in the clutches of Ayatollah Khomeini’s reign? Hint: it starts with ‘rock’ and ends with ‘music’. In 1979, at the heels of… Continue Reading →

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Life As A Young Nazi

It’s the 7th of March, 1936. Under the guidance of Adolf Hitler, the German troops have crossed river Rhine and re-militarized the Eastern border of France. Knowing this is a clear defiance of the Treaty of Versailles, which banned Germany… Continue Reading →

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Honor Killing

Trigger Warning: This article contains information about violence. From speaking our first words to passing out from college, from crawling to standing on our own feet, family has always been there to support and guide us. They provide us with… Continue Reading →

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A Sacrifice Of Innocence

“TRING! TR-!” he put his hand down on the alarm and switched it off at the first ring. He started rubbing his eyes and slowly opened them. Tiny particles of dust were dancing, on the window sill above his cot,… Continue Reading →

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Time and Her

Friday, January 9, 1970 Dear diary, Today was a great day which filled my heart with excitement and happiness. I turn 7 years old today, and all I wanted for my birthday was to visit the library. We arrived there,… Continue Reading →

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Nakusha: You Deserve a Better Name.

We live in a society that speaks volume about male and female equality but does not actually have enough people who understand its depth and try to bring about a change in it. There is a program though, one of… Continue Reading →

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Hera Pheri

7:30 AM, coffee in my hand, I start to scroll down through Inshorts only to find out that the biopic of Narendra Modi is scheduled to release on April 12. I sigh in surprise “Wait a second”. How many more… Continue Reading →

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Pulwama

Forty lives lost in the blink of an eye; the Pulwama attack had a devastating effect on the lives of these brave soldiers and their families. On 14th February, the martyrs bid farewell to their families, not knowing they would… Continue Reading →

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The shutdown is over. Or, is it?

A whole government in turmoil. The longest shutdown in the history of the United States has had far-reaching implications. December 22nd, 2018 was the day the US government shutdown began. What caused it was the fact that the White House… Continue Reading →

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Holocaust: the scars of humanity

“The safest place I could find to hide was in the yard near the bathrooms, where all the dead bodies were brought and piled up. I would get on the pile, or lie down next to the dead bodies and… Continue Reading →

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee-The Legend

Atal Bihari Vajpayee – a name that needs no introduction. A name that resonates with power. A name that plays an important role in making what India is today.  He served India thrice as a Prime Minister and was later appointed… Continue Reading →

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