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A Silent Plea

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about self-harm. The reader is advised to use their discretion to continue reading.   Darkness cocooned her room, her heart twisted, churned, her fingers closed around her throat, nails digging into… Continue Reading →

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Who Watches The Watchmen?

Police sirens, an opened door, a step out of the flat that had been an abode and a prison for 6-years-9 months-23 days—freedom at last?   Julian Assange was under no such false impression as the British police dragged him… Continue Reading →

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Moonlighting- Double Money, Double Risk

The corporate industry is notoriously famous for having the highest pay grade difference for employees working in the same company at different levels doing the same or similar jobs. This difference attracts several young engineers and management graduates into this… Continue Reading →

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The Myth of Femininity

From a very young age, we are socialized to behave according to our sex. Boys are taught to be “masculine” and girls are taught to be “feminine”. But are there any biological differences between a man and a woman which… Continue Reading →

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The Reel of Upbringing

Comfort space is personal to every individual. It allows you to be yourself and cherish the moments as they are with no judgment whatsoever. As for me, movies and music do the job. Speaking about movies, I have been exposed… Continue Reading →

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“Women vs Women” – Ugly concept of Indian television shows

  Flash, Flash, Flash. Various screens show the face of the actor. A woman crying in the corner while another loves the visual of her crying. The editor looks at all of these different shots and lets out a satisfied… Continue Reading →

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Art and Emotion

Aren’t all of us artists trying to express ourselves in this world? In my opinion, art is a form of expressing an emotion. Learning how to express our subconscious emotions and communicate with them will take time but what is… Continue Reading →

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The Line

Growing up watching Sci-fi movies, I always imagined myself living in a fully automated world with all these cool tech devices- flying sneakers, teleportation units, and whatnot. Something as dreamy as the “first cognitive city” proposed to be built in… Continue Reading →

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The Human Touch

The human touch. Such a simple thing, yet one that holds immense power. Almost like a miracle. Wonder why? Read on.  We’ve been gifted with the five senses, namely: vision, speech, smell, hearing, and the most beautiful of all, touch…. Continue Reading →

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A Childhood Dream

Did your 8-year-old self ever wish for that awesome Pixar movie that you watched, and you watched, then you watched again, to be real? Because I did!  I had a dream. I wished I was a car so that I… Continue Reading →

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Why I don’t like my childhood favorite movie anymore

Indian Cinema is an ill-structured thing with pleasing aesthetics and flawed characters. The dialogue  “Mard ko Dard Nahi Hota” sums up precisely what part of Indian Cinema is problematic. While watching Kuch Kuch Hota Hai this week, I saw problems… Continue Reading →

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The Perversion of “Propaganda”

“Propaganda” in present-day English, refers to information or media (especially of biased or misleading nature) that is used to manipulate the audience to further an agenda. If you hear the word propaganda, it immediately alerts you to look out for… Continue Reading →

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All Is Well

Many of us might look back at the time we spent in school with nostalgia and fond memories. But most will also agree that it wasn’t the happiest of places with long and monitored study hours, heavy bags full of… Continue Reading →

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The Dark Side Of Systemic Faith

Faith has always been considered as one of the most inherently pure and pious things, across any and every religion and every school of a belief system based on the concept of God. That is probably because every single one… Continue Reading →

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Do you think you’re perfectly neutral?

The scene opens in a jury room, where a decision is to be taken on the death sentence of a man accused of murder. After voting, each juror explains why they feel the accused is guilty or not guilty. One… Continue Reading →

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The Magical Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna. A man whose legacy lives on to this day. Most modern-day drivers look up to him. He has won 41 Grand Prix in 162 races, has been on the podium 80 times, and has won the world drivers championship… Continue Reading →

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An aye for an I

Two things have always fascinated me as a child- words and crosswords. Which word should I say? How do I say it? Can it, in its barely ten letters, hardly three syllables, carry the whole meaning of what I want… Continue Reading →

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Castle of broken dreams

Yeh mehlon, yeh takhton, yeh taajon ki duniya the world of these palaces, thrones, and crowns Yeh insaan ke dushman samaajon ki duniya the world of multitude enemies of mankind Yeh daulat key bhookhey rawajon ki duniya the world of… Continue Reading →

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Mayabazar, a movie from the future

The lockdown, for most of you, was the most boring time of my life. Six months of staying at home didn’t do me any good apart from the fact that it brought me and my dad closer by giving us… Continue Reading →

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Wings to Fly

“Har bacche ki apni khoobi hoti hain, apni kaabiliyat hoti hain, apni chaahat hoti hain”, said Nikumbh in the famous movie – Taare Zameen Par which translates to “Every Child has his own talent, potential and wants”. As a child,… Continue Reading →

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